She Likes It Heavy on Tuesdays, 7pm PST on bostonfreeradio.com, prajmetal@gmail.com

0:25-6:03
GAEREA (Portugal)
Extension to Nothingness
— Beast.

7:09-10:50
IMMORTAL (Norway)
Blacker of Worlds
— Legends have released a blisteringly savage black metal album.

11:24-16:37
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA (Sweden)
Paralyzed
— Bubbly disco and electronica-infused summer mullet hard rock. Made for your next bbq and big glass of wine.

17:06-20:28
DEADGAARD (CAN)
Take The Pain
— Very eastern northern Canadians created this chomping death and thrash split, both bands rock it.

20:52-25:46
EMBRACE OF THORNS (Greece)
Stoking The Fire Of Resentment
— Runner up to my 2015 Best Death Metal follow up with another blast of a death album.

26:22-31:34
ANTIPEEWEE (Germany)
Infected by Evil
— German-style American thrash, with groove and melody.

31:57-39:53
BARREN ALTAR (CA)
Delirium Vivens
— Barren Altar is the most romantic bludgeon music to make out with Kiefer Sutherland from the Lost Boys.

41:02-51:05
BONGRIPPER (Chicago)
Slow
— Another dense lead-up-infused melodic reverb-heavy top notch stoner.

51:36-54:41
MARDUK (Sweden)
Viktoria
— Another legendary band releases their 14th, creating romantic savage beatings.

55:10-END
MORTUOUS (CA)
Chrysalis of Sorrow
— Brooding and dank, with the drummer of Necrot.

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0:25-5:13
VOIDHANGER (Poland)
Dark Days of the Soul
— Seething, aggressive Polish thrash and death that’s not fucking around.

5:14-10:22
TRIBULATION (Sweden)
Cries From the Underworld
— Tribulation is a unique mix of old school death rock mixed with horror and metal. They also delve into ambient and drone. Moody retro and black death rock sung by hot Swedish vampires? Were you looking into my dreams?

10:23-14:07
PORTAL (AU)
Husk
— Alien, bleak, comfortless chaos created by monsters from Australia.

14:08-20:02
JESUS AIN'T IN POLAND (Italy)
Nepenthe Pt.1
— Jesus Ain't in Poland have slowed their version of grindcore to dynamic, eruptive, melodic hardcore. With some grind sprinkled on top.

20:03-23:30
JUDAS PRIEST (UK)
Lightning Strike
— Judas Priest prove they are still heavy metal gods. They engage in their trademark hooks and harmonies and manage to remain muscular. A must-have album.

23:56-27:09
HUMAN SERPENT (Greece)
Seven Billion Slaves
— Slitheringly savage and silky-smooth black metal from Greece.

27:10-33:22
DEATHBELL (France)
Rise From Your Grave
— Incredibly jolting pagan psychedelic doom led by a French goddess.

33:23-41:08
SLUGDGE (UK)
War Squids
— Cartoony, tongue in cheek superficial layer of Slugdge covers a strange, twisted, gnarly proggy death.

41:08-45:27
THE SOFT MOON (Berlin)
Like a Father
— Stylish, intense industrial dark wave with a really cool-styled vocalist.

45:58-49:55
ABIGOR (Austria)
All Hail Darkness And Evil
— Rasp to shriek and oh so unique. The vocalist slices. Each song is a fresh angle on black metal.

49:56-54:59
OCEAN OF GRIEF (Greece)
The Breeding of Death
— Majestic melodic with overtly baritone and masculine vocals is so hard to keep from being cheesy. These Greeks do melodic to perfection, creating vivid gorgeous spell-binding stories.

54:59-END
HARM'S WAY (Chicago)
Become a Machine
— This is Chicago hardcore - chunky, technical, brutal.

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0:25-8:17
CHURCHBURN (RI)
The Misery Hymns
— Providence is king of old beard metal – lumbering to epic, sludge to death.

9:17-13:36
WOMBBATH (Sweden)
Embrace Death
— Swedish muscular death with riffs galore and a brutally frameable album cover.

14:13-21:51
WITCH MOUNTAIN (Portland)
Burn You Down
— This band has been around for 20+ years, and has inspired an onslaught of female-led occult bands. I was sad when their first lead singer left in 2014, but she was replaced by an equally amazing husky-voiced beauty.

22:24-28:38
ANICON (NYC)
Drowned In The Mirage
— Brooklyn-style epic, complex composition-based black metal.


29:08-33:15
NERVOSA (Brazil)
Vultures
— Brazilian badass female thrash fiends.

33:58-39:36
ORANGE GOBLIN (London)
The Stranger
— 9th album is better than some of their previous, still infusing a ton of energy in an otherwise tired genre of stoner. Orange Goblin is why stoner can still be relevant.

39:57-49:34
ABSTRACTER (Oakland)
Nether
— Filthy swirling muddy oppression.

50:31-54:49
TOMB MOLD (Toronto)
Abysswalker
— Get out of your head by listening to rotting death.

55:13-END
URARV (Norway)
Sannhet
— Strange horror atmospheric spitting out in tongues.

Behind My Vocals: Giöbia, Squadra Omega, Kikagaku Moyo, Lamp of the Universe, Камни, Vespero, Erkin Koray, Guapo , Sacri Cuori

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0:25-6:16
UADA (Portland)
The Purging Fire
— The newest from my Best Black Metal of 2016. A Portland band that is badass, bitter, mean, and epic.

7:23-13:40
THOU (Baton Rouge)
The Changeling Prince
— The vocalist is scorching lava, a driving dramatic force through the impassioned melodies.

14:03-18:57
NAUT (UK)
I M Here
— A perfect post-punk album for the next rainy weekend you are dancing alone in your living room with your bottle of wine. Oh, is that just me?

19:21-23:36
SPECTRAL WOUND (CAN)
La Nuit Froide De L'oubli
— Another leading lead singer that leads the shit out of his band. Cold and melodic.

24:32-28:06
GHOST (Sweden)
Dance Macabre
— I was pleasantly surprised by this new Ghost, especially since I've never liked them before. Retro anthemic fun song; the rest of the album is strange and diverse. Good stuff.

28:33-33:22
WAYFARER (Denver)
Animal Crown
— Emotional lead-ups, growling into fevered pitch; breaking into organic harmonies.

33:49-37:03
DOPETHRONE (CAN)
Kingbilly Kush
— Tongue in cheek swamp, Canadian-style.

37:42-40:50
VIOLATION WOUND (CA)
Stalemate Suicide
— Chris Reifert is a surprisingly good whiskey-soaked vocalist; hailing from Death and Autopsy. This is for old people who have remained pissed off.

41:13-45:31
JUST BEFORE DAWN (Sweden/UK)
Day Of Days
— Demonic throated tales born of a different time and a parallel universe, where innocence no longer lives.

46:06-52:34
HIGH PRIESTESS (LA)
Earth Dive
— Female-only blues, with plaintive vocals and frothy lyrics.

52:58-58:18
AORNOS (Hungary)
The Kingdom Of Nemesis
— Theatrical rasping, Hungarian style.

58:41-END
DEATHSTORM (Austria)
Agent Of Dismay
— Beer and riffs, what we live for.

Behind My Vocals
Still Corners; Roosevelt; Jonathan Bree; Acid Ghost; Future Islands; Tame Impala; Mild Orange; Clio; Men I Trust; MorMor; Quixotic

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(0:25-8:25)
MESSA (Italy), album – Feast for Water (2018)
Song: Leah

(8:26-13:42)
GRAVEYARD (Sweden), album – Peace (2018)
Song: Walk On

(13:43-18:24)
DEATHBELL (France), album – With The Beyond (2018)
Song: Over the Rim

(18:24-21:59)
DEMON EYE (NC), album – Prophecies and Lies (2017)
Song: In the Spider's Eye

(21:59-26:03)
NIGHT DEMON (CA), album – Darkness Remains (2017)
Song: Flight of the Manticore

(26:12-30:56)
KADAVAR (Germany), album – Rough Times (2017)
Song: Vampires

(30:56-34:57)
DEMON HEAD (Denmark), album – Thunder on the Fields (2017)
Song: Thunder On The Fields

(34:57-41:26)
RUBY THE HATCHET (Philly), album – Planetary Space Child (2017)
Song: Planetary Space Child

(41:57-46:52)
DOUBLESTONE (Denmark), album – Devils Own/Djævlens Egn (2017)
Song: Devils Own

(46:52-55:27)
RED SCALP (Poland), album – Lost Ghosts (2017)
Song: Mantra Bufala

(55:27-END)
THE WIZARDS (Spain), album - Full Moon in Scorpio (2017)
Song: Leaving the Past Behind

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0:25-13:56
YOB (OR)
Our Raw Heart
— Mike's deeply-moving vocals and electrifying accompaniment created a matured sound that is meditative and perfect for coupling drugs and nature.

15:23-19:13
AT THE GATES (Sweden)
The Colours of the Beast
— In the 90's I headbanged to this band religiously in my car. Their new albums sound a lot like Slaughter, but why the hell not. Again, with age comes refinement.

19:40-25:42
DE PROFUNDIS (UK)
Opiate For The Masses
— Death and classic metal with black streaks, riffs, technical and prog. A full spectrum.

26:21-31:29
ISA (MA)
Stage IV - Evil
— One man band hails from bostonfreeradio station's hood. He somehow makes goblin music emotional and unexpected, rippling out in psychedelic waves. Really original stuff - check it out here:
https://dcurhan.bandcamp.com/album/chimera

31:46-35:23
CARDIAC ARREST (Chicago)
When The Teeth Sink In
— Chicago knows how to seethe and blast grooves at the same time.

35:51-44:14
FAAL (Netherlands)
Evoking Emotions
— Gawddammit if these little diddies didn't make this Indian gal's black heart clench. Evoking emotions indeed.

45:10-50:07
ZARRAZA (Kazakhstan)
Abyss Above Me
— Wow, metal from muscular bros in Kazakhstan. Guess how aggro this sound is.

50:46-56:46
URFAUST (Netherlands)
False Sensorial Impressions
— When the vocalist decided to do an unwavering screech with a wall of sound, it made my brain decompress perfectly. Thank you Satan, for allowing me this moment of peace.

57:08-END
GRÁ (Sweden)
Hvedrungs Maer
— Pet your black raven and listen to this Swedish black metal.

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0:38-4:29
LIK (Sweden)
Celebration of the Twisted
— Lik is "corpse" in Swedish. Muscular vocals are a great partner to technical drumming.

5:22-11:01
VOIDTHRONE (Seattle)
Phantasm Epoch
— Cold, angular, malevolent death mixed with doom that can't stand up to a snarling lead singer.

11:26-20:44
CHRCH (Sacramento)
Aether
— Female demon vocals: need I say more? Ok, it is also hella achingly emotional.

21:10-22:47
ZEKE (Seattle)
Two Lane Blacktop
— Remember seeing Zeke at the Covered Wagon? Beer stained floors, jager shots, and going to the Bar Feeders house after. First album in 14 years.

23:23-28:20
FISTER (St. Louis)
I Am Kuru
— Fister, I ask of you, why art thou ignore my request to be slain for Satan.

29:14-33:12
IHSAHN (Norway)
In Rites Of Passage
— I don't even remember Ihsahn from Emperor. His solo albums are the new modern prog.

33:33-39:16
NEKROKRAFT (Sweden)
Rotten Husk
— Eruptive Swedish black metal band with organs. I fucking love organs.

39:55-44:38
THEOTOXIN (Austria)
Adoration Of The Blight
— Music that grabs your leg with a claw dragging you back down the basement steps.

45:38-52:53
GHASTLY (Finland)
Whispers Through the Aether
— Death and doom and thrash with pagan and retro in the mix.

53:25-END
VOICES (London)
Home Movies
— Members of Akercocke emphasize vocals and songwriting.

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0:25-5:04
KHEMMIS (Denver)
Isolation
— Harmonizing groovy guitars and a lead singer that tells you whattup.

6:02-13:12
WRACK (SF)
I Will Not Be Peace
— Tyler from The Mass releases his solo project, Wrack, in June. Who can get enough of Tyler?! Shit is true. https://wrack.bandcamp.com/

13:48-21:25
PHARAOH OVERLORD (Finland)
I Drove All Night by My Solar Stomp
— Finnish supergroup allows their alien skin to glow in a rainbow of psychedelic sparkles.

21:48-29:42
YASHIRA (FL)
Ignis (Ascend)
— Yashira's drummer is the highlight while surrounded by angular shrieks of hardcore.

30:13-35:54
WORMLIGHT (Sweden)
On Tattered Wings
— Swedish black metal chomps against beautiful guitar and bleak vocals.

36:10-39:27
HERON (Vancouver)
A Gnawing Worry
— Brooding intensity.

39:58-46:07
AUTOKRATOR (France)
Against Flesh And Blood
— I love it when bands don’t make me look at their faces.

47:05-50:35
PETRIFICATION (Portland)
Technological Assimilation
— Lower bound sounds of bowel-reaching throaty wretchedness.

51:07-53:47
BLOOD TSUNAMI (Norway)
The Acid King
— Rooted in punk, exploding in Norwegian thrash.

54:07-57:32
AURA NOIR (Norway)
Dark Lung of the Storm
— Another old school thrash band from another old fart Norwegian band.

58:00-END
CHAINBREÄKER (Austria)
Mind Control
— Brand new fresh-faced Austrians playing their version of old school thrash.

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0:25-7:35
WIEGEDOOD (Belgium)
Prowl
— Searing black metal sound in part 3 of a series of albums dedicated to a deceased friend.

8:24-14:25
SLEEP (Oakland)
The Botanist
— Sleep's loose ballad.

14:56-19:15
ADZALAAN (Portland)
Vermilion In Absentia
— A project of Ash Borer's lead singer and Witch Vomit's drummer, gasping their way into your heart.

19:39-24:06
THE SOFT MOON (Berlin)
Give Something
— Stylish, intense gothic dark wave with a really cool-styled vocalist.

24:48-30:15
NIGREDO (Greece)
Sons Of Worthlessness
— Ravencult's lead singer and Dephosphorous' drummer create a jaunty black and thrash style.

30:45-39:31
GOLDEN DAWN (Austria)
Lunar Serpent
— Austrian black metal split; Golden Dawn fractures into a playful occult electronic sound.

39:57-46:47
BLACK SALVATION (Germany)
In a Casket's Ride
— OK fine, I picked some hot Germans.

47:36-50:27
FERVENT HATE (Peru)
Last Night Of Pleasure
— Aggressive death metal with a pinch of melodic At The Gates.

50:52-END
CONVOCATION (Finland)
Allied Pows
Finnish gurgling.

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0:25-8:38
MESSA (Italy)
The Seer
— My 2016's Runner-up to Best Heavy Doom, and nominated for Best Vocals have just released a bluesy, emotional and hella totes fleek fo sho album.

9:31-17:34
UNDERSAVE (Portugal)
Peacefully Floating in Prosperous Abyss
— Tortured and dense death from angry Portuguese.

18:15-22:21
GRAVEYARD (Sweden)
Please Don’t
— GRAVEYARD I LOVE YOU SO MUCH I BOW DOWN TO MY SWEDISH OVERLORDS AND BATHE IN YOUR BRILLIANCE YOU ARE THE VOCALIST GOD. Oh and thanks for not splitting up, jerks.

22:50-28:38
VILKACIS (Brooklyn)
Sixty Three
— One-man Brooklyn black metal from the drummer of NY's Yellow Eyes, who explodes here in unhinged emotion.

29:15-34:34
MØL (Denmark)
Bruma
— Highlight is the evil screeching vocalist and Danish sweet mofo blackgaze brah.

34:52-38:02
UNRAVEL (AU)
Sycophant
— Australians are just...angry or some shit. Too many kangaroos and Vegemite? And btw, Vegemite is fucking the most disgusting ugh. But thumbs up brothers.

38:37-47:40
DESTROYER OF LIGHT (Austin)
Nyx
— Just decompress to the waves of this rolling over you. Great vocalist accompanying YOB-styled doom.

48:35-55:40
MESARTHIM (AU)
Collapse
— Cosmic, electronic, space bubbling through this black metal.

56:28-END
SKELETAL REMAINS (CA)
Mortal Decimation
— Classic Californian death.

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