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July 2024 Releases

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Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-2 Akhlys Houseof Black Geminus Debemur Morti Black  
7-2 Aposento No Safe Haven Xtreem Death  
7-3 Triddana Breaking from the Fold   Celtic Folk Power  
7-5 Aeons The Ghost of What we Knew Sliptrick Progcore  
7-5 Aspaarn When Iron Meant Survival   Black  
7-5 The Awful Truth S/T Brutal Planet Melodic Heavy 1990
7-5 Birdflesh Faster Than A Priest Vomit TPL Grindcore E.P.
7-5 Black Hole Deity Profane Geometry Everlasting Spew Death  
7-5 Bloodcross Gravebound Personal Black  
7-5 Bloody Run  Decapitate the Tyrant JL Thrash Grind  
7-5 Cryptic Hatred Internal Torment Time to Kill  Death  
7-5 Dawn After Dark First Take : Live in Studio Chapter 22 Melodic Death Groove  
7-5 The Dreaded Laramie Princess Fedback Smart Punk    
7-5 Duel Breakfast With Death Heavy Psych Sounds Psych Stoner Doom  
7-5 Equinox Return to Mystery Vic Extreme 1996
7-5 Equinox Journey Into Oblvion Vic Extreme 2003
7-5 Fallujah The Flesh Prevails Unique Leader Tech Death 2014
7-5 Gingivectomy Screams of Nestleros CDN Slam Death  
7-5 Haadeen Marraskuu   Black  
7-5 Horned Almighty Contagion Zone Soulseller Black  
7-5 Isle of the Cross Faustus The Musical* Rockshots Melodic  
7-5 Kissin' Dynamite Back with a Bang* Napalm Heavy Hard  
7-5 Krallice  Inorganic Rites   Avant-Garde Black  
7-5 Kryptos Decimator AFM Heavy Thrash  
7-5 Liminal Shroud Visions of Collapse Willowtip  Black  
7-5 Nifelheim  Unholy  DSRP Black Thrash  Comp
7-5 Nyktophobia To The Stars Apostasy Melodic Death  
7-5 Octoploid Beyond the Aeons RPM Melodic  
7-5 Orden Ogan The Order of Fear* RPM Power  
7-5 Piah Mater Under the Shadow of the Foreign Sun Code 666 Prog Death  
7-5 Satan's Satyrs After Dark Tee Pee Heavy Doom Punk  
7-5 Selias Headshot Sleazy Rider    
7-5 Sijjeel Affiliation of Horrid Containment Comatose Death  
7-5 Sumac The Keeper's Tongue Thrill Jockey Atmo Sludge E.P.
7-5 Surra Falha Critica   Crossover  
7-5 Thunder Horse Dead Alive in Texas   Doom Live
7-5 Traumatomy Triumph of Enslavement Gore House Slam Death E.P.
7-5 Vimur The Timeless Everpresent Avantgarde Black  
7-5 Visions of Atlantis Pirates II- Armada Napalm Sym  
7-5 Vulvodynia Entabeni Unique Leader Deathcore  
7-5 Wormed Omegon Season of Mist Tech Death  
7-5 Xasthur Disharmonic Variations Lupus Lounge Neofolk Black  
7-6 Artach Sgrios*   Ind Black E.P.
7-7 Abstinency Fertilization of Divinities Rotten Death  
7-11 Eremit Rise of Ruan-angh   Doom Sludge E.P.
7-11 Wallop Hell on Wheels MDD Heavy  
7-12 Against Evil Give 'Em Hell Doc Gator Heavy  
7-12 Amorphis Tales of a Thousand Lakes  Reigning Pheonix Melodic Folk Live
7-12 Ananda Mida Live at Duna Jam Heavy Psych Sounds   Live
7-12 Axxis Coming Home   Melodic Heavy Power  
7-12 Aydra Hyperlogical Sin Live RA   Live
7-12 Backbone Slide S/T Pride & Joy   Re-issue
7-12 Black Capicorn Sacrifice Darkness and Fire MMR Psych Doom  
7-12 Black Lava The Savage Winds of Wisdom Season of Mist Extreme  
7-12 Blood Feast Infinate Evolution Hells Headbangers Thrash  
7-12 Castrated Surgical Vicissitude cOMATOSE Death E.P.
7-12 Cranial Disorder Congenital Depravity   Death  
7-12 Ceremony of Silence Halios Willowtip Extreme  
7-12 Disloyal Divine Miasmata Black Lion Death  
7-12 Endless Flood Rites Futurs   Sludge Drone Doom  
7-12 Februus Surveillance Orgy Transcending Obscurity Death  
7-12 In Hearts Wake Incarnation UNFD    
7-12 Inferia Ass Appeal Madness Great Dane Death Grind  
7-12 Kommandant Exhibition of  Conquest ATMF Extreme E.P.
7-12 The Last King Culling from Gods   Melodic Deathcore  
7-12 Legions of the Night Darkness Pride & Joy Heavy Power  
7-12 Lord Buffalo Holus Bolus Blues Funeral    
7-12 Mages Terror Damnation's Sight Invictus Thrash Black  
7-12 Mothman and the Thunderbirds Portal Hopper   Stoner Doom  
7-12 Mortifer Rage Plagues Requiem   Death  
7-12 Mr. Big Ten   Rock  
7-12 Norhbound Juniper Smart Punk    
7-12 Obscene Agony & Wounds Nameless Grave Death  
7-12 Plutocracy Planet S/T      
7-12 Project Silence The Void   Ind Melodic Electronic  
7-12 Psychotic Waltz Into the Everflow Inside Out Prog Metal 1992
7-12 Psychotic Waltz Mosquito Inside Out Prog Metal 1994
7-12 Psychotic Waltz Split Inside Out Prog Metal  
7-12 Seth La France des maudits* Season of Mist Black  
7-12 Sick/Tired Whio Hand Paranoia   Grind  
7-12 Skelethal With Corrosive Continuums Hells Headbangers Death  
7-12 SKVM Booze Ritual Occultism   Black  
7-12 Speed Only One Mode* Flatspot    
7-12 Spiral Grave Ill Respute* Argonauta Doom  
7-12 Testament The Legacy NB Thrash 1987
7-12 Testament The New Order NB Thrash 1988
7-12 Through Mists Branches   Exp  
7-12 Tim Montana Savage Music Knot    
7-12 Totengott Beyond the Veil Hammerheart Doom Black Thrash  
7-12 Turbo Broke and Ugly*   Thrash  
7-12 Turin The Unforgiving Reality of Nothing MNRK    
7-12 Vanessa Funke  Void   Melodic Death Goth  
7-12 Vanhelgd Atropos Doctrina Dark Descent Death  
7-12 Voice Holy or Damned Massacre Melodic Power  
7-12 Vurr & Zijde Boezem Prophecy Atmo Black  
7-12 Werewolves Die for Us Prosthetic Tech Extreme  
7-12 Windwalker Hyperviolence Fearless    
7-15 Dioclectian Inexorable Nexus Nuclear War Now Extreme  
7-16 Declared Dead Necrodeist Sliptrick Extreme Trash  
7-18 Raat Enchantment Ra Post Shoegaze Black  
7-19 Act Of Creation Moments to Remain Massacre Death Thrash  
7-19 Arka'n Asrafokor Dzikkuh Raising Phoenix    
7-19 Ceremony of Silence Halios Willowtip Extreme  
7-19 Choke Chain Choke on This DC&H    
7-19 Chris Slade Timeline Timescapes      
7-19 Dead Man's Path E.P. and Singles   Melodic Deathcore Comp
7-19 Deep Purple "=1" earMUSIC Rock  
7-19 Eternal Drak Imprisoned Souls WormHoleDeath Groove Thrash  
7-19 Excel Seeking Refuge Southern Lord Thrash Crossover 1995
7-19 Falcon Trails Coming Home Metalville    
7-19 Februus Surveilance Orgy Transcending Obscurity Death  
7-19 Her Whole Head's Fire Strange Desire Iodine    
7-19 Orange Goblin Science, Not Fiction Peaceville Stoner  
7-19 Patriarchs in Black Visioning Metalville Southern Doom  
7-19 Saint Diablo The Reckoning  Eclipse    
7-19 Sarajah S/T Argonauta Doom  
7-19 Unholy Demonology Svart Death Doom Comp
7-19 Warhourse Paul Di'Anno's Warhorse Bravewords Heavy  
7-19 Worshipper One Way Trip Magetic Eye Heavy  
7-26 Dream Evil Metal Gods CM Heavy Power  
7-26 Ghost Rite Here Rite Now Loma Vista Hard Heavy Soundtrack
7-26 Ill Nino III: Mortals Vol.2 Godsize   E.P.
7-26 Spred Thin World of Snakes*   Harcore Powerviolence Sludge  

August Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
8-2 Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond Revisited NB Power Speed 1992
8-2 Manic Abraxas Skinformation   Doom Stoner  
8-2 Mister Misery S/T AFM    
8-2 Mourning Wood Fill Your Grave WormHoleDeath Heavy E.P.
8-9 Hammerfall Avenge the Fallen NB Heavy Power  
8-9 Heilung Lifa Lotungard Season of Mist    
8-9 In Aphelion Reaperdawn CM Black  
6-9 Mausoleum Defiling the Decay Moribund Death  
8-9 Mushrommhead  Call the Devil Naplalm    
8-16 Avernus Grievances M-Theory Doom Death Goth  
8-16 Dark Tranquility End Time Signals CM Melodic  
8-16 Gel Persona  B;ue Grape    
8-16 Stoned Jesus Seven Thunders Roar Season of Mist Stoner Doom  
8-16 Thotcrime Connection Anxiety Prosthetic    
8-23 All For Metal Gods of Metal RP Heavy  
8-23 Damph No Angels Alive   Melodic Power Sym Alt  
8-23 Kingcrow Hopium Season of Mist Prog  
8-23 Mike Tramp Songs of White Lion Vol.2 Frontiers Rock  
8-23 Nile The Underworld Awaits Us All Napalm Death  
8-23 Siege of Perilous Creation's Call*   Power Epic E.P.
8-23 Zeal & Ardor Greif   Exp  
8-30 Anciients Beyond The Reach of the Sun Season of Mist Melodic  
8-30 Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake Epic Thrash 20th Anniversary
8-30 Leprous Melodies of Attonment Inside Out Melodic Prog  
8-30 Nails Every Bridge Burning NB Grindcore Powerviolence  
8-30 Norna S/T Pelagic    
8-30 Oceano Living Chaos Sumerian Deathcore  
8-30 Teeth The Will of Hate Translation Loss    
8-30 Thrown Excessive Guilt Arising Empire    


September Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
9-6 Jordan Rudess Permission To Fly Inside Out Prog  
9-20 Kanonenfieber Die Urkatastrope CM Extreme  
9-20 Nightwish Yesterwynde NB Sym  

October Release

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
10-4 Wind Rose Trollslayer Napalm Folk Power  
10-9 Oceans of Slumber Where Gods Fear to Speak Season of Mist Melodic  

November 2024

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes