Four years after his last album Blood Vaults – The Blazing Gospels of Heinrich Kramer, german mutli-instrumentalist and vocalist Alexander von Meilenwald returns to make another entry to the discography of his project The Ruins of Beverast. Enter Exuvia, one of the most densely atmospheric albums to come out this year.
Ukrainian sextet White Ward make a furious entrace with their debut album Futility Report, an absolute must listen for fans of jazzy black metal with post-rock and avantgarde influences.
One of the finest acts in progressive metal is back once more and they have their seventh studio album in tow. Mastodon present their fourth concept album Emperor of Sand, a story about life, death and the battle against cancer.
A dark shadow looms over Portugal as a monstrous entity rears its head to claim its righteous place. The Ominous Circle make their debut and let us bear witness to their Appaling Ascension.
After three EPs in three years, swiss Bölzer finally release their first full-length effort in the form of Hero. Let’s find out how this highly-anticipated album holds up against the band’s previous releases.
Almost a decade after their last full length release, british duo Mithras are back to draw you into the atmospheric hurricane of audible destruction that is On Strange Loops.
British trio 40 Watt Sun return after a five year period of silence to drop one of the most emotive doom metal albums of this year in the form of their sophomore effort Wider than the Sky.
Experimental black metal outfit Botanist and one-man black metal project Oskoreien join forces to deliver a refreshingly interesting approach to black metal on their split EP III: Green Metal/Deterministic Chaos.
Meshuggah return with their eighth full-length album The Violent Sleep of Reason, a title that turned out to be rather accurate for this release.
After an excursion to the crusty, punk roots of black metal with 2013’s The Underground Resistance, seminal black metal duo Fenriz and Nocturno Culto make their return with Arctic Thunder.