MUSIC VIDEO: "Blood Eagle" from Upcoming PERIPHERY Album Feb. 6, 2019

Periphery guitar player Mark Holcomb said of the six-minute track: Weve known since the late stages ofP4writing sessions that Blood Eagle would be the first song we released. Its an unrelenting song that, even while we were writing it, we could say to ourselves: We NEED to play this live. The origin...

FRESH TRACKS: "Dormant" from Blackened Death Crew MISERIST Feb. 6, 2019

Australian blackened death metal band Miserist pleased me greatly with their ominous, atmospheric self titled EP in 2017. Now the band is pressing forward with a vocalist for the first time ever, and a new release on the horizon. The band has shared the first single, "Dormant." Listen and download a...

STREAM: New EP from PANOPTICON Feb. 5, 2019

Panopticon has been a constant source of unique and emotionally engaging blackened folk over the last few years, so it's always nice to get new content from Mr. Lunn. The project just dropped a new EP calledThe Crescendo of Dusk, which features content recorded during the Autumn Eternal and Scars of...

FRESH TRACKS: Blackened Thrash from WARFIST Feb. 4, 2019

Prepare yourself for ripping, no-nonsense blackened thrash metal from Poland'sWarfist. FFO:Venom,Destroyer 666,Bathory(early). On February 27th, prepare yourself for the new album, Grnberger viaGodz Of War Productions. Listen to "The Chapel Of Death" below. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channe...

STREAM: Haunting Conceptual Post-Metal from AUTISM Feb. 4, 2019

Autism is a post-metal band based out of Lithuania with a penchant for creating vast, haunting concept albums. Their latest release, Have You Found Peace? tells the story of two friends torn apart by tragedy and one's subsequent disappearance. The album is out today and streaming below. Give it a li...

STREAM: Drunken Extreme Folk with ANONYMIA (Name Your Price) Feb. 1, 2019

Portland's Anonymia describe themselves as "DDIY (Drunken Do It Yourself) folk metal." With acoustic bass, violin, death growls, and of course plenty of drunken chanting, this band is perfect for a Viking bar brawl. Anonymia recently opened for the Ensiferum/Septicflesh/Arsis show I covered, but unf...

STREAM: Avantgarde Black Metal from HANORMALE Jan. 31, 2019

"The only possible way to describe Hanormale's new album Reborn in Butterfly in one way: "... ideas come from Chaos ..."The HANORMALE project conceives the work in a logic that's diametrically opposed to the modus operandi of any musician, starting from rhythmic sequences fixed with a spirit of impr...

MUSIC VIDEO: "Stellar Tidal Disruption" from ALLEGAEON Jan. 31, 2019

"With Apoptosis, Allegaeon have delivered their defining statement. A near-perfect symbiosis of technical, progressive, and melodic death metal, it is a record that is as crushingly heavy as it is inventive, lithe and intelligent, and marks a significant leap forward in their songwriting. "On this r...

MUSIC VIDEO: "Zero Won" from LESTWEFORGET Jan. 30, 2019

LestWeForget is a very talented, young progressive metal/metalcore project based out of Oxford. "Combining intricate riffs and furious rhythms with anthemic, cascading vocals,LestWeForgets unique brand of progressive metal synthesises those two most disparate of things - the complex and the catchy."...

FRESH TRACKS: "Reason" From MIDNIGHT IN NOVEMBER Jan. 30, 2019

Midnight In November is a self-described post-metal and progressive metalcore band listing influences that includeSilent Planet, Northlane, Architects, The Dali Thundering Concept, and Periphery.The band was just recently established late last year. "It was a long awaiting dream to be achieved by ou...

STREAM: Thrash Metal from Portugal's DESTROYERS OF ALL Jan. 29, 2019

Destroyers of All is a thrash metal band based out of Portugal. "Charged with vicious riffs, voracious vocals and ear blasting drums, this record marks a new chapter for the band as it pushes the boundaries of heaviness of their sound more than ever before. As a result, this album is more violent an...

STREAM: Extreme Doom from Ontario's DROFNOSURA Jan. 29, 2019

We at Metal Trenches acknowledge that we don't share nearly enough doom metal. Admittedly, it's not a genre I'm a huge fan of as I tend to prefer my metal on the fast and hard side. Even so, I recognize the value of bands like Drofnosura and would hate to have a talented group of musicians go unnoti...

STREAM: Norwegian Black Metal from SVARTELDER Jan. 28, 2019

Norwegian Black Metallers SVARTELDER have released their second album Pits via Dusktonejust last week. Founder and frontman Doedsadmiral had this to say about the album:"It is an album that explores ones deepest pain and misery. That difficult battle to crawl out of the pit of despair and back to th...

FRESH TRACKS: "Prayeggrh" from EGGS OF GOMORRH Jan. 27, 2019

The latest terror from Krucyator Productions is Swiss black metal band Eggs Of Gomorrh. The band will be dropping Outpregnate on March 18th, and in anticipation they have released the new single "Prayeggrh" below. Preorder HERE. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, an...

STREAM: Hardcore Punk from Toronto's THE NEW ENEMY Jan. 25, 2019

The New Enemy is a good old fashioned hardcore pnuk crew based out of Toronto, Ontario. If you dig that pure sound without the over-saturation of pop-punk radio influences, give their new album a listen. Illusion Of Choice just dropped today and is available below at the price of your choosing. S...

STREAM: New Solo Progressive Album from MENDEL (of Aborted) Jan. 24, 2019

Insanely talented multi-instrumentalist, guitar virtuoso, and member of death metal bandAbortedMendel bij de Leijhas just released his latest solo EP,The Blood, The Sin and Djinn. Mendel is among the few instrumental musicians I keep up with, as he is among the cream of the crop. If youhaven't heard...

STREAM: "Photo-realistic" Industrial Grind from HIDEOUS MONSTROSITY Jan. 24, 2019

Well here's an interesting one. Hideous Monstrosity is a one man self-described industrial goregrind project with some rock elements from the mind of Carcass Marcus, What makes this project unique is that all of the instruments are programmed in a manner that Marcus describes as "photo-realistic" wi...

STREAM: Ukrainian Atmospheric Black Metal from SVRM Jan. 23, 2019

SVRM is a one man Ukrainian project founded by Serhiy Tkachenko, also of Заводь and Lifeis Hell.The new mini-album Згарище is a decidedly melancholic wave of atmospheric black metal that rushes the listener and drowns them in sorrow. It's melodic wall of blazing guitars and blastbeats that is stream...

CD UNBOXING: Death Karma - The History Of Death... Part II Jan. 22, 2019

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STREAM: Ominous Instrumental Doom from OLDD WVRMS Jan. 22, 2019

"Fear is the price for imagination: these words can describe the descent into the depths of this overwhelming instrumental landscape, drawing his inspiration from all things obscure... Feel the serpent crawl upon your flesh and embrace the haunting emptiness within. W is a triple entity, officiating...

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