After four years of silence, avant norse folk metal duo, SOLEFALD, return with Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord, an experimental soundtrack to the fjords and mountains of Norway, and a hymn to the nature of the North. A prequel to the eclectic duo’s forthcoming Kosmopolis Sud full-length set for release next year, Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord was created for release on vinyl, boasts a crew totaling ten musicians and finds SOLEFALD venturing into new and unfamiliar soundscapes.
The Ukrainian 4 piece “math-core” band known as Septa released a wild album back in October and I think they are definitely worth checking out. An experimental take on alternative rock, hardcore and sludge with thick bass lines, raunchy vocal work and oddly timed yet heavy guitar work.
Stream the new album here and definitely download it: http://septa.bandcamp.com/album/destroyer
Cesspits is the tits, Napalm Death somehow defy everything when it comes to older bands releasing new content by sustaining high amounts of energy, alarmingly fast drumming and riffs, fiery vocals and a tempo that makes me want to smash everything in my room….all within 3 minutes and 33 seconds. God damn 2015 is off to a phenomenal start.
A crude album title, a silly picture for artwork and a killer song: Black Sheep Wall sure know how to make a return to the public with new material don’t they? Want more? You have to wait til January 27th on Season of Mist. The song “White Pig” can be found on the new BSW album called “I’m Going To Kill Myself”, which makes the artwork that much more hilarious. Besides the album art and name, the song itself is clinically depressing and crushing. A little repetitive yet it gives it a soulless and gloomy feeling to it. The sludge filled doom riffing over the crashing drumming and loud vocal work really worked well with me and I liked what I heard.
In anticipation of its release, the quartet — who have been described as a cross between Agalloch and Amon Amarth — have unveiled the previously unreleased track “Cities Built on Conquered Ground” exclusively via Metal Bandcamp
http://metalbandcamp.com/2014/11/wayfarer-children-of-the-iron-age.html. The song is featured exclusively on Side D of the “Children of the Iron Age” gatefold double-LP, which can be pre-ordered at the link below.
Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins is the forthcoming new long player from Dallas-based avant/tech death metal trio, BARING TEETH. Immersive, hypnotic, and haunting, the album melds seemingly opposing characteristics – streamlined songwriting and dizzying technicality, ambience and brute force, density and angularity, order and chaos – into a fully realized, cohesive listening experience. In celebration of its release, No Clean Singing offers up sixth track, “Dripping Sun,” for public consumption.
“Sun Eater” is the fourth full-length album from Job for a Cowboy, and is scheduled for release via Metal Blade Records worldwide next week! Thus far, the album has blown away fans and critics, with heavyblogsisheavy.com proclaiming “The album’s two opening tracks sound nothing like the band of the past” and Alternative Press adding that “the songs have progressive sweep and epic power, at times recalling Opeth’s heavier work…”Sun Eater” is one of 2014′s best metal albums, period.” But don’t take their word for it; listen to the full album now at metalblade.com/jobforacowboy.
SYLOSIS recently revealed the first track from their forthcoming album Dormant Heart, titled Mercy. Front man Josh has since recorded a tutorial of the track for us and that clip is now up on his YouTube channel where he hosts a variety of other guitar tutorials:http://youtu.be/3SOtk1fhUZ4
Fortune in Exile is an ambient/atmospheric band one man band from Florida and the ultra hot and humid state has somehow not tainted the musical progression of this particular artist. The “At The Edge of Winter” is the EP you need to hear now.