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New Flesh: New Releases from Fit For An Autopsy, Enterprise Earth and more!

Posted by Corinne Westbrook in News on January 14, 2022

A fresh crop of essential new heavy music has arrived. From death metal to doom, black metal to deathcore – here is this week’s new heat.

This week’s releases are high intensity, rip-roaring, riff fests that will leave you a bit battered come Monday…

Deadscape – Of The Deepest Shade – Melodic death metal

Let’s kick the week off with the sultry sounds of melodic death metal. Of the Deepest Shade is of the melancholy brand of melodic death metal and, while not a total reinvention of the wheel, does have some tricks up their sleeves. The biggest departure from the “standard” formula is that the harsh vocals are female while the clean singing is male. 

Pick up your copy HERE

Enterprise Earth – The Chosen – Deathcore

Deathcore is seriously reaching new heights these days and I, for one, am ALL for it. The Chosen does exactly what modern deathcore does best: going beyond the brutal capturing the essence of so many genres. From deathcore to thrash to djent, you’ll be kept engaged across this mammoth of an album.

Get your copy HERE.

Fit For An Autopsy – Oh What The Future Holds

You know what goes great with deathcore? More deathcore! Fit For An Autopsy have become one of the driving forces in metal in recent years and Oh What The Future Holds showcases a band at the top of their game. Dive headfirst into frenetic instrumentation, exhilarating riffing and pulsating drum beats!

Get your copy HERE.

Mizmor – Wit’s End – Doom

This may only be two tracks, but it is anything but light. The title track of thai EP is damn near 15 minutes long and the second, ambient, track will leave you feeling all sorts of haunted on the inside. The blackened vocals and dramatic instrumentation make this an EP with a full album of emotion. 

Get your copy HERE.

Shadow Of Intent – Elegy – Blood Blast

Okay, this week is a bit of a deathcore deluge, but, like, why not!? Shadow of Intent definitely brings the epic on Elegy, with highly cinematic orchestration, while incorporating more traditional death metal. The use of symphonics makes this the type of deathcore that hits you in the feels. 

Get your copy HERE

Wiegedood – There’s Always Blood At The End Of The Road – Black metal

A favorite over on Pulse of the Maggots, There’s Always Blood…is a genuinely disturbing, relentless onslaught of filth. Confidently paced and, at times, atmospheric, there is plenty of hostility, piss and vinegar to please even the most cvlt black metal fan.

Pick up your copy HERE

Also dropping this week…

  • Arise From Worms – Arise From Worms EP (Goremaster) – Death metal
  • Aethereus – Leiden (The Artisan Era) – Technical Death Metal 
  • Autumn’s Child – Zenith (Pride & Joy) – Helodic hard rock
  • Big Scenic Nowhere – The Long Morrow (Heavy Psych Sounds) – Desert rock
  • Breaths – Though Life Has Turned Out Nothing Like I Imagined, It Is Far Better Than I Could Have Dreamt (Trepnation) – Black metal/shoegaze
  • Buffalo Revisited – Volcanic Rock Live (Ripple) – Heavy metal
  • Crawl Below – Its Ministers On Earth (Lawnmowerjetpack Records) – Folk/post-black metal
  • Dance With The Dead – Driven To Madness (Self-released) – Electronic metal
  • Descent – Order Of Chaos (Redefining Darkness) – Death metal
  • Desolate Grave – Det Sista Steget (Grind To Death) – Doom
  • Devil In Me – On The Grind (Dead Serious) – Hardcore
  • Electromancy – Technopagan (Metal Assault) – Technical black metal
  • Eliminator – Ancient Light (Dissonance) – Heavy metal
  • Eradication Of The Unworthy Infants – Change Is Good (Wormholedeath) – Death metal/grindcore
  • Ereb Altor – Vargtimman (Hammerheart) – Folk/black metal
  • Goreskincoffin – Release My Suffering (Funeral Goat Records) – Blackened death metal
  • Ghost In The Machine – Journey To The Otherwise (Sliptrick) – Rocktronica
  • Grieve – Funeral (Werewolf) – Atmospheric black metal
  • Gurschasch – Hypnotic Disasters EP (Self-released) – Experimental/groove metal
  • Horndal – Be Evil (Prosthetic Records) – Sludge/hardcore
  • Ilium – Quantum Evolution Event EP (Self-released) – Power/symphonic metal
  • In Loving Memory – The Withering (Funere) – Melodic death metal/doom
  • Inferno Sunn – Injustice Plagues American Lives (Self-released) – Thrash
  • King Bastard – It Came From The Void (Self-released) – Psychedelic/doom
  • Lament in Winter’s Night/Obsidian Grave –Yearning for Darker Days split (Atrocity Altar) – Black metal
  • Lee McKinney – In The Light Of Knowledge (Sumerian) – Progressive
  • Magnum – The Monster Roars (SPV/Steamhammer) – Hard rock
  • Maule – Maule (Gates Of Hell) – Heavy metal
  • Nullification – Kingdoms To Hovel (Personal) – Death metal
  • Oceans – Hell Is Where The Heart Is Part I: Love EP (Nuclear Blast) – Post-metal/metalcore
  • Oshiego – Jaljalut (Seven Kings) – Thrash/death metal
  • Out Of This World – Out Of This World (Atomic Fire) – Hard rock
  • Party Canon – Volumes of Vomit (Gore House) – Brutal death metal
  • Pridelands – Light Bends (SharpTone) – Post-hardcore
  • Slowbleed – A Blazing Sun, The Fiery Dawn (Creator-Destructor) – Hardcore
  • Space Coke – Lunacy (Forbidden Place) – Psychedelic/stoner
  • Spartan – Of Kings And Gods (Pest) – Melodic death metal
  • Tony Martin – Thorns (Dark Star) – Heavy metal
  • Toundra – Hex (InsideOut) – Post-metal/atmospheric rock
  • Tristan Harders’ Twilight Theatre – Drifting Into Insanity (Pride & Joy) – Power metal
  • Turkey Vulture – Twist the Knife (Self-released) – Doom/Americana
  • Underoath – Voyeurist (Fearless Records) – Metalcore
  • Various Artists – Dominance And Submission: A Tribute To Blue Oyster Cult (Ripple) – BOC covers
  • Voodoma – Hellbound (Pride & Joy) – Gothic metal
  • Vulture Lord/Black Altar – Deathiah Manifesto Split (Odium) – Black metal/thrash
  • Weaponry – Everwinding Slaughter (Xtreem) – Black metal/thrash
  • Wolfbastard – Hammer The Bastards (Clobber) – Black metal/crust
  • Worm Shepherd – Chalice Ov Rebirth (Unique Leader) – Blackened deathcore – Full review
  • Wrong War – Once Upon A Weapon (Atomic Action/Council) – Hardcore
  • XCIII – Void (My Kingdom) – Avant-garde/progressive metal

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