New releases




October 2017
27.10   Mastic Scum - Defy [EP]
27.10   Appice - Sinister
27.10   Wolfshead - Leaden
27.10   Gnaw - Cutting Pieces
27.10   Doro - Für Immer - German Songs, Ballads And Rare Diamonds [Compilation]
27.10   All Pigs Must Die - Hostage Animal
27.10   Metalite - Heroes In Time
27.10   Krallice - Loüm
27.10   Channel Zero - Exit Humanity
27.10   Delain - A Decade Of Delain - Live At Paradiso [DVD]
27.10   Hanging Garden - I Am Become
27.10   Delain - A Decade Of Delain - Live At Paradiso [Live]
27.10   Kardashev - The Almanac [EP]
27.10   Fleurety - The White Death
27.10   Kanashimi - Inori
26.10   Mendel - Universal Omega
25.10   Concerto Moon - Tears Of Messiah
25.10   Kalevala - Метель
23.10   Special Providence - Will
22.10   Eccentric Pendulum - Tellurian Concepts [EP]
21.10   Ice Age - Breaking The Ice
20.10   Hallatar - No Stars Upon The Bridge
20.10   Amenra - Mass VI
20.10   Ophis - The Dismal Circle
20.10   Europe - Walk The Earth
20.10   Bell Witch - Mirror Reaper
20.10   Collapse Under The Empire - The Fallen Ones
20.10   Iron Monkey - 9-13
20.10   Throane - Plus Une Main À Mordre
20.10   Gwar - The Blood Of Gods
20.10   Trivium - The Sin And The Sentence
20.10   The Kennedy Veil - Imperium
20.10   Night Viper - Exterminator
20.10   Oz - Transition State
20.10   Veil Of Maya - False Idol
20.10   Sorcerer - The Crowning Of The Fire King
20.10   Yellow Eyes - Immersion Trench Reverie
20.10   Vuur - In This Moment We Are Free - Cities
20.10   Voice - The Storm
20.10   Andras - Reminiszenzen...
20.10   Sons Of Apollo - Psychotic Symphony
20.10   Cyhra - Letters To Myself
20.10   Eximperituserqethhzebibšiptugakkathšulweliarzaxułum - W2246​-​0526 [EP]
19.10   Kartikeya - Samudra
17.10   Xanthochroid - Of Erthe And Axen: Act II
17.10   Reign Of Vengeance - The Final Aeon For All Humans [EP]
16.10   Pylar - A Ella Te Conduce La Sagrada Espyral
15.10   Itnuveth - Tales And Legends Of Wolves
15.10   Wrathprayer - Wrath Of Darkness [Split] [EP]
13.10   L.A. Guns - The Missing Peace




Mastic Scum - Defy [EP]
27 October 2017
4 | 1 vote |
01. Virtual Irreality
02. Twice The Pain
03. Negation

Appice - Sinister
27 October 2017
6.8 | 5 votes |
01. Sinister
02. Monsters And Heroes
03. Killing Floor
04. Danger
05. Drum Wars
06. Riot
07. Suddenly
08. In The Night
09. Future Past
10. You Got Me Running
11. Bros In Drums
12. War Cry
13. Sabbath Mash

Wolfshead - Leaden
27 October 2017
7.5 | 2 votes |
01. Vukodlak
02. Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
03. Purifier
04. When The Stars Are Right
05. Division Of The Damned
06. Haruspex
07. Winds Over Potter's Field
08. The Hangman

Gnaw - Cutting Pieces
27 October 2017
6 | 3 votes |
01. Rat
02. Septic
03. Wrong
04. Prowled Mary
05. Extended Suicide
06. Fire
07. Triptych

8 | 1 vote |
01. Für Immer
02. Tausend Mal Gelebt
03. Jede Seele Tief
04. Herzblut
05. Alles Ist Gut
06. Ich Will Alles
07. In Freiheit Stirbt Mein Herz
08. Ein Stück Ewigkeit
09. Helden
10. Freiheit
11. Hoffnung
12. Seelied
13. Engel
14. Ungebrochen
15. In Liebe Und Freundschaft
16. Danke
17. Bis Aufs Blut
18. Tausend Mal Gelebt [Classic Diamonds version] [bonus]
19. Für Immer [Classic Diamonds version] [bonus]

7 | 6 votes |
01. Hostage Animal
02. A Caustic Vision
03. Meditation Of Violence
04. Slave Morality
05. End Without End
06. Blood Wet Teeth
07. Moral Purge
08. Cruelty Incarnate
09. The Whip
10. Heathen Reign

Metalite - Heroes In Time
27 October 2017
7.8 | 13 votes |
01. Afterlife
02. Purpose Of Life
03. Nightmare
04. The Hunter
05. Heroes In Time
06. Power Of Metal
07. Over And Done
08. The Light Of Orion
09. In The Middle Of The Night
10. Black Horse Rider
11. The Great Force Within Us

Krallice - Loüm
27 October 2017
7.1 | 7 votes |
01. Etemenanki
02. Rank Mankind
03. Retrogenesis
04. Loüm
05. Kronus Deposed

Channel Zero - Exit Humanity
27 October 2017
7 | 5 votes |
01. Blood Letters
02. Wish You Well
03. Exit Humanity
04. Mental Breakdown
05. Let The Games Begin
06. Elephant In The Room
07. Dark Net
08. Refugee
09. Freak
10. Slip Away
11. Said And Done (Feat. Sen Dog)
12. Full Circle

9.1 | 7 votes |
01. Intro (The Monarch)
02. Hands Of Gold [with Alissa White-Gluz]
03. Suckerpunch
04. The Glory And The Scum
05. Get The Devil Out Of Me
06. Army Of Dolls
07. The Hurricane
08. April Rain
09. Where Is The Blood [with Burton C. Bell]
10. Here Come The Vultures
11. Fire With Fire
12. The Tragedy Of The Commons [with Alissa White-Gluz]
13. Danse Macabre
14. Sleepwalkers Dream [with Rob van der Loo, Sander Zoer & Guus Eikens]
15. Your Body Is A Battleground [with Macro Heitala on video]
16. Stay Forever
17. See Me In Shadow [with Liv Kristine & Elianne Anemaat]
18. The Gathering
19. Pristine [with George Oosthoek]
20. Mother Machine
21. Sing To Me [with Marco Heitala on video]
22. Don't Let Go
23. We Are The Others

Bonus DVD/Blu-Ray content include:
+ "We Are The Others - A Decade of Decade of Delain" Documentary
+ "We Are The Others" Live at Masters Of Rock 2015
+ "Suckerpunch" official music video

Hanging Garden - I Am Become
27 October 2017
7.3 | 10 votes |
01. As Above, So Below
02. Hearthfire
03. Elysium
04. Our Dark Design
05. Kouta
06. From Iron Shore
07. One Hundred Years
08. Forty One Breaths
09. Ennen

8.8 | 6 votes |
Disc I
01. Intro (The Monarch)
02. Hands Of Gold [feat: Alissa White-Gluz]
03. Suckerpunch
04. The Glory And The Scum
05. Get The Devil Out Of Me
06. Army Of Dolls
07. The Hurricane
08. April Rain
09. Where Is The Blood [feat: Burton C. Bell]
10. Here Come The Vultures
11. Fire With Fire
12. The Tragedy Of The Commons [feat: Alissa White-Gluz]
13. Danse Macabre

Disc II
01. Sleepwalkers Dream [feat: Rob van der Loo, Sander Zoer & Guus Eikens]
02. Your Body Is A Battleground [feat: Macro Heitala on audio]
03. Stay Forever
04. See Me In Shadow [feat: Liv Kristine & Elianne Anemaat]
05. The Gathering
06. Pristine [feat: George Oosthoek]
07. Mother Machine
08. Sing To Me [feat: Marco Heitala on audio]
09. Don't Let Go
10. We Are The Others

Kardashev - The Almanac [EP]
27 October 2017
8.3 | 3 votes |
01. Prologue
02. Between Sea And Sky
03. Beside Cliffs And Chasms
04. Behind Leaves And Vines
05. Beneath Dirt And Stone
06. Beyond Sun And Moon
07. Epilogue

Fleurety - The White Death
27 October 2017
6.5 | 6 votes |
01. The White Death
02. The Ballad Of Copernicus
03. Lament Of The Optimist
04. Trauma
05. The Science Of Normality
06. Future Day
07. Ambitions Of The Dead
08. Ritual Of Light And Taxidermy

Kanashimi - Inori
27 October 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Scar Of Heart
02. Tomurai
03. Lost Soul
04. In My Tears
05. Nostalgia
06. Inori

Mendel - Universal Omega
26 October 2017
7.9 | 9 votes |
01. The Rise Of Apollo
02. Descending Upon Hades
03. Messengers III
04. Universal Omega [feat. JC Wardenaar & Sven De Caluwe]
05. Omni Shogun
06. Ronin
07. Motionless
08. Shiva Quantum
09. Hellbound [feat. Daniël De Jongh]
10. Aurora
11. Skyfall [feat. JC Wardenaar]
12. The Darkest Of Days [feat. Valerio Recenti]

7.3 | 4 votes |
01. Light In The Shadow
02. Noah's Ark
03. Tears Of Messiah
04. Lift My Life
05. Stay Down There
06. Dreams Are All Gone
07. Running Out Of Time
08. Don't Wanna Cry No More
09. Stick It Out
10. Time Of Revenge

Kalevala - Метель
25 October 2017
8 | 5 votes |
01. Я На Камушке [I Am Sitting On A Stone]
02. Матушка Россия [Mother Russia]
03. Падал Снег [As The Snow Fell]
04. Метель [Blizzard]
05. Весна [Spring]
06. Мой Корабль [The Ship Of Mine]
07. Байкеры (На Поворотах Судьбы) [Bikers (On The Crossroads Of Destiny)]
08. Все бабы дуры! [Women Are Fools]
09. Зелёный Змей [The Green Serpent]
10. В Зеркалах Свободных Рек [In The Mirrors Of Free Rivers]
11. Не Отдай Меня, Мать! [Mother, Don't Let Me Go][bonus]
12. Ярым Оком [By A Bright Eye][bonus]
13. Брошусь Птицей [Like A Falling Bird][bonus]

Special Providence - Will
23 October 2017
8.5 | 8 votes |
01. Akshaya Tritiya
02. Irrelevant Connotations
03. A Magnetic Moment
04. Will
05. Neptunian Pyramid Chill
06. Slow Spin
07. The Rainmaker
08. Mos Eisley
09. The Ancient Cosmic Bubble
10. Distant Knowledge

Eccentric Pendulum - Tellurian Concepts [EP]
22 October 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Nil
02. Accelerated Extinction
03. Contrivance

Ice Age - Breaking The Ice
21 October 2017
6.9 | 7 votes |
01. Fleet Street
02. Hell Or Nothing
03. Clever
04. General Alert
05. Instant Justice
06. Breaking The Ice
07. Total Collapse
08. Mental Disorder
09. No Need To Bleed
10. A Case Of Cerebral Death

8.2 | 111 votes |
01. Mirrors
02. Raven's Song
03. Melt
04. My Mistake [feat. Heike Langhans]
05. Pieces
06. Severed Eyes
07. The Maze
08. Spiral Gate
09. Dreams Burn Down [feat. Aleah Starbridge]

Top 20 albums of 2017: 12

Amenra - Mass VI
20 October 2017
8.2 | 43 votes |
01. Children Of The Eye
02. Edelkroone
03. Plus Près De Toi
04. Spijt
05. A Solitary Reign
06. Diaken

Top 20 albums of 2017: 13

Ophis - The Dismal Circle
20 October 2017
7.8 | 20 votes |
01. Carne Noir
02. Engulfed In White Noise
03. Dysmelian
04. The Vermin Age
05. Ephemeral
06. Shrine Of Humiliation

Europe - Walk The Earth
20 October 2017
7.5 | 24 votes |
01. Walk The Earth
02. The Siege
03. Kingdom United
04. Pictures
05. Election Day
06. Wolves
07. GTO
08. Haze
09. Whenever You're Ready
10. Turn To Dust

Bell Witch - Mirror Reaper
20 October 2017
8.2 | 71 votes |
01. Mirror Reaper (As Above)
02. Mirror Reaper (So Below)

Top 20 albums of 2017: 20

7 | 9 votes |
01. Prelude
02. The Fallen Ones
03. Dark Water
04. A Place Beyond
05. Blissful
06. The Forbidden Spark
07. The Holy Mountain
08. Flowers From Exile
09. The End Falls

Iron Monkey - 9-13
20 October 2017
6.8 | 6 votes |
01. Crown Of Electrodes
02. OmegaMangler
03. 9-13
04. Toadcrucifier - R.I.P.P.E.R.
05. Destroyer
06. Mortarhex
07. The Rope
08. Doomsday Impulse Multiplier
09. Moreland St. Hammervortex

7.8 | 11 votes |
01. Aux Tirs Et Aux Traits
02. Et Ceux En lesquels Ils Croyaient
03. À Trop Réclamer Les Vers
04. Et Tout Finira Par Chuter
05. Mille Autres
06. Plus Une Main À Mordre

Gwar - The Blood Of Gods
20 October 2017
7.4 | 14 votes |
01. War On GWAR
02. Viking Death Machine
03. El Presidente
04. I'll Be Your Monster
05. Auroch
06. Swarm
07. The Sordid Soliloquy Of Sawborg Destructo
08. Death To Dickie Duncan
09. Crushed By The Cross
10. Fuck This Place
11. Phantom Limb
12. If You Want Blood (You Got It) [AC/DC cover]

8.2 | 154 votes |
01. The Sin And The Sentence
02. Beyond Oblivion
03. Other Worlds
04. The Heart From Your Hate
05. Betrayer
06. The Wretchedness Inside
07. Endless Night
08. Sever The Hand
09. Beauty In The Sorrow
10. The Revanchist
11. Thrown Into The Fire

Top 20 albums of 2017: 18

The Kennedy Veil - Imperium
20 October 2017
7.3 | 4 votes |
01. Godslaughter
02. Legacy Left
03. Hunted To Extinction
04. Draconian
05. Last Born
06. Flesh Of The Sun
07. Dawning Of Wrathful Deities
08. Seething Rot

Night Viper - Exterminator
20 October 2017
6.7 | 3 votes |
01. No Escape
02. Summon The Dead
03. Never Win
04. Exterminator
05. On The Run
06. Ashes
07. Going Down
08. Lady Bad Luck
09. Revenge
10. All That Remains

Oz - Transition State
20 October 2017
6.6 | 5 votes |
01. Bone Crusher
02. Restless
03. Heart Of A Beast
04. Drag You To Hell
05. Whore Of Babylon [bonus]
06. The Witch
07. In A Shadow Of A Shotgun
08. Never Close Your Eyes
09. The Mountain
10. Demonized
11. We'll Never Die
12. Sister Red [bonus]
13. Midnight Screams [bonus]

Veil Of Maya - False Idol
20 October 2017
7.6 | 18 votes |
01. Lull
02. Fracture
03. Doublespeak
04. Overthrow
05. Whistleblower
06. Echo Chamber
07. Pool Spray
08. Graymail
09. Manichee
10. Citadel
11. Follow Me
12. Tyrant
13. Livestream

7.9 | 37 votes |
01. Sirens
02. Ship Of Doom
03. Abandoned By The Gods
04. The Devil's Incubus
05. Nattvaka
06. Crimson Cross
07. The Crowning Of The Fire King
08. Unbearable Sorrow

7.7 | 15 votes |
01. Old Alpine Pang
02. Blue As Blue
03. Shrillness In The Heated Grass
04. Velvet On The Horns
05. Immersion Trench Reverie
06. Jubilat

7.6 | 68 votes |
01. My Champion - Berlin
02. Time - Rotterdam
03. The Martyr And The Saint - Beirut
04. The Fire - San Francisco
05. Freedom - Rio
06. Days Go By - London
07. Sail Away - Santiago
08. Valley Of Diamonds - Mexico City
09. Your Glorious Light Will Shine - Helsinki
10. Save Me - Istanbul
11. Reunite! - Paris

Voice - The Storm
20 October 2017
5.7 | 3 votes |
01. The Storm
02. Stronger Than Steel
03. Go Down In Flames
04. Business Roulette
05. Dance On The Razor Blade
06. The Golden Savior
07. Your Number Is Up
08. Kingdom Of Heaven
09. When Night Falls
10. Into Darknes
11. Soldiers Of Glory
12. Out In The Cold

Andras - Reminiszenzen...
20 October 2017
5.3 | 3 votes |
01. Im Schatten Der Flammen
02. Black Rain
03. Phantasma
04. Zenit
05. Die Tilgung
06. Der Blinde Mann
07. Altar Der Finsternis
08. Blessed In Sin
09. Anewand
10. Fergunna
11. Der Raubschütz 1
12. Der Raubschütz 2
13. Das Portal

8 | 49 votes |
01. God Of The Sun
02. Coming Home
03. Signs Of The Time
04. Labyrinth
05. Alive
06. Lost In Oblivion
07. Figaro's Whore
08. Divine Addiction
09. Opus Maximus

Cyhra - Letters To Myself
20 October 2017
6.4 | 32 votes |
01. Karma
02. Heartrage
03. Here To Save You
04. Muted Life
05. Closure
06. Letter To Myself
07. Dark Clarity
08. Holding Your Breath
09. Rescue Ride
10. Black Wings
11. Inside A Lullaby
12. Dead To Me

01. Heka
02. Deshret

Kartikeya - Samudra
19 October 2017
8 | 1 vote |
01. Dharma pt. 1 - Into The Sacred Waves
02. Tandava
03. Durga Puja
04. Pranama
05. The Horrors Of Home
06. Mask Of The Blind
07. Samudra
08. The Golden Blades
09. We Shall Never Die
10. Kannada - Munjaaneddu Kumbaaranna
11. Tunnels Of Naraka
12. The Crimson Age
13. Kumari Kandam
14. Dharma pt. 2 - Into The Tranquil Skies

8.2 | 99 votes |
01. Reveal Your Shape, O Formless One
02. Of Aching, Empty Pain
03. Of Gods Bereft Of Grace
04. Of Strength And The Lust For Power
05. Walk With Me, O Winged Mother
06. Through Caverns Old And Yawning
07. Towards Chains That Drag Us Downward
08. Toward Truth And Reconciliation

Top 20 albums of 2017: 10

6 | 1 vote |
01. Fuck The Recession: Kill Those Who Caused It
02. Amassing Towards The Truth
03. The Master's Summons
04. The Grade Hecatomb
05. The Final Stand: The Final Rebellion
06. The Final Aeon: The Manifestation Of The Black Sun

7.5 | 12 votes |
01. Aguas Primordiales
02. La De Múltiples Rostros
03. Alza Tu Vuelo Sobre La Vasta Oscuridad...
04. ...Y Enrosca Tu Viente Alrededor Del Cosmos
05. El Huevo Cósmico
06. El Dios-Año
07. Diosa De La Vegetación
08. Sagrada Espyral

Staff pick by Apothecary

01. Dressed In Black
02. Slightly Dead Sun
03. In The Distance A Lament
04. Earth's Son
05. The Battle Of The End Of The World
06. Awakes The Wind
07. Doomed Wolf
08. Black Hearth
09. Trained By Wolves
10. Under The Eternal Wings [bonus]

Wrathprayer - Wrath Of Darkness [Split] [EP]
15 October 2017
Wrathprayer
01. Intro - Inhaling Wrath
02. The Serpents
03. De Profundis

Force Of Darkness
04. Wall Of Fire
05. Nunc Scio Tenebris Lux
06. The Order
07. Outro - Exhaling Darkness

L.A. Guns - The Missing Peace
13 October 2017
7.6 | 7 votes |
01. It's All The Same To Me
02. Speed
03. A Drop Of Bleach
04. Sticky Fingers
05. Christine
06. Baby Gotta Fever
07. Kill It Or Die
08. Don't Bring A Knife To A Gunfight
09. The Flood's The Fault Of The Rain
10. The Devil Made Me Do It
11. The Missing Peace
12. Gave It All Away