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October 2017
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
13.10   L.A. Guns - The Missing Peace
13.10   Samael - Hegemony
13.10   Nachtblut - Apostasie
13.10   Altarage - Endinghent
13.10   Midnight Sin - One Last Ride
13.10   Gothminister - The Other Side
13.10   Enslaved - E
13.10   Vassafor - Malediction
13.10   Exhumed - Death Revenge
13.10   Narcotic Wasteland - Delirium Tremens
13.10   Kroh - Pyres [EP]
13.10   Sarke - Viige Urh
13.10   Phantom 5 - Play To Win
13.10   Bloodstrike - Execution Of Violence
13.10   Forsaken - Pentateuch
13.10   Siberian Meat Grinder - Metal Bear Stomp
13.10   Fozzy - Judas
13.10   Gnaw Their Tongues - A Raven Flew Over The Land Of The Beheaded Children [EP]
11.10   Power Quest - Sixth Dimension
10.10   Through The Eyes Of The Dead - Disomus
09.10   Aphonic Threnody - Of Loss And Grief
07.10   Gnaw Their Tongues - Chambers Of Tuam [EP]
06.10   The Darkness - Pinewood Smile
06.10   Dreadnought - A Wake In Sacred Waves
06.10   Wheelfall - The Atrocity Report
06.10   Lunatic Soul - Fractured
06.10   August Burns Red - Phantom Anthem
06.10   Pänzer - Fatal Command
06.10   Nesseria - Cette Érosion De Nous-Mêmes
06.10   The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers
06.10   Haemorrhage - We Are The Gore
06.10   Primitive Man - Caustic
06.10   Spirit Adrift - Curse Of Conception
06.10   Insurrection - Extraction
06.10   Sutekh Hexen - Sutekh Hexen/Hissing [Split] [EP]
06.10   Damnation Defaced - Invader From Beyond
06.10   Marilyn Manson - Heaven Upside Down
06.10   Autograph - Get Off Your Ass!
06.10   Tierra Santa - Quinto Elemento
06.10   Angel Vivaldi - Synapse
06.10   Arkhon Infaustus - Passing The Nekromanteion [EP]
06.10   Painted Black - Raging Light
05.10   Raventale - Planetarium
03.10   The Wakedead Gathering / Ecferus - The Wakedead Gathering / Ecferus [Split] [EP]
02.10   Wailin Storms - Sick City

September 2017
29.09   Celeste - Infidèle(s)
29.09   Evil Invaders - Feed Me Violence




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

8.3 | 3 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]

L.A. Guns - The Missing Peace
13 October 2017
7.3 | 4 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

Samael - Hegemony
13 October 2017
8.4 | 36 votes |
01. Hegemony
02. Samael
03. Angel Of Wrath
04. Rite Of Renewal
05. Red Planet
06. Black Supremacy
07. Murder Or Suicide
08. This World
09. Against All Enemies
10. Land Of The Living
11. Dictate Of Transparency
12. Helter Skelter
13. Storm Of Fire [bonus]

Top 20 albums of 2017: 6

Nachtblut - Apostasie
13 October 2017
7.6 | 8 votes |
Disc I
01. Multikulturell
02. Lied Für Die Götter
03. Amok
04. Scheinfromm
05. Geboren Um Zu Leben
06. Der Tod Ist Meine Nutte
07. Mein Antlitz Aschfahl Vor Gram
08. Frauenausbeiner
09. Einsam [feat. Aeva Maurelle]
10. Apostasie
11. Wat Is' Denn Los Mit Dir [feat. Tetzel] [bonus][Kollegah cover]

Disc II [Bonus CD]
01. Des Kleinen Herzens Letzter Schlag
02. Τραγούδι για τους θεούς
03. Apostasie [Instrumental]
04. Einsam [Instrumental]
05. Lied Für Die Götter [Instrumental]

Altarage - Endinghent
13 October 2017
8 | 5 votes |
01. Incessant Magma
02. Spearheadron
03. Cataclysmic Triada
04. Fold Eksis
05. Rift
06. Orb Terrax
07. Weighteer
08. Barrier

Midnight Sin - One Last Ride
13 October 2017
01. Day Zero
02. Loaded Gun
03. Land Of The Freak
04. Game Over Fame
05. Send Me A Light
06. Never Say Never
07. The Maze
08. Plan B
09. Not Today
10. Born This Way

Gothminister - The Other Side
13 October 2017
8 | 1 vote |
01. Ich Will Alles
02. The Sun
03. Der Fliegende Mann
04. Aegir
05. Red Christ
06. We Are The Ones Who Rule The World
07. All This Time
08. Day Of Reckoning
09. Taking Over
10. Somewhere In Time

Enslaved - E
13 October 2017
8.3 | 74 votes |
01. Storm Son
02. The River's Mouth
03. Sacred Horse
04. Axis Of The Worlds
05. Feathers Of Eolh
06. Hiindsiight
07. Djupet [bonus]
08. What Else Is There? [bonus] [Röyksopp cover]

Top 20 albums of 2017: 13

Vassafor - Malediction
13 October 2017
7.7 | 3 votes |
01. Devourer Of A Thousand Worlds
02. Emergence (Of An Unconquerable One)
03. Servitude
04. Black Winds Victoryant
05. Illumination Of The Sinister

Exhumed - Death Revenge
13 October 2017
8.1 | 15 votes |
01. Death Revenge Overture
02. Defenders Of The Grave
03. Lifeless
04. Dead End
05. Night Work
06. Unspeakable
07. Gravemakers Of Edinburgh
08. The Harrowing
09. A Funeral Party
10. The Anatomy Act Of 1832
11. Incarnadined Hands
12. Death Revenge
13. Death Revenge Underture [bonus]

8.3 | 4 votes |
01. Introspective Nightmares
02. Faces Of Meth
03. Return To The Underground
04. We Agnostics
05. In Memoriam
06. Bleed And Swell
07. Delirium Tremens
08. Self Immolation
09. Life Revolted
10. You Will Die Alone
11. Husk
12. Pharma Culture

Kroh - Pyres [EP]
13 October 2017
01. Triumph Of Death
02. Rigor Mortis
03. Nemertean Girl
04. Moriah
05. Despair/Resolve

Sarke - Viige Urh
13 October 2017
8 | 10 votes |
01. Viige Urh
02. Dagger Entombed
03. Age Of Sail
04. Upir
05. Jutul
06. Punishment To Confessions
07. Knifehall
08. Evolution And Fate

Phantom 5 - Play To Win
13 October 2017
6 | 1 vote |
01. The Change In You
02. Crossfire
03. Baptised
04. Read Your Mind
05. Play To Win
06. Child Soldiers
07. Do You Believe In Love
08. Phantom Child
09. Had Enuff
10. Shadows Dance
11. Reach Out

01. Procreating For Death
02. Creeper
03. Emptiness Of Life
04. Ministry Of Hate
05. Corpses For Dissection
06. Execution Of Violence
07. Detest Mortality
08. Whoremonger
09. Iron Rations
10. Hell's Wasteland

Forsaken - Pentateuch
13 October 2017
7 | 2 votes |
01. Phaneros (Coming To Light)
02. Serpent Bride
03. The Banishment
04. Primal Wound
05. The Dove And The Raven
06. Decalogue
07. Sabaoth (The Law Giver)
08. Apocryphal Winds

8.3 | 3 votes |
01. Ruder Than Thou
02. Hunt The Steel
03. Metal Bear Stomp
04. Can't Stop Won't Stop
05. No Way Back
06. Enter Bearface
07. No Sleep Till Hell
08. Style
09. Get Busy
10. Face The Clan
11. Eternal Crusade
12. Walking Tall

Fozzy - Judas
13 October 2017
7 | 4 votes |
01. Judas
02. Drinkin With Jesus
03. Painless
04. Weight Of My World
05. Wordsworth Way
06. Burn Me Out
07. Three Days In Jail
08. Elevator
09. Running With The Bulls
10. Capsized
11. Wolves At Bay

01. A Raven Flew Over The Land Of The Beheaded Children
02. Never Give Up The Dream Of Total Annihilation

Power Quest - Sixth Dimension
11 October 2017
7.8 | 5 votes |
01. Lords Of Tomorrow
02. Starlight City
03. Kings And Glory
04. Face The Raven
05. No More Heroes
06. Revolution Fighters
07. Pray For The Day
08. Coming Home
09. The Sixth Dimension

8.4 | 7 votes |
01. Hate The Living
02. Obitual
03. Haruspex
04. Of Mortals, We Once Were
05. The Binding Nightmare Hex
06. Vortices In The Stygian Maelstrom
07. Ignis
08. Teras
09. Till Solace, She'll Haunt
10. Dismal

7 | 1 vote |
01. Despondency
02. Life Stabbed Me Once Again
03. All I've Loved
04. Lies
05. Red Spirits In The Water
06. A Thousand Years Sleep

Gnaw Their Tongues - Chambers Of Tuam [EP]
7 October 2017
7 | 1 vote |
01. Chambers Of Tuam
02. Restored Souls
03. The Last Rites

The Darkness - Pinewood Smile
6 October 2017
6.7 | 7 votes |
01. All The Pretty Girls
02. Buccaneers Of Hispaniola
03. Solid Gold
04. Southern Trains
05. Why Don't The Beautiful Cry?
06. Japanese Prisoner Of Love
07. Lay Down With Me, Barbara
08. I Wish I Was In Heaven
09. Happiness
10. Stampede Of Love
11. Uniball [Deluxe CD bonus]
12. Rack Of Glam [Deluxe CD bonus]
13. Seagulls (Losing My Virginity) [Deluxe CD bonus]
14. Rock In Space [Deluxe CD bonus]

8.1 | 10 votes |
01. Vacant Sea
02. Within Chanting Waters
03. To Luminous Scale
04. A Drifting Reign

7 | 3 votes |
01. The Way To Every Crime Is Ours
02. Nothing But Worms
03. Violence Is Seduction
04. Impenitent
05. There Is No You
06. Control
07. Black Bile
08. Compulsions
09. A Murmuring Swarm
10. Lost Cause

Lunatic Soul - Fractured
6 October 2017
8.4 | 24 votes |
01. Blood On The Tightrope
02. Anymore
03. Crumbling Teeth And The Owl Eyes
04. Red Light Escape
05. Fractured
06. A Thousand Shards Of Heaven
07. Battlefield
08. Moving On

8.2 | 32 votes |
01. King Of Sorrow
02. Hero Of The Half Truth
03. The Frost
04. Lifeline
05. Invisible Enemy
06. Quake
07. Coordinates
08. Generations
09. Float
10. Dangerous
11. Carbon Copy

Pänzer - Fatal Command
6 October 2017
7 | 12 votes |
01. Satan's Hollow
02. Fatal Command
03. We Can Not Be Silenced
04. I'll Bring You The Night
05. Scorn And Hate
06. Afflicted
07. Skullbreaker
08. Bleeding Allies
09. The Decline (…And The Downfall)
10. Mistaken
11. Promised Land
12. Wheels Of Steel [bonus]

7 | 2 votes |
01. On Prendra L'Habitude
02. La Chasse Aux Écureuils
03. Les Ruines
04. À L'Usure
05. St Petersburg
06. Forteresse
07. Pris À La Gorge
08. Dans L'Ombre Et Sans Visage
09. Cette Érosion De Nous-Mêmes

8.2 | 69 votes |
01. Widowmaker
02. Of God And Serpent, Of Spectre And Snake
03. Matriarch
04. Nightbringers
05. Jars
06. Kings Of The Nightworld
07. Catacomb Hecatomb
08. As Good As Dead
09. The Lonely Deceased

Top 20 albums of 2017: 18

Haemorrhage - We Are The Gore
6 October 2017
8.1 | 10 votes |
01. Nauseating Employments
02. Gore Gourmet
03. We Are The Gore
04. Transporting Cadavers
05. Bathed In Bile
06. The Cremator's Song
07. Medical Maniacs
08. Forensick Squad
09. Gynecrologist
10. Miss Phlebotomy
11. C.S.C. (Crime Scene Cleaners)
12. Prosector's Revenge
13. Organ Trader
14. Intravenous Molestation Of The Obstructionist Arteries (O-Pus VII)
15. Artifacts Of The Autopsy [bonus]

Primitive Man - Caustic
6 October 2017
7.6 | 11 votes |
01. My Will
02. Victim
03. Caustic
04. Commerce
05. Tepid
06. Ash
07. Sterility
08. Sugar Hole
09. The Weight
10. Disfigured
11. Inevitable
12. Absolutes

7.8 | 4 votes |
01. Earthbound
02. Curse Of Conception
03. To Fly On Broken Wings
04. Starless Age (Enshrined)
05. Graveside Invocation
06. Spectral Savior
07. Wakien
08. Onward, Inward

Insurrection - Extraction
6 October 2017
9 | 2 votes |
01. System Failure
02. Onward To Extinction
03. Pull The Plug
04. Le Prix À Payer
05. The Eulogy Of Hatred
06. Parasite
07. Le Pesant D'Or
08. Misère Noire
09. Assassins
10. Data Extracted ... End Transmission [feat. Bruno Bernier]

01. Sutekh Hexen - Pareidolian
02. Hissing - Deserted Veins

6.8 | 4 votes |
01. NIOM: 004D004F0049004E
02. Goddess Of Machines
03. Invader From Beyond
04. Mark Of Cain
05. The Observer
06. The Key To Your Voice
07. Rendezvous With Destiny
08. All Comes To Its End
09. Back From Apathy
10. The Creator's Fall
11. Embraced By Infinity

7 | 30 votes |
01. Revelation #12
02. Tattooed In Reverse
03. We Know Where You Fucking Live
04. Say10
05. Kill4me
06. Saturnalia
07. Je$u$ Cri$i$
08. Blood Honey
09. Heaven Upside Down
10. Threats Of Romance

Autograph - Get Off Your Ass!
6 October 2017
7 | 2 votes |
01. Get Off Your Ass!
02. Every Generation
03. All I Own
04. You Are Us, We Are You
05. Meet Me Half Way
06. I Lost My Mind In America
07. All Emotions
08. Watch It Now
09. Ready To Get Down
10. Turn Up The Radio [live]

Tierra Santa - Quinto Elemento
6 October 2017
8.2 | 5 votes |
01. Quinto Elemento
02. Caín
03. Donde Moran Los Malditos
04. Lodo
05. Revolución
06. Hombres Sin Tierra
07. Moby Dick
08. Entre El Bien Y El Mal
09. Fuego En El Paraiso
10. De La Calle Al Cielo

Angel Vivaldi - Synapse
6 October 2017
8 | 2 votes |
01. Adrenaline [feat. Julian Cifuentes]
02. G.A.B.A
03. Serotonin [feat. Nita Strauss]
04. Dopamine [feat. Oli Herbert]
05. Endorphin
06. Oxytocin [feat. Gus G]
07. Adenosine
08. Noradrenaline
09. Synapse

10 | 1 vote |
01. Amphessatamine Nexion
02. The Precipice Where Souls Slither
03. Yesh Le-El Yadi
04. Corrupted Épignosis

Painted Black - Raging Light
6 October 2017
8.1 | 8 votes |
01. The Raging Light
02. Dead Time
03. The Living Receiver
04. Absolution Denied
05. Chamber
06. In The Heart Of The Sun
07. I Am Providence
08. Almagest

Raventale - Planetarium
5 October 2017
01. Gemini - Behind Two Black Moons
02. Bringer Of Celestial Anomalies
03. At The Halls Of The Pleiades
04. New World Planetarium

The Wakedead Gathering
01. The Blind Abyss

Ecferus
02. Unto Chaos Unraveling
03. Author Of Destruction
04. Cerebral Inferno (Madness Reigns)

Wailin Storms - Sick City
2 October 2017
7.3 | 4 votes |
01. Hurricane Trash Wave
02. Irene Garza
03. Clean Shirt
04. Night Of The Long Nights
05. Foot Of My Tongue
06. Blue As The Blind
07. Waiting

Celeste - Infidèle(s)
29 September 2017
8.5 | 13 votes |
01. Cette Chute Brutale
02. Comme Des Amants En Reflet
03. Tes Amours Noirs Illusoires
04. Sombres Sont Tes Déboires
05. À La Gloire Du Néant
06. Sotte, Sans Devenir
07. (I)
08. Entre Deux Vagues
09. De L'ivresse Au Dégoût
10. Sans Coeur Et Sans Corps

Evil Invaders - Feed Me Violence
29 September 2017
7.8 | 18 votes |
01. Mental Penitentiary
02. As Life Slowly Fades
03. Suspended Reanimation
04. Broken Dreams In Isolation
05. Feed Me Violence
06. Oblivion
07. Shades Of Solitude
08. Anger Within
09. Among The Depths Of Sanity