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September 2019
13.09   Apparatus - Yonder Yawns The Universe
13.09   Weeping Sores - False Confession
12.09   Nightfell - A Sanity Deranged
12.09   Cloud Rat - Do Not Let Me Off The Cliff [EP]
11.09   Infant Annihilator - The Battle Of Yaldabaoth
11.09   Hell (USA) - Live At Roadburn 2018 [Live]
10.09   Sur Austru - Meteahna Timpurilor
09.09   Raventale - Morphine Dead Gardens
09.09   Hjel - Ein Letzter Winter
09.09   Arnaut Pavle - Arnaut Pavle
09.09   Serpent Column - Mirror In Darkness
07.09   IQ - Resistance
06.09   Liv Sin - Burning Sermons
06.09   Ethereal Riffian - Legends
06.09   Sonata Arctica - Talviyö
06.09   Black Cilice - Transfixion Of Spirits
06.09   Mizmor - Cairn
06.09   Foscor - Els Sepulcres Blancs
06.09   Kayo Dot - Blasphemy
06.09   Disillusion - The Liberation
06.09   Black Star Riders - Another State Of Grace
06.09   Year Of The Goat - Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis
06.09   Cognizance - Malignant Domain
06.09   Noekk - Waltzing In Obscurity
06.09   Circus Maximus - Isolated Chapters [EP]
06.09   Japanische Kampfhörspiele - Verk Ferever
06.09   Mortal Infinity - In Cold Blood
06.09   Divided Multitude - Faceless Aggressor
06.09   Eclipser - Pathos
05.09   Undergang - Ufrivillig Donation Af Vitale Organer [EP]
02.09   Mgła - Age Of Excuse
02.09   Mortuary - The Sapiens Order [EP]
02.09   Fawn Limbs - Hora Cifra [Compilation]

August 2019
31.08   Toadeater - Codex
30.08   Tarja - In The Raw
30.08   Entombed A.D. - Bowels Of Earth
30.08   Elvenking - Reader Of The Runes - Divination
30.08   Imperium Dekadenz - When We Are Forgotten
30.08   Visions Of Atlantis - Wanderers
30.08   Crimson Moon - Mors Vincit Omnia
30.08   Pharmakon - Devour
30.08   Saint Deamon - Ghost
30.08   Hope Drone - Void Lustre
30.08   Culted - Vespertina Synaxis - A Prayer For Union & Emptiness [EP]
30.08   Sons Of Apollo - Live With The Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony [DVD]
30.08   Tool - Fear Inoculum
30.08   Ignivomous - Hieroglossia
30.08   Witch Vomit - Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave
30.08   Disgrace - Grey Misery - The Complete Death Metal Years [Compilation]
30.08   Mystagogue - And The Darkness Was Cast Out Into The Wilderness




6.6 | 5 votes |
01. Synchraat
02. Lash
03. Cults
04. Adnihilo
05. Æon
06. Empyreann
07. IX
08. Flux

Weeping Sores - False Confession
13 September 2019
7.3 | 8 votes |
01. Scars Whispering Secret Tongues
02. Song Of Embers
03. Transfiguration Of Flesh Into Dreams
04. The Leech Called Shame
05. Valediction Prayer
06. Sink Beneath The Waves

Nightfell - A Sanity Deranged
12 September 2019
7.5 | 12 votes |
01. No Life Leaves Here
02. (As Now) We Must Succumb
03. To the Flame
04. The Swallowing of Flies
05. (Holiness Digested)
06. Sanity Deranged

Cloud Rat - Do Not Let Me Off The Cliff [EP]
12 September 2019
8 | 3 votes |
01. Thrust
02. Keep Flies
03. Share
04. 623
05. The Portal Of God Is Nonexistence
06. Pity Sex
07. Dropping From The Trees

8 | 30 votes |
01. Childchewer
02. Three Bastards
03. The Kingdom Sitteth Lonely Beneath Thine Hollowed Heavens [feat. Trevor Strnad]
04. Ov Sacrament And Sincest [feat. Storm Strope]
05. Feast Ov Goreglutton
06. Plaguebearer
07. Swinaecologist
08. A Rape Of Sirens [feat. Alex Terrible]
09. Empusa: Queen Of The Damned
10. Ere The Crimson Dawn
11. Thy Faith, Thy Oblivion
12. The Battle Of Yaldabaoth [feat. Alex Teyen]
13. Necropocalypse
14. Paedophilic Legacy

Hell (USA) - Live At Roadburn 2018 [Live]
11 September 2019
01. Seelenos
02. Helmzmen
03. SubOdin
04. Machitikos
05. Wandering Soul
06. Inscriptus
07. Victus
08. Umbilicus

Sur Austru - Meteahna Timpurilor
10 September 2019
7.8 | 14 votes |
01. Dincolo De Munte
02. Puhoaielor
03. Mistuind
04. Bradul Cerbului
05. Jale
06. Dor Austru
07. In Timp Vernal
08. Jabracie

Raventale - Morphine Dead Gardens
9 September 2019
7.9 | 11 votes |
01. As An Empty Shell
02. Lorn And Deserted
03. This Forsaken Place
04. In The Bitter Pain
05. Morphine Gardens

Hjel - Ein Letzter Winter
9 September 2019
6.3 | 4 votes |
01. Gebirgspass
02. Wenn Die Schatten Länger Werden
03. Ein Letzter Winter
04. Katatonisch
05. Penumbra
06. Erblicket Die Töchter Des Firmaments [Burzum cover]

Arnaut Pavle - Arnaut Pavle
9 September 2019
6.3 | 4 votes |
01. Unholy Black Balsam
02. True Power From Below
03. Carpet Bombing Nazareth
04. A Dying God Hears No Prayers
05. Poison Grail
06. Crematory Gates
07. Welcome The Night
08. This Palace Built Of Your Bones
09. One Final Command
10. For The Darkness Of Our Hearts

8 | 11 votes |
01. Promise Of The Polis
02. Ausweg
03. Seinsvergessenheit
04. Apophenia
05. Amphiclasm
06. Detainment
07. Mirror In Darkness
08. Lotophagia
09. Warlords Of The World To Come
10. Mεταγενέσιν

IQ - Resistance
7 September 2019
8 | 4 votes |
Disc I
01. A Missile
02. Stay Down
03. Rise
04. A Shallow Bay
05. If Anything
06. For Another Lifetime

Disc II
01. The Great Spirit Way
02. Fire and Security
03. Perfect Space
04. Fallout

Liv Sin - Burning Sermons
6 September 2019
6.4 | 8 votes |
01. Blood Moon Fever
02. Chapter Of The Witch
03. Hope Begins To Fade
04. War Antidote
05. At The Gates Of The Abyss
06. Slave To The Machine
07. The Sinner
08. Death Gives Life Meaning
09. Ghost In The Dark
10. Dead Wind Intermezzo

Ethereal Riffian - Legends
6 September 2019
5 | 5 votes |
01. Sage's Alchemy
02. Born Again
03. Dreamgazer
04. Legends
05. Kosmic
06. Unconquerable
07. Moonflower
08. Pain To Wisdom
09. Yeti's Hide
10. Ethereal Path

Sonata Arctica - Talviyö
6 September 2019
5.7 | 93 votes |
01. Message From The Sun
02. Whirlwind
03. Cold
04. Storm The Armada
05. The Last Of The Lambs
06. Who Failed The Most
07. You Won't Fall [Japanese bonus]
08. Ismo's Got Good Reactors
09. Demon's Cage
10. A Little Less Understanding
11. The Raven Still Flies
12. The Garden

4.6 | 5 votes |
01. Darkness And Fog
02. Maze Of Spirits
03. Outerbody Incarnation
04. Revelations

Mizmor - Cairn
6 September 2019
7.7 | 23 votes |
01. Desert Of Absurdity
02. Cairn To God
03. Cairn To Suicide
04. The Narrowing Way

Foscor - Els Sepulcres Blancs
6 September 2019
7.6 | 14 votes |
01. Laments
02. Els Colors Del Silenci
03. Malson
04. Secrets
05. Cel Rogent
06. Cançó De Mort
07. L'Esglai

Kayo Dot - Blasphemy
6 September 2019
7.7 | 18 votes |
01. Ocean Cumulonimbus
02. The Something Opal
03. Lost Souls On Lonesome's Way
04. Vanishing Act In Blinding Gray
05. Turbine, Hook, And Haul
06. Midnight Mystic Rise And Fall
07. An Eye For A Lie
08. Blasphemy: A Prophecy

Disillusion - The Liberation
6 September 2019
8.2 | 120 votes |
01. In Waking Hours
02. Wintertide
03. The Great Unknown
04. A Shimmer In The Darkest Sea
05. The Liberation
06. Time To Let Go
07. The Mountain

Top 20 albums of 2019: 16

7.2 | 12 votes |
01. Tonight The Moonlight Let Me Down
02. Another State Of Grace
03. Ain't The End Of The World
04. Underneath The Afterglow
05. Soldier In The Ghetto
06. Why Do You Love Your Guns?
07. Standing In The Line Of Fire
08. What Will It Take?
09. In The Shadow Of The War Machine
10. Poisoned Heart

7.5 | 13 votes |
01. Subortus
02. Acedia
03. Luxuria
04. Ira
05. Superbia
06. Gula
07. Avaritia
08. Invidia
09. Subicio

Cognizance - Malignant Domain
6 September 2019
7.7 | 10 votes |
01. Nocturnal Emission
02. A Lesson Through Sickness
03. The Organic Citadel
04. Malignant Domain
05. Strychnine Shift
06. Ether Of The Void
07. Unforeseen Consequences
08. An Existential Battle

Noekk - Waltzing In Obscurity
6 September 2019
8 | 15 votes |
01. Waltzing In Obscurity
02. Perseus
03. The Mirror
04. The Giant
05. On Summits
06. Mortlach
07. The Windwaker
08. The Secret Beaker
09. The Lily Of Reverence

Circus Maximus - Isolated Chapters [EP]
6 September 2019
8.4 | 9 votes |
01. Phasing Mirrors
02. Endgame

7 | 1 vote |
01. Sozialisationsschaden
02. Hedonistic Pflichtgefühl
03. Aufgegeben
04. Es klebt
05. Unangeschnallt Den Bullen Reingefahren
06. Kapitalismuswohlstandfortschritt
07. Befehlsempfänger
08. Im Feierabendverkehr
09. Qualitätssicherung
10. Zufrieden Sein
11. Kaputt
12. Keinen Bock Mehr
13. Biohack
14. Verk Ferever
15. Bonustrack [bonus]

Mortal Infinity - In Cold Blood
6 September 2019
8 | 2 votes |
01. Fellowship Of Rats
02. Misanthropic Collapse
03. Repulsive Messiah
04. Dream Crusher
05. Long Forgotten Gods
06. Silent Assassin (Champion Of War)
07. Devastator, Devastated
08. In Cold Blood
09. Ghost Ship Sailor

6 | 1 vote |
01. Chapter 2
02. Faceless Aggressor
03. Counterparts
04. Divided Multitude
05. Uninvited
06. Prosperity Divine (The Machine Of Mammon)
07. False Prophecy
08. Evolve
09. Out Of The Ashes
10. Psalm Of A Soldier

Eclipser - Pathos
6 September 2019
8.5 | 2 votes |
01. On Mournful Waves Of Eternal Dusk
02. Coagulation
03. The Key Of Grevous Calamity
04. Dismal Luminaries
05. Cruel Is The Light To Thee
06. Sorrow Spirals
07. Pathos

3 | 1 vote |
01. Ufrivillig Donation Af Vitale Organer
02. Man Binder Ikke Et Dødt Menneske
03. Grip Of Insanity [Funebre cover]
04. Indhentet Af Døden [live]

Mgła - Age Of Excuse
2 September 2019
8.6 | 276 votes |
01. Age Of Excuse I
02. Age Of Excuse II
03. Age Of Excuse III
04. Age Of Excuse IV
05. Age Of Excuse V
06. Age Of Excuse VI

Top 20 albums of 2019: 2

Mortuary - The Sapiens Order [EP]
2 September 2019
6.5 | 2 votes |
01. The Sapiens Order
02. The Sapiens Order [Preproduction]
03. Organ [live]

Fawn Limbs - Hora Cifra [Compilation]
2 September 2019
01. Mouthless
02. A Radiant Mass
03. Ligature
04. Towing Heads
05. Dialects
06. Marrow Compound
07. A Dim Locus
08. Grit Bones And Tar
09. Languor
10. Light Aches Through A Black Maw
11. Headless Bovine In The Frontier
12. A Quiet Mongrel Caught In A Forest Fire
13. Love Will Strangle You Forever

Toadeater - Codex
31 August 2019
7.4 | 5 votes |
01. Leviathan
02. An Ode To My Spy
03. The Disarmed Gaze
04. Interlude
05. Parasite
06. In Retrospect
07. Sleep
08. Codex

Tarja - In The Raw
30 August 2019
7.2 | 49 votes |
01. Dead Promises [feat. Björn "Speed" Strid]
02. Goodbye Stranger [feat. Cristina Scabbia]
03. Tears In Rain
04. Railroads
05. You And I
06. The Golden Chamber
    1 - Awaken
    2 - Loputon Yö
    3 - Alchemy
07. Spirits Of The Sea
08. Silent Masquerade [feat. Tommy Karevik]
09. Serene
10. Shadow Play

7.6 | 50 votes |
01. Torment Remains
02. Elimination
03. Hell Is My Home
04. Bowels Of Earth
05. Bourbon Nightmare
06. Fit For A King
07. Worlds Apart
08. Through The Eyes Of The Gods
09. I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive [Hank Williams cover]
10. To Eternal Night
11. Back At The Funny Farm [Motörhead cover][bonus]

7.7 | 67 votes |
01. Perthro
02. Heathen Divine
03. Divination
04. Silverseal
05. The Misfortune Of Virtue
06. Eternal Eleanor
07. Diamonds In The Night
08. Under The Sign Of A Black Star
09. Malefica Doctrine
10. Sic Semper Tyrannis
11. Warden Of The Bane
12. Reader Of The Runes - Book I

Staff pick by ScreamingSteelUS

7.9 | 45 votes |
01. When We Are Forgotten
02. Bis Ich Bin
03. My Solace I (Choirs Of Solitude)
04. Trauma
05. A Cave Called Wisdom
06. Transcendence
07. Seance
08. Absenz Elysium
09. My Solace II (Paths Of Perception)
10. Reverie
11. Frozen In Time
12. Behold The Flame Of Time [deluxe edition bonus]
13. Owl Of The Black Forest [deluxe edition bonus]

7.4 | 32 votes |
01. Release My Symphony
02. Heroes Of The Dawn
03. Nothing Lasts Forever
04. A Journey To Remember
05. A Life Of Our Own
06. To The Universe
07. Into The Light
08. The Silent Stream
09. The Siren & The Sailor
10. Wanderers
11. At The End Of The World
12. Bring The Storm [bonus]
13. In And Out Of Love [bonus]

7.5 | 10 votes |
01. Vanitas
02. Altars Of Azrael
03. Godspeed Angel Of Death
04. Upon The Pale Horse
05. Parcae - Trinity Of Fates
06. Mors Vincit Omnia
07. Funeral Begotten
08. Tempus Fugit

Pharmakon - Devour
30 August 2019
7.4 | 11 votes |
01. Homeostasis
02. Spit It Out
03. Self-Regulating System
04. Deprivation
05. Pristine Panic / Cheek By Jowl

Saint Deamon - Ghost
30 August 2019
7.6 | 8 votes |
01. Captain Saint D
02. Call My Name
03. Return Of The Deamons
04. Ghost
05. Limelight Dreams
06. Hell Is Calling
07. Earth Is Alive
08. Land of Gold
09. Higher
10. Somewhere Far Beyond
11. The Exodus, Pt. II
12. Journey Through The Stars
13. Break The Sky
14. Resurrection

Hope Drone - Void Lustre
30 August 2019
8 | 8 votes |
01. Being Into Nothingness
02. Forged By The Tide
03. In Floods & Depths
04. This Body Will Be Ash
05. In Shifting Light

01. A Prayer For Union
02. Dirt Black Chalice
03. A Prayer For Emptiness

7.3 | 4 votes |
Disc I [DVD/Blu-ray]
01. God Of The Sun
02. Signs Of The Time
03. Divine Addiction
04. That Metal Show Theme
05. Just Let Me Breathe [Dream Theater cover]
06. Billy Sheehan Bass Solo
07. Lost In Oblivion
08. Jeff Scott Soto Solo Spot (The Prophet's Song / Save Me) [Queen cover]
09. Alive
10. The Pink Panther Theme
11. Opus Maximus
12. Kashmir [Led Zeppelin cover]
13. Gates Of Babylon [Rainbow cover]
14. Labyrinth
15. Diary Of A Madman [Ozzy Osbourne cover]
16. The Show Must Go On [Queen cover]
17. Hell's Kitchen [Dream Theater cover]
18. Derek Sherinian Keyboard Solo
19. Lines In The Sand [Dream Theater cover]
20. Bumblefoot Guitar Spot
21. Coming Home
+ Behind The Scenes Documentary

Disc II [CD 1]
01. God Of The Sun
02. Signs Of The Time
03. Divine Addiction
04. That Metal Show Theme
05. Just Let Me Breathe [Dream Theater cover]
06. Billy Sheehan Bass Solo
07. Lost In Oblivion
08. Jeff Scott Soto Solo Spot (The Prophet's Song / Save Me) [Queen cover]
09. Alive
10. The Pink Panther Theme
11. Opus Maximus

Disc III [CD 2]
01. Kashmir [Led Zeppelin cover]
02. Gates Of Babylon [Rainbow cover]
03. Labyrinth
04. Dream On [Aerosmith cover]
05. Diary Of A Madman [Ozzy Osbourne cover]
06. Comfortably Numb [Pink Floyd cover]
07. The Show Must Go On [Queen cover]
08. Hell's Kitchen [Dream Theater cover]
09. Derek Sherinian Keyboard Solo
10. Lines In The Sand [Dream Theater cover]

Disc IV [CD 3]
01. Bumblefoot Guitar Spot
02. And The Cradle Will Rock [Van Halen cover]
03. Coming Home

Tool - Fear Inoculum
30 August 2019
8.2 | 363 votes |
01. Fear Inoculum
02. Pneuma
03. Litanie Contre La Peur [bonus]
04. Invincible
05. Legion Inoculant [bonus]
06. Descending
07. Culling Voices
08. Chocolate Chip Trip
09. 7empest
10. Mockingbeat [bonus]

Top 20 albums of 2019: 15

Ignivomous - Hieroglossia
30 August 2019
8.3 | 3 votes |
01. Hieroglossia
02. Circle Of Scythes
03. Cloaked In Resplendent Perdition
04. Thalassophobia
05. Shackles Of The Demiurge
06. Blood And Mercury
07. Gaunt Redemption Parasite
08. Vitriolic Swarm

7.6 | 19 votes |
01. From Rotten Guts
02. Despoilment
03. Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave
04. Dead Veins
05. Dripping Tombs
06. Squirming In Misery
07. Fumes Of Dying Bodies

7.5 | 2 votes |
Disc I
01. My Dark Paradise
02. Unity's Interlude Dyes Blind Tomorrow
03. Abtruse Myth
04. Obscurity In The Azure
05. The Chasm
06. And Below Lies Eternity
07. Waves Of Hypocrisy Seas
08. Debris
09. Immortality's Open Lake
10. Transcendental Dimension

Disc II
01. Beyond The Immortalized Existence
02. Offering
03. Deprive My Innermost
04. Ingrained Reign
05. Absurd Ascension
06. Debts Of Gods
07. Deprive My Innermost Soul
08. Incinerate
09. Offering
10. The Chasm
11. Unity's Interlude Dyes Blind Tomorrow
12. Transcendental Dimension
13. Waves Of Hypocrisy Seas
14. Foxy Lady [Jimi Hendrix cover]
15. The Day Man Lost [Carnage cover]

01. Bereaved Of Light
02. The Gift Of Grief Upon The Black Earth
03. And The Darkness Was Cast Out Into The Wilderness
04. Here In The White Silence Of The Dawn
05. And Shrieking Winds Lash The Oceans Into Madness
06. A Nacreous-tinted Halo Of Bright Sorrow
07. Nothing But The Night-Black Mantle
08. The Splendour Of Our Demise