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BAND TITLE STYLE BOTTOM LINE RATING (of 5) DATE
BAND TITLE STYLE BOTTOM LINE RATING (of 5) DATE
MothershipHigh Strangeness
Doom/Stoner
Fuzzy stoner riffs churn and burn from this Texas act
3.5
4/19/2017
Set and SettingReflectionless
Heavy/Extreme
Brings back memories of Pelican's first album
4.5
4/18/2017
WarcrabScars Of Aeons
Doom/Stoner
Brutal death infused sludge metal!
4.5
4/17/2017
Vomit RemnantsHyper Groove Brutality
Death
Hyper Groove Brutality...just like the title of the album says!
4.5
4/16/2017
JD MillerWorld War X
Hard Rock
Commercially accessible with plenty of factory polish
3
4/14/2017
OfermodSol Nox
Black
No nonsense black metal that is sure to please
3.5
4/14/2017
KlabautamannSmaragd
Black
Beautifully crafted progressive black/folk metal from Germany
4
4/14/2017
The Devil's MusicThe Devil's Music
Heavy/Extreme
British groove metal that sounds menacing and ominous
3.5
4/14/2017
TyranexDeath Roll
Thrash
Over the top Swedish thrash played with conviction
3.5
4/14/2017
Ghost HorizonThe Erotics of Disgust
Black
Black metal with ambience that gets a little repetitive
3
4/11/2017
Digir GidimI Thought There Was the Sun Awaiting My Awakening
Black
Hard to stay focused on this ambient black metal
2.5
4/11/2017
The Chronicles Of IsrafelA Trillion Lights, Tome II
Progressive
Brilliant progressive metal from former Pulse Ultra guitarist!
5
4/9/2017
In Death…The Devil Speaks
Death
Death metal that has enough groove and punch to catch your attention
4
4/6/2017
Aversions CrownXenocide
Metalcore/Hardcore
Typical deathcore album that feels a bit over produced
3
4/6/2017
ConvulsionsCulture Shock
Heavy/Extreme
Beefy riffing and deep, rumbling vocals highlight this bruiser
4
4/6/2017
GhölemMatter Without Form, Body Without Soul
Death
A great throwback to early 90's death metal
4
4/6/2017
Loom of TimeNihilReich
Black
Busy black/death/doom that has some good moments
3
4/5/2017
SiniestroRevelations in Mayhem
Black
Swedish metal mixture that is heavy, catchy and damn fun
3.5
4/5/2017
Arch EnemyAs the Stages Burn
Heavy/Extreme
Swedish extreme heaviness showcased live
4
3/30/2017
Tygers of Pan TangTygers of Pan Tang
Traditional
Fresh and energetic traditional metal from these UK vets
4
3/30/2017
AfarSelfless
Black
Atmospheric metal from New Jersey that hits the mark
4
3/30/2017
GurthangShattered Echoes
Black
Great blend of atmospheric and traditional black metal
3.5
3/30/2017
HarlottExtinction
Thrash
Harlott creates a new Slayer record
2
3/30/2017
Epi-DemicMalformed Conscience
Thrash
Unlistenable poverty thrash
1.5
3/30/2017
Mike TrampMaybe Tomorrow
Hard Rock
Very organic and softer rock album from this Danish vocalist
4.5
3/30/2017
All Else FailsThe Forever Lie
Metalcore/Hardcore
Metalcore that just goes through the motions and lacks ingenuity
2.5
3/30/2017
Katharos XIIINegativity
Black
Black metal that just feels so strange and different
4
3/30/2017
Ashen HordeThe Alchemist
Black
A little sampling of some good black metal with some twists and turns
3.5
3/30/2017
SoothsayerAt This Great Depth
Doom/Stoner
Irish doom that plumbs the depths of darkened waters
4
3/30/2017
With Our Arms to the SunOrenda
Hard Rock
Epic post rock/metal mix that is flat out fantastic
4.5
3/30/2017
VesceraBeyond the Fight
Traditional
Pure melodic US heavy metal in the vein of 80's Shrapnel
4
3/29/2017
Cut UpWherever They May Rot
Death
Swedish death metal with gore and riffs but lacking substance
2.5
3/29/2017
Mercy BrownMercy Brown
Hard Rock
Experimental hard rock that has a bit of old and new sound to it
3.5
3/29/2017
EquilibriumArmageddon
Traditional
Folk metal that is part serious and part goofy
2.5
3/29/2017
Cult of ErinyesTiberivs
Black
Belgian black metal that is just a bit scatterbrained
2.5
3/29/2017
John 5 and The CreaturesSeason of the Witch
Progressive
Fun filled musical ride that is a bit different than what you'd expect
4
3/27/2017
Cemetery WindsUnholy Ascensions
Death
Melodic death metal with black metal elements
3.5
3/27/2017
ArthemisBlood-Fury-Domination
Power
Modern production and industrial elements highlight this Italian power metal
3.5
3/27/2017
Lock UpDemonization
Heavy/Extreme
Grind/Death supergroup delivers what you'd expect
3
3/27/2017
[In Mute]Gea
Heavy/Extreme
Spanish extreme metal that gets hung up by production
3
3/27/2017
Mord'A'StigmataHope
Black
Mid-paced Avant-garde Black Metal with a few shining moments
3
3/27/2017
EmmureLook At Yourself
Metalcore/Hardcore
Emmure gets a hefty makeover with former Glasscloud & TTDTE members!
4.5
3/27/2017
Illimitable DolorIllimitable Dolor
Black
Depressive and emotional black metal
4
3/27/2017
Craven IdolThe Shackles of Mammon
Death
Old school organic death metal
3.5
3/27/2017
WarbringerWoe to the Vanquished
Thrash
Warbringer is back but they lost their sound somewhere along the way
2.5
3/27/2017
John GarciaThe Coyote Who Spoke in Tongues
Doom/Stoner
Acoustic desert rock album from one of the genre's pioneers
4
3/27/2017
Hell FireMetal Masses
Traditional
San Francisco speedy metal that has a traditional feel
3.5
3/27/2017
ImmolationAtonement
Death
Brutal assault with an early 90's DM influence!
4
3/15/2017
OrmOrm
Black
Black metal from Denmark with a nod to Ulver
4
3/15/2017
RudraEnemy of Duality
Black
Promising backdrop that just doesn't deliver the goods
2
3/15/2017
ExtremityExtremely Fucking Dead
Heavy/Extreme
Extremely heavy music that is just a little off the mark
2.5
3/15/2017
EvocationThe Shadow Archetype
Death
Solid mix of old school and new school death metal for the masses
3.5
3/15/2017
Sloth HerderNo Pity, No Sunrise
Black
Chaotic, complex metal with a menagerie of styles
3
3/15/2017
A Sun TraverseA Sun Traverse
Death
Atmospheric doom-death from Denmark
3.5
3/15/2017
Of The SunBefore A Human Path
Heavy/Extreme
Part Pantera, Part Mastodon and a touch of everything else!
4
3/7/2017
Six Feet UnderTorment
Death
A step in the right direction, but nowhere close to classic SFU
3.5
3/6/2017
Tim BownessLost In The Ghost Light
Progressive
Mellow, Pink Floyd-esque prog rock from No-Man vocalist
4
3/6/2017
VastumCarnal Law
Death
Has the feel of the grave oozing from your speakers
4
3/1/2017
JailbirdsBreak the Silence
Hard Rock
Youthful energy from these Irish-Australian hard rockers
4.5
3/1/2017
Dark SarahThe Puzzle
Gothic/Symphonic
Symphonic concept story delivered via an epic metal presentation
3.5
3/1/2017
TykettoReach
Hard Rock
Quality hard rock from this long-time New York band
3.5
3/1/2017
CrossbonesWWIII
Heavy/Extreme
Modern straight-laced aggro metal from Albania
3.5
3/1/2017
Black AnvilAs Was
Black
Black Metal's new Dark Side Of The Moon album!
4.5
2/28/2017
Rising SteelReturn of the Warlord
Power
French power metal that follows the formula a little too closely
3
2/28/2017
Sweet LichNever Satisfied
Traditional
Traditional heavy metal from Sweden
3
2/28/2017
Vermilion WhiskeySpirit of Tradition
Doom/Stoner
Southern-fried stoner rock similar to Corrosion of Conformity
3.5
2/28/2017
Wolves ScreamVestiges
Metalcore/Hardcore
Excellent metalcore in the vain of Architects (UK)
4.5
2/23/2017
Grave PlagueThe Infected Crypts
Death
Crusty death metal from Cleveland that is promising
3.5
2/23/2017
TorrefyThe Infinity Complex
Thrash
Progressive thrash band that forges their own path...and deviates from it
3
2/22/2017
NecronomiconAdvent of the Human God
Death
Symphonic death metal that lacks variation
2.5
2/16/2017
DevilskinBe Like the River
Hard Rock
Bouncy hard rock from New Zealand with some versatile vocals
3
2/16/2017
NoctemHaeresis
Black
Symphonic black metal that is what Dimmu Borgir wishes they were
4
2/16/2017
BullcreekOsschaert
Death
Traditional death metal that follows the late 80's and early 90's formula
3.5
2/16/2017
BalforBlack Sun Rising
Black
Blackened Death from Ukraine
3
2/16/2017
Killing AddictionShores of Oblivion
Death
Blackened Death metal from the swamps of Florida
3
2/16/2017
KrokusBig Rocks
Hard Rock
Swiss rockers pay tribute to classic rock gems
3.5
2/16/2017
Faces of CainAlong Corpse Roads
Black
Strange doom/black hybrid
2.5
2/16/2017
EmbrioKarmadoom
Heavy/Extreme
Aggressive groove metal from these Brazilian vets
3
2/16/2017
The FurorCavalries of the Occult
Black
Blackened Thrash/Death from Down Under
3
2/15/2017
DakhmaSuna Kulto
Black
U.S. blend of black and post black metal that is superbly done
4
2/14/2017
MolochVerwüstung
Black
One man black metal outfit that delivers powerful material
4
2/11/2017
ThrawsunblatMetachthonia
Black
Canadian blackened folk metal that delivers
4
2/11/2017
Aborted FetusThe Art of Violent Torture
Death
Russian death metal that is slightly predictable
2.5
2/11/2017
ImpalersStyx Demon
Thrash
Raw and fast-tempo thrash metal from Denmark
3.5
2/10/2017
MercylessPathetic Divinity
Death
Old school death metal that rips
4
2/9/2017
FuriaKsiezyc milczy luty
Black
Polish post black metal with some folk elements
4
2/8/2017
Scenario IIA New Dawn
Death
Post apocalyptic death/thrash with a few surprises
4
1/22/2017
PestiferExecration Diatribes
Death
Death metal from Portugal that packs a punch but lacks on dynamism
2.5
1/22/2017
StombThe Grey
Heavy/Extreme
Excellent instrumental progressive d'jent from France
5
1/22/2017
Pretty MaidsKingmaker
Hard Rock
A barn-burner
4
1/21/2017
Black Swamp WaterChapter One
Hard Rock
Explosive new hard rock out of Denmark
4
1/20/2017
JinjerKing of Everything
Metalcore/Hardcore
Ukrainian chaotic metal that is somewhat befuddling
2.5
1/20/2017
Imperial State ElectricAll Through the Night
Hard Rock
Another great blend of rock and pop from the diverse Swedes
3.5
1/20/2017
AC AngryAppetite for Erection
Hard Rock
Equal parts Danko Jones and Anvil from this party heavy German hard rock act
4
1/20/2017
TestamentBrotherhood of the Snake
Thrash
The best album in over 20 years for these Bay-Area titans
4.5
1/19/2017
In FlamesBattles
Heavy/Extreme
Lethargic energy levels
3
1/19/2017
CrobotWelcome to Fat City
Doom/Stoner
Phenomenal record from this PA stoner rock band
4
1/19/2017
Avenged SevenfoldThe Stage
Traditional
A good album, but something is just amiss
3.5
1/19/2017
Desecrate the FaithUnholy Infestation
Heavy/Extreme
Great Texas tech death with plenty of groove
3.5
1/16/2017
Deserted FearDead Shores Rising
Death
German death metal with a touch of the old school
3
1/16/2017
BloodwraithThe Omnipresent Darkness Demos
Black
Lo-fi Black Metal from West Virginia
3
1/1/2017
Stench PriceStench Price
Heavy/Extreme
Grind supergroup that isn't that super
2
1/1/2017
VerwoedBodemloos
Black
One man atmospheric black metal that is well done
3.5
1/1/2017
Sound StormVertigo
Gothic/Symphonic
Italian symphonic metal that leaves much to be desired
2
12/29/2016
T.O.M.B.Fury Nocturnus
Industrial
Noisy bizarre metal that just lacks any redeeming quality
1
12/29/2016
SumerlandsSumerlands
Traditional
Very promising debut with fresh take on traditional metal
4
12/27/2016
SoulburnEarthless Pagan Spirit
Black
Frigid blackened death doom metal
3.5
12/22/2016
Sepulchral CurseAt the Onset of Extinction
Death
Blackened Death that lacks for variety and black metal elements
2.5
12/22/2016
EchelonThe Brimstone Aggrandizement
Death
Crushing Melo-Death from this supergroup
4
12/22/2016
GrosstyCrocopter
Heavy/Extreme
Indian Grind that is too predictable
2
12/21/2016
CtuluCtulu
Heavy/Extreme
German Lovecraft influenced extreme metal. Praise be to the Old Ones!
3.5
12/21/2016
TerraMors Secunda
Black
Aggressive post-Black Metal from the UK
4.5
12/20/2016
MedevilConductor of Storms
Traditional
Talented independent traditional metal
3.5
12/17/2016
Alter BridgeShow Me a Hero
Hard Rock
One of the best records of the year
4
12/16/2016
InsomniumWinter's Gate
Death
A 40 minute song that's hard to digest
3.5
12/16/2016
Dark TranquillityAtoma
Death
Stale offering from the Swedish melo-death specialists
3
12/16/2016
The AgonistFive
Heavy/Extreme
Aggressive metal with some hints of mainstream appeal
3.5
12/16/2016
Witchmaster/VoidhangerRazing the Shrines of Optimism
Black
Blasphemous blackened thrash that leaves me thirsting for more
4
12/13/2016
Dust BoltMass Confustion
Thrash
German thrash metal that's par for the course
3
12/12/2016
EteritusFollowing The Ancient Path
Death
Polish Death Metal with tons of heft
4
12/10/2016
WitchwoodHandful of Stars
Hard Rock
Early 70s retro rock worth a trippy light show
3.5
12/1/2016
MeshuggahThe Violent Sleep Of Reason
Heavy/Extreme
Their rawest, most aggressive album since 2002's Nothing!
4.5
11/28/2016
Ion DissonanceCast The First Stone
Metalcore/Hardcore
Some of the most extreme metalcore you'll hear packed in a 35 minute album!
4.5
11/22/2016
John WesleyA Way You'll Never Be
Hard Rock
John Wesley's darkest, most powerful recording of his entire career!
5
11/22/2016
Car BombMeta
Heavy/Extreme
Extremely progressive math metal that will leave you speechless!
5
11/21/2016
UlcerateShrines of Paralysis
Death
Another top-notch album but with muddy production
4.5
11/21/2016
BloodridePlanet Alcatraz
Thrash
Poverty thrash from Finland
3
11/14/2016
GohrgoneFinis Ixion
Death
French Death Metal that will give you whiplash
4
11/12/2016
ArriverEmeritus
Hard Rock
Strange mix of music makes this one a little hard to follow
3
11/12/2016
RezetReality Is A Lie
Thrash
Poverty thrash that's raw and aggressive
3
11/12/2016
NightfellDarkness Evermore
Doom/Stoner
Multi-genre metal for the masses
4
11/12/2016
CandlemassDeath Thy Lover
Doom/Stoner
Sinister And Sweet indeed!
3.5
11/6/2016
SireniaDim Days of Dolor
Gothic/Symphonic
Lackluster effort from these Norwegian symphonic metallers
2
11/6/2016
BlaakyumLine Of Fear
Thrash
Pissed off Lebanese thrash with local color
3.5
11/6/2016
Face of OblivionCataclysmic Desolation
Death
Traditional death with absolutely no identity.
2
11/5/2016
EndemiseAnathema
Black
Bizarre mix of metal makes this one a little cumbersome
2.5
11/5/2016
Sirens Over SumeriaOmelas
Metalcore/Hardcore
Uninspired metalcore that is just not enjoyable
2
11/5/2016
AephanemerMemento Mori
Death
French Melo-death with some surprises
3
11/5/2016
KrepitusThe Eyes of the Soulless
Death
Death thrash from the wilds of Canada
3
11/5/2016
ThemSweet Hollow
Traditional
Total King Diamond worship!
3.5
11/4/2016
SeednaForlorn
Black
Nightmare causing post-black metal
4.5
11/4/2016
Miss BehaviourGhost Play
Hard Rock
Polished Swedish melodic rock
3.5
11/4/2016
FeanorWe Are Heavy Metal
Power
Generic and dramatic European power metal
3
11/4/2016
Internal SufferingCyclonic Void of Power
Heavy/Extreme
HPL influenced Grind that would make the Great Old Ones banish this
2
11/3/2016
PentacleAncient Death
Death
Old school death metal brought back to life
3
11/3/2016
Painted In ExileThe Ordeal
Metalcore/Hardcore
Bizarre progressive metal core that is just confounding
2.5
11/3/2016
Shark Infested DaughtersThese Tides, Our Tombs
Metalcore/Hardcore
Gimmicky Metalcore that leaves a lot to be desired
2
11/3/2016
AphyxionAftermath
Death
The sophomore slump bites Aphyxion
2.5
11/3/2016
EpicaThe Holographic Principle
Gothic/Symphonic
Epica delivers one of their best albums yet!
4.5
11/1/2016
BloodridePlanet Alcatraz
Thrash
Finnish thrash with a little bit of death and CoB mixed in
3.5
11/1/2016
Inherit DiseaseEphemeral
Heavy/Extreme
California Grind to mash you to a pulp
4
11/1/2016
OpethSorceress
Progressive
An underwhelming release from an incredible band
3
10/15/2016
King of BonesDon't Mess with the King
Hard Rock
Power metal tinged hard rock with plenty of heaviness
3.5
10/15/2016
In the Woods…Pure
Black
In the Woods...return to the metal world leaves much to be desired
2
10/14/2016
HryreFrom Mortality to Infinity
Black
Hryre make an admirable effort fill the void of Agalloch's absence
2.5
10/14/2016
DarkthroneArctic Thunder
Black
Another odd release from Darkthrone
2.5
10/14/2016
AncientBack To The Land of the Dead
Black
Ancient are back after a 12 year hiatus and show a little bit of rust
3
10/14/2016
Bloody HammersLovely Sort of Death
Gothic/Symphonic
A very different Bloody Hammers, more goth and less heaviness
2.5
10/10/2016
ImperiumTitanomachy
Heavy/Extreme
UK Tech Death that kills
4.5
10/10/2016
Sacred SteelHeavy Metal Sacrifice
Power
Another raging German power-thrash thumper
3.5
10/10/2016
Grey WolfGlorious Death
Traditional
Brazilian traditional power metal that sounds German
3.5
10/10/2016
Gloria MortiKuebiko
Death
Solid Melo-death with some tasty riffs and a few surprises
3.5
10/10/2016
DelainMoonbathers
Gothic/Symphonic
Another predictable release
2.5
9/26/2016
Kissin' DynamiteGeneration Goodbye
Hard Rock
Catchy mix of up-tempo rockers and radio-friendly power ballads
4
9/26/2016
ValdurPathetic Scum
Black
Blackened Death that comes up short
2.5
9/26/2016
Dawn of DemiseThe Suffering
Death
An old favorite that seems to be settling
3
9/26/2016
Dawn of DiseaseWorship the Grave
Death
German death metal influenced by the Swedes but brought down by vocals
3
9/26/2016
WidowCarved in Stone
Traditional
Veterans of the US traditional metal scene deliver the goods once again
4
9/26/2016
VehemenceForward Without Motion
Death
Vehemence is back with....vehemence and vengeance
4
9/23/2016
Crystal BallDeja-Voodoo
Hard Rock
Swiss melodic hard rock delivered with surgical precision
3.5
9/23/2016
Theatres des VampiresCandyland
Gothic/Symphonic
This symphonic heavy Gothic album sounds a little too mechanical
3
9/17/2016
Cult of Luna and Julie ChristmasMariner
Heavy/Extreme
What the hell did I just listen to?
2.5
9/16/2016
Wired AnxietyThe Delirium of Negation
Heavy/Extreme
Grooves, Riffage, and Pig Squeals...Oh My
3.5
9/16/2016
GruesomeDimensions of Horror
Death
Old school death thrash that feels like home
4
9/16/2016
HelstarVampiro
Traditional
Classic US power-thrash with way too many solos and tempo changes to engage
3
9/13/2016
SabatonThe Last Stand
Power
Epic German heavy metal that is starting to sound very repetitive
3.5
9/12/2016
Eternity's EndThe Fire Within
Power
Extremely polished German progressive power metal
3.5
9/12/2016
Iron FireAmong the Dead
Power
Quality danish power metal that remains true as steel in delivery and substance
3.5
9/12/2016
Deja VuEjected
Power
Power chords, high vocals, and a fast pace tends to be repetitive after track 8
3
9/12/2016
Blasted to StaticBlasted to Static
Traditional
Traditional 80s styled metal with the soaring vocals of Racer X's Jeff Martin
3.5
9/12/2016
Stuck MojoHere Come the Infidels
Nu/Rapcore
A solid record from one of metal's most charismatic bands
3.5
9/12/2016
Twelve Foot NinjaOutlier
Heavy/Extreme
The same genre-bending versatility as Faith No More...just heavier and catchier!
5
9/1/2016
GadgetThe Great Destroyer
Heavy/Extreme
Good, bruising grindcore chock full of tasty riffage
3.5
8/26/2016
Extermination TempleLifeless Forms
Death
Solo death metal that just doesn't cut it
2
8/26/2016
DenominateThose Who Beheld The End
Death
Finnish Tech/Death that gets it right and throws in a few surprises
4
8/26/2016
Coffin DustEverything Is Dead
Heavy/Extreme
Underwhelming death/grind with too many twists and turns
1
8/26/2016
ArkaikLucid Dawn
Death
Tech Death that sounds like all the others
2.5
8/26/2016
The BrowningIsolation
Metalcore/Hardcore
The Browning add new elements to their onslaught of ElectronicaCore
4
8/25/2016
Arise In ChaosTerminal Cognition
Death
Great multi-genre band with aggressive, melodic punch
4
8/25/2016
All Out WarDying Gods
Death
Rather typical death metal with nothing new to bring to the table
2
8/25/2016
AbhorrentIntransigence
Death
A band that lives up to their namesake
2
8/25/2016
GorgutsPleiades Dust
Death
Great EP but falls a little flat compared to earlier albums
3.5
8/9/2016
KorgonthurusVuohen Siunaus
Black
Typical old-school Black Metal but with excellent production
3.5
8/9/2016
Architects (UK)All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Metalcore/Hardcore
Probably the most musically consistent metalcore band on the planet
5
8/8/2016
Fates WarningTheories of Flight
Progressive
Fates Warning's best album since No Exit!
5
8/8/2016
The AlgorithmBrute Force
Industrial
The Algorithm bring the brutality on this D'jentronica masterpiece
4.5
8/6/2016
Death AngelThe Evil Divide
Thrash
Death Angel continue to soar with their relentless thrash attack!
4
8/6/2016
VolbeatSeal The Deal & Lets Boogie
Hard Rock
No real evolution in sound for them, but plenty of hard rock variety to gnash on
4
7/26/2016
Bastard NationDeclaration Day
Power
German power metal with an emphasis on epic historical tales
3.5
7/26/2016
StrikerStand In The Fire
Traditional
A perfect companion to summertime fun
3.5
7/18/2016
HollowstoneWalking Between Worlds
Power
Quality female-fronted progressive metal with gothic and power touches
3.5
7/15/2016
The TreatmentGeneration Me
Hard Rock
Youthful, energetic British hard rock done with tongue in cheek perfection
4.5
7/15/2016
Speaking the King'sCarousel
Metalcore/Hardcore
West Coast metalcore with stellar production and modern rock tendencies
3.5
7/15/2016
VelocityThe King Will Die
Power
Has the polish of a Swedish traditional band but the ruggedness of German power
3.5
7/15/2016
TrainTrain Does Led Zeppelin II
Hard Rock
Largely note for note cover replication of the classic LZII album
4
7/14/2016
Grand MagusSword Songs
Traditional
Still commanding Sweden's traditional sound albeit with a little less creativity
3
7/12/2016
For TodayWake
Metalcore/Hardcore
Your average paint by numbers Christian metalcore
2.5
7/12/2016
ParagonHell Beyond Hell
Power
After 26 years of punishing power metal these Germans prove they still have it
4
7/12/2016
Gentleman's PistolsHustler's Row
Hard Rock
Lively British blues rock better suited for the stage than your iPod
2.5
7/12/2016
Game OverCrimes Against Reality
Thrash
Extremely precise and menacing Italian thrash
3.5
7/12/2016
BlizzenGenesis Reversed
Traditional
Average NWOTHM from Germany that isn't terribly original
3
7/12/2016
Ghosts AgainThe Closest Thing to Closure EP
Metalcore/Hardcore
Feels a little too plastic and a little too cookie cutter for me
2
7/2/2016
Flotsam and JetsamFlotsam and Jetsam
Thrash
Filled with the power-thrash speed and finesse from their early days
4
7/1/2016
The ForeshadowingSeven Heads Ten Horns
Doom/Stoner
Underwhelming gothic-tinged doom
2
6/10/2016
AbnormalityMechanisms of Omniscience
Death
A slab of tried and true death metal pie
3
6/6/2016
NailsYou Will Never Be One Of Us
Heavy/Extreme
Some of the heaviest punk-infused grindcore ever recorded
4
5/31/2016
Death LullabyWormz
Heavy/Extreme
Straight up bruiser of an album that will sadly get lost
3
5/31/2016
DevilDriverTrust No One
Heavy/Extreme
Monotony just lumps this one in with the last several albums
2.5
5/31/2016
DestructionUnder Attack
Thrash
Speedy, aggressive thrash they are well known for
4
5/31/2016
Rotting ChristRituals
Black
Herald's the return of these BM juggernauts
5
5/31/2016
NeverchristAnarcovomit
Black
90's era Norwegian Black Metal that falls short
1.5
5/31/2016
AbortedTermination Redux
Death
More of the same brutal, dismembering death metal
3.5
5/31/2016
AstrakahnReward In Purpose
Doom/Stoner
A rather dark but inviting and colorful ride
4
5/27/2016
GreenleafRise Above The Meadow
Doom/Stoner
70's-derived riffery done up nice and beefy over thick-ass grooves
3.5
5/26/2016
Texas Local NewsMomentum
Metalcore/Hardcore
Metalcore mixed in with sugary-sweet pop vocals
2
5/26/2016
Oranssi PazuzuVärähtelijä
Black
BM with multiple layers of weirdness
5
5/21/2016
VektorTerminal Redux
Thrash
Not just a thrash album, it's a 73+ minute musical journey
5
5/16/2016
Final SignHold High the Flame
Power
The album is a solid dose of no bones power metal
4
5/16/2016
ArtilleryPenalty by Perception
Thrash
The vocals just kill it for me
3
5/10/2016
Witch VomitA Scream From The Tomb Below
Death
Sure to please fans of the classic-era of Death Metal
4
5/9/2016
Cirith GorgorVisions of Exalted Lucifer
Black
It sounds like one continuous track of BM
3
4/29/2016
NordjevelNordjevel
Black
Solid self-titled debut of Scandinavian BM with a little bit of a twist
4
4/29/2016
CalibanGravity
Metalcore/Hardcore
A solid improvement from their previous album
3.5
4/20/2016
AbbathAbbath
Black
Stands up against the back catalog of Immortal
4
4/20/2016
VanirAldar Rock
Death
Vanir deliver a blood drenched, blackened piece of metal
4.5
4/18/2016
Bury TomorrowEarthbound
Metalcore/Hardcore
A knockout metalcore album
4.5
4/18/2016
DivinerFallen Empires
Power
Overall this is solid European power metal
3
4/15/2016
Iron SpellElectric Conjuring
Traditional
These youngsters make traditional metal enjoyable
3
4/15/2016
AmorphisUnder the Red Cloud
Heavy/Extreme
It's poetic, beautiful and awe-inspiring
5
4/15/2016
Wicked MarayaLifetime in Hell
Traditional
Classic metal that should appeal to fans of strong vocals and melodic delivery
4
4/13/2016
HighriderArmageddon Rock
Heavy/Extreme
Definitely an interesting combination of musical elements
3
4/9/2016
Pictures Of PainWorld Demise
Heavy/Extreme
Not a new Opeth, but definitely reaching for similar heights
4
4/9/2016
ExmortusRide Forth
Thrash
Exmortus set themselves apart from the newer wave of thrash bands
4
4/5/2016
My Dear AddictionKill the Silence
Metalcore/Hardcore
Cookie cutter riffs and clean/growled vocals with gang vocal choruses
2
4/5/2016
Fleshgod ApocalypseKing
Death
So chaotic and crazy that it's hard to stay focused on the songs
2
4/5/2016
BrainstormScary Creatures
Power
Continues the band's string of quality power metal releases
3.5
4/5/2016
HatchetFear Beyond Lunacy
Thrash
Great, catchy songs and just a good solid thrash record throughout
3.5
4/5/2016
PhantasmaThe Deviant Hearts
Gothic/Symphonic
Symphonic metal fans out there will be drooling over this one
3.5
4/5/2016
Walls of JerichoNo One Can Save You...
Metalcore/Hardcore
Another scathing hardcore approach while skating on punk and metalcore
3.5
4/5/2016
Blood AgesGodless Sandborn
Death
Lyrically fresh as it might be the music is a bit average
3
4/4/2016
Abigail WilliamsThe Accuser
Black
Black metal outfit continues to come up short on substance
2
3/31/2016
GygaxCritical Hits
Traditional
Full-throttle 70s AOR
3.5
3/29/2016
RedwestCrimson Renegade
Traditional
Spaghetti Western Metal
3.5
3/24/2016
Heresy of DreamsAnte La Bestia
Power
Chock full of traditional speedy metal presented in Spanish
3
3/23/2016
Omnium GatherumGrey Heavens
Death
Progressive and smooth almost to the point of being too perfect
2.5
3/17/2016
Holy GrailTimes of Pride & Peril
Traditional
Enough modern tendencies to make them relevant and fresh
4
3/17/2016
Suppressive FireBedlam
Thrash
Fans of early Sodom, Kreator and Destruction could find plenty to like here
2.5
3/17/2016
Evil DriveLand of the Dead
Thrash
Plain and simple, meat and potatoes thrash metal
3
3/17/2016
AnvilAnvil Is Anvil
Traditional
Heavy metal for heavy metal fans…God bless Anvil
4
3/17/2016
VinterblotRealms of the Untold
Death
Absolutely nails the early sounds of Amon Amarth, Edge of Sanity and Unleashed
3.5
3/17/2016
AnthraxFor All Kings
Thrash
Stroked to the point of anti-climactic
2.5
3/17/2016
Lethal SteelLegions of the Night
Traditional
Heavily utilized molding that puts the band somewhere in the early 80s
3
3/3/2016
GehennahToo Loud to Live...
Traditional
Boozy-breath bar room shuffle with little to no substance
2
3/2/2016
ShakraHigh Noon
Hard Rock
Straight ahead AOR, polished up and gleaming
3.5
2/29/2016
ExumerThe Raging Tides
Thrash
Exumer copy and pastes Exodus, Kreator and Slayer…
2
2/26/2016
BrutalitySea of Ignorance
Death
Speaks volumes on the band's talent and determination
4
1/26/2016
Seven WitchesThe Way of the Wicked
Power
Could be the worst of their catalog
2
1/26/2016
The SwordHigh Country
Doom/Stoner
This album just meanders through washed out blues and soul
2
1/26/2016
WulfhookThe Impaler
Traditional
Relish in the nostalgia of true as steel youthful metal
3
1/26/2016
ShadowbaneFacing the Fallout
Power
A worthy songwriting effort centered on a Dystopian civilization
3.5
1/26/2016
Darkest EraGods And Origins
Traditional
3
12/19/2015
MirrorMirror
Traditional
4
12/8/2015
FeralWhere Dead Dreams Dwell
Death
3.5
11/25/2015
Rise to FallEnd vs Beginning
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
11/25/2015
The DuskfallWhere the Tree Stands Dead
Death
4
11/25/2015
Tad MoroseSt. Demonius
Power
3.5
10/9/2015
Black TripShadowline
Traditional
3
9/22/2015
AhabThe Boats Of The Glen Carrig
Doom/Stoner
5
8/30/2015
The Black Dahlia MurderAbysmal
Death
4.5
8/30/2015
Cattle DecapitationThe Anthropocene Extinction
Death
4
8/22/2015
Hate EternalInfernus
Death
5
8/22/2015
iwrestledabearonceHail Mary
Metalcore/Hardcore
4.5
8/22/2015
Dew ScentedIntermination
Thrash
3.5
8/21/2015
ErotikillVirgin Speed
Traditional
3.5
8/14/2015
Stereo NastyNasty by Nature
Traditional
4
8/12/2015
ReanimatorHorns Up
Thrash
4
7/24/2015
Thy Art Is MurderHoly War
Death
3
7/24/2015
KingcrowEidos
Progressive
3
7/24/2015
The Night Flight OrchestraSkyline Whispers
Hard Rock
3
7/24/2015
EncyrcleEncyrcle
Traditional
3.5
7/9/2015
Secrets Of The SkyPathway
Doom/Stoner
4
7/8/2015
Mammoth MammothVolume IV - Hammered Again
Doom/Stoner
3
7/8/2015
DeliriousMoshcircus
Thrash
3.5
6/25/2015
ExorcismWorld of Sin
Traditional
3.5
6/24/2015
EntrailsObliteration
Death
3
6/23/2015
Civil WarGods and Generals
Power
3
6/22/2015
DeadironInto the Fray
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
6/17/2015
EnforcerFrom Beyond
Traditional
3
6/17/2015
ArthedainArias Exalted
Black
4
6/17/2015
Desolate PathwayValley Of The King
Doom/Stoner
3
6/10/2015
Leave ScarsChains of Redemption
Thrash
3.5
6/8/2015
GoatsnakeBlack Age Blues
Doom/Stoner
3.5
6/1/2015
Kings DestroyKings Destroy
Doom/Stoner
3
4/16/2015
ThunderheartNight of the Warriors
Traditional
3.5
4/16/2015
Acid KingMiddle of Nowhere...
Doom/Stoner
3.5
4/16/2015
EvilShoot the Messenger
Traditional
3.5
4/15/2015
ImpellitteriVenom
Traditional
4
4/15/2015
Lande/HolterDracula
Traditional
4.5
4/2/2015
Level 10Chapter 1
Hard Rock
4
4/2/2015
ChabtanKiss of Coatlicue
Death
3.5
4/1/2015
PandemiaAt The Gates of Nihilism
Death
2
3/31/2015
Sister SinBlack Lotus
Hard Rock
4
3/18/2015
SpeedbreakerBuilt for Speed
Traditional
3.5
3/12/2015
Diablo Blvd.Follow the Deadlights
Doom/Stoner
3
3/11/2015
AxemasterOverture to Madness
Traditional
3.5
3/11/2015
Red Hot RebellionThe Mission
Hard Rock
4.5
3/10/2015
Blind GuardianBeyond the Red Mirror
Power
3.5
3/9/2015
Desolate ShrineThe Heart of the Netherworld
Death
5
2/14/2015
The Last Ten Seconds Of LifeSoulless Hymns
Heavy/Extreme
5
2/14/2015
Die No MoreElected Evil
Thrash
4.5
2/10/2015
MalrunTwo Thrones
Hard Rock
4.5
2/1/2015
HellionKarma's A Bitch
Traditional
3.5
1/31/2015
HateCrvsade:Zero
Death
3.5
1/29/2015
Crazy LixxCrazy Lixx
Hard Rock
3.5
1/27/2015
VisigothThe Revenant King
Traditional
3.5
1/21/2015
Orange GoblinBack from the Abyss
Doom/Stoner
3.5
1/19/2015
Napalm DeathApex Predator-Easy Meat
Death
3
1/19/2015
The CrownDeath Is Not Dead
Death
4
1/16/2015
IngestedThe Architect of Extinction
Death
3
1/13/2015
Cycle BeatingThe Age of Depression
Thrash
3
1/12/2015
Bloodshot DawnDemons
Death
3.5
1/11/2015
Star InsightMessera
Power
3
12/18/2014
BjarmImminence
Death
3
12/18/2014
Black TripGoin' Under
Traditional
3.5
12/17/2014
AvatariumAll I Want EP
Doom/Stoner
2.5
12/2/2014
Divine CirclesOblivion Songs
Traditional
4
12/1/2014
Foul Body AutopsySo Close To Dehumanization
Death
3.5
11/29/2014
InvidiosusMalignant Universe
Death
3
11/29/2014
WolfDevil Seed
Traditional
3
11/12/2014
RiotUnleash the Fire
Power
3.5
11/12/2014
SoilworkBeyond The Infinite
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
11/10/2014
FreakingsGladiator
Thrash
3.5
11/7/2014
BelowAcross the Dark River
Doom/Stoner
4
11/7/2014
Engraved DisillusionEternal Rest
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
11/4/2014
Kissin' DynamiteMegalomania
Hard Rock
4
11/3/2014
EvergreyHymns of the Broken
Progressive
4
10/28/2014
BlodsritDiktat Deliberi
Black
3.5
10/28/2014
Texas Hippie CoalitionRide On
Hard Rock
3.5
10/20/2014
Johnny TouchInner City Wolves
Traditional
4
10/20/2014
BerserkersBerserkers
Traditional
3
10/15/2014
Midnight SinSex First
Hard Rock
4
10/10/2014
Burden of GriefUnchained
Heavy/Extreme
4
10/9/2014
Blood GodBlood Is My Trademark
Hard Rock
3.5
10/9/2014
Aghast!All the Rage
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
10/9/2014
SchammaschContradiction
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
10/9/2014
AncillottiChain Goes On
Traditional
3.5
10/3/2014
Machinae SupremacyPhantom Shadow
Power
3.5
9/23/2014
AmbushFirestorm
Traditional
3.5
9/19/2014
Evil UnitedHonored by Fire
Thrash
3.5
9/18/2014
Cripple BastardsNero In Metastasi
Death
3
9/11/2014
AgressorDemise of Life
Thrash
3
9/10/2014
Astral DomineArcanum Gloriae
Power
3.5
9/6/2014
Astral DoorsNotes from the Shadows
Traditional
4
8/29/2014
Vermin WombPermanence
Death
4.5
8/29/2014
Dust BoltAwake the Riot
Thrash
3
8/29/2014
ExhumedNecrocracy
Death
3.5
8/27/2014
EluveitieOrigins
Gothic/Symphonic
3
8/21/2014
Darkness DividedWritten In Blood
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
8/20/2014
AOVAct of Violence
Thrash
3.5
8/18/2014
AlphakillUnmitigated Disaster
Thrash
3.5
8/18/2014
J.D. OverdriveFortune Favors the Brave
Doom/Stoner
3
8/13/2014
Entombed A.D.Back To the Front
Death
3.5
8/12/2014
War of AgesSupreme Chaos
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
8/10/2014
BelphegorConjuring the Dead
Black
2.5
8/7/2014
PilgrimII: Void Worship
Doom/Stoner
3.5
8/6/2014
Brimstone CovenBrimstone Coven
Doom/Stoner
3
8/5/2014
UnherzSturm Und Drang
Hard Rock
3
8/4/2014
Grace DisgracedThe Primal Cause
Death
3
8/1/2014
Hero's Last RiteThe Mirror's Face
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
7/31/2014
Adrenaline RushAdrenaline Rush
Hard Rock
3.5
7/30/2014
Deep in HateChronicles of Oblivion
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
7/29/2014
OverpowerGreatness Within
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
7/29/2014
LehmannLehmanized
Hard Rock
4
7/29/2014
Sonic SyndicateSonic Syndicate
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
7/28/2014
Game OverBurst Into the Quiet
Thrash
4
7/28/2014
Project TerrorConquistador
Traditional
3.5
7/26/2014
Black Book LodgeTundra
Doom/Stoner
4
7/25/2014
Wo FatThe Conjuring
Doom/Stoner
3.5
7/25/2014
EntrailsResurrected From the Grave
Death
3.5
7/24/2014
Wrong Way to DieIngrates
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
7/24/2014
Athena's WakeThe Contemplation
Death
2.5
7/22/2014
Ocean of PlagueFinal Chapter
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
7/22/2014
Vanity BlvdWicked Temptation
Hard Rock
3.5
7/21/2014
Ichabod KraneDay of Reckoning
Traditional
3
7/21/2014
Meridian DawnMixtape
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
7/20/2014
Sunless SkyFirebreather
Traditional
4.5
7/18/2014
TwilightfallEnergy of Soul
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
7/17/2014
Adelita's WayStuck
Hard Rock
2.5
7/16/2014
UnbreakableKnockout
Hard Rock
3
7/15/2014
Death PenaltySign of Times
Doom/Stoner
4.5
7/13/2014
KaineThe Waystone
Traditional
3
7/13/2014
The DaggerThe Dagger
Traditional
5
7/13/2014
UnisonicFor the Kingdom
Power
3
7/10/2014
EnfeebleEncapsulate This Moment
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
7/10/2014
IlldisposedWith The Lost Souls...
Death
3.5
7/9/2014
Giant of the MountainMoon Worship
Heavy/Extreme
3
7/8/2014
Bane of BedlamMonument of Horror
Thrash
3.5
7/6/2014
For I Am KingRevengeance
Death
3
7/5/2014
DiableryArchitect
Black
4
7/3/2014
GomorrahTo The Depths
Thrash
4
7/3/2014
TankardR.I.B.
Thrash
4
7/2/2014
Napalm StormHarmless Cruelty
Thrash
3.5
7/1/2014
Anette OlzonShine
Gothic/Symphonic
3.5
6/29/2014
Art of ShockOpen the Cage
Hard Rock
3.5
6/27/2014
SinisterThe Post-Apocalyptic Servant
Death
3.5
6/27/2014
BloodevilInfection
Thrash
3.5
6/26/2014
God's Army A.D.ST
Hard Rock
4
6/25/2014
Dragon's KissBarbarians of the Wasteland
Traditional
3.5
6/25/2014
OriginOmnipresent
Death
3.5
6/24/2014
TemptUnder My Skin
Hard Rock
4
6/24/2014
GloryfulOcean Blade
Power
3.5
6/24/2014
Seven Hard YearsNo Place In Heaven
Hard Rock
3.5
6/23/2014
GladiusAge of Barbarism
Traditional
4
6/18/2014
Scare Don't FearFrom the Ground Up
Nu/Rapcore
3.5
6/18/2014
Diamond LaneTerrorizer
Hard Rock
4
6/17/2014
La-VenturaWhite Crow
Gothic/Symphonic
4
6/12/2014
SkinfatherNone Will Mourn
Death
4
6/3/2014
AxegressorLast
Thrash
3.5
6/2/2014
NecrosyNecrosy
Death
3.5
5/30/2014
De ProfundisFrequencies
Death
3.5
5/30/2014
Hour of PenanceRegicide
Death
4
5/29/2014
AutopsyTourniquets, Hacksaws...
Death
3.5
5/22/2014
Ancient BardsA New Dawn Ending
Power
3.5
5/21/2014
Den SaakaldteFaen i Helvete
Black
4
5/21/2014
MirzadehDesired Mythic Pride
Black
3.5
5/20/2014
Gamma RayEmpire of the Undead
Power
4
5/13/2014
SouldrainerArchitect
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
5/13/2014
SectuNefarious
Death
4
5/13/2014
AnnihilatorFeast - Limited Edition
Thrash
4.5
5/12/2014
Reverend Horton HeatRev
Hard Rock
4
5/10/2014
EnthronedSovereigns
Black
3.5
5/9/2014
Nocturnal BreedNapalm Nights
Thrash
4
5/9/2014
Repaid in BloodBorn in a Lazarus Pit
Death
3.5
5/7/2014
Meliah RageWarrior
Thrash
4
5/6/2014
MassacreBack From Beyond
Death
4
5/6/2014
Kill RitualThe Eyes of Medusa
Thrash
1
5/6/2014
Romantic RebelRomantic Rebel
Hard Rock
4
5/6/2014
BloodhunterBloodhunter
Death
3.5
5/5/2014
Ancient AscendantEchoes and Cinder
Death
3.5
5/5/2014
Shores of NullQuiescence
Death
4
5/5/2014
LoudblastBurial Ground
Death
4
5/2/2014
KyngBurn the Serum
Doom/Stoner
4.5
5/1/2014
Steel PantherAll You Can Eat
Traditional
1
5/1/2014
EdguySpace Police-Defenders of the Crown
Power
2.5
5/1/2014
ShrapnelThe Virus Conspires
Thrash
4.5
3/31/2014
ShadowdanceFuture Negative Fantasy
Power
4
3/31/2014
Morbus ChronSweven
Death
4
3/24/2014
ArtilleryLegions
Thrash
3
3/24/2014
Mean MachineLivin' Outlaw
Heavy/Extreme
2.5
3/24/2014
RoarbackEchoes Of Pain
Death
3.5
3/24/2014
AkissforjerseyNew Bodies
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
3/24/2014
SoreptionEngineering the Void
Death
4.5
2/25/2014
Scent of RemainsUnder A Blackened Sky
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
2/25/2014
Fallen FateInto the Black
Thrash
4
2/25/2014
Black WulfTime Traveler
Doom/Stoner
4
2/11/2014
Lions Of The SouthChronicles Of Aggression
Thrash
3.5
2/11/2014
StryperNo More Hell To Pay
Hard Rock
4
2/11/2014
Ice Nine KillsPredator Becomes The Prey
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
2/9/2014
DoyleAbominator
Traditional
4
2/9/2014
Crystal BallDawnbreaker
Traditional
3.5
2/9/2014
Sex SlavesCall Of The Wild
Hard Rock
4
2/9/2014
WarstormGoatspell
Thrash
3.5
2/9/2014
Fist FightConflict
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
1/24/2014
ArcaniumOntogenesis
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
1/24/2014
Babylon FireDark Horizons
Traditional
4
1/17/2014
AskaFire Eater
Traditional
4
1/14/2014
Iced EarthThe Plagues EP
Power
4
1/6/2014
Forever StormTragedy
Thrash
4
1/6/2014
AmbushFirestorm
Traditional
Traditional played to the exact perfection of bands like Priest and Quartz
3.5
1/1/2014
Audrey HorneYoungblood
Hard Rock
4.5
12/30/2013
PestilenceObsideo
Death
4
12/17/2013
Eyes Set to KillMasks
Metalcore/Hardcore
2
12/1/2013
AccuserDiabolic
Thrash
Bonehead thrash proficiency
3
12/1/2013
Generation KillWe're All Gonna Die
Thrash
4.5
11/19/2013
TragedianDecimation
Power
3.5
11/19/2013
Iron MaskFifth Son of Winterdoom
Power
3
11/19/2013
HellCurse and Chapter
Black
3.5
11/7/2013
PsychocalypseCrying Moon
Thrash
4
11/1/2013
Scale the SummitThe Migration
Progressive
3.5
10/22/2013
Svet KantLoneliness
Progressive
4
10/22/2013
HalestormReAniMate 2.0
Hard Rock
3.5
10/20/2013
TestamentDark Roots of Thrash
Thrash
4
10/18/2013
War Torn AngelDepth/Distance
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
10/17/2013
Deals DeathPoint Zero Solution
Death
3.5
10/17/2013
Eden's CurseSymphony of Sins
Gothic/Symphonic
3
10/17/2013
Damnations DayInvisible, The Dead
Power
4.5
10/17/2013
While the Buried SleepIn Defeat
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
10/4/2013
GraveMorbid Ascent
Death
4
10/4/2013
DarkaneThe Sinister Supremacy
Thrash
4
10/4/2013
SandstoneDelta Viridian
Traditional
4
8/13/2013
HavokUnnatural Selection
Thrash
4
8/9/2013
DevourmentConceived in Sewage
Heavy/Extreme
3
8/9/2013
Black Sabbath13
Doom/Stoner
3.5
8/2/2013
EnforcerDeath By Fire
Traditional
4
6/23/2013
RiversideShrine of New Generation Slaves
Progressive
4.5
6/23/2013
DeadlandsEvilution
Power
4
6/19/2013
Circle of SilenceThe Rise of Resistance
Power
4
6/19/2013
Azure EmoteThe Gravity of Impermanence
Death
3.5
6/19/2013
WormedExodromos
Death
2
6/14/2013
ValorThe Yonder Answer
Power
4
6/14/2013
SuffocationPinnacle of Bedlam
Death
4
6/14/2013
NegatorGates to the Pantheon
Death
3
6/14/2013
Damnation AngelsBringer of Light
Power
3.5
6/14/2013
HideweaverSilver Bullet
Power
4
5/26/2013
Defeated SanityPassages Into Deformity
Death
2
5/26/2013
BludveraTerrorform
Thrash
4
5/26/2013
ShiningOne One One
Heavy/Extreme
5
5/6/2013
AosothAn Arrow In Heart
Black
4
4/29/2013
Densetsu StreamWicked City
Heavy/Extreme
4.5
4/28/2013
DarkthroneThe Underground Resistance
Heavy/Extreme
5
4/22/2013
Carach AngrenWhere The Corpses Sink Forever
Black
5
4/20/2013
AgrypnieAetas Cineris
Black
5
4/20/2013
Six Feet UnderUnborn
Death
2.5
4/20/2013
ShakraPowerplay
Hard Rock
3
4/15/2013
RebellionArminius: Furor Teutonicus
Power
3.5
4/9/2013
EktomorfThe Acoustic
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
4/4/2013
ScreamerPhoenix
Traditional
3.5
4/4/2013
Giant XI
Hard Rock
3.5
3/28/2013
HatriotHeroes Of Origin
Thrash
3.5
3/26/2013
Parkway DriveAtlas
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
3/23/2013
Six-Point LeadLight Lies
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
3/22/2013
WitchburnerBloodthirsty Eyes
Thrash
2
3/20/2013
AttackerGiants Of Canaan
Traditional
3
3/15/2013
White SkullUnder This Flag
Power
2.5
3/13/2013
Attica Rage88 MPH
Traditional
3
3/10/2013
DeuceNine Lives
Nu/Rapcore
3
3/10/2013
Wednesday 13The Dixie Dead
Hard Rock
3.5
3/10/2013
DestructionSpiritual Genocide
Thrash
4.5
2/25/2013
Chariots of the GodsChariots of the Gods
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
2/25/2013
Zero DownLooking To Start A Riot
Traditional
3.5
2/7/2013
Ashes of AresAshes of Ares
Power
Songs themselves are just missing flavor
3
1/1/2013
Undead DaredevilDemo 2012
Death
5
12/30/2012
ScelerataThe Sniper
Power
3.5
12/24/2012
Dark TranquilityZero Distance EP
Heavy/Extreme
5
12/24/2012
StrikerArmed To The Teeth
Traditional
3.5
12/2/2012
AdamonNightmare of my Dreams
Death
Doomy version of frosty death metal
3.5
12/1/2012
Freedom CallLand Of The Crimson Dawn
Power
3.5
11/30/2012
Burning PointThe Ignitor
Power
3.5
11/22/2012
Blackberry SmokeThe Whippoorwill
Hard Rock
3
11/21/2012
Black MoorLethal Waters
Traditional
3
11/20/2012
HellyeahBand Of Brothers
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
11/19/2012
BulletFull Pull
Hard Rock
3
11/16/2012
DroneFor Torch And Crown
Thrash
3.5
11/13/2012
The SorrowMisery Escape
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
11/13/2012
IkkadianOf Alpha And Omega
Black
4
11/11/2012
Cradle of FilthThe Manticore and Other Horrors
Black
3
11/11/2012
A Life Once LostEcstatic Trance
Metalcore/Hardcore
5
10/28/2012
Evil LuciferaAtrium Infernalis
Black
5
10/20/2012
Seven KingdomsFire Is Mine
Power
2
10/17/2012
IlldisposedSense the Darkness
Death
4.5
10/13/2012
Enemy ReignBetween Hell and Oblivion
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
10/13/2012
D.I.S.Becoming Wrath
Thrash
3.5
10/13/2012
CloudscapeNew Era
Progressive
4
10/13/2012
Vision DivineDestination Set to Nowhere
Progressive
3.5
10/4/2012
SylosisMonolith
Thrash
4
10/4/2012
Sacred BloodAlexandros
Power
3.5
10/4/2012
Fear FactoryThe Industrialist
Industrial
3
10/4/2012
EnslavedRiitiir
Black
4
10/4/2012
MasachistScorned
Death
4.5
9/12/2012
EktomorfBlack Flag
Thrash
4
9/12/2012
Daylight DiesA Frail Becoming
Traditional
4
9/12/2012
BulletFull Pull
Power
2
9/12/2012
EvokenAtra Mors
Doom/Stoner
5
8/25/2012
American DogPoison Smile
Hard Rock
3.5
8/20/2012
Toxic TraceTorment
Thrash
4
8/19/2012
TormenterPulse of Terror
Thrash
4
8/19/2012
HumangledOdd Ethics
Death
3
8/19/2012
FunerusReturn to Sludge
Death
4
8/19/2012
Fall of MirraCircling The Wagons
Heavy/Extreme
4.5
8/17/2012
SuruCatharsis
Death
4
8/6/2012
Embrace the TideDistances
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
8/2/2012
AthlantisM.W.N.D.
Power
4
8/2/2012
AbhorrenceCompletely Vulgar
Death
2
8/2/2012
TestamentDark Roots of Earth
Thrash
4
7/31/2012
Mercury TideKilling Saw
Progressive
3.5
7/25/2012
Black MajestyStargazer
Power
4
7/25/2012
MarauderElegy of Blood
Power
4
7/18/2012
UsurpressTrenches of the Netherworld
Death
3
7/18/2012
Titans EveLife Apocalypse
Thrash
4
7/10/2012
Thick As BloodLiving Proof
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
7/10/2012
MasterThe New Elite
Death
1
7/10/2012
DragonyLegends
Power
3.5
7/10/2012
FastkillBestial Thrashing Bulldozer
Thrash
1
7/9/2012
Bury TomorrowThe Union of Crowns
Metalcore/Hardcore
2.5
7/9/2012
The Murder of My SweetBye Bye Lullaby
Gothic/Symphonic
2
6/4/2012
HexenBeing and Nothingness
Thrash
4
6/4/2012
DisaffectedRebirth
Progressive
4
6/4/2012
Sonata ArcticaStones Grow Her Name
Power
1.5
5/12/2012
PhobiaRemnants of Filth
Heavy/Extreme
2
5/12/2012
SabatonCarolus Rex
Power
3.5
5/12/2012
Steel AssassinWWII: Metal of Honor
Traditional
2.5
5/9/2012
NifelheimDevil's Force
Black
3.5
4/26/2012
Napalm DeathUtilitarian
Heavy/Extreme
5
4/18/2012
CalibanI Am Nemesis
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
4/18/2012
Empires of EdenChannelling The Infinite
Power
4
4/17/2012
Last KingdomChronicles of the North
Power
4
4/8/2012
Night QueenFor Queen and Metal
Gothic/Symphonic
3.5
4/8/2012
7 Horns 7 EyesThe Falsehood of Affliction
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
4/8/2012
De ProfundisThe Emptiness Within
Progressive
3.5
4/8/2012
EpicaRequiem for the Indifferent
Gothic/Symphonic
4
3/28/2012
The DevastatedThe Devil's Messenger
Heavy/Extreme
2
3/28/2012
AsphyxDeathhammer
Death
3.5
3/28/2012
BerserkerfoXNew World Murder EP
Death
3.5
3/28/2012
VendettaWorld Under Fire
Traditional
2.5
3/27/2012
Spawn of PosessionIncurso
Death
4
3/21/2012
Cannibal CorpseTorture
Death
3.5
3/21/2012
Armor ColumnMaximum Collateral Damage
Thrash
3.5
3/9/2012
Imperial State ElectricPop War
Hard Rock
3.5
3/1/2012
SectuInundate
Death
3.5
2/19/2012
ExeloumeFairytale of Perversion
Thrash
3.5
2/19/2012
MolokenRural
Doom/Stoner
3
2/19/2012
VendettaFeed the Extermination
Thrash
3.5
2/8/2012
Iron SaviorThe Landing
Power
4
2/8/2012
Iron MaskBlack As Death
Power
4
2/8/2012
DragonLandUnder the Grey Banner
Power
2.5
2/8/2012
The Man-Eating TreeHarvest
Gothic/Symphonic
3.5
1/28/2012
VallenfyreA Fragile King
Death
4
1/28/2012
KrisiunThe Great Execution
Death
4.5
1/28/2012
Walking With StrangersHardships
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
1/24/2012
DecayingEncirclement
Death
3.5
1/24/2012
Threat SignalThreat Signal
Black
3
1/22/2012
Soul DrainerHeavens Gate
Death
2.5
1/22/2012
I Am HungerOdium
Hard Rock
2.5
1/22/2012
The MagnificentThe Magnificent
Hard Rock
3
1/22/2012
King's EvilSacrosanct
Thrash
3.5
1/22/2012
Cold FateFigures In Black
Thrash
2
1/22/2012
Holy GrailSeasons Bleedings
Traditional
4.5
1/7/2012
HexfireThe Fires Of Redemption
Power
3
1/7/2012
Primal FearUnbreakable
Power
4
1/3/2012
Animetal USAAnimetal USA
Power
2
1/1/2012
CommunicThe Bottom Deep
Progressive
3.5
1/1/2012
AxehammerMarching On
Traditional
Continues the trek of traditional metal
3.5
1/1/2012
CageSupremacy Of Steel
Power
3
12/25/2011
Iron MaskBlack As Death
Power
3
12/22/2011
Confused Little GirlSouthern Gentlemen
Doom/Stoner
3.5
12/15/2011
PegazusIn Metal We Trust
Traditional
3.5
12/12/2011
DefuseBangkok Addiction
Hard Rock
3.5
11/29/2011
Dick Delicious And The Tasty TesticlesA Vulgar Display of Obscurity
Thrash
.5
11/23/2011
VaderWelcome To The Morbid Reich
Death
3.5
11/21/2011
Planet 9Planet 9
Hard Rock
2.5
11/12/2011
Solar FragmentIn Our Hands
Power
3.5
11/6/2011
Two Steps From HellInvincible
Heavy/Extreme
4.5
11/2/2011
NightrageInsidous
Thrash
3
10/29/2011
HibriaBlind Ride
Power
4
10/29/2011
SoulhealerThe Kings Of Bullet Alley
Traditional
2.5
10/26/2011
The QuillFull Circle
Hard Rock
3.5
10/25/2011
Voodoo SixFluke
Hard Rock
.5
10/21/2011
Zombie, Inc.A Dreadful Disease
Death
2.5
10/20/2011
CriminalAkelarre
Thrash
3.5
10/20/2011
The BotanistThe Suicide Tree/A Rose From The Dead
Black
4
10/19/2011
Adrenaline MobAdrenaline Mob
Hard Rock
4
10/16/2011
LeprousBilateral
Progressive
5
10/15/2011
Stray From The PathRising Sun
Metalcore/Hardcore
4.5
10/15/2011
ICS VortexStorm Seeker
Heavy/Extreme
5
10/15/2011
WarbringerWorlds Torn Asunder
Thrash
5
10/14/2011
ReinXeedSwedish Hitz Goes Metal
Power
1.5
10/10/2011
Speed Kill HateOut For Blood
Thrash
.5
10/8/2011
DownfireDamnation
Heavy/Extreme
3
10/8/2011
Absolute PowerAbsolute Power
Traditional
3.5
10/8/2011
StargazeryEye On The Sky
Power
2
10/8/2011
Catch 22Monumental
Traditional
3.5
10/8/2011
Alpha TigerMan or Machine
Power
4.5
9/28/2011
CrossfadeWe All Bleed
Hard Rock
3.5
9/28/2011
Bai BangLivin' My Dreams
Hard Rock
2.5
9/28/2011
AnthraxWorship Music
Thrash
4.5
9/10/2011
AesthesiaShattered Idols
Hard Rock
3.5
9/10/2011
The SorrowThe Sorrow
Metalcore/Hardcore
3.5
9/10/2011
Limp BizkitGold Cobra
Nu/Rapcore
4
9/10/2011
Signum A.D.The Unsilenced
Hard Rock
3.5
9/3/2011
TankardVolume 14
Thrash
3.5
9/3/2011
TormenterPulse Of Terror
Thrash
3.5
9/3/2011
Six Reasons To KillArchitects Of Perfection
Death
3.5
8/24/2011
Steel AggressorFrom Ruins To Dust
Power
3
8/24/2011
Stone DozerLong Live The King
Thrash
3.5
8/17/2011
Suicide SilenceThe Black Crown
Death
3.5
8/17/2011
The StoneYmpo
Black
1.5
8/14/2011
PanychidaMoon, Forest, Blinding Snow
Traditional
1
8/14/2011
Axis PowersMarching Towards Destruction
Death
2.5
8/14/2011
ByfrostBlack Earth
Black
3
8/14/2011
Beyond the VortexOne
Metalcore/Hardcore
2.5
8/14/2011
Hail The VillainPopulation Declining
Hard Rock
3.5
8/9/2011
The TreatmentThis Might Hurt
Hard Rock
3.5
8/9/2011
Morbid AngelIllud Dominum Insanus
Death
2
8/3/2011
Sonne AdamTransformation
Death
4
8/3/2011
Blackstar HaloIlluminated
Hard Rock
3.5
7/30/2011
Chrome Division3rd Round Knockout
Hard Rock
3
7/30/2011
KoritniGame of Fools
Hard Rock
3.5
7/14/2011
Seven WitchesCall Upon The Wicked
Traditional
3.5
7/12/2011
CalibanCoverfield
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
6/28/2011
Interim DivineHouse of the Broken
Hard Rock
5
6/26/2011
FireforceMarch On
Power
3.5
6/24/2011
NifelheimNifelheim
Black
3.5
6/22/2011
Born AgainNeverending Fire/ One Question
Traditional
3
6/20/2011
SymfoniaIn Paradisum
Power
3
6/20/2011
Nasty NunsToo Much Is Never Enough
Hard Rock
3.5
6/20/2011
ChainfistBlack Out Sunday
Heavy/Extreme
3
6/20/2011
HellHuman Remains
Traditional
3
6/20/2011
WolfLegions of Bastards
Traditional
4
6/15/2011
Pure Inc.IV
Hard Rock
3.5
6/14/2011
RenegadeW:A:R
Traditional
3.5
6/12/2011
Sandra DeeVisions Of Pain
Hard Rock
3.5
6/12/2011
StormwarriorHeathen Warrior
Power
3
6/12/2011
Twisted Tower DireMake It Dark
Traditional
3.5
6/7/2011
TriggersoulTriggersoul
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
6/7/2011
The Very EndMercy And Misery
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
6/6/2011
Black SpidersSons Of The North
Hard Rock
3.5
6/5/2011
Asphalt ValentineStrip Rock 'N Roll
Hard Rock
3
6/5/2011
Cypher SeerOrigins
Power
3.5
5/30/2011
Abysmal DawnLeveling The Plane Of Existence
Death
4
5/29/2011
X-PiracyDodge City Limits
Hard Rock
3
5/28/2011
AidenDisguises
Metalcore/Hardcore
3
5/28/2011
Pompei NightsRather Die Than Livin' In Boundaries
Hard Rock
4
5/24/2011
Hardcore CircusWake Up Call
Hard Rock
3
5/18/2011
FacebreakerInfected
Death
3.5
5/18/2011
AnvilJuggernaut of Justice
Thrash
3.5
5/16/2011
Black 'N BlueHell Yeah!
Hard Rock
4
5/14/2011
ArtasRiotology
Metalcore/Hardcore
4.5
5/14/2011
Angelus ApatridaClockwork
Thrash
5
5/14/2011
Danger ZoneIn The Line Of Fire
Hard Rock
3.5
5/14/2011
BackdraftThis Heaven Goes To Eleven
Doom/Stoner
2.5
5/14/2011
WorldecayThe Divide
Death
4
5/8/2011
TTDTEDanza 3: The Series of Unfortunate Events
Metalcore/Hardcore
5
5/8/2011
SalemIn The Beginning
Traditional
3
5/6/2011
UDORev-Raptor
Traditional
3.5
5/6/2011
ArtilleryMy Blood
Thrash
4
5/1/2011
AnomalousOHMnivalent
Death
4.5
5/1/2011
talanasThe Waspkeeper
Death
5
5/1/2011
Lazarus A.DBlack Rivers Flow
Thrash
4
4/26/2011
OrcustusOrcustus
Black
3
4/10/2011
ExtinctionistWorld Extinction
Death
2.5
4/8/2011
BloodboundUnholy Cross
Power
3.5
4/1/2011
Band Of SpiceFeel Like Coming Home
Doom/Stoner
2.5
3/29/2011
UnderrideDistorted Nation
Hard Rock
4
3/29/2011
In This MomentA Star-Crossed Wasteland
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
3/28/2011
MillionSane And Insanity
Hard Rock
3.5
3/24/2011
Yngwie MalmsteenRelentless
Traditional
3.5
3/22/2011
SymbolicScarvest
Death
3.5
3/10/2011
UniversumMortuus Machina
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
3/10/2011
AcllaLandscape Revolution
Power
3.5
3/8/2011
One Man Army And The Undead QuartetThe Dark Epic
Death
4.5
3/6/2011
EssenceLost In Violence
Thrash
3.5
3/6/2011
DestructionDay Of Reckoning
Thrash
3.5
3/1/2011
Bad CityWelcome To The Wasteland
Hard Rock
3.5
2/26/2011
Malison RogueMalison Rogue
Progressive
2.5
2/22/2011
SkannersFactory Of Steel
Traditional
3
2/21/2011
HavokTime is Up
Thrash
4
2/18/2011
DarkestrahThe Great Silk Road
Black
3
2/16/2011
ArthemisHeroes
Power
4
2/14/2011
BilocateSudden Death Syndrome
Progressive
3
2/12/2011
Made Of HatePathogen
Heavy/Extreme
4
2/11/2011
Omnium GatherumNew World Shadows
Death
4
2/11/2011
WitchunterCrystal Demons
Traditional
3
2/6/2011
Seven ThornsReturn To The Past
Power
3
2/6/2011
OverdriveAngelmaker
Traditional
4.5
2/2/2011
OnslaughtSounds of Violence
Thrash
4
1/30/2011
The RansackBloodline
Death
4.5
1/29/2011
WarcryRevenge In Blood
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
1/29/2011
King LizardViva La Decadence
Hard Rock
3.5
1/26/2011
Lord VoltureBeast Of Thunder
Power
4
1/26/2011
HardboneDirty 'N' Young
Hard Rock
2.5
1/25/2011
Blood of the Black OwlA Feral Spirit
Doom/Stoner
2
1/25/2011
PowerworldHuman Parasite
Hard Rock
4
1/22/2011
PowerdriveInstinct
Traditional
4
1/22/2011
Dirty LooksI.C.U
Hard Rock
4
1/21/2011
Lightning Swords of DeathThe Extra Dimensional Wound
Black
4
1/20/2011
HelstarGlory Of Chaos
Power
4.5
1/17/2011
FirewindDays Of Defiance
Power
3
1/17/2011
Gallows EndNemesis Divine
Power
4
1/15/2011
ColdspellOut From The Cold
Hard Rock
4
1/14/2011
ExciterDeath Machine
Thrash
1
1/10/2011
Astral DoorsTestament Of Rock
Traditional
4.5
1/10/2011
Poison SunVirtual Sin
Traditional
3
1/10/2011
Hardcore SuperstarSplit Your Lip
Hard Rock
4
1/7/2011
BirdfleshMongo Musicale
Heavy/Extreme
2.5
12/21/2010
AmorphisMagic & Mayhem - Tales From the Early Years
Death
4
12/14/2010
HackneyedDeath Prevails
Death
4.5
12/14/2010
AcridIf You Knew
Traditional
Compelling only for those wanting everything
2.5
12/1/2010
The Commander In ChiefBattle for the Mind
Hard Rock
4.5
11/28/2010
ForbiddenOmega Wave
Thrash
4
11/26/2010
Ross The BossHailstorm
Traditional
4
11/22/2010
SymphorceUnrestricted
Power
4
11/13/2010
The BurningHail The Horde
Thrash
4.5
11/13/2010
Halcyon WayBuilding The Towers
Heavy/Extreme
4
11/12/2010
Dread the ForsakenUnbound
Power
4
11/12/2010
HellrazorSoothsayer
Thrash
3.5
10/23/2010
Eternal ReignThe Dawn Of Reckoning
Power
2.5
10/22/2010
AvianFrom The Depths Of Time
Power
3
10/16/2010
ScarsDevilgod Alliance
Thrash
3.5
10/15/2010
RezetHave Gun, Will Travel
Thrash
2.5
10/15/2010
KataklysmHeaven's Venom
Death
4
10/11/2010
DarkwaterWhere Stories End
Progressive
3.5
10/8/2010
Joe SatrianiBlack Swans And Wormhole Wizards
Hard Rock
3.5
10/5/2010
MastercastleLast Desire
Hard Rock
2.5
10/2/2010
MistheriaDragon Fire
Progressive
4
10/1/2010
Abigail Williams In the Abscence of Light
Black
4
9/29/2010
Blind GuardianAt the Edge of Time
Power
4
9/29/2010
Angst SkvadronSweet Poison
Black
5
9/29/2010
Oranssi PazuzuMuukalainen Purhuu
Black
5
9/29/2010
EmeraldRe-Forged
Traditional
3.5
9/25/2010
FractureSimple Chaos
Progressive
2.5
9/25/2010
Atlantean KodexThe Golden Bough
Traditional
4
9/17/2010
Kiske SomervilleKiske/Somerville
Hard Rock
3
9/17/2010
StratosphereFire Flight
Hard Rock
3.5
9/17/2010
Voices of ExtremeBreak The Silence
Hard Rock
3
9/12/2010
Tiago Della VegaHybrid
Heavy/Extreme
5
9/8/2010
Acid BathPaegan Terrorism Tactics
Black
4.5
9/5/2010
FerreiraBetter Run
Hard Rock
3
9/2/2010
DragonsfireMetal Service
Power
2.5
8/28/2010
Distant PastAlpha Draconis
Traditional
2.5
8/28/2010
KorzusDiscipline of Hate
Thrash
4
8/28/2010
RAMLightbringer
Traditional
3.5
8/28/2010
Sister SinTrue Sound Of The Underground
Hard Rock
4
8/20/2010
Sarah Jezebel DevaA Sign of Sublime
Black
4
8/17/2010
AcceptBlood of the Nations
Traditional
4
8/16/2010
Iron MaidenThe Final Frontier
Power
4.5
8/16/2010
Primal FearLive In The U.S.A
Power
5
8/6/2010
National SuicideThe Old Family Is Still Alive
Thrash
3.5
8/6/2010
TornadoFire At Will
Thrash
3.5
8/6/2010
CrosswindsOpposing Forces
Power
4
8/6/2010
Holy GrailImproper Burial
Traditional
4
8/5/2010
Dawn Of SilenceWicked Saint Or Righteous Sinner
Power
4.5
8/4/2010
SteelwingLord Of The Wasteland
Traditional
4.5
8/4/2010
GreedBurn It Down
Hard Rock
3
8/4/2010
ArmageddaI Am
Black
4.5
7/30/2010
Hell's Thrash HorsemenGoing Sane
Thrash
3.5
7/30/2010
AbuserThreats Of Fate
Thrash
4.5
7/30/2010
Hellish CrossfireBloodrust Scythe
Thrash
3.5
7/26/2010
Soul CollectorSoul Collector EP
Thrash
3.5
7/26/2010
A Tortured SoulLucifer's Fate
Traditional
3.5
7/23/2010
Fatal EmbraceThe Empires Of Inhumanity
Thrash
4.5
7/23/2010
DoomshineThe Piper At The Gates Of Doom
Doom/Stoner
3.5
7/21/2010
LoudnessKing Of Pain
Traditional
3.5
7/20/2010
Danko JonesBelow The Belt
Hard Rock
5
7/20/2010
PertnessFrom The Beginning To The End
Power
4
7/20/2010
Tony Harnell & The Mercury TrainRound Trip
Hard Rock
3
7/20/2010
GypsyhawkPatience & Perseverance
Traditional
3.5
7/20/2010
HalloweenDon't Metal With Evil
Traditional
5
7/19/2010
KozeljnikDeeper The Fall
Black
2.5
7/16/2010
Seven KingdomsSeven Kingdoms
Power
3.5
7/15/2010
AriseThe Reckoning
Death
3.5
7/9/2010
Christ InversionChrist Inversion
Black
2.5
7/9/2010
HateSphereThe Sickness Within
Heavy/Extreme
3.5
7/9/2010
Pantheon-IThe Wanderer and His Shadow
Black
2
7/9/2010
BloodbathThe Fathomless Mastery
Death
4.5
7/9/2010
Blasphemy RitesHideous Lord
Black
4
6/26/2010
Dark CelebrationPhlegethon: The Transcendence of Demon Lords
Death
0
6/26/2010
Lord BelialThe Black Curse
Black
2.5
6/26/2010
Forevers EdgeChaotic Silence
Power
3.5
6/25/2010
TauntedBleeding Black
Thrash
3.5
6/22/2010
American SixgunThe Devil In Your Bones
Hard Rock
4
6/21/2010
Holy CrossUnder The Flag
Power
4
6/21/2010
Helvetets PortExodus To Hell
Traditional
2.5
6/21/2010
PhonomikSoul Creeper
Progressive
3.5
6/18/2010
Phantom XThis Is War
Traditional
4
6/18/2010
MasqueradeCybernetic Empire
Traditional
4
6/18/2010
The PoodlesClash Of The Elements
Hard Rock
4
6/18/2010
Dark AgeAcedia
Gothic/Symphonic
3
6/18/2010
Wild SideSpeed Devil
Hard Rock
3.5
6/18/2010
L.A. GunsCovered In Guns
Hard Rock
2.5
6/18/2010
DisavowedStagnated Existence
Death
2.5
6/15/2010
KylesaStatic Tensions
Heavy/Extreme
3
6/10/2010
Shredding The EnvelopeThe Call of the Flames
Thrash
4.5
6/7/2010
Kissin' DynamiteAddicted To Metal
Hard Rock
3
5/29/2010
PainsideDark World Burden
Traditional
3.5
5/27/2010
NecroblasphemeDestination: Nulle Part
Death
3.5
5/25/2010
Bitter FrostBitter Frost
Black
4.5
5/22/2010
InnerwishNo Turning Back
Power
4
5/18/2010
Guilt MachineOn This Perfect Day
Progressive
4.5
5/17/2010
Gamma RayTo The Metal
Power
3.5
5/14/2010
BloodthirstSanctity Denied
Thrash
4.5
5/11/2010
DeftonesDiamond Eyes
Heavy/Extreme
5
5/11/2010
Dark FortressYlem
Black
5
5/11/2010
Blut Aus NordMemoria Vetusta II: Dialogue With The Stars
Black
4
5/11/2010
Carach AngrenDeath Came Through A Phantom ship
Black
5
5/11/2010
Mama KinIn The City
Hard Rock
3.5
5/10/2010
Black DawnThe Black Tides Of War
Thrash
2.5
5/8/2010
Wicked TemptationSeein Ain't Believin'
Hard Rock
3.5
5/8/2010
House Of HeavyHouse Of Heavy
Hard Rock
3
5/8/2010
Steevi JaimzMy Private Hell
Hard Rock
4
5/4/2010
NecrophobicSatanic Blasphemies
Black
4
5/4/2010
MegasusMegasus
Doom/Stoner
1
5/4/2010
Perpetual SufferingPerpetual Suffering
Black
1.5
5/4/2010
AnywherePrometiendo Volver
Traditional
3.5
5/3/2010
ThrowdownDeathless
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
5/2/2010
Trick Or TreatTin Soldiers
Power
3
5/2/2010
WizardThor
Power
3.5
5/2/2010
Bang CamaroII
Hard Rock
3
5/2/2010
The Autumn OfferingRequiem
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
5/2/2010
AidenKnives
Metalcore/Hardcore
4
5/2/2010
Shredding The EnvelopeThe Call of the Flames
Thrash
3.5
5/1/2010
Ascension TheoryAnswers
Progressive
4.5
5/1/2010
AbortedSlaughter & Apparatus: A Methodical Overture
Death
3.5
5/1/2010
Wild SideSpeed Devil
Hard Rock
4
5/1/2010
8-Point RosePrimigenia
Power
3.5
5/1/2010
AbsoluteAbsolute
Nu/Rapcore
Enough apple-polish to swoon the hippest of kids
3
1/1/2010
AbrasionAbrasion
Power
Over the top shenanigans
2
1/1/2010
AbstractConcrete Visions
Death
Grinding the gears and going nowhere
2.5
1/1/2010
AdastraThe Last Sunset
Traditional
Overall this one is rock solid
3.5
1/1/2010
AddictedRecipe for the Sick
Metalcore/Hardcore
Isn't inventive, yet still pleasing
3
1/1/2010
AbandonedThrash You
Thrash
As unrelenting as it is aggressive
3.5
1/1/2010
AdrenalAs Paradise Burns
Death
Dark and dreary with the aggressive growls
3.5
1/1/2010
AethraTime and Eternity
Power
Should cater to the power-prog fans
3.5
1/1/2010
AffectusAnathema
Hard Rock
Mainstream appeal permeates the record
3.5
1/1/2010
AfflictionExecution is Necessary
Thrash
Adroitly played thrash
3.5
1/1/2010
AgressorMedieval Rites
Death
Rife with the systematic ingredients that make these acts extremely repetitive
2.5
1/1/2010
Alien SquadFrom Alienation to An Alien Nation
Thrash
Frantic speed metal, riffs for miles and gang chants galore
3.5
1/1/2010
AlexisonfireOld Crows/Young Cardinals
Hard Rock
Fuzzy hard rock persona
3.5
1/1/2010
AgressorVictim of Yourself
Thrash
Beefy riffs and busy hands behind semi-growling vocals
3
1/1/2010
The Amity AfflictionYoungbloods
Metalcore/Hardcore
An abundance of screamo, growling and clean vocals
2.5
1/1/2010
AxemasterDeath Before Dishonor
Thrash
Traditional faculty mixed with thrash tendencies
3.5
1/1/2010
Axis PowersMarching Toward Destruction
Death
Vintage death
3.5
1/1/2010
AngriffWar of Life
Thrash
Noisy C-grade thrash
2
1/1/2010
AnarionUnbroken
Power
A meeting of progressive, power and thrash metal from Australia
4
1/1/2010
Atomic RoarThe Warfare Merchants
Thrash
Loose and clangy
2
1/1/2010
Atom SmashLove is in the Missle
Hard Rock
Tons of hooks and solos with a stellar production
3.5
1/1/2010
Babylon BombsTen Things You Can't Live Without
Hard Rock
L.A.'s Sunset Strip and punk rock
3
1/1/2010


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   SUMMARY STATS
Reviews
Total Reviews: 926
Total Different Bands: 855
Total Styles: 13

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Companies
Total Companies: 335

Top Company Reviews:
Nuclear Blast - 61
Century Media - 38
Massacre - 29
AFM - 28
Metal Blade - 25
Napalm - 24
Pure Steel - 18
Mighty Music - 16
Frontiers - 15
Candlelight - 14
Prosthetic - 14
Nightmare - 12

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Styles
Total Styles: 13

Breakdown:
Death - 155
Thrash - 121
Hard Rock - 121
Traditional - 114
Power - 105
Black - 86
Metalcore/Hardcore - 67
Heavy/Extreme - 67
Doom/Stoner - 40
Progressive - 25
Gothic/Symphonic - 17
Nu/Rapcore - 5
Industrial - 3