— Swedish evil melodic and riffs, non-testosteroney vocals with the energy of some thrash and speed.
SPIRIT ADRIFT (AR)
Angel & Abyss
— Nate Garrett is a lovely person who loves lyrics and has a pension for the heart-wrenching heavy metal ballad. This is (his)their best album.
— Irish duo create a lovely melodic-enriched brutal partnership of a versatile vocalist and a guitarist that approaches grind.
IMMORTAL BIRD (Chicago)
Anger Breeds Contempt
— Angular death metal and female badass founding member from Woods of Ypres and Mares of Thrace.
— Another incredible female lead singer of a legendary 90's German black metal band that now infuses modern electronic into their iconic sound.
MOTHER IRON HORSE (MA)
— The raw vocalist and accompanying technical musicians pushes this band into a must-listen.
— Chicagoans love their crushing death with a focus on weird. It will bend you.
— Texas compels you to raise a fist to this galloping thrash and demonic vocals.
FULL OF HELL (MD, PA)
— Another incredible grind and noise and atmospheric offering with the best live lead singer. These guys are young and weird and it makes for always new.
Face Down in the Blood and Piss
— Fusion-rich black with jazz and noise in the mix.
— You can see the spirits rise above the cold tundra of Minnesota. Or some shit.