The Best Metal On Bandcamp #49 Sept. 20, 2021

The Best Metal On Bandcamp #49
by Metal Trenches

Exploring your metal bandcamp recommendations and requests in search of the best underground metal bands out there from black and death to metalcore and deathcore. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of...

Spiritbox - Eternal Blue (Album Review) Sept. 17, 2021

Eternal Blue
by Spiritbox

Review of the long awaited debut full length album Eternal Blue from Spiritbox. Spiritbox is a Canadian band formed partially of former members of iwrestledabearonce including vocalist Courtney Laplante and guitarist Mike Stringer. It's been a LONG leadup to this album after YEARS of EP's and big mu...

Insomnium - Argent Moon (Album Review) Sept. 17, 2021

Argent Moon
by Insomnium

Review of the new 2021 Insomnium EP Argent Moon via Century Media Records. Insomnium is a Finnish melodic death metal band with 8 full length albums under their belt, most recently Heart Like a Grave in 2019. Key tracks: The Reticent, The Antagonist SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes,...

Brainstorm - Wall of Skulls (Album Review) Sept. 15, 2021

Wall of Skulls
by Brainstorm

German power/heavy metal band Brainstorm has been remarkably consistent over their thirty-year plus run, and while not every album has been a classic, I havent found any of their thirteen full lengths to have gone through some of the same drastic dips in qualities as their peers. Theyve offered up a...

Vulvodynia Tier List Sept. 15, 2021

Ranking Vulvodynia
by Vulvodynia

Ranking the albums of Vulvodynia best to worst through 2021's Praenuntius Infinitis tier list style. Vulvodynia is a South African brutal slam, death metal and deathcore band. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the soc...

Velo Misere - Monomanía del inexorable vacío (Album Review) Sept. 14, 2021

Monomanía del inexorable vacío
by Velo Misere

Spanish black metal band Velo Misere has been around for a little over five years now and has been honing their take on dark, tense atmosphere and jagged riffs since 2017s Compendio de trgicos presagios demo. This years Monomana del inexorable vaco full-length refines their approach further with hyp...

Carcass - Torn Arteries (Album Review) Sept. 13, 2021

Torn Arteries
by Carcass

UK purveyors of grindcore and melodic death metal Carcass are back once more, finally following up their critically acclaimed 2013 comeback Surgical Steel with their 7th full length effort Torn Arteries via Nuclear Blast Records. Key Tracks: Under The Scalpel Blade, Dance of Ixtab, The Devil Rides O...

Carcass Tier List Sept. 12, 2021

Ranking Carcass
by Metal Trenches

Ranking the albums of Carcass best ot worst tier list style. Carcass is a UK metal band responsible for helping to pioneer grindcore, deathgind, and of course melodic death metal with their seminal album Heartwork. The band is dropping their latest 2021 effort and the 7th in their discography Torn A...

Lvcifyre - The Broken Seal (Album Review) Sept. 10, 2021

The Broken Seal
by Lvcifyre

Lvcifyre was formed in 2008 by Polish musician T. Kaos after a relocation to London, with the first taste of its dense and pummeling death metal coming courtesy of 2009s Dying Light ov God EP. In the years that have followed the band has continued to refine their approach, continuing a technical ons...

Zealot R.I.P. - The Extinction of You (Album Review) Sept. 9, 2021

The Extinction of You
by Zealot R.I.P.

Zealot R.I.P. brings together musicians who have been a part of the DC and Virginia music scenes for some time, with names such as Darkest Hour, Fairweather, Pig Destroyer, and Frodus likely to be familiar depending on which end of the metal and hardcore spectrums your tastes fall into. But their ne...

Portrait - At One With None (Album Review) Sept. 8, 2021

At One With None
by Portrait

Sweden has really become the country for modern heavy metal over the past two decades, with new groups adding their own take on old meets new sounds every year. One of the bands from this scene that has remained consistently interesting since their inception is Portrait, though theyve flown under th...

ABORTED vs. INFERI Sept. 8, 2021

ManiaCult Vs. Vile Genesis
by Metal Trenches

A faceoff review between new albums Maniacult from Aborted (Century Media) and Vile Genesis from Inferi (The Artisan Era). Aborted is a multinational death metal band fronted by Svencho de Caluwe with MANY albums under their belt already but recently on a hot streak with the likes of Retrogore and T...

Andrew W.K. - God Is Partying (Album Review) Sept. 7, 2021

God Is Partying
by Andrew W.K.

Review of the new 2021 album God Is Partyng from Andrew W.K. via Napalm Records.Andrew WK is a hard rock performer who initially blew up on the scene largely in thanks to the explosive single "Party Hard" from his 2001 album I Get Wet. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouT...

Aborted Tier List Sept. 5, 2021

Ranking Aborted
by Aborted

Ranking the albums of Aborted best to worst Tier List style. Aborted is a multinational death metal band most recently releasing Maniacult. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of your choice with Faceb...

Bloodphemy - Blood Sacrifice (Album Review) Sept. 3, 2021

Blood Sacrifice
by Bloodphemy

Dutch death metal band Bloodphemy was originally formed in 2000 and self-released their debut Section 8 in 2002, disbanding shortly after. Thirteen years later a new lineup was formed with original drummer Edwin Nederkoorn leading the charge, and the group has seen a resurgence since then with an EP...

Carnifex - Graveside Confessions (Album Review) Sept. 3, 2021

Graveside Confessions
by Carnifex

Review of Carnifex and their new 2021 album Graveside Confessions via Nuclear Blast Records. Carnifex is a San Diego, California deathcore band that has been building a strong fanbase since around 2005 with albums like Hell Chose Me and Until I Feel Nothing making the Heatseekers charts. Personally,...

Straytones -Magic Green River Swimmin’ & Stunning Tarzanka Experience (Album Review) Sept. 2, 2021

Magic Green River Swimmin’ & Stunning Tarzanka Experience
by Straytones

My familiarity with psych and garage rock tends to skew more towards US and Scandinavian bands, but Ukrainian band Straytones caught my attention with their recently released full-length Magic Green River Swimmin Stunning Tarzanka Experience (which is a mouthful of an album name). Where others have...

Transport League - Kaiserschnitt (Album Review) Sept. 2, 2021

Kaiserschnitt
by Transport League

Swedens Transport League has been offering up their own take on groove-laden hard/stoner rock with some doom elements since 1994, and while they were broken up from 2005 to 2009 once the band reunited theyve kept the music flowing ever since. This years Kaiserschnitt is their fourth full-length sinc...

Most Anticipated Metal Albums (September 2021) Sept. 1, 2021

Most Anticipated Metal Albums (September 2021)
by Metal Trenches

Sharing both yours and my most anticipated new metal albums coming out in the month of September from Carcass and Aborted to Spiritbox and Inferi. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of your choice with...

Qrixkuor - Poison Palinopsia (Album Review) Sept. 1, 2021

Poison Palinopsia
by Qrixkuor

Qrixkuor left an impression on listeners with their 2016 EP Three Devils Dance, which offered up dense and twisting death metal that attempted to have a bit more structure and riffs underneath the usual wall of sound. In the years that followed the original lineup would collapse, leading founder S. ...

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