New Flesh 11/3: Releases From Dying Wish, Green Lung, Fuming Mouth & More!

New Flesh 11/3: Releases From Dying Wish, Green Lung, Fuming Mouth & More!

- By Cori Westbrook

Heavy music's emerging class comes with the good this week with a crop of new music that is among the best of the year.

This week's albums are a treasure trove for metal aficionados. We venture through an auditory domain where epic symphonies clash with visceral roars, and where the somber depths of melodic introspection meet the unbridled rage of hardcore. 

For all of our favorite new releases, both singles and albums, be sure to check out the official Knotfest New Flesh playlist.

Angra – Cycles Of Pain - Power/Progressive Metal

Angra's "Cycles Of Pain" is a robust addition to their discography, presenting a dynamic blend of power and progressive metal. With their signature symphonic elements and technical prowess, Angra takes listeners on a multifaceted journey, oscillating between moments of sheer intensity and profound melody. It's an album that doesn't just recycle the past but reinvigorates the genre with fresh energy and passion.

Get your copy HERE.

Bad Wolves – Die About It - Hard Rock/Groove Metal

"Die About It" is a hard-hitting collection that showcases Bad Wolves' tenacity in the modern metal scene. Combining elements of metalcore and heavy rock, the album packs a punch with anthemic choruses and relentless riffs. The production is crisp, allowing each track to maintain its ferocity while engaging listeners with lyrical themes that are both introspective and confrontational.

Get your copy HERE.

Carnation – Cursed Mortality - Death Metal

Belgian death metal outfit Carnation returns with "Cursed Mortality," a relentless onslaught of old-school death metal fury. The band’s ferocious approach is steeped in the genre’s traditional sound but executed with a modern ferocity that feels both raw and meticulously crafted. It's an album that reverberates with intense energy and proves to be a bone-crushing affair from start to finish.

Get your copy HERE.

Dying Wish – Symptoms Of Survival - Hardcore/Metalcore

"Symptoms Of Survival" hits like a sledgehammer, combining the visceral aggression of hardcore with metallic riffage. Dying Wish’s offering is full of vitality, channeling the angst and rebellion of their influences while embedding their unique stamp on the genre. The album’s cathartic screams and breakdowns make it a standout release for those seeking a dose of sonic brutality with depth.

Get your copy HERE.

Fuming Mouth – Last Day Of Sun - Death Metal/Harcore

Fuming Mouth’s "Last Day Of Sun" presents a devastating mix of death metal and hardcore. The album's raw energy and pummeling riffs create an atmosphere that's both apocalyptic and invigorating. The band’s approach is unapologetically aggressive, ensuring that each track delivers a potent dose of high-adrenaline heaviness.

Get your copy HERE.

Green Lung – This Heathen Land - Occult Rock

With "This Heathen Land," Green Lung channels the spirit of classic doom and stoner rock through a contemporary lens. The album is draped in a shroud of mysticism, with riff-driven songs that are as haunting as they are catchy. It's an offering that's likely to resonate with fans of rich, Sabbath-esque soundscapes and lyrical journeys through folklore and occult themes.

Get your copy HERE.

Insomnium – Songs Of The Dusk EP - Melodic Death Metal

"Songs Of The Dusk" finds Insomnium in fine form, delivering a succinct EP that encapsulates their melodic death metal mastery. The songs are replete with atmospheric passages, soaring melodies, and melancholic narratives. While brief, the EP serves as a hauntingly beautiful reminder of the band’s ability to evoke emotion through their expertly crafted soundscapes.

Get your copy HERE.

Mugshot – Cold Will EP - Hardcore/Metalcore

Mugshot's "Cold Will" EP is a blistering entry in the hardcore scene, delivering intensity in short, sharp bursts. With its raw vocals and relentless riffs, the EP manages to be both aggressive and introspective, serving as a promising glimpse into the band’s potential to carve out a space for themselves in the genre.

Get your copy HERE.

Silent Planet – Superbloom - Progressive Metalcore

"Superbloom" is a textured tapestry that weaves together elements of post-hardcore and experimental metal. Silent Planet continues to push boundaries with intricate musicianship and layered lyricism, tackling complex themes with sensitivity and insight. The album is an immersive experience that rewards repeated listens, as each track unfolds with new revelations and sonic details.

Get your copy HERE.

Also out this week…

Abyss – Flashbacks (Metal Warrior)
Acid Force – World Targets In Megadeaths (Jawbreaker)
Aeonian Sorrow – Katara (Self)
Amalekim – Avodah Zarah (Avantgarde)
Ananda Mida – Reconciler (Go Down)
Asteroid Witch/Greenseeker – Asteroid Witch/Greenseeker Split (Electric Valley)
As The Palaces Burn – Drowning Into Shadows (Rockshots)
Atreyu – A Torch In The Dark EP (Spinefarm)
Axioma – Primal Descent EP (Stained Glass Torments)
Black Daggers – Phantasmagoria (Self)
Black Knife – Baby Eater Witch (Wise Blood)
Blazoner – Escape To Electric Land (Self)
Briqueville – IIII (Pelagic)
Bunsen – Burner (Kaos Kontrol)
Carnal Tomb – Embalmed In Decay (Testimony)
Cauldron – Suicide In The City (Ephyra)
Cavalcade – Evergreens (Self)
Ch’ahom – Knots Of Abhorrence (Sentient Ruin)
Chaines – Les Litanies des Chaînes (Amor Fati)
Cirkeln – The Primitive Covenant (True Cult)
Closet Witch – Chiaroscuro (Moment Of Collapse)
Crystal Coffin – The Curse Of Immortality (A Beast In The Field)
Cult Burial – Reverie Of The Malignant (Self)
Dawnwalker – Human Ruins (Room 312)
Decline The Fall – Perspectives (Self)
Degrave – Volume (HPGD)
Dirty Honey – Can’t Find The Brakes (Dirt)
Doctor, Doctor – Second Opinion (Self)
Drop Nineteens – Hard Light (Wharf Cat)
Ego Planet – Ego Planet (Argonauta)
Escape From Wonderland – Pieces (Drakkar)
Exiled Hope – Altar Of Moloch (Self)
Faidra – Militant – Pentitent – Triumphant (Northern Silence)
Farani – Conjure The Beast (Self)
Flag Burner – Grim Beat Manifesto (Syrup Moose)
A Flying Fish – El Pez Que Volo – Act I (Apollon)
Foul Body Autopsy – Crucifix Dreams EP (Self)
Gong – Unending Ascending (Kscope)
Gozer – The Path Always Leads To The End EP (Self)
Graven Image – Gods Who Decree EP (The Coming Strife/Death Farm)
Gypsy Pistoleros – Duende A Go Go Loco! (Earache)
Hebephrenique – Non Compos Mentis EP (Brilliant Emperor)
Helms Deep – Treacherous Ways (Nameless Grave)
Horrorwish – Tales From Death (Gio Smet)
ILD – Kvern (Vendetta)
Infinity Ritual – II (Self)
Ivan King Krall – Retrospective 1993-2023 (Sliptrick)
Killsorrow – Wasteland Chronicles (Self)
Kill The King – Kill The King (Self)
Kontrust – madworld (Napalm)
Krypta – Outo Laakso (Svart)
Jord – Tundra (Hammerheart)
Kraanium – Scriptures Of Vicennial Defilement (Unique Leader)
Magdalene – The Dying Process (Modern Grievance)
Manipulator – Drawing Secret Circles (Wise Grind)
Mark Solotroff – Today The Infinite, Tomorrow Zero (Self)
Massive Scar Era – Metal Goes Egyptian EP (Self)
Melancholia – Book Of Ruination (Brutal Panda)
Meridian Sun – The Curse (Drowning Sea God)
Midian – Anthems: The Midian Collection (Metal Warrior)
Morne – Engraved With Pain (Metal Blade)
Morthymer – Pedagog (Charon And His Cat)
Mortuary Drape – Black Mirror (Peaceville)
Nahasheol – Seerpens Abyssi (Argento)
NecroticGoreBeast – Repugnant (Comatose)
Netherdom – Forsaking, Forseeking (Amor Fati)
Numa Echos – Descending Consciousness (Wave)
Paint It Black – Famine (Revelation)
Penitence Onirique – Nature Morte (LADLO)
Pixels & Sound – Alive Unaware (Self)
Psionic Madness – Warhead Crucifix (Vargheist)
Rosa Faenskap – Jeg Blir Til Deg (Fysisk Format)
Saltpig – Saltpig (Res Freq)
Sarlic Bliss – Brægn Hæft (MDD)
Satan’s Fall – Destination Destruction (Steamhammer/SPV)
Serenity – Nemesis AD (Napalm)
Seventh Crystal – Infinity EP (Frontiers)
She The Throne – Nuntis (Trepnation)
Sigir – Rainmaker (Gramophone)
Sleepbomb – The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (Koolarrow)
Spiritbox – The Fear Of Fear EP (Rise/Pale Chord)
Stenched – Gorging On Mephitic Rot (Blood Harvest)
Strigoi – Bathed In A Black Sun EP (Season Of Mist)
Suffocation – Hymns From The Apocrypha (Nuclear Blast)
Sugar Horse – Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico EP (Fat Dracula)
Svartanatt – Last Days On Earth (The Sign)
Teufelsberg – Pakt Mit Dem Teufel (Signal Rex)
Thine Inner Sanctum – The Coming Of The Dawn (Self)
Thragedium – Lisboa Depois de Morta (Alma Mater)
Totenmesse – Fiktionlust (Pagan)
Ufomammut – Crookhead EP (Supernatural Cat)
Vlk – Solastaglia I (Grrrow!)
Vulnificus – Inextricable (Self)
Warcrab – The Howling Silence (Transcending Obscurity)
Warplan – The Snake Eye Conspiracy EP (Self)
White City Graves – Canary’s Dead EP (Self)
Xoth – Exogalactic (Dawnbreed)
Yawning Balch – Volume Two (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Zornheym – The Forgotten Inmates EP (Noble Demon)

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