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

0:25-7:46
KALL (Sweden)
Rise
— Chomping Swedish rock scraped into ridges of black metal. Roaming guitars build psychedelic and range in this diverse album.

8:34-14:44
NEXION (Iceland)
The Spirit of Black Breath
— Icelandic black metal tends to be alien, cold and wicked. This band blends in spectacular clean vocals along with monstrous that are a surprising mix with gloomy melodic black metal, building into epic, large Icelandic-style melodies.

15:05-21:42
AVERSIO HUMANITATIS (Spain)
The Weaver of Tendons
— Chilled rasp and pummeling drumming bleed to majestic black metal with technical guitar that hints at melody. Large album with incredible vocals.

22:04-26:49
DEARTH (Oakland)
The Reverence of Swine
— Textured seething miserable death with jagged tempos creating a package of dark distortion.

27:25-34:51
VILE CREATURE (CAN)
Apathy Took Helm!
— A 2-piece that soundtracks a dystopian nightmare ranging from creepily sweet to droning and desperate and bitter sludge.

35:13-38:20
VAMPIRE (Sweden)
Rex
— This made me immediately think of Tribulation with that retro feel and deep infatuation with imagery. Vampire lets loose, which makes these compositions fresh.

38:48-44:15
I'M IN A COFFIN (Salem)
Slave to My Skin
— A vampire grieves for a lost love, the pure sorrow and theatrics will reach deep inside of you. This is a goth’s dream.

45:06-50:32
SODOMISERY (Sweden)
Slave to My Skin
— Black, death and thrash with tight technical guitars.

51:10-55:23
KRALLICE (NYC)
Church
— Krallice and Geryon released a split, and along with Spectral Lore + Mare Cognitum, are contenders for best of the year. More of the stellar, abstract, mathy, genre-bending cauldron of NYC musicianship.

55:49-END
SINISTER (Netherlands)
Unbounded Sacrilege
— Around since the 80’s and still snarling. Immense guitar solos and melody that do not curb the acerbic tone.

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Category:Radio Show: She Likes It Heavy -- posted at: 9:07pm PST

0:25-5:30
ULTHAR (CA)
Cudgel
—  Residing in multiple styles of death, across frenetic paces and vocals, and technical prowess galore. Big, big badass album.

6:37-15:06
VALDRIN (Ohio)
Down The Oubliette Of Maelstrom
—  Ohio seethes in repression and women’s rights degradation. Of course people are going to be angry, and this form of expression comes in symphonic black metal with crystal clear layers.

15:32-22:03
UPRISING (Germany)
There's No Such Thing as Hope
—  A stunning sophomore album with satanic lyrics cut with folksy interludes and clean vocals, culminating in a riff-heavy black metal.

22:29-27:41
TITHE (Portland)
Psychedelic Neurogenesis
—  Slow-churning sludge explodes into death and grind. Members of Lord Dying.

28:31-33:30
FERAL LIGHT (Minneapolis)
In Summation
—  Andy used to own a Polish diner in the Mission, and moved back to Minneapolis to create intense and intricate American black metal. This duo is awesome to see live.

33:55-40:28
NEMESIUM (AU)
Relive This Nightmare
—  A demonic corpse foot kicks out of its grave in a gurgling lava-burned death intensity. You know, Australian style.

40:45-43:33
OBSCENE (Indiana)
Without Honor and Humanity
—  Gargled, kidnapped vocals pleads in a chomping raw death with a flurry of riffs.

44:21-47:19
WITCHES (France)
We Are
—  The only original member in this 3rd album is the female lead singer brutalizing with her down-tuned vocals in a black of thrash.

47:45-53:32
SANCTIFYING RITUAL (Germany)
Stained with Rotten Blood
—  We should see a therapist and ask why we are so satisfied listening to tortured sounds.

54:02-END
BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS (Brooklyn)
Other Realms
—  Progressive mayhem that scrapes nails in your brain.

Direct download: She_Likes_It_Heavy_Show_355_061620.mp3
Category:Radio Show: She Likes It Heavy -- posted at: 9:13pm PST

0:25-7:37
PATRONS OF THE ROTTING GATE (Ireland)
Bleached Bones
— Rotting is a good word. Richly textured proggy death and black with a vocal clenched around it.

8:31-17:39
RANNOCH (UK)
Void
— Both ends of the spectrum with melody and edge. Threads of Opeth-style dynamic prog, but with their own modern twists.

18:10-22:03
XIBALBA (CA)
En la Oscuridad
— My 2012 Best Mosh. Hardcore and death wearing steel-tipped boots.

22:46-31:36
AKOLYTH (?)
A Work Of Ages
— Yeah, this is not for the faint-hearted, but what a joy: desperately filthy, but memorable riffs and a surprising amount of underlying emotion that beats a very lovely heart.

32:09-36:47
COSMIC PUTREFACTION (Italy)
The Glooming Murk of His Telluric Shrieks
— Deeply monstrous proggy death with bits of space to liven shit up. The gnarly vocals are both shrieks and growls, and interwoven are truly magical Fabio-romance novel covered loveliness. Stylish, and of course Italian.

37:07-40:06
END (NJ)
Absence (feat. Pete Morcey)
— A supergroup of razor-sharp technical grind and chomping hardcore, and stealing bits and pieces from the distortion and fast pace of black metal.

40:33-46:51
COSMOVORE (Germany)
The Watchers
— Ugly death within a strange, dystopian universe of tortured clashing chaos and an unearthly vocalist.

47:56-56:38
THE RUINS OF BEVERAST (Germany)
Hunters
— Oh my German black metal overlords Ruins have released (2) splits so far this year, both so different, but very representative of their style of delving into ambient and ritualistic emotional black metal. I am dying for a full release.

56:58-END
GRUESOME (LA/FL)
Led into the Dark
— A split with a shared lead singer, Gruesome does its uzzze with wicked riff-heavy death-loving guitar-soloing mayhem.

Direct download: She_Likes_It_Heavy_Show_354_060920.mp3
Category:Radio Show: She Likes It Heavy -- posted at: 9:42pm PST

A mellow, sweet show of NEW dark wave/post punk this week.

0:25-4:03
FRAGRANCE. (France) (2019)
So Typical

4:04-9:25
LEBANON HANOVER (Germany)
The Last Thing

9:26-13:43
MOANING (LA)
Fall in Love

13:44-18:16
FEARING (Santa Cruz)
Catacombs

18:17-21:40
ANATOMY (NYC)
Ira Agni

21:41-25:05
A TRANSITION (Berlin)
Driven

25:18-29:32
ORCUS NULLIFY (SC)
Night Dance

29:33-33:26
THE MURDER MYSTERY (Norway) (2018)
HNSF

33:27-37:45
L’AVENIR (Baltimore)(2019)
Soteria

37:46-41:06
SAFETY LAST (Toronto)
Knives (Original Mix)

41:36-45:43
CLOSED MOUTH (France)
change your life today

45:44-49:05
RESTWELL (LA)
Enchantress

49:06-53:21
THE WARS (Berlin)
Differences

53:22-57:50
HERZEGOVINA (Brazil)
Road of Joy

57:51-END
HERLIGHTS (Russia)
Stockholm Syndrome

Direct download: She_Likes_It_Heavy_Show_353_060220.mp3
Category:Radio Show: She Likes It Heavy -- posted at: 10:57pm PST

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