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

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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0:25-4:41
KALMAH (Finland)
Waiting in the Wings
— Finnish band Kalmah sweetens their style of muscular power with folk.

5:30-8:47
OXYGEN DESTROYER (Seattle)
Subsumed Within The Bowels Of The Perennial Monstrosity
— Rabid flailing thrash with filthy gurgling in a debut album.

9:22-17:34
EAGLE TWIN (SLC)
Elk Wolfv Hymn
— Weirdos/SLC duo doling out the unexpected.

17:59-26:10
RÛR (Norway)
I
— Starry skies, icestorms and approaching beasts fill this black metal aching with story.

26:51-32:05
BANG (Philly) (re-released in a "Best of" collection)
Feel the Hurt
— Unknown 70's band re-released in this fantastic brand new compilation.

32:42-39:31
PANOPTICON (Minnesota)
Blåtimen
— American black metal Panopticon always bring a blend of unorthodox styles, this one has folk, banjo, country-ing, and full on epic black metal.

39:58-46:35
ABOVE AURORA (Poland)
Path to Ruin
— Polish non-blistering black metal with sludgy vocals.

47:31-56:06
MuN (Poland)
Oracle's
— Polish infectious groovin' out psychedelic.

56:41-END
ROTTING CHRIST (Greece)
The Sign Of Evil Existence (Live)
— Live and legendary Rotting Christ with guest from Behemoth

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0:25-6:39
JESUS AIN'T IN POLAND (Italy)
He Who Giveth, He Who Taketh Away
— Jesus Ain't in Poland have slowed their version of grindcore to dynamic, eruptive, melodic hardcore. With some grind sprinkled on top.

7:35-13:36
REPRISAL (UK)
Monomania
— Thrash breaks in technical aggression.

14:14-22:15
AUGURY (Montreal)
Anchorite
— Political, chic Montreal has a seething metal scene. Melodic prog soften the edges of this masterful death album.

22:56-29:32
BARREN EARTH (Finland)
Spire
— Yes, you will hear Opeth, but you'll hear that for most prog-dominated death and melodic bands. This one has an immense lead singer, shared with Hamferð.

30:03-36:17
ALTARS OF GRIEF (CAN)
Iris
— Epic pec-heaving metal.

36:43-41:45
GLACIAL TOMB (Denver)
Sunless Dawn
— Shared members of Khemmis and Abigail Williams. Muscular sludge.

42:20-49:38
BORGNE (Switzerland)
La Porte Du Chaos
— Swiss band Borgne means "one eye", which made me think of a penis, I never claimed I was mature. It has all the elements I love in one big album: space, ethereal, black metal and full-on industrial.

50:37-54:06
QUANTUM HIERARCHY (Italy)
Neutron Breed
— Debut ball of naked Italian aggression.

54:32-END
DEADLY CARNAGE (Italy)
Lumis
— Italian trippiness filling a galaxy of shimmering goodness.

Behind My Vocals: The Cure; Southern Death Cult; Joy Division; Depeche Mode; The Smiths; The Stone Roses; Gene Loves Jezebel; New Order 

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0:25-6:17
UNGFELL (Switzerland)
Bluetmatt
— Swiss black metal that chomps thrash teeth at you.

7:01-9:14
THY FEEBLE SAVIOUR (TX)
Carrion For Beasts
— Filthy, belligerent groove from a 2-piece.

9:36-14:17
IZEGRIM (Netherlands)
Warmonger II
— You would never guess it, but it's a female lead singer. The lyrics are intense, and can only be sung by a woman.

14:42-21:01
DEATHBELL (France)
Emerald Eyes Shine
— Pagan, psychedelic doom led by a sexy female vocalist.

21:17-25:43
TOXIKULL (Portugal)
Surrender Or Die
— Portuguese thrash kicks you in the face with heavy boots.

26:27-31:16
NIGHTMARER (Florida)
Death
— Ex-Gigan and The Ocean members creating horror and industrial growls.

31:54-37:54
REPLICANT (NJ)
Oceans Of Dust
— Album cover is a dead formation of plants, and I dug. Prog and math, but in a warmer, sweeter technical death metal way.

38:22-43:46
PHANTOM WINTER (Berlin)
Into Dark Science
— Muscular, fit Germans. Oh, they make music and stuff

44:35-53:03
ABYSMAL GRIEF (Italy)
Ruthless Profaners
— Theatrical metal singing about Italian forests filled with goblins and ghosts.

53:34-58:01
BIBLE BLACK TYRANT (NY)
The Standard
— Noise dissolving in your face. And your butt.

58:24-END
THE ATLAS MOTH (CHICAGO)
Chloroform
— A long hiatus and these Chicagoans have put out a conceptual, thoughtful album.

Behind My Vocals: Milkways; Giorgio Moroder Evolution; Cristal; Ganymed; Space; Cerrone; By The Savers; Plastic Bertrand; Andre Brasseur; The Immortals

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0:25-6:05
JUDAS PRIEST (UK)
Traitors Gate
– 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.

7:04-11:19
HUMAN SERPENT (Greece)
...To Son Of Nothing
– Slitheringly savage and silky-smooth black metal from Greece.

11:34-16:02
ATONE (Oakland)
Bated Breath
– Thickly toned, vicious Oakland filthy weaved with groove.

16:40-22:35
SLUGDGE (UK)
Putrid Fairytale
– Cartoony, tongue in cheek superficial layer of Slugdge covers a strange, twisted, gnarly proggy death.

24:09-27:24
WHITE WIZZARD (LA)
Pretty May
– Oh, the revelry of heavy metal is so charming from these LA musicians.

28:21-32:00
BLACK ROYAL (Finland)
Pentagram Doctrine
– Leather clad warriors birthed these Finns in the middle of a forest, and the witches cackled with glee.

32:42-37:56
RIVERS OF NIHIL (PA)
A Home
– Melodic play in serious djent-style.

38:21-43:42
SIXES (SoCal)
Fogbreather
– Lumbering, oppressive throttle crushing you.

44:08-50:32
DRUDKH (Ukraine)
Za Zoreyu Scho Striloyu Syaye…
– 11th release, but still refreshing harsh Eastern European black metal simmering with emotion.

51:17-56:12
HORN (Germany)
Bocksfuß
– Dulcimer-loving nerd incorporating rich folk and pagan.

56:35-END
PRIMORDIAL (Ireland)
To Hell or the Hangman
– Straining leather pants metal.

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Special cold/dark/new wave show.

0:25-4:24
HUMAN TETRIS (Russia)
Things I Don't Need
— Russian post-punk sweetness, the loveliest singer.

4:25-11:00
CABARET NOCTURNE (Belgium)
Blind Trust
— Bro does synth-pop, darkwave and dark disco, all dance baby.

11:01-14:49
LEBANON HANOVER (Germany)
Gallowdance
— Sexy duo, female vocalist, dark wave magic. Touring right now.

14:50-19:47
SHE PAST AWAY (Turkey)
Kasvetli Kutlama
— Dark wave from Turkey? Yes, and it is delicious. Touring right now.

19:48-23:42
ROOSEVELT (Germany)
Montreal
— Super light, flirty synth pop.

23:55-29:13
MANICURE (Russia)
I Wanna Be Free
— Oh hells yeah, Russia has got it GOING ON in being depressed post-punk.


29:14-33:29
CARPENTER BRUT (France)
Le Perv
— Synth-loving bro who loves 80's cheese, including B-movies. A bit of industrial and metal in this electro sound.

33:31-36:38
REPLICANT (Chicago)
Drifter
— B-movie horror new wave. You know, the usual.

36:40-40:48
LINEA ASPERA (UK)
Malarone
— Thickly romantic atmosphere with gorgeous female vocals dancing in circles.

40:49-45:54
COLD CAVE (LA)
Glory
— Unapologetically reminiscent of New Order and Joy Division. This album released late last year; and they are playing in cities this summer.

46:25-49:40
VELVET CONDOM (Berlin)
Kalter Lippenstift
— This can't be any more German.

49:41-54:26
ZANIAS (Berlin)
Follow the Body
— Ethereal female vocals accompanied by dark wave and a fun amount of dancey-industrial.

54:27-END
JONATHAN BREE (New Zealand)
You're So Cool
— This guy is coming out with a new album. This video is amazing. https://youtu.be/gxRq23qVE8A

 

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