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February 2017
17.02   The Death Of Her Money - Ghost Pains
16.02   Obitus - Slaves Of The Vast Machine
15.02   Deivos - Endemic Divine
15.02   Nagelfar - Alte Welten [Compilation]
15.02   Pandemonium - Nihilist
13.02   Gloson - Grimen
12.02   Lorna Shore - Flesh Coffin
12.02   Buckethead - 250
12.02   Clandestine Blaze - City Of Slaughter
10.02   Blackfield - Blackfield V
10.02   Nidingr - The High Heat Licks Against Heaven
10.02   Overkill - The Grinding Wheel
10.02   Thunder - Rip It Up
10.02   Mutiny Within - Origins
10.02   Cynic - Uroboric Forms - The Complete Demo Recordings [Compilation]
10.02   Aeternam - Ruins Of Empires
10.02   Wiegedood - De Doden Hebben Het Goed II
09.02   Buckethead - The Moss Lands
08.02   Cult Of Occult - Split LP [Split] [EP]
06.02   Way To End - Senestre
05.02   Yayla - Pas​.​to​.​rale
05.02   Kassad - Faces Turn Away
03.02   Horisont - About Time
03.02   Soen - Lykaia
03.02   Iron Reagan - Crossover Ministry
03.02   Nailed To Obscurity - King Delusion
03.02   Tome Of The Unreplenished - Cosmoprism: The Theurgy - Act I
03.02   Pryapisme - Diabolicus Felinae Pandemonium
03.02   Lorn - Arrayed Claws
03.02   Into Orbit - Unearthing
03.02   Celldweller - Terraform Drums Vol. 01
03.02   Santo Rostro - The Healer
03.02   Hadal Maw - Olm
03.02   Deep Purple - Time For Bedlam [EP]
03.02   The Gathering - Blueprints [Compilation]
02.02   De Magia Veterum - Naked Swords Into The Wombs Of The Enemy
01.02   Dreaming Dead - Funeral Twilight
01.02   Imperceptum - The Eternal Path To Nothingness
01.02   Buckethead - Adrift In Sleepwakefulness

January 2017
31.01   Palace Of Worms / Ecferus - Palace Of Worms / Ecferus [Split] [EP]
31.01   Antiquus Scriptum - Imaginarium
30.01   Seven Kingdoms - Decennium
30.01   Buckethead - Rivers In The Seas
27.01   Xandria - Theater Of Dimensions
27.01   Hour Of Penance - Cast The First Stone
27.01   Kreator - Gods Of Violence
27.01   Horn - Turm Am Hang
27.01   The Great Old Ones - EOD: A Tale Of Dark Legacy
27.01   Black Star Riders - Heavy Fire
27.01   Annihilator - Triple Threat [Live]




01. New Son
02. Wherever You Are
03. Outside Emptiness
04. Hospital Bed
05. Ghost Pains
06. Running Through Dreams (feat. Jarboe)
07. Only Everything
08. Coda
09. Trust The Outsiders

7.5 | 2 votes |
01. Slaves Of The Vast Machine

Deivos - Endemic Divine
15 February 2017
8 | 2 votes |
01. Daimonion
02. Apeiron
03. Sisters Of Mercy
04. Dust Of The Universe
05. Gods Of Death
06. Through The Eyes Of The Hangman
07. Courtesan
08. Endemic Divine

Nagelfar - Alte Welten [Compilation]
15 February 2017
9 | 1 vote |
01. Nur Ein See
02. Moment Der Hysterie
03. Der Erlösung Totgeburt
04. Transylvanischer Hunger
05. Bieter Des Kampfes
06. Fressen Der Raben [live]
07. Bildnis Der Apokalypse [live]
08. Bieter Des Kampfes [rehearsal]
09. Fressen Der Raben [rehearsal]
10. Lost Wisdom [rehearsal]
11. Skölls Jagd [rehearsal]
12. Sturm Der Katharsis [rehearsal]
13. Dunkler Blick
14. Ginnungagab
15. 1930 - Ein Abendlied
16. Srontgorrth Medley

Pandemonium - Nihilist
15 February 2017
9 | 4 votes |
01. Nations of Slaves
02. Unholy Essence
03. The Gate of Bones
04. Temple of Ghouls
05. Altar of Life
06. Quantum Funeral
07. In Lord We Trust
08. Przyjdź Królestwo Twoje
09. The Darkest Valley

Gloson - Grimen
13 February 2017
7.9 | 15 votes |
01. Prowler
02. Fabulist
03. Antlers
04. Cringe
05. Specter
06. Embodiment

Lorna Shore - Flesh Coffin
12 February 2017
8.3 | 4 votes |
01. Offering Of Fire
02. Denounce The Light
03. The Astral Wake Of Time
04. Desolate Veil
05. Fvneral Moon
06. Void
07. Infernum
08. The//Watcher
09. Black Hollow
10. Flesh Coffin

Buckethead - 250
12 February 2017
01. Two
02. Hundred
03. And
04. Fifty

6 | 3 votes |
01. Remembrance Of A Ruin
02. The Voice Of Our Mythical Past
03. Circle Of Vultures
04. Prelude Of Slaughter
05. Return Into The City Of Slaughter
06. Archeopsychic Fear
07. Century Of Fire

Blackfield - Blackfield V
10 February 2017
7.5 | 23 votes |
01. A Drop In The Ocean
02. Family Man
03. How Was Your Ride?
04. We'll Never Be Apart
05. Sorrys
06. Life Is An Ocean
07. Lately
08. October
09. The Jackal
10. Salt Water
11. Undercover Heart
12. Lonely Soul
13. From 44 To 48

7 | 6 votes |
01. Hangagud
02. Surtr
03. The Ballad Of Hamther
04. On Dead Body Shore
05. Gleipnir
06. Sol Taker
07. Ash Yggdrasil
08. Heimdalargaldr
09. Valkyries Assemble
10. Naglfar Is Loosed [feat. Myrkur]

Overkill - The Grinding Wheel
10 February 2017
7.9 | 99 votes |
01. Mean Green Killing Machine
02. Goddamn Trouble
03. Our Finest Hour
04. Shine On
05. The Long Road
06. Let's All Go To Hades
07. Come Heavy
08. Red White And Blue
09. The Wheel
10. The Grinding Wheel

Thunder - Rip It Up
10 February 2017
6.3 | 3 votes |
01. No One Gets Out Alive
02. Rip It Up
03. She Likes The Cocaine
04. Right From The Start
05. Shakedown
06. Heartbreak Hurricane
07. In Another Life
08. The Chosen One
09. The Enemy Inside
10. Tumbling Down
11. There's Always A Loser

Mutiny Within - Origins
10 February 2017
7.6 | 17 votes |
01. Origins
02. Archetype of Destruction
03. Justify
04. Silent Weapons [feat. Per Nilsson]
05. Reasons [feat. Andy James]
06. Internal Dissension
07. Circles
08. Serenity [feat. Justin Hill]
09. Stay Forever
10. Secrets

Cynic - Uroboric Forms - The Complete Demo Recordings [Compilation]
10 February 2017
9 | 1 vote |
01. Uroboric Forms
02. The Eagle Nature
03. Pleading For Preservation
04. Lifeless Irony
05. Thinking Being
06. Cruel Gentility
07. Denaturalizing Leaders
08. Extremes
09. A Life Astray
10. Agitating Affliction
11. Once Misguided
12. Weak Reasoning
13. Dwellers Of The Threshold
14. Uroboric Forms [alternative version]
15. The Eagle Nature [alternative version]

Aeternam - Ruins Of Empires
10 February 2017
8.2 | 42 votes |
01. Damascus Gate
02. Paropamisadae
03. Sun Shield
04. The Keeper Of Shangri-La
05. Fallen Is The Simulacrum Of Bel
06. Colossus
07. Nightfall On Numidia
08. Praetor Of Mercury
09. Zadyin Arga

Top 20 albums of 2017: 8

7.7 | 7 votes |
01. Ontzieling
02. Cataract
03. De Doden Hebben Het Goed II
04. Smeekbede

Buckethead - The Moss Lands
9 February 2017
01. The Moss Lands
02. Crescent Moon
03. Antique Wall
04. City Of Lutes
05. Groves
06. Sunless Stream
07. Faint Clicking
08. Vague Visions
09. Ribbons

Cult Of Occult - Split LP [Split] [EP]
8 February 2017
Cult Of Occult
01. Black Sea

Grim Van Doom
02. Crimson
03. Interlude
04. Rust
05. Azure

Way To End - Senestre
6 February 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. La Dictature Du Moyen
02. Predication - Offrande
03. Predication - Parabole
04. Predication - Le Chat Qui Fume
05. Le Fou Des Foules
06. L'homme Qui Rit
07. Archaimbault
08. Le Paradis En Boite

Yayla - Pas​.​to​.​rale
5 February 2017
8.1 | 7 votes |
01. Altars In Temple Sewers
02. Everyday Is Death For Us
03. Pandora
04. Funeral
05. Steadfast Chaos
06. Endless Regrets
07. Mantras Of Separation
08. Rats
09. Pastorale
10. They Are Losing You From Me

Kassad - Faces Turn Away
5 February 2017
8 | 1 vote |
01. Shame
02. Pariah
03. Void
04. Madness
05. Broken
06. Faces Turn Away
07. Pulse

Staff pick by BitterCOld

Horisont - About Time
3 February 2017
8.4 | 11 votes |
01. The Hive
02. Electrical
03. Without Warning
04. Letare
05. Night Line
06. Point Of Return
07. Boston Gold
08. Hungry Love
09. Dark Sides
10. About Time

Soen - Lykaia
3 February 2017
8.5 | 105 votes |
01. Sectarian
02. Orison
03. Lucidity
04. Opal
05. Jinn
06. Sister
07. Stray
08. Paragon
09. Gods Acre
10. Vitriol

Top 20 albums of 2017: 4

7.4 | 19 votes |
01. A Dying World
02. You Never Learn
03. Grim Business
04. Dead With My Friends
05. No Sell
06. Condition Evolution
07. Fuck The Neighbors
08. Power Of The Skull
09. Crossover Ministry
10. More War
11. Blatant Violence
12. Parents Of Tomorrow
13. Bleed The Fifth
14. Megachurch
15. Shame Spiral
16. Dogsnotgods
17. Eat Or Be Eaten
18. Twist Your Fate

8.3 | 27 votes |
01. King Delusion
02. Protean
03. Apnoea
04. Deadening
05. Memento
06. Uncage My Sanity
07. Devoid
08. Desolate Ruin

Top 20 albums of 2017: 7

01. Exileosis
02. Dead Body Of God
03. Sapient
04. Black Hole Resident
05. Hypostasis

6.6 | 7 votes |
01. Un Max De Croco
02. La Boetie Stochastic Process
03. 100 % Babines, Pur Molossoïde!
04. A La Zheuleuleu
05. Tau Ceti Central
06. Tête De Museau Dans Le Boudoir (Intermezzo)
07. Myxomatosis Against Architektür Vol IV
08. Carambolage Fillette Contre Individu Dragon Non-Décortiqué
09. C+ +
10. Totipotence D'un Erg

Lorn - Arrayed Claws
3 February 2017
8 | 6 votes |
01. Disharmonic Feticism
02. Abstract Trap
03. Toybodïm
04. Süt-Aq-Köl
05. Aus Nebel Turm

Into Orbit - Unearthing
3 February 2017
7 | 5 votes |
01. Dark Matter
02. Stone Circles
03. Scattering Light
04. Equilibrium
05. Caldera
06. The Archer
07. Unearthing
08. Gilgamesh

01. Hands Up
02. Skylancer
03. Fear Crusher
04. Weaponized
05. 808 State
06. The Maze
07. Faceoff
08. The Bends
09. Into The Woods
10. Spitfire
11. Low Rider
12. The Living and The Dead
13. Warhawk
14. Hypertension
15. Hey, Look

Santo Rostro - The Healer
3 February 2017
8 | 3 votes |
01. One Small Victory
02. Cut My Hand
03. Born Again
04. The Healer
05. Hylonome

Hadal Maw - Olm
3 February 2017
01.Leviathan
02.Affluenza
03.Failed Harvest
04.Witch Doctor
05.False King
06.The Olm
07.Simian Plague
08.Germinate
09.Hyena
10.Circus Of Flesh

Deep Purple - Time For Bedlam [EP]
3 February 2017
8 | 1 vote |
01. Time For Bedlam
02. Paradise Bar [non album track]
03. Uncommon Man [previously unreleased instrumental version]
04. Hip Boots [rehearsal, Ian Paice's recording]

The Gathering - Blueprints [Compilation]
3 February 2017
Disc I
01. Blister
02. Alone [demo]
03. Waking Hour [demo]
04. Converted Shuffle
05. Shortest Day [demo]
06. Fatigue [demo]
07. A Noise Severe [demo]
08. In Between [demo]
09. Silent Hymn
10. Forgotten [demo]
11. Inner Combat
12. Box [demo]

Disc II
01. Mokaka
02. Monsters (rough mix)
03. Zion (early "In Between" version)
04. The Intangible
05. These Good People (rough mix)
06. Disarm ("You Learn About It"[demo])
07. We Just Stopped Breathing (rough mix)
08. A Life All Mine [demo]
09. Oil
10. Debris (rough mix)
11. Film Glass
12. Out of Breath ("We Just Stopped Breathing" live jam)

01. Trumpeteering The Sulphur Lakes
02. And As Thou Didst Offer Thy Blood Upon It, So Also Will I Offer My Blood Upon An Altar On The Earth
03. Naked Swords Into The Womb Of The Enemy
04. Quench My Thirst With Night
05. Seven Nights In The Cave Of Treasures
06. Terebinths Of Mamre

5 | 1 vote |
01. Your Grave
02. Funeral Twilight
03. No Masters
04. Remnants Of A Time Long Forgotten
05. Widowed
06. Buried
07. Beyond The Black Moon
08. Unseeing

8 | 2 votes |
01. Disintegrating Nebular Storm
02. Towards The Cosmic Abyss
03. Infinite Force Of Destruction
04. The Eternal Path To Nothingness

01. Half See
02. Dreaming Frequencies
03. Empty Scroll
04. Salvage The Fragments
05. Stare Into Trance
06. Adrift In Sleepwakefulness

6.5 | 2 votes |
Palace Of Worms
01. The Lost
02. Wendigo Sickness
03. Rot From The Stars

Ecferus
04. Unveiled With Spears
05. Transmigratory Astral Chatterings
06. Ritual Calamity

Antiquus Scriptum - Imaginarium
31 January 2017
8 | 1 vote |
01. Conselho De Guerra (Præludium Bellicum)
02. Aljubarrota 1385
03. Terras D'el Rey
04. A Tear For Atægina
05. A Moment Of Clarity
06. Zagallos, Jardim De Falácias
07. A Sea Of Doubts
08. Atlântica 0
09. Transilvanian Hunger
10. Tertúlia Das Bruxas Dançantes
11. The Fifth Illusion
12. O Outono Medieval
13. Raise Your Fist
14. The Cold Lips Of Isabelle

Seven Kingdoms - Decennium
30 January 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Stargazer
02. Undying
03. In The Walls
04. The Tale Of Deathface Ginny
05. Castles In The Snow
06. Kingslayer
07. The Faceless Hero
08. Neverending
09. Hollow
10. Awakened From Nothing

Buckethead - Rivers In The Seas
30 January 2017
01. Rivers In The Seas
02. The Roles Of Uncertainty
03. Other Portals
04. Seven Planes

Xandria - Theater Of Dimensions
27 January 2017
7.5 | 54 votes |
Disc I
01. Where The Heart Is Home
02. Death To The Holy
03. Forsaken Love
04. Call Of Destiny
05. We Are Murderers (We All)
06. Dark Night Of The Soul
07. When The Walls Came Down (Heartache Was Born)
08. Ship Of Doom
09. Céilí
10. Song For Sorrow And Woe
11. Burn Me
12. Queen Of Hearts Reborn
13. A Theater Of Dimensions

Disc II [Deluxe Box bonus : Acoustic Album]
01. Call Of Destiny
02. Dark Night Of The Soul
03. In Remembrance
04. Sweet Atonement
05. Valentine

7.8 | 36 votes |
01. XXI Century Imperial Crusade
02. Cast The First Stone
03. Burning Bright
04. Iron Fist
05. The Chains Of Misdeed
06. Horn Of Flies
07. Shroud Of Ashes
08. Wall Of Cohorts
09. Damnatio Memoriae

Kreator - Gods Of Violence
27 January 2017
8.6 | 236 votes |
Disc I [CD]
01. Apocalypticon
02. World War Now
03. Satan Is Real
04. Totalitarian Terror
05. Gods Of Violence
06. Army Of Storms
07. Hail To The Hordes
08. Lion With Eagle Wings
09. Fallen Brother
10. Side By Side
11. Death Becomes My Light

Disc II [Digibook bonus DVD/Blu-Ray - Live @ Wacken 2014]
01. Mars Mantra
02. Phantom Antichrist
03. From Flood Into Fire
04. Warcurse
05. Endless Pain
06. Pleasure To Kill
07. Hordes Of Chaos
08. Phobia
09. Enemy Of God
10. Civilization Collapse
11. The Patriarch
12. Violent Revolution
13. United In Hate
14. Flag Of Hate / Tormentor

Top 20 albums of 2017: 3
Staff pick by Daniell

Horn - Turm Am Hang
27 January 2017
7 | 5 votes |
01. Alles In Einem Schnitt
02. Turm Am Hang
03. Verhallend In Landstrichen
04. Die Mit Dem Bogen Auf Dem Kreuz
05. Ä(h)renschnitter
06. Totenräumer
07. Lanz Und Spieß
08. Bastion, Im Seegang Tauber Fels
09. The Sky Has Not Always Been This Way

8.2 | 63 votes |
01. Searching For R. Olmstead (Introduction)
02. The Shadow Over Innsmouth
03. When The Stars Align
04. The Ritual
05. Wanderings
06. In Screams And Flames
07. Mare Infinitum

Top 20 albums of 2017: 10

Black Star Riders - Heavy Fire
27 January 2017
8 | 7 votes |
01. Heavy Fire
02. When The Night Comes In
03. Dancing With The Wrong Girl
04. Who Rides The Tiger
05. Cold War Love
06. Testify Or Say Goodbye
07. Thinking About You Could Get Me Killed
08. True Blue Kid
09. Ticket To Rise
10. Letting Go Of Me
11. Fade (Limited Edition Digibook CD Bonus Track)

Disc I [Limited edition: Gatefold Vinyl]
01. Heavy Fire
02. When The Night Comes In
03. Dancing With The Wrong Girl
04. Who Rides The Tiger
05. Cold War Love

Disc II
01. Testify Or Say Goodbye
02. Thinking About You Could Get Me Killed
03. True Blue Kid
04. Ticket To Rise
05. Letting Go Of Me

Annihilator - Triple Threat [Live]
27 January 2017
8.7 | 6 votes |
Disc I
01. Sounds Good To Me
02. Bad Child
03. Innocent Eyes
04. Snake In The Grass
05. Fantastic Things
06. Holding On
07. Stonewall
08. In The Blood
09. Crystal Ann
10. Phoenix Rising

Disc II
01. King Of The Kill
02. No Way Out
03. Creepin' Again
04. Set The World On Fire
05. Welcome To Your Death
06. Never, Neverland
07. Bliss
08. Second To None
09. Refresh The Demon
10. Alison Hell
11. Phantasmagoria
12. Crystal Ann
13. Phoenix Rising