New releases




October 2016
09.10   Agatus - The Eternalist
07.10   Darkness - The Gasoline Solution
07.10   Sonata Arctica - The Ninth Hour
07.10   The Devil Wears Prada - Transit Blues
07.10   Alter Bridge - The Last Hero
07.10   Mouth Of The Architect - Path Of Eight
07.10   Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
07.10   Take Over And Destroy - Take Over And Destroy
07.10   Leaves' Eyes - Fires In The North [EP]
07.10   Candiria - While They Were Sleeping
07.10   Hanging Garden - Hereafter [EP]
07.10   Disillusion - Alea [EP]
07.10   Watchtower - Concepts Of Math: Book One [EP]
07.10   Haar / Ur Draugr - Ur Draugr / Haar [Split] [EP]
07.10   Malignancy - Malignant Future [EP]
07.10   Psychonaut 4 - Neurasthenia
07.10   Percival Schuttenbach - Strzyga
05.10   Ortega - Sacred States
05.10   The Reticent - On The Eve Of A Goodbye
05.10   Alkonost - Песни белой лилии
04.10   Stalwart - Tectonic
01.10   Dysylumn - Chaos Primordial [EP]
01.10   Vanhelga - Ode & Elegy
01.10   Nyctophilia - Death Shall Embrace My Corpse Among These Woods [EP]

September 2016
30.09   Skálmöld - Vögguvísur Yggdrasils
30.09   Wyruz - Judge And Jury
30.09   Halshug - Sort Sind
30.09   The Conjuration - The Silent Opera
30.09   Epica - The Holographic Principle
30.09   Suicidal Tendencies - The World Gone Mad
30.09   Evil Invaders - In For The Kill [EP]
30.09   Opeth - Sorceress
30.09   Asphyx - Incoming Death
30.09   The Agonist - Five
30.09   Skiltron - Legacy Of Blood
30.09   Noctem - Haeresis
30.09   Alcest - Kodama
30.09   Altar Of Oblivion - Barren Grounds [EP]
30.09   Iron Mask - Diabolica
30.09   Truckfighters - V
30.09   Negură Bunget - ZI
30.09   Colombian Necktie - All Paths Lead To Nowhere
30.09   Winterfylleth - The Dark Hereafter
30.09   Oathbreaker - Rheia
30.09   Scorpions - Live In Munich 2012 [Live]
30.09   Brutally Deceased - Satanic Corpse
30.09   Symphonity - King Of Persia
30.09   E-an-na - Jiana [EP]
30.09   Eastern Front - EmpirE
30.09   Woe - A Spell For The Death Of Man




Agatus - The Eternalist
9 October 2016
7.7 | 15 votes |
01. The Eternalist
02. The Invisible (Fifth Portal To Atlantis)
03. The Oath (Of Magic And Fire)
04. Gods Of Fire
05. Dreamer
06. Perils Of The Sea (Part II)
07. At Dusk I Was Born
08. Flight Into Forever
09. Gilgamesh
10. To Last

6.9 | 9 votes |
01. Tinkerbell Must Die
02. Another Reich
03. Freedom On Parole
04. Welcome To Pain
05. L.A.W.
06. Pay A Man
07. The Gasoline Solution
08. Dressed In Red
09. This Bullet's For You

7 | 129 votes |
01. Closer To An Animal
02. Life
03. Fairytale
04. We Are What We Are
05. Till Death's Done Us Apart
06. Among The Shooting Stars
07. Rise A Night
08. Fly, Navigate, Communicate
09. Candle Lawns
10. The Elephant [Japanese bonus]
11. White Pearl, Black Oceans Part II - "By The Grace Of The Ocean"
12. On The Faultline (Closure To An Animal)
13. Run To You [Bryan Adams cover] [digipak / digital bonus]

6.8 | 10 votes |
01. Praise Poison
02. Daughter
03. Worldwide
04. Lock & Load
05. Flyover States
06. Detroit Tapes
07. The Condition
08. To The Key Of Evergreen
09. Submersion
10. Home For Grave, Pt. II
11. Transit Blues

Alter Bridge - The Last Hero
7 October 2016
8 | 68 votes |
01. Show Me A Leader
02. The Writing On The Wall
03. The Other Side
04. My Champion
05. Poison In Your Veins
06. Cradle To The Grave
07. Losing Patience
08. This Side Of Fate
09. You Will Be Remembered
10. Crows On A Wire
11. Twilight
12. Island Of Fools
13. The Last Hero
14. Last Of Our Kind [bonus]

7.5 | 30 votes |
01. Ritual Bell
02. Fever Dream
03. The Priestess
04. Sever The Soul
05. Drown The Old
06. Stretching Out
07. Fallen Star
08. Path Of Eight

8.3 | 189 votes |
01. Clockworks
02. Born In Dissonance
03. MonstroCity
04. By The Ton
05. Violent Sleep Of Reason
06. Ivory Tower
07. Stifled
08. Nostrum
09. Our Rage Won't Die
10. Into Decay

7.7 | 6 votes |
01. By Knife
02. Leave The Door
03. Let Me Grieve
04. Separate From The Shadows
05. Out Of Frame
06. Red Ink
07. Job Coffins
08. Love Among The Ruins
09. Bring Me The Rope
10. Night Work Begins

Leaves' Eyes - Fires In The North [EP]
7 October 2016
7.4 | 12 votes |
01. Fires In The North
02. Fires In The North [Acoustic version]
03. Edge Of Steel [2016 version]
04. Sacred Vow [2016 version]
05. Swords In Rock [2016 version]

7.8 | 11 votes |
01. While They Were Sleeping
02. Mereya
03. Wandering Light
04. The Cause
05. Forgotten
06. One Of You Will Betray Me
07. Opaque
08. The Whole World Will Burn
09. Behind These Walls
10. With Broken Bones
11. Ten Thousand Tears

Hanging Garden - Hereafter [EP]
7 October 2016
8.4 | 10 votes |
01. Penumbra[feat Mikko Kotamäki]
02. Sirkle Of Onan[feat Victor Wegeborn]
03. Hereafter
04. Where The Tides Collide[feat Alexander Högbom]
05. Towards The Sun[feat. Mikko Kotamäki]

Disillusion - Alea [EP]
7 October 2016
8.5 | 14 votes |
01. Alea

8.4 | 14 votes |
01. M-Theory Overture
02. Arguments Against Design
03. Technology Inaction
04. The Size Of Matter
05. Mathematica Calculis

Haar / Ur Draugr - Ur Draugr / Haar [Split] [EP]
7 October 2016
Haar
01. Extinction
02. Strings
03. Architects

Ur Draugr
04. The Vista Profunda

Malignancy - Malignant Future [EP]
7 October 2016
01. Antiquated Vernacular
02. Debilitating Morphology
03. Contagious Psychosis

Psychonaut 4 - Neurasthenia
7 October 2016
8.4 | 7 votes |
01. Prologue
02. Death Is A Form Of Art
03. Sweet Decadance
04. Total Leaning To Madness
05. Bad t.RIP
06. Song Written In Paris
07. Sleeping Pills Suck
08. Hangover
09. Too Late To Call An Ambulance
10. Thoughts Of Death

8 | 5 votes |
01. Marysia
02. Rodzanice
03. Pocałunek
04. Alhambra
05. Lazare
06. Buba
07. Gdy Rozum Śpi
08. Aziareczka
09. Pani Pana
10. Miesiac
11. Sargon
12. Sokol Mi Leta Vysoko
13. Rosa (Outro)
14. Wóda Zryje Banie[bonus]

Ortega - Sacred States
5 October 2016
8.1 | 28 votes |
01. Strong Eye
02. Maelstrom
03. Descending Ladders
04. Crows
05. Void

8 | 4 votes |
01. 24 Hours Left
02. The Girl Broken
03. The Hypocrite
04. 19 Hours Left
05. The Comprehension
06. The Confrontation
07. The Apology
08. 10 Hours Left
09. The Mirror's Reply
10. The Postscript
11. Hours Left
12. The Decision
13. Funeral For A Firefly
14. The Day After
15. For Eve

8.6 | 11 votes |
01. Сражение с бездной
02. Жемчужина
03. Русалка
04. Река
05. Невеста лешего
06. Птица-печаль
07. Травница
08. Хмель
09. Ветер, вей!

Stalwart - Tectonic
4 October 2016
6 | 2 votes |
01. Tectonic
02. Sprouts Of Fire
03. Chainsaw Of History
04. War Syndrome
05. Temple Of Wrath
06. They've Come For You
07. Terror Technologies
08. Invisible Darkness

Dysylumn - Chaos Primordial [EP]
1 October 2016
7.5 | 6 votes |
01. Intro
02. Chaos Primordial
03. Œuf Cosmique
04. Régénération
05. Outro

Staff pick by Paz

Vanhelga - Ode & Elegy
1 October 2016
9 | 1 vote |
01. Utan Mening
02. Det Som Aldrig Fanns
03. Förstörd
04. Du finns Där För Mig
05. Jag Återkommer
06. Abstinensens Dystra Tongång
07. Dödförklarad - Ånstad
08. Disharmoni
09. Status - Handlingsförlamad
10. Harmonisk Reflektion
11. Introspektion

01. Contemplating In Anxiety
02. Revelation Through Agony
03. Through Bloodstained Memories
04. Breaking The Chains Of Life
05. Norwegian Winter Darkness [re-recorded version]

8 | 32 votes |
Disc I
01. Múspell
02. Niflheimur
03. Niðavellir
04. Miðgarður
05. Útgarður
06. Álfheimur
07. Ásgarður
08. Helheimur
09. Vanaheimur

Disc II [Limited edition bonus]
01. Drink [Alestorm cover]
02. Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur [Sigur Rós cover]
03. Nattfödd [Finntroll cover]
04. Lazer Eyes [Thor cover]
05. Helreið Afa
06. Upprisa [live]
07. Hefnd [live]
08. Dauði [live]

Wyruz - Judge And Jury
30 September 2016
6 | 2 votes |
01. Carved In Stone
02. Cripple The Slaves
03. The Final Sign
04. Limitations
05. Not The Enemy
06. Wither
07. Judge And Jury
08. In Hell
09. Desolation
10. Fury
11. Public Enemy No.1
12. No Serenity
13. Scars

Halshug - Sort Sind
30 September 2016
6 | 2 votes |
01. Sort Sind
02. Indre Frængsel
03. Udskud
04. Vold
05. Mørket Falder
06. Helvede
07. Vanvid
08. Nederlag
09. Ensom Død

The Conjuration - The Silent Opera
30 September 2016
6.8 | 4 votes |
01. ...
02. Godless
03. Whore
04. Lydia I: Dead End Promises
05. Conscience Rot
06. Lydia II: The Agony Saint
07. Discord As A High
08. For You, The Void (Perception Shattered)
09. The Silent Opera

Epica - The Holographic Principle
30 September 2016
8.1 | 205 votes |
01. Eidola
02. Edge Of The Blade
03. A Phantasmic Parade
04. Universal Death Squad
05. Divide And Conquer
06. Beyond The Matrix
07. Once Upon A Nightmare
08. The Cosmic Algorithm
09. Ascension - Dream State Armageddon
10. Dancing In A Hurricane
11. Tear Down Your Walls
12. The Holographic Principle - A Profound Understanding Of Reality

The Acoustic Principle - acoustic bonus tracks (Digibook / Earbook / Digital):
13. Beyond The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
14. Dancing In A Gypsy Camp
15. Immortal Melancholy [acoustic version]
16. The Funky Algorithm
17. Universal Love Squad

7.1 | 35 votes |
01. Clap Like Ozzy
02. The New Degeneration
03. Living For Life
04. Get Your Fight On!
05. World Gone Mad!
06. Happy Never After
07. One Finger Salute
08. Damage Control
09. The Struggle Is Real
10. Till Dying To Live
11. This World

Evil Invaders - In For The Kill [EP]
30 September 2016
8.7 | 6 votes |
01. As Life Slowly Fades
02. Raising Hell
03. Pulses Of Pleasure [live]
04. Victim Of Sacrifice [live]

Opeth - Sorceress
30 September 2016
7.4 | 344 votes |
Disc I
01. Persephone
02. Sorceress
03. The Wilde Flowers
04. Will O The Wisp
05. Chrysalis
06. Sorceress 2
07. The Seventh Sojourn
08. Strange Brew
09. A Fleeting Glance
10. Era
11. Persephone (Slight Return)

Disc II [limited edition bonus disc]
01. The Ward
02. Spring MCMLXXIV
03. Cusp Of Eternity [live]
04. The Drapery Falls [live]
05. Voice Of Treason [live]

Asphyx - Incoming Death
30 September 2016
8 | 70 votes |
01. Candiru
02. Division Brandenburg
03. Wardroid
04. The Feeder
05. It Came From The Skies
06. The Grand Denial
07. Incoming Death
08. Forerunners Of The Apocalypse
09. Subterra Incognita
10. Wildland Fire
11. Death: The Only Immortal

The Agonist - Five
30 September 2016
7.1 | 36 votes |
01. The Moment
02. The Chain
03. The Anchor And The Sail
04. The Game
05. The Ocean
06. The Hunt
07. The Raven Eyes
08. The Wake
09. The Resurrection
10. The Villain
11. The Pursuit Of Emptiness
12. The Man Who Fell To Earth
13. The Trial
14. Take Me To Church [Hozier cover] [bonus]

Skiltron - Legacy Of Blood
30 September 2016
7.4 | 8 votes |
01. Highland Blood
02. Hate Of My Life
03. Commited To The Call
04. Sailing Under False Flags
05. The Taste Of Victory
06. Rise From Any Grave
07. Sawney Bean Clan
08. All Men Die
09. I'm Coming Home [Digipak bonus]

Noctem - Haeresis
30 September 2016
7.9 | 21 votes |
01. Through The Black Temples Of Disaster
02. Auto-Da-Fé
03. The Submission Discipline
04. Blind Devotion
05. The Dark One
06. Haeresis
07. Whispers Of The Ancient Gods
08. Conjuring Degradation And Morbidity
09. The Paths Of The Lustful Abandon
10. Pactum With The Indomitable Darkness

Alcest - Kodama
30 September 2016
8.4 | 170 votes |
01. Kodama
02. Eclosion
03. Je Suis D'ailleurs
04. Untouched
05. Oiseaux De Proie
06. Onyx
07. Notre Sang Et Nos Penseées [bonus]

Top 20 albums of 2016: 12

Altar Of Oblivion - Barren Grounds [EP]
30 September 2016
01. State Of Decay
02. Serenity
03. Barren Grounds
04. Lost

Iron Mask - Diabolica
30 September 2016
8.4 | 17 votes |
01. I Don't Forget, I Don't Forgive
02. Doctor Faust
03. Galileo
04. Oliver Twist
05. March 666
06. All For Metal
07. The Rebellion Of Lucifer
08. Diabolica
09. The First And The Last
10. Ararat
11. Flying Fortress
12. Cursed In The Devil's Mill

Truckfighters - V
30 September 2016
7.3 | 9 votes |
01. Calm Before The Storm
02. Hawkshaw
03. The 1
04. Gehenna
05. The Contract
06. Fiend
07. Storyline

Negură Bunget - ZI
30 September 2016
7.5 | 33 votes |
Disc I
01. Tul-ni-că-rînd
02. Grădina Stelelor
03. Brazdă Dă Foc
04. Baciu Moşneag
05. Stanciu Gruiul
06. Marea Cea Mare

Disc II[Limited Edition bonus]
01. Tul-ni-că-rînd [Remix by Daniel Dorobanțu]
02. Brazdă Dă Foc [Remix by Silent Strike]
03. Schimnicește [Remix by Tibor Kati & Ionuț Cârja]
04. Baciu Moșneag [Remix by Adrian "Oq" Neagoe & Tragacanth]

Disc III[Limited Edition bonus][DVD]
01. Zi [Album short film]
02. Tul-ni-că-rînd [Visual]
03. Stanciu Gruiul [Visual]

6 | 2 votes |
01. Burn The Bridge
02. Always The Hard Way
03. Silly Kid
04. Linestepper
05. Don't Fear The Reefer
06. Your Own Worst Enemy
07. Proletarian Blues
08. 33-16
09. The Mirror's Reflection
10. Untitled
11. 148 Linnmore St.

Winterfylleth - The Dark Hereafter
30 September 2016
7.7 | 26 votes |
01. The Dark Hereafter
02. Pariah's Path
03. Ensigns Of Victory
04. Green Cathedral
05. Led Astray In The Forest Dark

Oathbreaker - Rheia
30 September 2016
7.5 | 36 votes |
01. 10:56
02. Second Son Of R.
03. Being Able To Feel Nothing
04. Stay Here / Accroche-Moi
05. Needles In Your Skin
06. Immortals
07. I'm Sorry, This Is
08. Where I Live
09. Where I Leave
10. Begeerte

Scorpions - Live In Munich 2012 [Live]
30 September 2016
01. Sting In The Tail
02. Make It Real
03. Is There Anybody There?
04. The Zoo
05. Coast To Coast
06. Loving You Sunday Morning
07. We'll Burn The Sky
08. The Best Is Yet To Come
09. Send Me An Angel
10. Holiday
11. Raised On Rock
12. Tease Me Please Me
13. Hit Between The Eyes
14. Kottak Attack
15. Blackout
16. Big City Nights
17. Still Loving You
18. Wind Of Change
19. No One Like You
20. Rock You Like A Hurricane
21. When The Smoke Is Going Down

Brutally Deceased - Satanic Corpse
30 September 2016
8.1 | 8 votes |
01. The Art Of Dying
02. The Disclosure (In The Circle Of Thy Bowels)
03. Hostile Earth
04. Epoch Of Self-Denial
05. Where No Gods Dare
06. Ruthless Cleansing
07. Withstanding The Funeral
08. At One With The Dead
09. In Torment We Shall Strive

Symphonity - King Of Persia
30 September 2016
8.1 | 9 votes |
01. King Of Persia
02. The Choice
03. In The Name Of God
04. Flying
05. A Farewell That Wasn't Meant To Be
06. Children Of The Light
07. Siren Call
08. Live To Tell The Tale
09. Unwelcome
10. Out Of This World

E-an-na - Jiana [EP]
30 September 2016
8.2 | 11 votes |
01. Înşivă
02. Hora Pe Furate
03. Jiana
04. Şivoi
05. Codru

Eastern Front - EmpirE
30 September 2016
6.5 | 4 votes |
01. EmpirE
02. Veiled By Blood
03. The Fire Consumes
04. No Snow Falls For Sorrow
05. Husks Of Kursk
06. Crimson Mourn
07. 1000 Winds That Blow
08. Die Reise In Den Tod, Pt. II

Woe - A Spell For The Death Of Man
30 September 2016
01. Solitude
02. Alone With Our Failures
03. Longing Is All That Will Remain
04. Condemned As Prey
05. I See No Civilization
06. Wake In Mourning
07. Memento Mori