— Members of Obscura and Aborted. Proggy complex theatrical death with nerdy guitar solos and tons of riffs.
— Icelandic black metal is desperate, bleak, romantic. Drumming is part of this blanket of complex instrumentation. Great wolf beast album cover.
Pazuzu: Harbinger of Darkness
— Colorado 2-piece uniquely threads original Middle-Eastern folk within a vicious death.
ECHO BEDS (CO)
— Another Colorado 2-piece, on the industrial spectrum. These guys went to Ground Zero in the 90’s, and we definitely attended the same shoes. Small stupid Colorado world. This is fragmented dystopian industrial cracked in a million pieces.
NIGHT GAUNT (Italy)
— Creepy doom with versatile vocals, and all of it will make you headbang.
Thrall to the Gallows
— Filthy, crusty teeth-baring Blackrat, chomping aggressively.
THESE BASTARDS (SF)
— Old and pissed off, seething, catchy, charming fast-paced thrash and core.
A THOUSAND SUFFERINGS (Belgium)
— The album name is Bleakness. Fucking Belgians are sad man.
— Crusty, proggy old school death with dynamic tempo changes.
Zwischen den Jahren
— One-man Austrian haunting black metal with gorgeous organic instrumentation, including a flute.
At The Nexus Of All Stillborn Worlds
— Boston is pissed off.