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September 2017
29.09   Kadavar (GER) - Rough Times
29.09   Jag Panzer - The Deviant Chord
29.09   Nocturnal Rites - Phoenix
29.09   Monolord - Rust
29.09   36 Crazyfists - Lanterns
29.09   Shrapnel - Raised On Decay
29.09   Primus - The Desaturating Seven
29.09   UFO - The Salentino Cuts
29.09   Act Of Defiance - Old Scars, New Wounds
29.09   Syn Ze Șase Tri - Zăul Moș
29.09   Arkaik - Nemethia
29.09   The Kindred - Burden [EP]
29.09   Idylls - The Barn
29.09   Kipelov - Звёзды и кресты
29.09   Archgoat - Eternal Damnation Of Christ [EP]
29.09   Hexis - XII [EP]
29.09   Arckanum - Den Förstfödde
28.09   Morphinist - Lust
28.09   Imperceptum - Aeons Of Saturnine Desolation
27.09   Galneryus - Ultimate Sacrifice
25.09   Incursed - Amalur
22.09   Ufomammut - 8
22.09   Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun
22.09   Cradle Of Filth - Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness Of Decay
22.09   Wolves In The Throne Room - Thrice Woven
22.09   Vulture Industries - Stranger Times
22.09   Terror Empire - Obscurity Rising
22.09   Archspire - Relentless Mutation
22.09   Kaipa - Children Of The Sounds
22.09   Monarch - Never Forever
22.09   Sorrows Path - Touching Infinity
22.09   Satyricon - Deep Calleth Upon Deep
22.09   With The Dead - Love From With The Dead
22.09   Kauan - Kaiho
22.09   Overoth - The Forgotten Tome
22.09   Lonewolf - Raised On Metal
22.09   Process Of Guilt - Black Earth
22.09   ColdSpell - A New World Arise
22.09   Nibiru - Qaal Babalon
22.09   King Parrot - Ugly Produce
22.09   National Suicide - Massacre Elite
22.09   Black Country Communion - BCCIV
22.09   Enter Shikari - The Spark
22.09   Devilish Impressions - The I
22.09   Implore - Subjugate
22.09   In Twilight's Embrace - Vanitas
22.09   Mastodon - Cold Dark Place [EP]
22.09   Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Luciferian Towers
22.09   Kalmankantaja - Routamaa
21.09   Appalachian Winter - The Lake And The Mountain




Kadavar (GER) - Rough Times
29 September 2017
8 | 9 votes |
01. Rough Times
02. Into The Wormhole
03. Skeleton Blues
04. Die Baby Die
05. Vampires
06. Tribulation Nation
07. Words Of Evil
08. The Lost Child
09. You Found The Best In Me
10. L'Ombre Du Temps
11. Helter Skelter

Jag Panzer - The Deviant Chord
29 September 2017
7.5 | 13 votes |
01. Born Of The Flame
02. Far Beyond All Fear
03. The Deviant Chord
04. Blacklist
05. Foggy Dew
06. Divine Intervention
07. Long Awaited Kiss
08. Salacious Behavior
09. Fire Of Our Spirit
10. Dare

Nocturnal Rites - Phoenix
29 September 2017
7.6 | 25 votes |
01. A Heart As Black As Coal
02. Before We Waste Away
03. The Poisonous Seed
04. Repent My Sins
05. What's Killing Me
06. A Song For You
07. The Ghost Inside Me
08. Nothing Can Break Me
09. Flames
10. Used To Be God [Digipak and Vinyl bonus]
11. Welcome To The End

Monolord - Rust
29 September 2017
7.3 | 9 votes |
01. Where Death Meets The Sea
02. Dear Lucifer
03. Rust
04. Wormland
05. Forgotten Lands
06. At Niceae

36 Crazyfists - Lanterns
29 September 2017
7.1 | 11 votes |
01. Death Eater
02. Wars To Walk Away From
03. Better To Burn
04. Damaged Under Sun
05. Sea And Smoke
06. Where Revenge Ends
07. Sleepsick
08. Bandage For Promise
09. Laying Hands
10. Below The Graves
11. Old Gold
12. Dark Corners

Shrapnel - Raised On Decay
29 September 2017
8 | 7 votes |
01. Hollow Earth
02. Complete Resection
03. The Boundaries Set
04. Jester
05. Pariah
06. Echoes Of Emptiness
07. Carved From Above
08. 1.0.1
09. Raised On Decay
10. Choir Of Wolves
11. Antichrist

Primus - The Desaturating Seven
29 September 2017
6.9 | 13 votes |
01. The Valley
02. The Seven
03. The Trek
04. The Scheme
05. The Dream
06. The Storm
07. The Ends?

UFO - The Salentino Cuts
29 September 2017
6.6 | 5 votes |
01. Heartful Of Soul [The Yardbirds cover]
02. Break On Through [The Doors cover]
03. River Of Deceit [Mad Season cover]
04. The Pusher [Steppenwolf cover]
05. Paper In Fire [John Mellencamp cover]
06. Rock Candy [Montrose cover]
07. Mississippi Queen [Mountain cover]
08. Ain't No Sunshine [Bill Withers cover]
09. Honey Bee [Tom Petty cover]
10. Too Rolling Stoned [Robin Trower cover]
11. Just Got Paid [ZZ Top cover]
12. Its My Life [The Animals cover]

7.7 | 22 votes |
01. M.I.A.
02. Molten Core
03. Overexposure
04. The Talisman
05. Lullaby Of Vengeance
06. Circle Of Ashes
07. Reborn
08. Conspiracy Of The Gods
09. Another Killing Spree
10. Broken Dialect
11. Rise Of Rebellion

Syn Ze Șase Tri - Zăul Moș
29 September 2017
8.3 | 4 votes |
01. Tărîmu De Lumină
02. Dîn Negru Gînd
03. Solu Zeilor
04. De-a Dreapta Omului
05. Zăul Moș
06. Plecăciune Zăului
07. Urzeala Ceriului
08. Cocoșii Negri
09. În Pîntecu Pămîntului

Arkaik - Nemethia
29 September 2017
7.2 | 5 votes |
01. Occultivation
02. Of Violence And Pestilence Born
03. Order Of Hierogon
04. Dweller On The Threshold
05. Futile State
06. The Eupnean Relic
07. Lifting Amnesia
08. Telegnosis
09. Nexion Stargate

The Kindred - Burden [EP]
29 September 2017
7 | 2 votes |
01. Sinner, Pt. I
02. Sinner, Pt. II
03. Judas
04. Coward
05. Somebody Else
06. Apple Eyes

Idylls - The Barn
29 September 2017
5 | 1 vote |
01. No Virility
02. Neuroqueering On Shift
03. Learnt Young
04. On My Chopping
05. Muck And Vulnerability
06. Maslows Dogs
07. Choke Opportunity
08. Glare From The Shallow Basin
09. In The Barn

6.6 | 5 votes |
01. Интро
02. Звёзды и кресты
03. Рождённый летать
04. Дама пик
05. Ледяной дождь
06. Белый Ад
07. Выше
08. Жажда невозможного
09. Тёмная башня
10. Косово поле
11. Ледяной дождь

Archgoat - Eternal Damnation Of Christ [EP]
29 September 2017
5.3 | 3 votes |
01. Black Mass Mysticism
02. Eternal Damnation Of Christ

Hexis - XII [EP]
29 September 2017
01. Derelictus
02. Nefarius
03. Famelicus
04. Miseria
05. Sacrificium

Arckanum - Den Förstfödde
29 September 2017
7.3 | 3 votes |
01. Den Förstfödde
02. Nedom Etterböljorna
03. Likt Utgårds Himmel
04. Ofjättrad
05. Ginnmors Drott
06. Låt Fjalarr Gala
07. Du Grymme Smed
08. Kittelns Beska

Morphinist - Lust
28 September 2017
7 | 2 votes |
01. Promising Pleasure (But Offering None)
02. Knoten
03. Mit schwarzer Galle
04. A Bizarre Sensation

01. Cycle Of Death And Creation
02. A Shattered Mind At The Edge Of Reality
03. Far Beyond This Dying Universe
04. Aeons Of Saturnine Desolation

Galneryus - Ultimate Sacrifice
27 September 2017
8 | 39 votes |
01. Enter The New Age
02. Heavenly Punishment
03. Wings Of Justice
04. The Shadow Within
05. With Sympathy
06. Wherever You Are
07. Rising Infuration
08. Brutal Spiral Of Emotions
    1 - Blinded By Anger
    2 - Burning Within
    3 - Soul Carried By The Wind
09. Ultimate Sacrifice
    1 - Wishing To Liberate
    2 - The Battle In Desperation
    3 - The Reality In The End
    4 - Phantasmagoria
    5 - The Living And The Dead

Incursed - Amalur
25 September 2017
8.3 | 10 votes |
01. Lurramets (Intro)
02. Cryhavoc!
03. Psalm Of The Accursed
04. Akelarre
05. The Awakening
06. Amalur
07. The Slavic Covenant
08. A Crownless King
09. The Hardest Of Harvests
10. Zombeer Alcoholocaust
11. Brothers In Arms
12. Fear A' Bhata [bonus]

Ufomammut - 8
22 September 2017
7.9 | 18 votes |
01. Babel
02. Warsheep
03. Zodiac
04. Fatum
05. Prismaze
06. Core
07. Wombdemonium
08. Psyrcle

Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun
22 September 2017
8.3 | 63 votes |
01. Spun
02. 16 Psyche
03. Vex
04. Strain
05. The Culling
06. Particle Flux
07. Twin Fawn
08. Offering
09. Static Hum
10. Welt
11. Two Spirit
12. Scrape

Top 20 albums of 2017: 8

8.5 | 171 votes |
01. Exquisite Torments Await
02. Heartbreak And Seance
03. Achingly Beautiful
04. Wester Vespertine
05. The Seductiveness Of Decay
06. Vengeful Spirit
07. You Will Know The Lion By His Claw
08. Death And The Maiden
09. The Night At Catafalque Manor [bonus]
10. Alison Hell [Annihilator cover] [bonus]

Top 20 albums of 2017: 2

7.8 | 59 votes |
01. Born From The Serpent's Eye
02. The Old Ones Are With Us
03. Angrboda
04. Mother Owl, Father Ocean
05. Fires Roar In The Palace Of The Moon

7.7 | 40 votes |
01. Tales Of Woe
02. As The World Burns
03. Strangers
04. The Beacon
05. Something Vile
06. My Body, My Blood
07. Gentle Touch Of A Killer
08. Screaming Reflections
09. Midnight Draws Near

Terror Empire - Obscurity Rising
22 September 2017
7.2 | 5 votes |
01. Obscurity Rising
02. You'll Never See Us Coming
03. Burn The Flags
04. Times Of War
05. Meaning In Darkness
06. Holy Greed
07. Lust
08. Death Wish
09. Feast Of The Wretched
10. Soldiers Of Nothing
11. New Dictators

Archspire - Relentless Mutation
22 September 2017
8.5 | 95 votes |
01. Involuntary Doppelganger
02. Human Murmuration
03. Remote Tumour Seeker
04. Relentless Mutation
05. The Mimic Well
06. Calamus Will Animate
07. A Dark Horizontal

Top 20 albums of 2017: 3

Kaipa - Children Of The Sounds
22 September 2017
8.3 | 7 votes |
01. Children Of The Sounds
02. On The Edge Of New Horizons
03. Like A Serpentine
04. The Shadowy Sunlight
05. What's Behind The Fields

Monarch - Never Forever
22 September 2017
7.4 | 5 votes |
01. Of Night, With Knives
02. Song Of The Void
03. Cadaverine
04. Diamant Noir
05. Lilith

Sorrows Path - Touching Infinity
22 September 2017
9 | 3 votes |
01. Intro To Infinity
02. Fantasies Will Never Die
03. Leneh
04. My Chosen God
05. Metaphysical Song
06. The Subconscious
07. Beauty
08. Forgiveness
09. Revival Of Feminine Grandeur
10. Touching Infinity

Satyricon - Deep Calleth Upon Deep
22 September 2017
7.6 | 94 votes |
01. Midnight Serpent
02. Blood Cracks Open The Ground
03. To Your Brethren In The Dark
04. Deep Calleth Upon Deep
05. The Ghost Of Rome
06. Dissonant
07. Black Wings And Withering Gloom
08. Burial Rite

8.2 | 16 votes |
01. Isolation
02. Egyptian Tomb
03. Reincarnation Of Yesterday
04. Cocaine Phantoms
05. Watching The Ward Go By
06. Anemia
07. CV1

Kauan - Kaiho
22 September 2017
8.3 | 70 votes |
01. Lapsenmuisto
02. Kasvot
03. Siiville Nousu
04. Poissa
05. Lahja
06. Nainen
07. Sateen Huuhtoma
08. Kaiho

Top 20 albums of 2017: 14

Overoth - The Forgotten Tome
22 September 2017
7.6 | 8 votes |
01. Opus Obscura
02. Sigil Of The Empty Throne
03. Winter Of Iniquity
04. The Keeper
05. God Of Delusion
06. The Forgotten Tome
07. Leviathan Swallowed The Sun
08. Mar The Gates
09. Harbinger Of The End Times
10. Shadows In A Thousand Shades Of Black

Lonewolf - Raised On Metal
22 September 2017
7.6 | 8 votes |
01. Unleash The Wolf
02. Souls Of Black
03. Through Fire, Ice And Blood
04. Raised On Metal
05. Flight 19
06. Extinction Of The Stars
07. Evil
08. Skinless Smile
09. No God, No Master
10. Dark World Order
11. Swansong [Digipack bonus]
12. Demon's Call [Digipack bonus]

Process Of Guilt - Black Earth
22 September 2017
7.7 | 25 votes |
01. (No) Shelters
02. Feral Ground
03. Servant
04. Black Earth
05. Hoax

Staff pick by BitterCOld

ColdSpell - A New World Arise
22 September 2017
7 | 2 votes |
01. Forevermore
02. Call Of The Wild
03. It Hurts
04. Miles Away
05. Signs
06. Love Me Like You Do
07. This Is Me
08. Get To The Top
09. Wait Until Tomorrow
10. Losing My Mind
11. Just One Night
12. A New World Arise

Nibiru - Qaal Babalon
22 September 2017
7.6 | 5 votes |
01. Oroch
02. Faboan
03. Bahal Gah
04. Oxex

King Parrot - Ugly Produce
22 September 2017
7 | 6 votes |
01. Entrapment
02. Piss Wreck
03. Disgrace Yourself
04. All Hail The Grub
05. Ten Pounds Of Shit In A Five Pound Bag
06. Scattered
07. Now It Stokes Frenzy
08. Numb Skull
09. Die Before You Die
10. Spookin' The Animals

National Suicide - Massacre Elite
22 September 2017
7.2 | 6 votes |
01. Deathroll
02. Massacre Elite
03. Take Me To The Dive Bar
04. Pisshead
05. Old, White And Italian
06. What D'You Mean By Metal?
07. Unfit For The Army
08. Trouble Ahead
09. I'm Not A Zombie

Black Country Communion - BCCIV
22 September 2017
8 | 6 votes |
01. Collide
02. Over My Head
03. The Last Song For My Resting Place
04. Sway
05. The Cove
06. The Crow
07. Wanderlust
08. Love Remains
09. Awake
10. When The Morning Comes
11. With You I Go

Enter Shikari - The Spark
22 September 2017
6.4 | 5 votes |
01. The Spark
02. The Sights
03. Live Outside
04. Take My Country Back
05. Airfield
06. Rabble Rouser
07. Shinrin-Yoku
08. Undercover Agents
09. The Revolt Of The Atoms
10. An Ode To Lost Jigsaw Pieces (In Two Movements)
11. The Embers

Devilish Impressions - The I
22 September 2017
9 | 4 votes |
01. The I
02. The Dove And The Serpent
03. Eosphoros
04. Blood Imprinted Stigma
05. Ipse Philosophvs, Daemon, Devs Et Omnia
06. Czern I Biel
07. The Fatal Messiah

Implore - Subjugate
22 September 2017
7.3 | 6 votes |
01. Birth Of An Era
02. Loathe
03. Cursed Existence
04. Paradox
05. Disconnected From Ourselves
06. Totalitarian
07. Patterns To Follow
08. Ecocide
09. Technology A Justification For Killing
10. Cult Of El
11. Desolated Winds
12. Boundary
13. Untouchable Pyramid
14. Gazing Beyond
15. Manufactured Reality [digipak bonus]
16. Victims Of The Hollowing [digipak bonus]

In Twilight's Embrace - Vanitas
22 September 2017
7.3 | 3 votes |
01. The Hell Of Mediocrity
02. Fan The Flame
03. As Future Evaporates
04. Trembling
05. Flesh Falls, No Ghost Lifts
06. Futility
07. The Rift
08. The Great Leveller

Mastodon - Cold Dark Place [EP]
22 September 2017
8 | 58 votes |
01. North Side Star
02. Blue Walsh
03. Toe To Toes
04. Cold Dark Place

7 | 17 votes |
01. Undoing A Luciferian Towers
02. Bosses Hang
03. Fam / Famine
04. Anthem For No State

Kalmankantaja - Routamaa
22 September 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Pimeyteen
02. Ikijää
03. Kylmä Ikuinen
04. Veren Vanki
05. Varjon Ja Tulen Jumala
06. Sokean Polku

5.5 | 2 votes |
01. Northern Wilderness
02. Mount Katahdin
03. Lake Chesuncook
04. The Storm's Brilliant Rainbow
05. Night Of Quiet Rain
06. Fog Lifts From The Lake
07. Perfect Blue Sky
08. Glide upon the Water
09. A Place where Years May See No Souls
10. For Lois