Friday, January 30, 2009

SSS - The Dividing Line (2009)


1) The Dividing Line
2) Oil and Water
3) The Bastard Stench
4) Waiting Game
5) Toxic Bee
6) Thrash With A Small Moustache
7) Can't Burst the Bubble
8) Bored
9) Invertebrate
10) Purple Reign
11) Hammerhead
12) Sk8+Destroy
13) Ride the Best-Fuck the Rest
14) Flick the Switch
15) Time's Up
16) Street Leech
17) Cherry Island
18) 3.06
19) Last Defence
20) Unrest in the Northwest

Short Sharp Shock is one of the key bands in the sudden surge of retro thrash. Imagine a darker Municipal Waste and you've got SSS.

Myspace
Download (Mediafire)

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Axis of Perdition - Urfe (2009)















*UK Industrial Black Metal/Dark Ambient

This is a dark ambient album with splices of black metal. Constant monologue tells the story of a horrifying struggle.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=JFK8GIXR

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Mournful Congregation - The June Frost (2009)



















*Australian Funeral Doom Metal

Mournful Congregation play textbook solemn funeral doom - heavy sound, long songs, and frequent melodies. For funeral doom fans, pick this up!

http://rapidshare.com/files/189294710/June.M.C.Doomstermaniac.rar

New Releases For The Week Of 1/25-1/31

1.) ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS - HITS FROM THE BOW REISSUE (CENTURY MEDIA)
***Grindcore/Experimental
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/agatg

2.) THE AXIS OF PERDITION - URFE (CODE666)
***Industrial/Ambient Black Metal
Middlesbrough, UK
http://www.myspace.com/theaxisofperdition

3.) ELDRITCH - LIVEQUAKE REISSUE (LMP)
***Progressive/Power
Florence, Italy
http://www.myspace.com/neighbourhell

4.) GOBLIN COCK - COME WITH ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE (ROBCORE)
***Stoner Metal
San Diego, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/goblincock

5.) MONNO - GHOSTS (CONSPIRACY)
***Drone Metal
Berlin, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/monnosound

6.) MOURNFUL CONGREGATION - THE JUNE FROST (WEIRD TRUTH)
***Funeral Doom Metal
Adelaide, Australia
http://www.myspace.com/mournfulcongregation

7.) TAAKE - TAAKE REISSUE (CENTURY MEDIA)
***Black Metal
Bergen, Norway
http://www.myspace.com/taakeofficial

8.) ZONARIA - THE CANCER EMPIRE REISSUE (CENTURY MEDIA)
***Black/Melodeath
Umeå, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/zonaria

Monday, January 26, 2009

Tvangeste - Firestorm




Genre: Symphonic Black Metal
Country: Russia (relocated to Canada)
Label: Worldchaos Productions
Release Date: Sept 2002
Tvangeste is the epitomy of symphonic black metal. They bring a very standard black metal feel while stepping up and letting in much orchestration with an actual orchestra and a choir making it a very unique sound. If your a fan of bands that use musical instruments outside the norm of black metal this is for you.

Trepalium - Alchemik Clockwork Of Disorder


Genre: Death Metal
Country: France
Label: Season Of Mist
Release Date: Feb 2006

Trepalium is a great that death metal band that does some pretty interesting sound with the general brutal smack you in the face sound by adding in jazz, progressive, and even funk influences. In my opinion it is a great listen and a must have for death metal fanatics. In short this album is if A Clock Work Orange was published as an album instead.

Link: http://rs33.rapidshare.com/files/102849613/Trepalium_-_Alchemik_Clockwork_Of_Disorder.rar

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Theory In Practice - The Third Eye Function (1997)





Track Listing :

1. Submissive 04:07
2. The Third Eye Function 04:32
3. Astral Eyes 04:36
4. Self Alteration 04:25
5. Worlds within Worlds (The Ethereal Withdrawal) 04:30
6. The Expiring Utopia 05:17
7. Theoretical Conviction 02:54
8. Void of Origin 00:56
9. Inexplicable Nature 06:16

Total playing time 37:33


Imagine an Atheist version of a Swedish progressive death metal band. Pretty technical riffs and badass vocals. Most songs break down into some very cool acoustic parts that make you realize how well the album was produced for the time. This is without a doubt my favorite album by this awesome underrated band. This is for all prog/tech death metal fans.

Download :


http://www.mediafire.com/?yuytwyqyqjm

Vintersorg - Solens Rötter (2007)

Genre: Viking/Folk Metal
Country: Sweden
Label: Napalm Records
Release Date: May 2007

This album from Vintersorg takes viking metal in a very progressive direction taking the general style and blending in intensive drumming, complex guitar riffs, melodies and juat overall catchy songs. The band seems to overall have caught a fairly mystical, atmospheric and melodic feel and is interesting and enjoyable to listen to.

Link: http://rapidshare.com/files/20247789/Vintersorg.zip

Demonoid - Riders Of The Apocalypse (2004)

Genre: Death/Thrash Metal
Country: Sweden (Stockholm)
Label: Nuclear Blast
Release Date: July 2004

This album from the Therion/Chimaira side project hits hard. It is a concept album about the biblical Riders Of The Apocalypse and really what topic could be more fitting? The album blends all sorts of styles into one, it keeps its death metal sound while keyboards add a atmospheric feel to the music, as well as blending bits of technical instrumental work with death and black metal style vocals. All this makes for a very solid combination of songs and a pretty kickass album.

Link: http://www.megarotic.com/?d=8B2UVKD

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

New Releases For The Week Of 1/18-1/24

1.) 16 - BRIDGES TO BURN (RELAPSE)
***Sludge/Hardcore
Los Angeles, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/16

2.) ABACABB - SURVIVALIST (SUMERIAN)
***Deathcore
Washington, DC, USA
http://www.myspace.com/abacabb

3.) ALESTORM - LEVIATHAN EP (NAPALM)
***Folk/Power Metal
Perth, Scotland, UK
http://www.myspace.com/alestorm

4.) CARCASS - SYMPHONIES OF SICKNESS REISSUE (EARACHE)
***Grindcore
Liverpool, England, UK
http://www.myspace.com/carcass

5.) CATTLE DECAPITATION - THE HARVEST FLOOR (METAL BLADE)
***Death Metal/Grindcore
San Diego, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/cattledecapitation

6.) COLOSSEUM - CHAPTER 2: NUMQUAM (FIREBOX)
***Funeral Doom
Riihimäki, Finland
http://www.myspace.com/colosseumband

7.) CROOKED X – CROOKED X REISSUE (CAROLINE)
***Heavy Metal/Hard Rock
Cowetta, Oklahoma, USA
http://www.myspace.com/crookedx

8.) DAGOBA – FACE THE COLOSSUS REISSUE (SEASON OF MIST)
***Groove/Industrial
Marseille, France
http://www.myspace.com/dagoba

9.) DAWN OF DEMISE – LACERATED (DEEPSEND)
***Death Metal
Silkeborg, Denmark
http://www.myspace.com/dawnofdemise

10.) DIMENSION ZERO – HE WHO SHALL NOT BLEED REISSUE (CANDLELIGHT)
***Melodeath/Thrash
Goteborg, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/dimensionzerometal

11.) DOZER – BEYOND COLOSSAL REISSUE (SMAL STONE)
***Stoner Rock/Metal
Falun, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/dozerrock

12.) DREAMING DEAD - WITHIN ONE (THE END)
***Death/Thrash
Los Angeles, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/dreamingdead

13.) EDGUY – TINNITUS SANCTUS REISSUE (NUCLEAR BLAST)
***Power Metal
Hesse, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/edguy

14.) THE ETERNAL – KATRIKA REISSUE (FIREBOX)
***Gothic/Doom Metal
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.myspace.com/theeternalband

15.) THE GATHERING – DOWNFALL REISSUE (CANDLELIGHT)
***Death Metal/Doom
North Brabant, Netherlands
http://www.myspace.com/gatheringofficial

16.) GRAVE DIGGER – BALLADS OF A HANGMAN (NAPALM)
***Heavy/Speed Metal
Gladbeck, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/gravediggerclan

17.) INFLAMES – LUNAR STAR REISSUE/SUBTERRANEAN REISSUE (REGAIN)
***Melodeath/Gothenburg
Goteborg, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/inflames

18.) IRON FIRE – TO THE GRAVE (NAPALM)
***Traditional/Power Metal
Copenhagen, Denmark
http://www.myspace.com/officialironfire

19.) PAIN OF SALVATION – SECOND DEATH OF PAIN OF SALVATION (INSIDE OUT)
***Progressive Metal
Eskilstuna, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/painofsalvation

20.) PENTAGRAM – REVIEW YOUR CHOICES REISSUE/SUB-BASEMENT REISSUE (SEASON OF MIST)
***Heavy/Doom Metal
Washington DC, USA
http://www.myspace.com/brokenvows

21.) ROSE FUNERAL - THE RESTING SONATA (METAL BLADE)
***Deathcore
Cincinnati, OH, USA
http://www.myspace.com/rosefuneral

22.) RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER - LIVING FOR DEATH, DESTROYING THE REST (RELAPSE)
***Thrash Metal
Philadelphia, PA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/rumpelstiltskingrinder

23.) SECRET SPHERE – SWEET BLOOD THEORY REISSUE (LOCOMOTIVE MUSIC)
***Power Metal
Alessandria, Italy
http://www.myspace.com/heartanger

24.) SEPULTURA – A-LEX (SPV/STEAMHAMMER)
***Groove/Hardcore
Minas Gerais, Brazil
http://www.myspace.com/sepultura

25.) SQUEALER – THE CIRCLE SHUTS REISSUE (LOCOMOTIVE)
***Heavy/Power Metal
Hesse, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/squealerad

26.) SYLOSIS – CONCLUSION OF AN AGE (NUCLEAR BLAST)
***Melodeath
Cemetery Junction, Reading, UK
http://www.myspace.com/sylosis

27.) THYRFING – HELS VITE REISSUE (REGAIN)
***Viking Metal
Stockholm, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/thyrfingband

28.) UNDERNEATH THE GUN - FORFEIT MISFORTUNES (FERRET)
***Deathcore
Corona, CA, USA
http://www.myspace.com/utg

29.) WINO - PUNCTUATED EQUILIBRIUM (SOUTHERN LORD)
***Doom Metal
Maryland, USA
http://www.myspace.com/winoschopper

Monday, January 19, 2009

Astarte - Demonized (2007)

Genre: Black Metal
Country: Greece
Label: Avant Garde Records
Release Date: Feb 2007

Astarte is an all female black metal band that blend smooth melodies, sometimes even accoustic, in with your everyday melodic black metal making for quite a great combination of sound that will leave a dent in your ears.

Link: http://rapidshare.com/files/20097090/Astarte.zip

Sengir - Sign Of Devotion (2006)

Genre: Gothic Metal
Country: Belgium
Label: Buzzville Records
Release Date: Jan 2006

Sengir a while back released an album called Guilty Water which was in truth garbage. However this album shows they do have the chops to pull off a well written gothic metal album. They use the generic Gothic Metal sound but manage to attain it without hitting that 'flair' that make some bands so dull. As well the guitars have a certain kick and their singer hits notes that you would not expect. All in all a worthwhile listen

Link: http://rapidshare.com/files/20072893/Sengir.zip



Eternal Gray - Kindless (2002)



Genre: Death Metal
Country: Israel
Label: Raven Music Records
Release Date: Aug 2002

Eternal Gray bring a different sound to death metal the record is fairly melodic yet still manages to maintain the heaviness every death metal album should exhibit which makes for a 'darker' sound than most bands of the genre.

Link: http://rapidshare.com/files/20078497/Eternal_Gray.zip

Colosseum - Chapter 2: Numquam (2009)



















*Finnish Funeral Doom Metal

Colosseum is a funeral doom metal band with a tragic/yet beautiful approach.

http://rapidshare.com/files/179075788/Ch.II.Colos.Doomstermaniac.rar

Sunday, January 18, 2009

New Releases For The Week Of 11/11-11/17

Sorry these are up so late.

1.) DEATHSPELL OMEGA - CHAINING THE KATECHON (SOUTHERN LORD)

***Black Metal
Poitiers, France
http://www.myspace.com/deathspellomega

2.) GENERICHRIST - FUCK RITUAL (IMV/BLUELINE)
***Death/Thrash
St Petersburg, FL, USA
http://www.myspace.com/generichrist

3.) OFERMOD - TIAMTU (SOUTHERN LORD)
***Black Metal
Stockholm, Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/ofermodrapetheworld

4.) SIGH - IMAGINARY SONICSCAPE REISSUE (THE END)
***Black Metal
Tokyo, Japan
http://www.myspace.com/sighjapan

Monday, January 12, 2009

Deathspell Omega - Veritas Diaboli Manet In Aeternum: Chaining the Katechon (2008)


1) Chaining the Katechon

Out of all the black metal bands of the 21st century, France's Deathspell Omega is certainly one of the best. This EP contains a twenty minute track that was also featured on the split album with S.V.E.S.T.

Download (Mediafire)

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Cesspool of Vermin - Bestial Necrophilia (2008)














Artist - Cesspool Of Vermin
Album - Beastial Necrophilia
Year - 2008
Genre - Brutal Death Metal/Grindcore
Web - http://www.myspace.com/cesspoolofvermin
Country - Gastonia, North Carolina, USA

Tracklist:
1. Parasitism
2. Throatfucked by the Incestuous
3. Swirling Carnivorous Mass
4. Beastial Necrophilia
5. Formaldehyde Fuckbag
6. Puncturing Paraplegic Pussy
7. Ingesting Viral Secretions
8. Sodomizing the Elderly
9. Vomit Forth the Unborn

Download

Friday, January 9, 2009

Daemon - Eye For An Eye (2002)




Track listings :

1. Intro (Leaving On A Jet Plane) 00:54
2. Gone Forever 02:57
3. Crucifixion 03:40
4. Disconnect 03:52
5. Eternal Bliss 04:35
6. Truth Be Known 04:55
7. Kingdom Of Fools 03:21
8. The Beating 02:42
9. Cursed 05:06
10. The Trial 04:54
11. Tailgunner 03:38

Total playing time 40:40

Daemon are one of the better death/thrash bands from Europe and probably the best underground metal band from Denmark, yet somehow very underrated.
This album starts off with a very amateurish intro, but what follows is like a kick in the face. Extremely energetic, thrashy death metal. If you don't believe it, think Gene Hoglan. That's right, the fat guy is on this. And the guitarwork is ace too, prime riffs and blistering solos. The vocals are like a mix between growls and shouts. The songs arent all like a kick in the face but most of them make me wanna thank Anders Lundemark for this album. It definitely stands out in my metal collection. I recommend this to any metalhead.

Link : http://www.mediafire.com/?ytmmzzttjgm

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

NEW RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF 1/4 - 1/10

This year is starting off very solid.

NEW RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF 1/4-1/10

1.) ASMEGIN - ARV (NAPALM)
***Viking/Folk Metal
Jevnaker, Norway
http://www.myspace.com/asmeginfanpage

2.) AUTUMN BLACK - UNBORN TRAGEDY (TYBURN)
***Metalcore
Los Angeles, California, USA
http://www.myspace.com/autumnblack

3.) AYREON - TIME LINE (INSIDE OUT)
***Progressive Metal
Waalwijk, Netherlands
http://www.myspace.com/ayreonauts

4.) BUZZCRUSHER - BUZZCRUSHER (ZODIAC KILLER)
***Punk
Austin, Texas
http://www.myspace.com/buzzcrusher

5.) CARCASS - SYMPHONIES OF SICKNESS REISSUE (EARACHE)
***Grindcore
Liverpool, England, UK
http://www.myspace.com/carcass

6.) DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY - BATTLE SLUTS (METAL BLADE)
***Power Metal
Nashville, TN, USA
http://www.myspace.com/destroydestroydestroy

7.) DEVAST - ART OF EXTERMINATION (DEEPSEND)
***Brutal Death Metal
Algiers, Algeria
http://www.myspace.com/devast

8.) DELUVIAN - INHUMANITY REMAINS (DEEPSEND)
***Deathcore
Besancon, France
http://www.myspace.com/diluvianfr

9.) ENSLAVED - FROST REISSUE/MARDRAUM REISSUE/MONUMENSION REISSUE (SEASON OF MIST)
***Progressive Black Metal
Bergen, Norway
http://www.myspace.com/enslaved

10.) EXESION - PROMISE WASTE AND ROT REISSUE (INNER STRENGTH)
***Technical Post-Thrash/Death Metal
Evansville, Indiana, USA
http://www.myspace.com/exesion

11.) HELSTAR - THE KING OF HELL REISSUE (LOCOMOTIVE MUSIC)
***Speed/Power Metal
Houston, Texas, USA
http://www.myspace.com/helstar

12.) KREATOR - HORDES OF CHAOS (STEAMHAMMER/SPV)
***Thrash Metal
Essen, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/officialkreator

13.) THE MODERN AGE SLAVERY - DAMNED TO BLINDNESS (NAPALM)
***Deathcore
Reggio Emilia, Italy

14.) NARCOSIS - BEST SERVED COLD REISSUE (EARACHE)
***Grindcore
Whelley, Wigan, UK
http://www.myspace.com/narcosisgrind

15.) RAVENS CREED - MILITIA OF BLOOD SACRIFICE (LAND O SMILES)
***Death Metal
London, UK
http://www.myspace.com/wwwmyspacecomravenscreed

16.) ROSS THE BOSS - NEW METAL LEADER (CANDLELIGHT)
***Heavy/Power Metal
Queens, New York, USA
http://www.myspace.com/newmetalleader

17.) SAXON - INTO THE LABYRINTH (SPV/STEAMHAMMER)
***NWOBHM/Traditional Metal
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK
http://www.myspace.com/planetsaxon

18.) SINNER - CRASH AND BURN (AFM)
***Heavy/Traditional Metal
Stuttgart, Germany
http://www.myspace.com/sinnerofficial

19.) SSS - THE DIVIDING LINE (EARACHE)
***Crossover/Thrash
Liverpool, England, UK
http://www.myspace.com/shortsharpshockuk

19.) UNSHINE - THE ENIGMA OF IMMORTALS (LOW FREQUENCY)
***Gothic Metal
Helsinki, Finland
http://www.myspace.com/unshine

20.) WOE OF TYRANTS - KINGDOM OF MIGHT (METAL BLADE)
***Death Metal
Chillicothe, OH, USA
http://www.myspace.com/wot

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Best and Worst of 2008

First of all, Happy New Year to everyone! It's been a great year as far as metal releases go. Not to mention, that the group now has more than 15,000 members and is celebrating its 2nd birthday.

Now for what you've been waiting for...
*play the 20th Century Fox theme song*

Best Metal Albums of 2008

1) Opeth - Watershed
2) Dead Congregation - Graves of the Archangels
3) Hour of Penance - The Vile Conception
4) Warbringer - War Without End
5) Darkestrah - The Great Silk Road
6) Gojira - The Way of All Flesh
7) Book of Black Earth - Horoskopus
8) Father Befouled - Obscurus Nex Cultus
9) Origin - Antithesis
10) Toxic Holocaust - An Overdose of Death...
11) Jeff Loomis - Zero Order Phase
12) Enslaved - Vertebrae
13) Hail of Bullets - ...Of Frost and War
14) The Monolith Deathcult - Trivmvirate
15) Coffins - Buried Death
16) Testament - The Formation of Damnation
17) Bloodbath - The Fathomless Mastery
18) Septic Flesh - Communion
19) Helstar - The King of Hell
20) Neuraxis - The Thin Line Between
21) Gama Bomb - Citizen Brain
22) Cor Scorpii - Monument
23) Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
24) Arsis - We Are The Nightmare
25) Cynic - Traced In Air

Worst Metal Albums of 2008
1) Cryptopsy - The Unspoken King
2) Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone
3) Dr. Acula - Below Me
4) Bullet For My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire
5) Children of Bodom - Blooddrunk
6) In Flames - A Sense of Purpose
7) Bring Me The Horizon - Suicide Season
8) Atrocity - Werk 80 II
9) Disturbed - Indestructible
10) Sonic Syndicate - Love and Other Disasters

Hope everyone has a great time in 2009.