STREAM: 2nd Wave Black Metal from KVÖL Sept. 26, 2019

KVL is a US/UK black metal project with at least one member from my own home town. This is relevant in that despite that area being the very definition of suburbia,VestigesofVisceralDoom sounds straight out of Bergen. "Taking inspiration from the world of HP Lovecraft, KVL fuses the harsh cold sound...

STREAM: Russian Post-Metal from MESSAH Sept. 25, 2019

Russian post-metal band Messahwas formed in 2016 by members of local bands KUTKH, Cassandra, MERV' and Truna to combine a variety of influences in our new creative output. They describe the project asa mix of sludge and ambient, with a passionate love for Moog analogue synthesizers and krautrock. Th...

STREAM: Haunting Experimental Doom from HORIZON OF THE MUTE Sept. 24, 2019

Horizon of the Muteis adarkdoom/death project based out of Finland, with a sound that mixes drone, industrial and electronic influences and organ music. Sole Dogma is their latest chapter in exploring the unknown, seeming to drift into an infinite expanse that feels both bleak and meditative all at ...

FRESH TRACKS: Classical Black Metal from LES CHANTS DU HASARD Sept. 24, 2019

French solo actLes Chants Du Hasardreturns once more to unite traditional classical compositions into a black metal aesthetic viaI, Voidhanger. Hear the new track "Livre Second" below and watch for the album on November 1st. Also check out our review of the previous release HERE. out our review of ...

STREAM: Nightmarish Hellscapes from BODYACHE & HALLUCINOGENIC BULB Sept. 23, 2019

Bodyacheand Hallucinogenic Bulb are doom and noise crews respectively based out of the very relevent Christchurch, New Zealand and Philadelphia. Together on this split they have crafted one of the most pure visions of anxiety-provoking nightmares and hellscapes I have heard since discovering Gnaw Th...

STREAM: Crossover Hardcore from Florida's MINDFIELD Sept. 20, 2019

"The quartet bursts right back out of the gate with their signature concoction of highspeed riffs, hardcore-leaning vocals, divebombs and a rewarding, heavy-as-hell ending.Mindfieldis a burgeoning force in the Florida scene and is sure to turn some heads when their new self-titled EP drops on Septem...

STREAM: Heavy, Djenty Metalcore from LIFECURSE Sept. 19, 2019

Lifecurse is a hard-hitting metalcore outfit based out of NC, The band just dropped their new albumThe Wolf You Feed pt 1: Ulsiga. It's the first part in a concept series. Check out these seriously heavy tunes below. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.Y...

STREAM: Gritty Grindcore from GONER. Sept. 18, 2019

Syracuse, New York raw grindcore band goner. have returned with a new EP to follow up their very solid self-titled release. Give it a listen below and pick it up for te price of your choosing. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and fol...

STREAM: Atmospheric Blackened Doom from HEGESIAS Sept. 17, 2019

Hegesias is a German project focused on fusions of highly atmospheric black metal, doom metal, and ambient. The latest album, Mountains, is made up of 3 massive tracks that are quite the dynamic journey and are sure to rattle your speakers at certain points. Give it a listen below. SUBSCRIBE to o...

STREAM: 34 Minutes Of Madness from IMPERIAL CULT Sept. 16, 2019

'A thirty four-minute spectral avalanche of largely improvised raw black metal fury, Imperial Cult's debut LP Spasm of Light was recorded live in 2017 as a single, half hour long trance-inducing movement of embodied chaos designed to dismantle the psyche. The phantasmal vocals, combined with the rep...

STREAM: Detroit Comedic Thrash from BR00TAL BEEFCAKE Sept. 13, 2019

Br00tal Beefcake is a comedic thrash project based out of Detroit Michigan.The debut album, Based On True Events, is streaming now and based on someone the artist learned "a ton of quirky and odd things about" and decided would be a great topic for a comedy album. Highly rreverent but also quite enj...

STREAM: Impressive One-Man Progressive Death from SIDIAN Sept. 13, 2019

Sidian is a progressive death metal project that even in this packed year for the genre you do not want to miss. Amazingly written and performed entirely by one Wyatt Sharp, this is a beast that seems destined to join The Artisan Era roster. Carry My Bones is a thrill ride of an album that is as adr...

STREAM: Somber Folk Songs from MIDNARTIIS Sept. 12, 2019

Midnartiis is a "somber folk metal" project based out of Texas. "Dealing with myths and archetypes woven into life, steeped in a longing for nature in the midst of modernity," In Silent Grove Dwell plays out along the lines of Opeth's acousting outings. If you want dark, gothic atmosphere and sorrow...

STREAM: Technical Metal from SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATER Sept. 11, 2019

If you enjoyed our coverage of highly technical mathcore/metal project Inertia, you should definitely check out their friends and fellow Buffalo residents Short Attention Span Theater. They have several songs up on their bandcamp, but you can get a pretty good taste of what to expect from "Aliens" b...

STREAM: Instrumental Progressive Metal from ANAMORPH Sept. 11, 2019

"Fast-rising North Carolinian instrumental progressive metal bandANAMORPHare thrilled to announce the upcoming release of their ambitious, otherworldly full-length album,Lucid, scheduled for independent release on September 6, 2019. The Raleigh-based quartet featuring Sean Parkinson and Cole Lohman...

STREAM: Portland Post-Hardcore from CARRION SPRING Sept. 10, 2019

"What was anticipated to be the Portland bands final output, the songs and release rejuvenated the band and they have started touring since and writing more material. After 10 years as a band, sharing members with countless bands (Kidcrash, Wild Guess, Logs, Said Goner, etc.) and touring a ton,CARRI...

STREAM: Classic Sounding Thrash from Indiana's DEATH ENSEMBLE Sept. 10, 2019

Indiana thrash band Death Ensemble may have a ways to go in terms of production with this short demo, but that said it really captures the true spirit of 80's thrash, and the songwriting and riffs are pretty damn good. Give it a listen below. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbo...

MUSIC VIDEO: Norwegian Sludge from SUBNOIR Sept. 9, 2019

SUBNOIR is a five-piece band from Norway playing a blend of sludge and post-metal. Their album A Long Way from Homeis currently available HERE, and you can see their music video for the impressively expansive track "Skinwalker" below. Be sure to show your support if you enjoy it. SUBSCRIBE to our...

STREAM: Gritty, High Octane Sludge from Alienatör Sept. 9, 2019

Alienatr is a hard-hitting, high octande sludge band based out of Thunder Bay, Ontario. With groovy riffs dripping with Southern-fried sentiment and the extreme vocals of a pissed off street bum, their new album Pariahs is a gritty good time. Give the album a listen and let us know what you think. F...

FRESH TRACKS: Discordant Grinding Death from MALEVICH Sept. 6, 2019

"Our Hollow is a twisting ride through bleak, discordant catharsis. Malevich distort the boundaries between the aggressive and esoteric; angular guitars with pulsing blast beats pull the listener into moments of tortured reflection." Listen to "Held By The Throat" below and watch for the album on Oc...

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