HOPE DRONE (AU)
Forged by the Tide
— Australia's version of frosty, alien black metal with pockets of air to take gulps of their harmony and melody within.
In The Arms Of Armageddon
— Swampy, thick monstrous sludge with massive drumwork.
WITCH VOMIT (Portland)
— Nothing tongue-in-cheek here. Serious muscular death and sludge.
NO MÁS (D.C.)
— Digestible chunks of grind made to decapitate you.
ECLIPTIC VISION (NY)
— Catchy, crunchy, punchy death with a spectrum of vocals.
A Nacreous-Tinted Halo Of Bright Sorrow
— Bleak meditative black metal with hints of melody. The song titles are incredible.
PORTRAYAL OF GUILT (Austin)
— Chaotic hardcore and black metal with a love for Converge
— Chicago style of experimental hardcore leaning towards creating a soundtrack of horror.
SUICIDAL ANGELS (Greece)
— Greek joyous thrash with riffs, hooks and rolling pumps and fists and skips.
CRIMSON MOON (Germany)
— Unique scraped vocals with vampiric black metal.
— A hollow blur of vocals blasts heat against the dissonance.
Battle of Neverness
— Down with the man and the crown, all the assholes. We are all just human cattle.
ENTOMBED A.D. (Sweden)
Bowels Of Earth
— Swedish band Entombed A.D. is having fun with chomping anthemic beer and shot metal.