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New Flesh: Releases from Soilwork, Spite, Orthodox and More!

Posted by Corinne Westbrook in News on August 19, 2022

From deathcofe to Swedish melodic metal, from doom to groove our own Cori Westbrook runs down the best new music released this week!

This week we traverse the metal verse with blood soaked doom, soaring metalcore, hard stomping hardcore, an intrumental journey and enough “break shit music” to, well, break some stuff. To listen to all our favorite new releases, be sure to follow the official Knotfest New Flesh Playlist!

Conan – Evidence Of Immortality – Doom

“Conan, what is best in life?” “To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women!” Barbaric caveman doom metal pioneers Conan are relentlessly merciless on their latest blood soaked affair, Evidence of Immortality. The musical embodiment of their namesake, they do indeed crush…and rip, and shred, and stomp. A fuzz filled doom metal extravaganza! 

Get your copy HERE.


I Prevail – True Power – Metalcore

From heavy breakdowns to clean melodies, I Prevail know how to take you on a journey. The heartfelt lyrics and emotional musicianship create an immersive experience through the ebb and flow of the album. True Power shows that I Prevail have no shortage of talent and creativity.

Get your copy HERE


Orthodox – Learning To Dissolve – Nu Metal/Groove

The nu metal revival is in full force, and I am 100% here for it. Orthodox flawlessly combines the creepiest elements of nu metal, with the unhinged technicality of fearless drumming, and the stomp of hardcore. Learning to Dissolve is ample amounts of “break shit music” and emotional intensity that will have you thrashing in the pit in 3 seconds or less.

Get your copy HERE.


Russian Circles – Gnosis – Post Metal

Instrumental storytellers Russian Circles know how to build tension and suspense, creating a story and building a world without the use of words. They build it like a wall of sound only to break it down and unleash a wave that overtakes the listener. Masters of their craft, Russian Circles bring so much emotion to their music it is hard not to get completely lost.

Get your copy HERE.


Spite – Dedication To Flesh – Deathcore

Is it even possible for me to write a weekly roundup without at least one deathcore release? NOPE! California deathcore heavy hitters Spite bring together the fire and fury of the hardcore scene and the pure viseral rage of deathcore for a diverging take on the highly popular genre. Dedication to Flesh is a well rounded album that will keep you engaged throughout and can bring fans together from multiple metal factions.

Get your copy HERE.


Soilwork – Övergivenheten – Melodic Death Metal

This album is both the perfect summary of a long career and the promise of so much more to come. The album is a journey with an astounding amount of variety, with each song serving as a microcosm of the album as a whole. Soilwork masterfully created an odyssey with twists, turns, powerful vocals, musical surprises and the perfect pace that will carry you through the over hour length without you realizing how much time has truly passed. We listen to the album in full on First Listen with Bjorn Strid. Check it out HERE.

Get your copy HERE.

Also out today…

Aerdryk – Met De Drietand Op Mijn Huid (Amor Fati)
Alpha Wolf/Holding Absence – The Lost & The Longing Split EP (SharpTone)
Amidst Dreams Of Tomorrow – Memories Of A Wandering Soul (Self)
Blacklab – In A Bizarre Dream (New Heavy Sounds)
Buried Under Sky – Darkest Corners (Self)
Chloe Trujillo & Rav Medic – Heavy Peace EP (Golden Robot)
Concrete Ties – Unrecognizable (Upstate)
Crowne – Live From Studio Groondahl EP (Frontiers)
Dawnwalker – House Of Sand (Room 132)
Deadmist Creek – House Of Gomorrah Vol. 2 EP (Self)
Doldrey – Celestial Deconstruction (Pulverised)
Dragon Throne – Dawnbringer (Self)
Elliott’s Keep – Vulnerant Omnes (NoSlip)
Empress – Fateweaver (Self)
Eruption – Tellurian Rupture (From The Vaults)
Fatso Jetson/All Souls – Live From Total Annihilation Split (Ripple)
Ferum – Asunder/Erode (Unorthodox Emanations)
Flame Imperishable – Glory And Ruin (Self)
Hammer King – Kingdemonium (Napalm)
Heilung – Drif (Season Of Mist)
Hive – Spiritual Poverty (Translation Loss)
Holding Absence/Alpha Wolf – The Lost & The Longing Split EP (SharpTone)
Kill Everything/Necroticgorebeast/Virulent Excision/Gorepot – Acts Of Sadistic Cruelty Split (Comatose)
Lucifer’s Fall/Eldritch Rites – Graveyard Rites Split (Self)
Mammoth Volume – The Cursed Who Perform The Larvagod Rites (Blues Funeral)
Mass Extinction – Never-Ending Holocaust (HPGD)
Morbid Evils – Supernaturals (Transcending Obscurity)
Nocturnal Sorcery – The Holy Law In Total Ruin (Kvlt)
Nor’easter – Calm Before The Storm (Self)
The Occult – The Occult (Self)
Oerheks – Cagghenvinna (Amor Fati)
Osserp – Els Nous Cants De La Sibil·la (Eternal Juggernaut)
Pelican – Australasia Re-Release (Thrill Jockey)
Pencey Sloe – Neglect (Prophecy)
Phantom Spell – Immortal’s Requiem (Wizard Tower)
Pistols At Dawn – Ascension (Megaforce/MRI)
Psyclona – Palo Verde (Psycho Waxx)
Return Of The Soul – Digital Dream (Self)
Six By Six – Six By Six (InsideOut)
The Sombre – Monuments Of Grief (Chaos)
Spirit Adrift – 20 Centuries Gone (Century Media)
Still/Form – From The Rot Is A Gift (Hex)
Solemn Lament – Solemn Lament EP (Svart)
Splintered Throne – The Greater Good Of Man (Self)
Thundermother – Black And Gold (AFM)
Tomb Of Finland – Across The Barren Fields (Uprising)
Traumen Von Aurora – Aurora (Trollzorn)
Traumen Von Aurora – Luna (Trollzorn)
Tyrants Of Chaos – Relentless Thirst For Power (Self)
White Rune – Dawn Of The White Rune (Hammer Of Hate)

Check out more upcoming releases HERE.

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