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July 2021 Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-1 Bong Prophet Sun Sacrament   Black Doom  
7-1 Iselder Fe Godwn Ni Eto   Black E.P.
7-1 Hnagash Ritual over the Grave Personal Death  
7-1 Lectoblix Pilgrimage   Atmo Post Black  
7-2 Agrypnie Metamorphosis AOR Prog Post  
7-2 Anthropophagus Depravity Apocalypto Comatose Death  
7-2 At The Gates The Nightmare of Being* Century Media Melodic Death  
7-2 Bizarrekult Vi overlevde   Black  
7-2 Born of Osiris Angel or Alien* Sumerian Deathcore  
7-2 Burning Darkness Dodens makt Non Serviam Melodic Black  
7-2 Butcher in the Fog Exonerate Me, Baby   Crossover Sludge  
7-2 Concilium Desecration SRL Black  
7-2 Defocus In the Eye of Death we are all the Same      
7-2 Die Apokalyptischen Reiter The Divine Horsemen* Nuclear Blast Heavy Hard  
7-2 Drawn and Quartered Congregation Pestilence Krucyator Death  
7-2 Dream Tröll Realm of the Tormentör   Heavy Doom  
7-2 Endless Chain Forthcoming* Rockshots    
7-2 Felled The Intimate Earth Transcending Obscurity Neofolk  
7-2 Friisk ...un torugg bleev blot  Vendetta Atmo Black  
7-2 In The Woods Heart of the Ages Soulseller Black 1995
7-2 Lost In Grey Under the Surface Reaper Sym  
7-2 Mourn the Light Suffer, Then We Die Argonauta Heavy Doom  
7-2 Mutiilation Vampires of Black Imperial Blood Osmose Black 1995
7-2 Nanowar of Steel Italian Folk Metal Napalm    
7-2 Ruach Raah Misanthropic Wolfgang Signal Rex Black  
7-2 Sun Crow Quest for Oblivion Ripple Doom  
7-2 Year of No Light Consolamentum Pelagic Drone Sludge Doom  
7-3 Astwind Spell of the Melancholic Landscapes GS Amb Atmo Black 2016
7-3 Astwind Sigilo nocturno GS Amb Atmo Black 2019
7-3 Astwind Astwind GS Amb Atmo Black  
7-4 Abstractian Box Of Frogs   Prog Rock Metal  
7-4 Godhead Machinery Masquerade Among Gods Black Lion Black E.P.
7-5 Dysmorphic Demiurge Derealization Miasma Death  
7-5 Ice Ages Vibe of Scorn   EBM  
7-5 Imprisoned Nerve   Deathcore  
7-5 Sardonic Wrath An Abstraction   Exp  
7-5 Sardonic Wrath Transmigration through the Chthonic   Exp  
7-6 Anguish Force Metal Disco Satallite   Heavy Power Thrash E.P.
7-6 Barbarian Prophecies Horizon BRP Extreme  
7-6 Emerald Rage High King Stormspell Heavy  
7-6 Sciatica Arr   Dep Black  
7-7 Ancient Myth ArcheoNyx   Sym Power  
7-7 Esophagus Amorphous   Death Slam  
7-7 Funeral Mourning Drown in Solitude GS Black Fun Doom 2006
7-7 My Blood Dead Strings of Agony Thou Shalt Kill Black  
7-7 Nattersorg Ide Dype Skoger   Black  
7-7 Psychic Hit Solutio Seeing Red Heavy Hard  
7-7 SlugWeed The Extant Theory   Doom Post  
7-8 Diagor The Ruining World   Black  
7-8 Vous Autres Champ du sang Season of Mist Black 2019
7-9 71 Ton Man War is Peace Transcending Obscurity Doom Sludge  
7-9 Clouds  Destin Personal Atmo 2017
7-9 Domination Campaign Onward to Glory* Prosthetic Groove Psycroptic Members
7-9 Elderblood Achrony   Sym Black  
7-9 Escapade to Serenity Memories des Melacholia   Post Black  
7-9 Eternal Valley Kingdom Of Misery Northern Silence Black  
7-9 Futility  Anhedonic   Death Doom  
7-9 Green Hog Band Devil's Luck   Psych Doom  
7-9 Hinsides Under Betlehems brinnade stjarna Shadow Black  
7-9 Igric Svet svetlom stvoreny Wolfspell Pagan Amb  
7-9 Kambrium Synthetic ERA Reaper Sym Melodic  
7-9 L.A. Guns Cocked and Loaded   Heavy Hard Live
7-9 Marras Endtime Sermon   Black  
7-9 Mayhem  Atavistic Black Disorder/ Kommando   Black E.P.
7-9 Mountain Caller Chronicle Prologue   Prog Post E.P.
7-9 Night Crowned Hadanfard Noble Demon Melodic Death  
7-9 Odious Devotion IImestys Wolfspell Black  
7-9 Powerwolf Call of the Wild* Napalm Power  
7-9 Ruadh Eternal   Atmo Folk  
7-9 Qrixkuor Poison Palinopsia Dark Descent Death  
7-9 Sepiroth Condemned to Suffer Napalm Death  
7-9 Unendlich Paradox of the Broken Horror Pain Gore Death Black  
7-11 Visions of Disfigurement Abhorrent Extinction Redux Realityfade Death Slam 2016
7-12 Austral Cult Speak of the Deavil BMC Black  
7-12 Krahnholm A Wind in the Cold Night DST Atmo Black  
7-12 Onirica Burn the Ashes BMC Black  
7-12 Sarinvomit Awaken Ye ImpiousHordes of Shaitan BAP Extreme  
7-15 Black Hosts Onward into the Abyss Hellprod Thrash E.P.
7-15 Cerebral Effusion Ominous Flesh Disipline New Standard Elite Death  
7-15 Heretic Feast   Prog Middle Eastern  
7-15 Mask of Satan Underneath the Mire   Death  
7-15 Mortyfear My Dystopia Inverse Melodic  
7-15 Necrogod In Extremis Transcending Obscurity Death  
7-15 Tar Hag Bestial Narcoleptica Stoner Doom  
7-15 Vulture Lord Desecration Rite Odium Black Thrash  
7-15 Zora Soul Raptor Old Metal Death  
7-16 Bottomless S/T Spikerot Doom  
7-16 Bulb Moderately Fast, Adequately Furious 3Dot Prog Djent  
7-16 Calliophis Liquid Darkness Solitude Death Doom  
7-16 Clouds Deaparte   Atmo Doom 2016
7-16 Cognitive Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction* Unique Leader Tech Death  
7-16 DemiAura The Ascendant*   Prog  
7-16 Fell Harvest Pale Light in a Dying World*   Doom  
7-16 Laceration Demise Rotted Life Death Thrash  
7-16 Nothing Sacred No Gods* Rockshots Power Thrash  
7-16 Neurosurgery Invitation to Die CDN Death  
7-16 The Nightly Disease Delicate White Sound Naturmacht Atmo Black  
7-16 Ophidian I Desolate Season of Mist Tech Death  
7-16 Paradise Lost At The Mill Nuclear Blast Melodic Live
7-16 Pessimist Slaughtering the Faithful Season of Mist Death 2002
7-16 Resurrection Kings Skygazer Frontiers  Heavy  
7-16 Scald Will of the Gods is Great Power High Roller Epic Doom 1997
7-16 Septic Flesh In the Flesh Part II Season of Mist Sym Extreme Box Set
7-16 Space Chaser Give Us Life Metal Blade Thrash  
7-16 Storm Unleashed Death Addiction   Melodic Death  
7-16 Times of Grace Songs of Loss and Separation   Metal Core  
7-16 Vandor On a Moonlit Night Scarlet Power  
7-16 Vomit Ritual  Callous Pulverized Extreme  
7-16 Wasted Creation Primordial   Death  
7-19 Lycantrophilia Perpetual Eclipse   Melodic Black  
7-20 Blood Stranglehold Twilight Ceremonies   Black E.P.
7-20 Borkr Copper Pest Black  
7-20 Inceptor Youniverse Narcoleptica Black  
7-20 Praga Furia Regicida Murder  Speed Black  
7-20 Reign of Terror The Final March   Death E.P.
7-21 Bletsian Phosfyriun   Extreme  
7-21 Lykhaeon Opprobrium Repose Black  
7-21 Mehul Kanani Legacy   Prog Shred  
7-21 Vistery Doomfall   Death  
7-22 Incidere Return the Light   Black  
7-22 Luminous Veil Vespers for the Lomm and Lain BMC Black  
7-23 Craven Idol Forked Tongues Dark Descent Black Thrash  
7-23 Deceiver Legion Varjoissa MR Black  
7-23 Eradicator Influence Denied* Metalville  Thrash  
7-23 Erdve Savigaila Season of Mist    
7-23 Fulci Exhumed Information Time to Kill Death  
7-23 Flame, Dear Flame Aegis Eisenwald Doom  
7-23 Ghorot Loss of Light Inverse Black Doom   
7-23 Godslave Positive Aggressive Metalville Thrash  
7-23 Hexenklad Heathenheart CDN Folk Black  
7-23 Hexorcist Evil Reaping Death Mememto Mori Death  
7-23 Immunize Do Unto Others   Melodic Death Core E.P.
7-23 Krossfyre Rites of Extermination Hells Hedbangers Black Thrash Death  
7-23 Kompost Pallor Mortis   Death  
7-23 Merged in Abyss The New Era Last Throne Extreme  
7-23 Mordred The Dark Parade M-Theory Thrash Funk  
7-23 Planet of the Dead Pilgrims   Stoner Doom  
7-23 Rebellion We Are the People Massacre Heavy Power  
7-23 Sombre Figures Streams of Decay   Black  
7-23 Steignyr The Legacy of Wyrd Art Gates Celtic Folk  
7-23 Tantric The Sum of All Things      
7-23 Temple of Dread Hades Unleashed   Death  
7-23 Yngwie Malmsteen Parabellum   Prog Heavy  
7-24 Arid S/T   Black Crust  
7-24 Kataxu Ancestral Mysteries   Sym Black  
7-25 Murder Hate Infortunii Ex Nihillo   Melodic Death  
7-25 Nightprowler Rock n Roll Uproaring Blasphemy   Heavy Punk  
7-26 Nothingness The Hollow Gaze of Death Memento Mori Death 2019
7-26 Serpentrace Akra Tapeinosis   Black Doom  
7-26 Transgressor Ether for Scapegoat Memento More Death 1992
7-27 Digimortal     Ind Melodic Core Russia
7-28 Loudstorm Metal Battleroyal   Neoclassical  
7-30 Axel Rudi Pell Diamonds Unlocked II SteamHammer Heavy Hard  
7-30 BlackSword Alive Again No Remorse Power  
7-30 Breathless S/T Dying Victims Speed 1985
7-30 Brillant Coldness The Ultimate Dream   Tech Death  
7-30 Fetid Zombie Transmutattions Transcending Obscurity Death E.P.
7-30 Dee Snider Leave A Scar Napalm Heavy Hard  
7-30 Ether Coven Language is the Instrumental of the Empire Century Media Sludge E.P.
7-30 Existence:Void Anatman   Avant Black  
7-30 Expunged Into Never Shall Hells Headbangers Death  
7-30 Fernando Colunga Untimate Experience Un Lamento Por Esmarlda   Death 'n' Roll E.P.
7-30 Fjord Skalder   Melodic Black  
7-30 Galvanizer Prying Sight of Imperception   Death Grind  
7-30 Graveslave No Center   Death  
7-30 Groza The Redemptive End AOP Black  
7-30 Ingested The Surreption II Unique Leader Deathcore  
7-30 King Woman Celestial Blues Relapse Post Doom  
7-30 Lantlos Wildhund Prophecy Post Shoegaze  
7-30 Netherbird Arete Eisenwald Sym Black  
7-30 Orbital Element Celestials Damage Eastbreath Death  
7-30 Paul Wardingham Cybergenesis Enigmatic Prog Shred  
7-30 Phirimerial Rotten Exclamation Schemes   Death  
7-30 PPTA Bleeding for a Living Profane Thrash  
7-30 Prygla S/T   Black  
7-30 Sennight New Takes the Old   Prog  
7-30 Son of a Witch Reverencing   Hard Rock Stoner E.P.
7-30 Stress Angel Bursting Church Dying Victims Extreme  
  Tombstoner Victims of Vile Torture Redifining Darkness Death  
7-30 Witchfynde Give 'Em Hell High Roller NWOBHM 1980
7-30 Xalpen Sawken Xo'on Black Lodge Black  

August 2021

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
8-1 Vassago Storm of Satan Nuclear War Now Extreme  
8-4 Rodent Destroyer Necrofeluside   Avant Tech  
8-4 Sunwheel Iron Age of Strife   Black  
8-5 Flesh Hoarder Relic of Purtescent Filth   Death  
8-6 Eric Pellegrini V 3   Death  
8-6 Nytt Land Ritual Napalm    
8-6 Vessel of Iniquity The Doorway SRL Extreme Noise  
8-6 White Cowbell Oklahoma Textos Raros Vol 1 * Slick Monkey Heavy/ Hard 2001-2011
8-9 Graveland Hour of Rangnarok IPR Pagan  
8-13 Annihilus Follow a Song from the Sky   Black  
8-13 Diskord Degenerations Transcending Obscurity Death  
8-13 Killing Face the Madness Mighty  Thrash  
8-13 Rebel Priest Lost in Tokyo* Batcave Hard  
8-13 Running Wild Diamonds and Pearls SPV Thrash  
8-13 Slaughter to Prevail Kostolom Sumerian Deathcore  
8-13 The Ugly Kings Strange, Strange Times Napalm Alt  
8-20 Between the Buried and Me Colors II Sumerian Prog Core  
8-20 Quiksand Distant Population Epitaph Alt  
8-20 Vulvodynia Praenuntius Infinity Unique Leader Deathcore  
8-20 Warkings Revolution Napalm  Power  
8-21 The Blood of Christ Frozen Dreams & The Lonely Flowers of Autumn CDN Melodic 1990
8-27 Ex Deo The Thirteen Years of Nero Napalm Sym Death  
8-27 Summoner's Circle Chaos Vector*   Extreme  
8-27 Thyrfing Vanagandr Despotz Viking  
8-27 Transport League Kaiserschnitt Mighty Sludge Doom  

September 2021

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
9-5 Giant of the Mountain Mountain's Blood Careless Tech Death  
9-6 A.R.G. Entrance Careless Thrash 1988
9-10 Journey Into Darkness Infinite Universe Infinite Death   Sym Extreme Darkwave  
9-10 Shumaun Memories & Intuition*   Prog  
9-11 VM 2Push2Relax Epictronic Grunge Avant E.P.
9-11 Spiritbox Eternal Blue Rise    
9-15 Veilburner Lurkers in the Capsule of Skull Transcending Obscurity Extreme  
9-17 The Architect Eidola Blue Swan    
9-17 Alien Weaponry Tangaroa Napalm    
9-17 Carcass Torn Arteries Nuclear Blast Extreme Melodic  
9-17 CroMagnum Born Free King Metal   E.P.
9-17 Ghostheart Nebula Ascension Black Lion Melodic  
9-24 Serotonin Fracture Narcoleptica Extreme  
9-24 Thy Row Unchained* Rockshots Hard Ben Varon

October 2021

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
10-1 KK'S Priest Sermon of the Sinner   Power Heavy K.K. Downing
10-1 Order The Gospel Listenable Extreme  
10-15 The Darkness Motherheart Cooking Hard Rock  
  Cradle of Filth Existence is Futile   Melodic Black  
10-22 Dream Theater A View from the Top of the World Roadrunner Prog  
10-22 Foreignwolf Your Weapons, Your World Wormholedeath   E.P.
10-22 Waking the Cadaver Authority through Intimidation Unique Leader Deathcore  
10-29 Aexylium The Fifth Season* Rockshots Folk  
10-29 First Fragment Gloire Eternelle Unique Leader Extreme  

November 2021

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
11-19 Obscura A Valediction Nuclear Blast Prog Death  
11-19 Sacred Oath Return of the Dragon Wormholedeath Pwer Thrash