2013 Releases

Starsoup - Bazaar of Wonders (Sublimity Records)

Not today, thank you...
Release Date: 
29 Nov 2013 (All day)

Behold the birth of a new genre! Hail Starsoup, the new Gods of Pub prog rock! That’s right. Pub. Prog. Rock.

Bat - Primitive Age (Tankcrimes)

A choice morsel of crossover succulence...
Release Date: 
21 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

Tasty, very tasty indeed… If, like me, you were around at the dawning of the eighties music phenomenon known as crossover, you’ll find this little project very enticing indeed!

Flesh of the Earth- Nature's Reign (Own Label)

These Melbourne youngsters have potential.

Flesh of the Earth is a five piece technical death metal band hailing from Melbourne and their debut EP Nature's Reign is an impressive display of instrumen

Almah - Unfold (Scarlet Records)

Brazilian progsters with an alternative itch that needs to be scratched...
Release Date: 
25 Nov 2013 (All day)

Brazilian power/prog act Almah are back with a fourth album, Unfold, and, whilst it’s undoubtedly their most accomplished album to date, it’s not a wholly satisfying liste

Nocturnal Graves - ...From the Bloodline of Cain (Hells Headbangers)

Feral filth at it's finest...
Release Date: 
11 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

I don’t know about the Bloodline of Cain so much, but Australian outfit Nocturnal Graves seem very much to me to be of the bloodline of thrash. No, make that THRAAAASSSSSHHHH!!!

Icecocoon - Deepest Crystal Black (Own Label)

Impressively self-assured debut from the Adelaide progsters...
Release Date: 
30 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

Adelaide act Icecocoon show here – even on their debut album release – just how easy it is to carve a niche for yourself in today’s ever more saturated hard rock market with an alb

Truth Corroded- The Saviours Slain (Truth Inc Records)

A vital blend of contemporary death and thrash.
Release Date: 
4 Dec 2013 (All day)

Albums released around late-November and December are in an unfortunate position of often being overlooked.

NiteRain - CrossFire (Indie Recordings)

Turbocharged sleaze from Oslo rock city!
Release Date: 
15 Nov 2013 (All day)

Eighties metal cross-genre mashup ALERT!

Kill Devil Hill - Revolution Rise (Bullet Proof AU)

Pleasant but inessential...
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm

When is a supergroup not a supergroup?