2013 Releases

Pro-Pain - The Final Revolution (SPV/Steamhammer)

A surprisingly effective hangover cure...
Release Date: 
24 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

It seems barely believable that Pro-Pain, erstwhile standard bearers for samey-sounding metal/hardcore crossover tedium, are still releasing albums twenty one years after I first s

Hail of Bullets - III The Rommel Chronicles (Metal Blade)

A blitzkrieg of death metal fury.

Hail of Bullets is a band that combines two of my favourite things, Martin van Drunen and World War II history.

Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime (Roadrunner)

Bombast, pomp, plus a side of cheese...
Release Date: 
29 Nov 2013 (All day)

So (mainly) Finnish act Nightwish tick off another milestone in their path to the top table of the metal pantheon: The Double Live Album.

DEUIL - Acceptance/Rebuilt (Les Acteurs De l'Ombre Productions)

Muted black metal fudge...
Release Date: 
20 Nov 2013 - 12:30am

This two track release from Belgian sludge/drone/black metal heads DEUIL is not easy listening but that's not to say we should dismiss it out of hand (although if this had landed i

Boston - Life, Love & Hope (Frontiers Records)

We waited ten years for this?
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm

Jeebs this is a frustrating album… AOR Gods Boston (or more accurately AOR God Tom Scholz, who does most everything on this album save for some of the vocalising –

AC Angry - Black Denim (Dust on the Tracks Records)

More dirt please!
Release Date: 
7 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

‘Pure fucking rock n’roll’. That’s what it says on the header for Saarbrucken rock troupe AC Angry’s google entry and really, there’s not much more to be said.

Inhuman Remnants Premiere Absolution of the Apocalypse Video for Metal As Fuck

An Eight Legged Apocalypse....

Eschatonic Records are proud to announce the premiere of Inhuman Remnants' latest video; Absolution Of The Apocalypse taken from their debut Anathema EP r

Manthra Dei - Stone Face (Acid Cosmonaut)

Lovely Psychedelic Stoner Stuff...
Release Date: 
1 Nov 2013 - 12:30am

This comes almost an an antidote to the amount of black metal that I've been consuming lately and it quenches my thirst for some good old fashioned rambling madness.

KULT - Unleashed From Dismal Light (Folter Records)

Very Adequate Black Metal...
Release Date: 
16 Oct 2013 - 12:30am

The spooky strings and church bells intro to Specter's Recurrence are all a bit menacing and you know it's going to go off pretty soon.