Weekly Staff Picks

06-14-19

Aaron's pick
This Gift is a Curse - A Throne of Ash (blackened hardcore)
https://thisgiftisacurse.bandcamp.com/album/a-throne-of-ash

Joe's pick
Eternal Black - Slow Burn Suicide (sludge/doom)
https://eternalblack.bandcamp.com/album/slow-burn-suicide

Jetro's pick
BAEST - Gula (death)
https://youtu.be/EJGu5aRE608

Martin's pick
El Supremo - Clarity Through Distortion (stoner/fuzz)
https://elsupremo.bandcamp.com/releases

Mike B's pick
Temple Koludra - Seven! Sirens! To a Lost Archetype (black)
https://templekoludra.bandcamp.com

Mike K's pick
Nucleus - Entity (Death)
https://unspeakableaxerecords.bandcamp.com/album/entity

Paul's pick
Slomatics - Canyons (sludge/doom)
https://slomatics.bandcamp.com/album/canyons

Tony's pick
Pinkish Black - Concept Unification (exp. doom)
https://pinkishblack.bandcamp.com/album/concept-unification

Tyler's pick
Dream Troll - Second to None (traditional)
https://dreamtroll.bandcamp.com/album/second-to-none

Baroness - Gold & Grey (prog)
https://youtu.be/k3n8RBaUMpc

Friendship - Undercurrent (hardcore)
https://friendshipsl.bandcamp.com/album/undercurrent

Hate - Auric Gates of Veles (black)
https://hate.bandcamp.com/album/auric-gates-of-veles

Temple of Void & Revel in Flesh - Delivering the Dead (death)
https://unspeakableaxerecords.bandcamp.com/album/delivering-the-dead

 

06-07-19

Aaron's pick
In Circles - This Sun is No More (post)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/in-circles

Calvin's pick
Skáphe + Wormlust - Kosmiskur hryllingur (blackened psych)
https://skphwrmlst.bandcamp.com/album/kosm-skur-hryllingur

Christof's pick
Roadsaw - Tinnitus the NIght (stoner rock)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/tinnitus-the-night

Clint's pick
THROTH - A Tax on Hope (sludgegaze)
https://throth.bandcamp.com/album/a-tax-on-hope

Jackson's pick
Fuming Mouth - The Grand Descent (death/hardcore)
https://fumingmouth.bandcamp.com/album/the-grand-descent

Joe's pick
Morass of Molasses - The Ties That Bind (doom/stoner)
https://morassofmolasses.bandcamp.com/album/the-ties-that-bind

Martin's pick
Pelican - Nighttime Stories (post)
https://pelicansl.bandcamp.com/album/nighttime-stories

Mike's pick
Flub - Flub (tech death)
https://flub.bandcamp.com/album/flub

Sue's pick
Faerie Ring - The Clearing (doom/stoner)
https://faeriering.bandcamp.com/album/the-clearing

Tyler's pick
BARBARIAN - To No God Shall I Kneel (epic speed/thrash)
https://barbarian-italy.bandcamp.com/album/to-no-god-shall-i-kneel

Enthroned - Cold Black Suns (black)
https://enthronedsom.bandcamp.com/album/cold-black-suns

Fetid - Steeping Corporeal Mess (death)
https://listen.20buckspin.com/album/steeping-corporeal-mess

Kafka Rex - Kafka Rex (doom)
https://narcolepticaprod.bandcamp.com/album/kafka-rex

 

05-31-19

Jetro's pick
Kaleidobolt - Bitter (heavy psych)
https://kaleidobolt.bandcamp.com/album/bitter

Joe's pick
Darkthrone - Old Star (black)
https://youtu.be/i6h4b-Jm8iU

Martin's pick
Intercourse - Bum Wine (hardcore)
https://intercourse.bandcamp.com/album/bum-wine

Pål's pick
1782 - self-titled (doom)
https://heavypsychsoundsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/1782-s-t

Tony's pick
Urza - The Omnipresence of Loss (funeral doom)
https://solitudeproductions.bandcamp.com/album/the-omnipresence-of-loss

Tyler's pick
Inferno Requiem Official - Wolf From Onon Realm (blacK)
https://ir-fog.bandcamp.com/album/wolf-from-onon-realm

Adrift - Pure (prog doom)
https://templeoftorturous.bandcamp.com/album/pure-2

Death Angel - Humanicide (death/thrash)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVDEMDxNNrQ

Eastoner - Tahm (sludge)
https://youtu.be/8XTAn9xwXSg

Gaahl's Wyrd - GastiR: Ghosts Invited (black)
https://gaahlswyrd.bandcamp.com/album/gastir-ghosts-invited

GOURD - Moldering Aberrations (doom/noise)
https://youtu.be/T2F6v--L7dM

Krypts - Cadaver Circulation (death)
https://darkdescentrecords.bandcamp.com/album/cadaver-circulation

Pound - .. (death)
https://pound.bandcamp.com//album/-
 

05-24-19

Christof's pick
Salem's Bend - Supercluster
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/supercluster

Joe's pick
Earth - Full Upon Her Burning Lips
https://earth.bandcamp.com/album/full-upon-her-burning-lips

Mike's pick
Fleshgod Apocalypse - Valeno
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xmq3iyW02b8

Pal's pick
Stonerror - Widow in Black
https://thronehammer-cwr.bandcamp.com/album/usurper-of-the-oaken-throne

Paul's pick
WOODOOM - Live Slow Die Homeless
https://youtu.be/l-0zMYNR6TE

Tyler's pick
Misþyrming - Algleymi
https://misthyrming.bandcamp.com/album/algleymi

Eartheater - Sprit Ascend
https://youtu.be/fKoEqRAOfwo

Epectase - Astres
https://i-voidhangerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/astres

Esoctrilihum — The Telluric Ashes of the Ö Vrth Immemorial Gods
https://i-voidhangerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-telluric-ashes-of-the-o-vrth-immemorial-gods

Nocturnus AD - Paradox
https://profoundlorerecords.bandcamp.com/album/paradox

The Grasshopper Lies Heavy - Collection I
https://thegrasshopperliesheavy.bandcamp.com/album/collection-i

Thronehammer - Usurper of the Oaken Throne
https://thronehammer-cwr.bandcamp.com/album/usurper-of-the-oaken-throne

Visigoth - Bells of Awakening
https://visigothofficial.bandcamp.com/album/bells-of-awakening


05-17-19

Andrei's pick
Full of Hell - Weeping Choir
https://fullofhell.bandcamp.com/album/weeping-choir

Christof's pick
Fat Wang - Guru
https://coldsmokerecording.bandcamp.com/album/guru

Joe's pick
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
https://saintvitus.bandcamp.com/album/saint-vitus

Mike K's pick
Vale of Pnath - Accursed ep
https://valeofpnath.bandcamp.com

Rob's pick
Nocturnal Convocation - Ritual 1 ep
https://youtu.be/G4qc2lQo6q0

Tyler's pick
Idle Hands - Mana
https://idlehandspdx.bandcamp.com/album/mana

Aseethe - Throes
https://aseethe.bandcamp.com/album/throes

Duel - Valley of Shadows
https://duel3.bandcamp.com/album/valley-of-shadows

Encoffination - We Proclaim Your Death O'Lord
https://selfmadegod.bandcamp.com/album/we-proclaim-your-death-o-lord

Father Befouled - Holy Rotten Blood ep
https://darkdescentrecords.bandcamp.com/album/holy-rotten-blood

Friendship - Undercurrent
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77YEmVoUTgA

Lo-Pan - Subtle
https://lo-pan-rock.bandcamp.com/album/subtle

ZAD - Followers of Tann
https://youtu.be/kUnnllqxZ90

 

05-10-19

Aaron's pick
Sabba - Pentacle (stoner/doom)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/pentacle

Christof and Rob's pick
Supertzar - The Supertzar (doom)
https://supertzarband.bandcamp.com/album/the-supertzar

Joe's Pick
Possessed - Revalations of Oblivion (death/thrash)
https://youtu.be/Ixk00N1W78c

Martin's pick
Spotlights - Love & Decay (doomgaze)
https://spotlights.bandcamp.com/album/love-decay

Mike's pick
Warforged - I: Voice (death)
https://warforged.bandcamp.com/album/i-voice

Paul's pick
Omega Void - To The Void (sludge)
https://omegavoid.bandcamp.com/album/to-the-void

Sue's pick
Call of the Void - Buried in Light (grind)
https://callofthevoid.bandcamp.com/album/buried-in-light

Collective favorites
Big|Brave - A Gaze Among Us (exp/atmospheric)
https://bigbravesl.bandcamp.com/releases

Methadone Skies - Differnet Layers of Fear (post/doom)
https://methadoneskies.bandcamp.com

Sky Burial - Sokushinbutsu (sludge/doom)
https://youtu.be/4k_5gHDzbmc

Spirit Adrift - Divided by Darkness (trad/doom)
https://spiritadrift.bandcamp.com/album/divided-by-darkness

Temple of Void/Revel in Flesh split 7" (sludge)
https://youtu.be/r6P83gMy42k
https://unspeakableaxerecords.bandcamp.com/album/delivering-the-dead

Zaum - Divination (doom)
https://youtu.be/mXr3QPEAGuo

 

05-03-19

Aaron's pick
Mireplaner - A Mountain of Saola Hooves (post hardcore)
https://mireplaner.bandcamp.com/album/a-mountain-of-saola-hooves

Christof's pick
Archivist - Triumvirate (blackgaze)
https://archivistmusic.bandcamp.com/album/triumvirate

Frazier's pick
SKUNK - Strange Vibration (stoner rock)
https://heavyskunk.bandcamp.com/album/strange-vibration

Joe's pick
Novarupta - Disillusioned Fire (blackened sludge)
https://suiciderecordsswe.bandcamp.com/album/disillusioned-fire

Collective favorites
Amon Amarth - Berserker (melo death)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojjDhdoPF6E

Amygdala - Our Voices Will Soar Forever (hardcore)
https://amygdalatx.bandcamp.com

Avandra - Descender (prog)
https://blood-music.bandcamp.com/album/descender

Elegiac - Thirst for Vengeance (black)
https://elegiac.bandcamp.com/album/thirst-for-vengeance

Frayle - "Dead Inside"/"Godless" single (doom)
https://frayle.bandcamp.com/album/dead-inside

Chevalier - Destiny Calls (epic/speed)
https://chevalier.bandcamp.com/album/destiny-calls-2

The Howling Void - Bleak and Everlasting (doom)
https://thehowlingvoid.bandcamp.com

Kuromuma - Sheffield's Best Metal Bands (sludge/electronic)
https://youtu.be/pLdEwwJgnKc

Monochromatic Black (prog death/hardcore)
https://monochromaticblack.bandcamp.com

Murg - Stravan (black)
https://murg.bandcamp.com/album/str-van

Ringworm - Death Becomes My Voice (hardcore)
https://ringworm.bandcamp.com/album/death-becomes-my-voice

Sol Sistere - Extinguished Cold Light (black)
https://solsisterehhr.bandcamp.com/album/extinguished-cold-light

Stellar Master Elite - Hologram Temple (black)
https://stellarmasterelite.bandcamp.com/album/hologram-temple

Stone From the Sky - Break A Leg (heavy psych)
https://stonefromthesky.bandcamp.com/album/break-a-leg

 

04-26-19

Aaron's pick
Stone Machine Electric - Darkness Dimensions Dillusion (doom jazz)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/darkness-dimensions-disillusion

Joe's pick
Lumberjack Feedback - Mere Mortals (prog sludge)
https://thelumberjackfeedback.bandcamp.com/album/mere-mortals

Martin's pick
Helms Alee - Noctiluca (sludge)
https://helmsalee.bandcamp.com/album/noctiluca

Paul's pick
Without Light - The Dread Gospels (sludge)
https://youtu.be/jRUKRHaX_qA

Rob's pick
Hemperor - Death to the Old Gods EP (death/sludge)
https://youtu.be/9RNfcR8xTn0

Tyler's pick
VARGRAV - Reign in Supreme Darkness (black)
https://werewolfrecords.bandcamp.com/album/reign-in-supreme-darkness

Collective favorites
Gardghastr - Slit Throat Requiem (black)
https://profoundlorerecords.bandcamp.com/album/slit-throat-requiem

God's Bastard - Last Standing Village EP (black/crust)
https://godsbastard1.bandcamp.com/releases

Grand Magus - Wolf God (trad)
https://www.grandmagus.com

The Howling Void - Bleak and Everlasting (doom)
https://thehowlingvoid.bandcamp.com

Profanation - Into Cascades of Blood and Burning Soil (death)
https://hostilemedia.bandcamp.com/album/into-cascades-of-blood-and-burning-soil

LEECHFEAST - Village Creep EP (black doom)
https://vendetta-records.bandcamp.com/album/village-creep

Lord Dying - Mysterium Tremendum (prog sludge/various)
https://lorddyingmetal.bandcamp.com/album/mysterium-tremendum

Lord Vicar - The Black Powder (doom)
https://lordvicar.bandcamp.com/album/the-black-powder

Monkey3 - Sphere (heavy psych)
https://monkey-3.bandcamp.com/album/sphere

The Well - Death and Consolation (doom/stoner)
https://thewellaustin.bandcamp.com

 

04-19-19

Aaron's pick
Watchcries - Unearthed EP (hardcore)
https://headlessgururecords.bandcamp.com/album/watchcries-unearthed

Jetro's pick
Minors - Abject Bodies (hardcore/power violence)
https://weareminors.bandcamp.com/album/abject-bodies

Joe's pick
Druids - Monument (prog sludge)
https://druidsiowa.bandcamp.com/album/monument

Paul's pick
609 - SHREDS EP (sludge)
https://609music1.bandcamp.com

Rob's pick
Everest Queen - Dead Eden (sludge)
https://youtu.be/q0YLrsEU2XU

Sue's pick
Monolord - Fairies Wear Boots single (doom)
https://youtu.be/YAEj5aWVM-k

Collective favorites
Allegaeon - Apoptosis (tech death)
https://allegaeon.bandcamp.com/album/apoptosis

Ancient Altar - Cosmic Purge​/​Foie Gras EP (doom/sludge)
https://ancientaltar.bandcamp.com

Archaic Decapitator - The Apothecary EP (death)
https://archaicdecapitator.bandcamp.com/album/the-apothecary

Cosmic Putrefication - At the Threshold of the Greatest Chasm (death)
https://i-voidhangerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/at-the-threshold-of-the-greatest-chasm

Dawn of Demise - Into the Depths of Veracity (death)
https://uniqueleaderrecords.bandcamp.com/album/into-the-depths-of-veracity

Dead to a Dying World - Elegy (black)
https://deadtoadyingworld.bandcamp.com/album/elegy-3

Doomicical - Shadow of the Gallows (doom)
https://doomicidal.bandcamp.com

Fractal Universe - Rhizomes of Insanity (tech death)
https://fractaluniverseband.bandcamp.com/album/rhizomes-of-insanity

Full Zenith - Higher Cosmic Knowlege (sludge)
https://youtu.be/AflyXgjjQ_w

Haze Mage - Chronicles (stoner/doom)
https://grimoirerecords.bandcamp.com/album/chronicles

High on Fire - Bat Salad EP (stoner/sludge)
(no preview/stream available)

Hrmulja - Hrmulja (doom)
https://hrmulja.bandcamp.com/album/hrm-lja

Sunn - Life Metal (drone)
https://www.npr.org/2019/04/18/713445507/first-listen-sunn-o-life-metal

 

04-12-19

Aaron's pick
Inter Arma - Sulpher English (prog doom)
https://interarma.bandcamp.com/album/sulphur-english

Clint's pick
Moloch - Love Songs (sludge)
https://feastoftentacles.bandcamp.com/album/love-songs

Jetro's pick
Nails - "I Don't Want to Know You" single (hardcore)
https://youtu.be/b8mNK0vAk2s

Joe's pick
Big Business - The Beast You Are (exp. sludge)
https://bigbigbusiness.bandcamp.com/album/the-beast-you-are

Martin's pick
Hath - Of Rot and Ruin (death)
https://hathnj.bandcamp.com/album/of-rot-and-ruin

Sue's pick
Coffin Fit - Burial Grounds (sludge)
https://youtu.be/3OdpiojWE6Q

Tony's pick
Latitudes - Part Island (atmospheric black)
https://latitudesuk.bandcamp.com

Tyler's pick
Flamen - Furor Lunae (medievil black)
https://wolfspellrecords.bandcamp.com/album/furor-lunae

Collective favorites
Daupuz - Monvmentvm (black)
https://naturmachtproductions.bandcamp.com/album/monvmentvm

Inculter - Fatal Vision (blackened thrash)
https://edgedcircleproductions.bandcamp.com/album/fatal-visions

Inferi - The End of an Era | Rebirth (tech death)
https://youtu.be/iUDwx3GmFoE

Ketzer - Cloud Collider (blackened death)
https://ketzergermany.bandcamp.com/album/cloud-collider

Red Moon Architect - Kurra (doom)
https://thevinyldivision.bandcamp.com/album/kuura

Theories - Vessel (death/grind)
https://corpseflowerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/theories-vessel

Witchgrove - Goetic Songs (doom)
https://youtu.be/tuFIa9vspUQ

 

04.05.19

Jetro's pick
Waste of Space Orchestra - Syntheosis (psych/sludge)
https://wasteofspaceorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/syntheosis

Joe's pick
Witchfinder - Hazy Rites (stoner/doom)
https://witchfinder.bandcamp.com/album/hazy-rites

Paul's pick
Blind Moncarch - What is Imposed Must Be Endured (sludge)
https://blindmonarch.bandcamp.com/releases

Collective favorites
1349 - Dodskamp EP (black)
https://1349som.bandcamp.com/album/d-dskamp

AntropomorphiA — Merciless Savagery (death)
https://antropomorphia.bandcamp.com/album/merciless-savagery

Black Road - Blood on the Blade single (fuzz/doom)
https://blackroadchicago.bandcamp.com/album/blood-on-the-blade

Caecus - A Parting Current (death)
https://caecus.bandcamp.com/album/a-parting-current

Celophys - Fried Chordata (sludge)
https://youtu.be/rw-RHw1GBLI

Ceremony of Silence - Outis (blackened death)
https://ceremonyofsilence.bandcamp.com/album/o-tis

Cities of Mars - The Horologist (heavy psych)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-horologist

Clouds Taste Satanic - Evil Eye (heavy psych)
https://cloudstastesatanic.bandcamp.com/album/evil-eye

Exumer - Hostile Defiance (thrash)
https://exumerofficial.bandcamp.com/album/hostile-defiance

Grim Earth - Smoke Bloody Nugs (stoner)
https://youtu.be/EcaxOT6rlYk

Isotope - Isotope (hardcore)
https://isotopehardcore.bandcamp.com/album/isotope

Mysticism - Arcane Forest Rites (atmospheric black)
https://voidritual.bandcamp.com/album/arcane-forest-rites

Sadness - Circle of Veins (post/black)
https://sadnessmusic.bandcamp.com/album/circle-of-veins

Slund - Lean Mean Slunding Machine (grind/power violence)
https://slund.bandcamp.com/album/lean-mean-slunding-machine

Spectral Lore - No Excuses for Facist Sympahty (black)
https://spectrallore.bandcamp.com/album/no-excuses-for-fascist-sympathy-book-of-sand-cover

Suffering Hour - Dwell EP (blackened death)
https://bloodharvestrecords.bandcamp.com/album/dwell

Toten Hex - Nothing to Say (doom)
https://youtu.be/Anvwz65gC38

Wormwitch - Heaven That Dwells Within (black/crust)
https://wormwitch.bandcamp.com/album/heaven-that-dwells-within

 

03.29.19

Joe's pick
Vitmas - Something Wicked Marches In (prog death)

https://vltimas.bandcamp.com/album/something-wicked-marches-in

Martin's pick
neander - neader (post sludge core)
https://throughloverec.bandcamp.com/album/ne-nder

Paul's pick
Crust - The Promised End (blackened sludge)

https://crustband.bandcamp.com/album/the-promised-end

Sue's pick
The Glorious Rebellion - Scholars of War (sludge)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/scholars-of-war

Tony's pick
Ellende - Lebensnehmer (black)
https://ellende.bandcamp.com/album/lebensnehmer


Collective favorites

Applaud the Impaler - Ov Apocalypse Incarnate (tech death)
https://uniqueleaderrecords.bandcamp.com/…/ov-apocalypse-in…

Crypt Witch - Bad Trip Exorcism (doom)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBP69CcVj3o

East of the Wall - NP Complete (post)
https://eastofthewall.bandcamp.com/album/np-complete

Ember - 326: Spiritual Dialysis EP (doom)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQRuW1gb5gI

Frozen Sole - Encased in Ice (death)
https://maggotstomp.bandcamp.com/album/encased-in-ice

Hell Fire - Mania (thrahsy trad)
https://hellfiremetal.bandcamp.com/album/mania

Magic Circle - Departed Souls (doom)
https://listen.20buckspin.com/album/departed-souls

Mdou Moctar - Ilana: The Creator (desert rock)
https://mdoumoctar.bandcamp.com/album/ilana-the-creator


Moon Tooth - CRUX (prog)
https://moontoothny.bandcamp.com/album/crux

Sutekh Hexen - Sutekh Hexen (black)
https://sentientruin.bandcamp.com/album/sutekh-hexen

Tides of Sulphur - Paralysis of Reason EP (sludge)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8UbNU5_vMc

Totaled - Lament (blackened hardcore)
https://profoundlorerecords.bandcamp.com/album/lament

West of Hell - Blood of the Infidel (trad/thrash)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwf9JRRXVIk

 

03.22.19

Jetro's pick
Monocluster - Ocean (heavy psych)

https://monocluster.bandcamp.com/album/ocean

Joe's pick
Obsidian Sea - Strangers (stoner)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/strangers

Martin's pick
The Purkinje Shift - Threads (math)
https://chunklet.bandcamp.com/album/threads

Sue's pick
NIXA - Opus Tierra (sludge/doom)
https://nixaband.bandcamp.com/album/opus-tierra

Collective favorites
Aoratos - Gods Without Name (black)

https://aoratos.bandcamp.com/album/gods-without-name

Death Carrier - Cosmic Pessimism (sludge)
https://youtu.be/n-hmClxSquM

Frozen Crown - Crowned in Frost (epic/power)
https://frozencrown.bandcamp.com/album/crowned-in-frost

Gomorrah - Gomorrah (death)
https://gomorrahofficial.bandcamp.com/album/gomorrah

Grave Violator - Back To The Cult (thrash)
https://reapermetalproductions.bandcamp.com/…/back-to-the-c…

High Reeper - High Reeper (stoner)
https://heavypsychsoundsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/high-reeper-high-reeper

Incandescensce - Ascension (blackened death)
https://incandescenceband.bandcamp.com/album/ascension-2019

Imprecation - Damnatio Ad Bestias (death)
https://darkdescentrecords.bandcamp.com/…/damnatio-ad-besti…

Nusquama - Horizon Ontheemt (black)
https://nusquama.bandcamp.com/album/horizon-ontheemt

Shabti - Trembling and Shorn (prog death)
https://shabti.bandcamp.com/album/trembling-and-shorn

SIGILS - You Built the Altar, You Lit the Leaves (doom)
https://sigilsdoom.bandcamp.com/album/you-built-the-altar-you-lit-the-leaves

Undead Prophecies - Sempiternal Void (death)
https://listenable-records.bandcamp.com/album/sempiternal-void

 

03.15.19

Calvin's pick
Elizabeth Colour Wheel - Nocebo (shoegaze/sludge/noise/black)
https://elizabethcolourwheel.bandcamp.com/album/nocebo

Joe and Martin's pick
Oozing Wound - High Anxiety (thrash)
https://oozingwound.bandcamp.com/album/high-anxiety

Pål's pick
Superlynx - New Moon (doom)
https://superlynx.bandcamp.com

Paul and Sue's pick
Body Void - You Will Know the Fear You Forced Upon Us (sludge)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P0DcC4vYWU

Rob's pick
11 Paranoias - Asterismal (heavy psych)

https://youtu.be/SUUu971cU5g

Tyler's pick
Harnisch - Rauhnachtsreigen (black/dungeon synth)
https://twotowerstapes.bandcamp.com/album/rauhnachtsreigen

Collective favorites
Asthma Castle - Mount Crushmore (sludge)
https://asthmacastle.bandcamp.com

Contrarian - Their Worm Never Dies (prog death)
https://contrarianmetal.bandcamp.com

Drawn Into Descent - The Endless Endeavor (atmospheric black)
https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-endless-endeavour

Fallujah - Undying Light (death)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8CcxqRPb3Y

Noisem - Cease to Exist (death/grind)
https://listen.20buckspin.com/album/cease-to-exist

Triste Terre - Grand Oeuvre (black)
https://tristeterrefr.bandcamp.com/album/grand-uvre

Twisted Tower Dire - Wars in the Unknown (power)
https://twistedtowerdire.bandcamp.com

Venom Prison - Samsara (hardcore/death)
https://venomprison.bandcamp.com/album/samsara

Woe - A Violent Dread ep (black)
https://woeunholy.bandcamp.com

 

03.08.19

Clint's Pick
Temple of the Fuzz Witch - Temple of the Fuzz Witch (doom)
https://youtu.be/O6CangZYOpI

Joe's pick
Mystifier - Protogni Marvi Magiki Dynasteia (black)
https://mystifier.bandcamp.com/album/protogoni-mavri-magiki-dynasteia

Mike's pick
Misery Index - Rituals of Power (death)
https://miseryindex.bandcamp.com/album/rituals-of-power

Pål's pick
SÂVER - They Came With Sunlight (post)
https://saeverband.bandcamp.com/releases

Paul's pick
Kawthra - Callous (sludge)
https://youtu.be/bo3NHhd33lY

Rob's pick
Sementales Salvajes - Greend (stoner/doom)
https://sementalessalvajes.bandcamp.com/album/greend-2

Sue's pick
Crud/Black Tomb split (sludge)
https://blacktomb.bandcamp.com
https://crud666.bandcamp.com

Tony's pick
Ataraxie - Resignes (blackened doom)
https://ataraxie.bandcamp.com/album/r-sign-s

Collective favorites
Black Anvil - Miles ep (black)
https://stbrecords.bandcamp.com/album/miles

Black Lung - Ancients (doom)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/ancients

Bergreven - Det framlidna minnet (black)
https://bergraven.bandcamp.com/album/det-framlidna-minnet

Cloud Catcher The Whip ep (trad)
https://cloud-catcher.bandcamp.com/track/beneath-the-steel

Kings Destroy - Fantasma Nera (doom)
https://kingsdestroy.bandcamp.com/album/fantasma-nera

Sinmara - Hvisl Stjarnanna (black)
https://sinmara.bandcamp.com/album/hv-sl-stjarnanna

Vircolac - Masque (blackened death)
https://vircolac.bandcamp.com

03.01.19

Aaron's pick
Blessing - Exquisite Tokens of Love (sludge)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/exquisite-tokens-of-love

Joe's pick
PISSGRAVE - Posthumous Humiliation (death)
https://pissgrave.bandcamp.com/album/posthumous-humiliation

Paul's pick
VOUS AUTRES - Champ du Sang (blackened sludge)
https://thesludgelord.bandcamp.com/album/champ-du-sang

Sue's pick
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard - Yn Ol I Annwn (doom)
https://youtu.be/QTPdSMMy3I0

Collective Favorites
Ad Nihil - Сон Разума Рождает Чудовищ (sludge)
https://youtu.be/lfHkY-yiwO4

Devil Master - Satan Spits on Children of Light (blackened punk)
https://devilmaster.bandcamp.com//album/satan-spits-on-children-of-light

DunkelNacht - Empires of Mediocracy (black/death)
https://non-serviam-records.bandcamp.com/album/empires-of-mediocracy

EREMIT - Carrier of Weight (sludge)
https://eremitdoom.bandcamp.com/album/carrier-of-weight-atmospheric-sludge-doom-metal

Fange - Punir (hardcore)
https://music.throatruinerrecords.com/album/punir

Megawitch - Herbalism (doom)
https://megawitch.bandcamp.com/album/herbalism

MOURNE - I.XXVI.MMXIX (sludge)
https://morneband.bandcamp.com/album/i-xxvi-mmxix

Negative Slug - Live Exorcism II ep (sludge)
https://youtu.be/7kWfxktX2xk

Ordos - The End (doom)
https://ordosofficial.bandcamp.com/album/the-end-2

Pesta - Faith Bathed in Blood (stoner)
https://pestadoom.bandcamp.com

Phobonoid - La caduta di Phobos (black)
https://phobonoid.bandcamp.com/album/la-caduta-di-phobos

PIg's Blood - A Flock Slaughtered (death)
https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/a-flock-slaughtered

Quallus - Quallus (doom)
https://youtu.be/TlAGzJAuywI

Riparian - Riparian (death)
https://grimoirerecords.bandcamp.com/album/riparian

ROMASA - Cheering Death (hardcore/sludge)
https://romasa.bandcamp.com/album/cheering-death

Ungraven - Language of Longing (doom)
https://ungraven.bandcamp.com/album/language-of-longing

Vimur - Triumphant Master of Fates (black)
https://borisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/pre-order-triumphant-master-of-fates


02.22.19

Featured Release
Candlemass - The Door to Doom (doom)
https://candlemass.bandcamp.com/album/the-door-to-doom
In stock now at shadebeast.com

Andrei's pick
Bellrope - You Must Relax (sludge)
https://bellrope.bandcamp.com/releases

Jetro's pick
NYOS - Now (doomy post-rock)
https://nyos.bandcamp.com/album/now

Joe's pick
Red Beard Wall - The Fight Needs Us All (stoner)
https://redbeardwall.bandcamp.com/album/the-fight-needs-us-all

Paul's pick
Primitive Man/Hell - split (sludge/doom)
https://primitivemandoom.bandcamp.com/album/split-with-hell

Sue's pick
Dead Witches - The Final Exorcism (doom)
https://heavypsychsoundsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/dead-witches-the-final-exorcism

Tyler's pick
Véhémence - Par le Sang Versé (epic/black)
https://antiqofficial.bandcamp.com/album/v-h-mence-par-le-sang-vers

Collective favorites
Continuum - Designed Obsolescence (tech death)
https://uniqueleaderrecords.bandcamp.com/album/designed-obsolescence

Demon Head - Helfire Ocean Void (occult rock)
https://demonhead.bandcamp.com/album/hellfire-ocean-void

Gatekeeper - Grey Maiden EP (epic/trad)
https://gatekeeper.bandcamp.com

Hate Force - Hate Force (death)
https://hatexforce.bandcamp.com/album/hate-force

Horndal - Remains (hardcore sludge)
https://horndal.bandcamp.com/album/remains

Mortanius - Till Death Do Us Part (prog/neo classical)
https://mortanius.bandcamp.com

Minors - Abject Bodies (hardcore)
https://weareminors.bandcamp.com/album/abject-bodies

Overkill - The Wings of War (thrash)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIfUeUCYudo

Pernicion - Seek What They Sought (blackened death)
https://osmoseproductions.bandcamp.com/album/seek-what-they-sought

Pounder - Uncivilized (traditional)
https://pounder-us.bandcamp.com/album/uncivilized

Relics of Humanity - Obscuration (death)
https://relicsofhumanity.bandcamp.com/album/obscuration

Skraekoedlan - Earth (stoner/psych)
https://fuzzoramarecords1.bandcamp.com/album/earth

Traveler - Traveler (trad)
https://travelermetal.bandcamp.com

Witcher Creed - Awakened From the Tomb (stoner)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/awakened-from-the-tomb

Wounds - Light Eater EP (tech death)
https://woundstech.bandcamp.com/album/light-eater-ep

Wretched Fate - Fleshletting (black)
https://redefiningdarknessrecords.bandcamp.com/album/wretched-fate-fleshletting

 

02.15.19

Featured Release
Rotting Christ - The Heretics (black)
https://rottingchrist.bandcamp.com/album/the-heretics
In stock now at shadebeast.com

Calvin's pick
Kaleikr - Heart of Lead (black)
https://kaleikr.bandcamp.com

Joe's pick
Herod - Sombre Dessein (prog sludge)
https://herod.bandcamp.com/album/sombre-dessein

Paul's pick
Foreboder - Road to Nowhere; Paved With Bones {sludge/noise)
https://foreboder.bandcamp.com/album/road-to-nowhere-paved-with-bones

Sue's pick
Coltsblood/Un split (blackeded doom)
https://unbandtl.bandcamp.com

Tyler's pick

Beast in Black - From Hell with Love (power)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8qWbowzwZU

Black Smoke - Holy Reptilian Mother (sludge)
https://blacksmoke71.bandcamp.com/album/holy-reptilian-mother

Funereal Presence - Achatius (black)
https://funerealpresence.bandcamp.com/album/achatius

The Munsens - Unhanded (blackened doom)
https://themunsensnj.bandcamp.com

Negative Slug - Knee Deep in Raw Sewage (sludge/noise)
https://negativeslug.bandcamp.com/album/knee-deep-in-raw-sewage

Saor - Forgotten Paths (atmospheric black)
https://saor.bandcamp.com

Snake Tongue - No Escape No Excuse (hardcore)
https://snaketongue.bandcamp.com/album/no-escape-no-excuse

VANUM - Ageless Fire (black)
https://vanum.bandcamp.com

 

02.08.19

Featured Release
NŪR - Light Emerges (sludge)
https://suiciderecordsswe.bandcamp.com/album/light-emerges
In stock soon at shadebeast.com

Aaron's pick
Downfall of Gaia - Ethic of Radical Finitude (black)
https://downfallofgaia.bandcamp.com/album/ethic-of-radical-finitude

Joe's pick (play LOUD!)
Laceration - Remnant (thrash)
https://unspeakableaxerecords.bandcamp.com/album/remnants

Blodskam - La-Bas (black)
https://suiciderecordsswe.bandcamp.com/album/l-bas

Critical Defiance - Misconception (thrash)
https://unspeakableaxerecords.bandcamp.com/album/misconception

Geezer - Spiral Fires EP (stoner)
https://geezertown.bandcamp.com

The Ghost Next Door - A Feast for the Sixth Sense (alt/grunge)
https://ripplemusic.bandcamp.com/album/a-feast-for-the-sixth-sense

Negative Wall - Gammagelu (stone/space rock)
https://negativewall.bandcamp.com/album/gammagelu

Seer - Vol. 6 (sludge/doom)
https://seerbc.bandcamp.com/album/vol-6

Tribe of Pazuzu - Heretical Uprising (blackened death)
https://tribeofpazuzu.bandcamp.com/album/heretical-uprising

Uncypher - Demo (stoner)
https://youtu.be/0tDi-RxiZLw


02.01.19

Feature release:
Ossuarium - Living Tomb (death)
https://listen.20buckspin.com/album/living-tomb
In stock now: shadebeast.com/collections/death-metal


Joe's pick:
Light Dweller - Incandescent Crucifix (blackened death)
https://lightdweller.bandcamp.com

Rob's pick:
Mastiff - Plague (sludge)
https://youtu.be/I69iuzd7CaI

Tony's pick:
Panopticon - The Crescendo of Dusk (black)
https://thetruepanopticon.bandcamp.com/album/the-crescendo-of-dusk

Tyler's pick:
Ancient Bards - Origine (epic/power metal)
https://ancientbards.bandcamp.com/album/origine-the-black-crystal-sword-saga-part-2

A Secret Revealed - Sacrifices (post/black)
https://youtu.be/1W4p6O2VT0s

Astronoid - Astronoid (post/black)
https://blood-music.bandcamp.com/album/astronoid

Burning Vow - Burning Vow EP (sludge)
https://burningvow.bandcamp.com

Hollow Leg - Civilizations (sludge)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8Zu1vue5Y

Ithica - The Language of Injury (hardcore)
https://ithacauk.bandcamp.com/album/the-language-of-injury

Insanity Alert - 666-Pack (crossover thrash)
https://insanityalert.bandcamp.com

KOMA - Through Blackened Veils (sludge)
https://youtu.be/3JRunb3iTaY

Pulchra Morte - Divina Autem Et Aniles (death)
https://pulchramorte.bandcamp.com

Sofy Major - Total Dump (noise)
https://sofymajor.bandcamp.com

Warish - Warish EP (skate rock)
https://warish.bandcamp.com

Widows - Ten'Yer single (stoner/sludge)
https://widows666.bandcamp.com/album/tenyer


01.25.19


Joe's pick:
Glory in the Shadows – Glory in the Shadows EP (doom)
https://gloryintheshadows.bandcamp.com/releases
https://youtu.be/MLGSoZY6UZU

Martin's pick:
Judiciary – Surface Noise (hardcore)
https://judiciarytx.bandcamp.com

Collective favorites:
Altarage – The Approaching Roar (death)
https://altarage.bandcamp.com

Bogwych – Coffin Birth EP (black/ambient)
https://bogwych.bandcamp.com/releases

Grim Earth – Demo 2019 (sludge)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6LlCiGwZ3k

Hermóðr – Forest Sky (black)
https://hermodr.bandcamp.com/album/forest-sky-album

Mono – Nowhere Now Here (post)
https://monoofjapan.bandcamp.com/album/nowhere-now-here

Solarnaut – Oceanic Titanic (doom)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzEW1OSGUIc

Swallow the Sun – When the Shadow is Forced into the Light (melo death/doom)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wul2yeGo3Wk

Together to the Stars – An Oblivion Above (blackgaze)
https://togethertothestars-northernsilence.bandcamp.com

Vessel of Iniquity – Void of Infinite Horror (black)
https://sentientruin.bandcamp.com/album/void-of-infinite-horror

Vile Apparition – Depravity Ordained (death)
https://bloodharvestrecords.bandcamp.com/album/depravity-ordained


01.18.19

Featured release:
Woorms - Slake (sludge/doom)

Joe's pick:
Inner Altar - Vol III (doom)

Paul's pick:
Desist - Desist (sludge)

Rob's pick:
ИЛ - Образ Пустоты EP (sludge)

Dust Bolt - Trapped in Chaos (thrash)

Earthdiver - Leave Something Witchy (stoner/doom)

Flotsam and Jetsam – The End of Chaos (trad)

Gale – Gale (doom)

Haunt - Mosaic Vision EP (trad)

IMHA TARIKAT - KARA IHLAS (black)

Malevolent Creation - The 13th Beast (death)

Phlebotomized - Deformation of Humanity (melo death)

Saqra's Cult - The 9th King (black)

 

01.11.19

EYRTH - Fracture

Lihtallan - Festerday

KOMA - Through Blackened Veils

Mang Ont - Maa Sarv

MARECAGES - Une Ode Cannabique

Obed Marsh - Dunwich

Tar Pit - Tomb of Doom

The Air Turned to Acid - Black Zen Instruction

The Body/Whitehorse - split single

Weird Tales - Hell Services Cost a Lot


01.04.19

Atomic Trip - Strike #2

Emperor Guillotine - Chrononaut

Gorm - Gorm

Greenthumb - There are more things

Yatra - Death Ritual