One particularly striking debut for 2018 is that of NY's Aux Era and their simultaneously intriguing mix of heavy and ambient.
Bringing the fire and fury of the Middle East, Ziggurat’s debut Ritual Miasmaa swirling and pummeling affair worthy of the ear.
As Luminous Eyes takes us on a good old epic metal ride, T. W. Church's new solo project in Haunt seeks to possess our modern metal hearts.
Heavy metal always will have it’s hungriest warriors show up when they are needed most in dire times, so say hello to the Vicious Breed in Lady Beast!
For Bell Witch there is no more important album in their career than Mirror Reaper, and no better reason to keep going as one of the leading lights in modern doom and extreme music in general.
Italy's Psychedelic Witchcraft seek to rock, enthrall, and celebrate with everyone, with their latest live-free clarion call in Sound Of The Wind.
A year after their excellent debut album ...In The Shadows Below, Year of the Cobra ensures you're still paying attention with Burn Your Dead.
Until the next release rears it's sinister head, this is some totally satisfying doom-laden metal from rising stars that should be found in your collection.
Once again, Enslaved unfolds their wings after a long molting period and changes, with reinvention and a daring opus that is E.
When you all are tired of the arena pose-and-pomp and yearn for the old dank venue/bar feel, Sterilize will be waiting for you.
The unrelenting blake hole majesty of Primitive Man's long-awaited new album 'Caustic' is heaviness beyond simple measure; we attempt to explain why, and why it should be heard.
Never the types of pioneers to merely rest on legacy, Satyricon emerges once again to offer an intimate and bold new work to the world with Deep Calleth Upon Deep.
A welcome recap of an important formative work of a highly influential act, we look at how 'The Word As Law' set Neurosis' sonic ripples into motion decades afterward.
On XII, Hexis show a bit more of the swirling, dark complexity that they showcased earlier in the year with Tando Ashnti.
The classic and occult metal vibes are strong with North Carolina's Demon Eye; as they tantalize and rock with their second full-length album Prophecies and Lies.
From the old faithful to newcomers alike, Incantation’s latest depraved offering is sure to satisfy and secure it’s place in the collections of serious extreme metalheads worldwide.
Is there life after Dethklok? You better believe it, as Brendan Small once again takes us into space and beyond with his long-awaited Galaktikon II: Become The Storm.
Having been suitably impressed by their 2017 self-titled album, PureGrainAudio's Matthieu decided a chat was in order with Marcos from Here Lies Man to find out more about this project, it's intriguing sound and plans for the future.
Both a rare treat and one for the records as a class collaboration of two of death metal's finer vocalists, Memoriam proudly present The Hellfire Demos III.
If you want to know what's going on with Zero Days... well, it's a definitive Prong album out on Steamhammer and there are ample reasons to hear it.