Metal Mixtape, 26 August 2016

Follow the Metal Mixtape playlist on Spotify here for 10 new metal tracks every day.

Today’s tracks:

  1. Wormrot – Good Times
  2. Malice – Rockin’ with You
  3. Seventh Wonder – The Great Escape
  4. Pyramaze – Year of the Phoenix
  5. Giant Squid – Neonate
  6. Sigh – Black Curse
  7. Buried Inside – Time as Ideology
  8. Candlemass – Destroyer
  9. Blasphemy – Nocturnal Slayer
  10. Vanden Plas – Shadow I Am

Enjoy, and please leave any comments or suggestions in the comments! What’s your favourite and your least favourite track today?

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Terrorizer #262: [8]+

Releases that scored [8] or more in Terrorizer magazine #262.

The latest issue of Terrorizer, issue #262, came out yesterday, with another excellent plethora of reviewed albums to work through. As always, I like to bring the ones that scored [8] or more to people’s attention. This issue’s album of the month is the new Chelsea Wolfe album, Abyss, which is released on 7 August. José Carlos Santos sums it up rather beautifully:

“And whether it’s broken-hearted sirens calling, whales calling mournfully from afar, a chorus of devils singing as they pull you down or just your inner voice not letting you sleep and not letting you awake either, something from Abyss will stay with you, something from it will change you. And that is a feat that not many albums can claim.”

Including the aforementioned album of the month, a number of the albums reviewed this month either haven’t been released at the time of posting this blog entry or are simply not available on Spotify, but I’ll return to this entry a few times over the next few weeks to try to update Spotify links where possible.

  • The Afternoon Gentlemen – The Afternoon Gentlemen [8]
  • Alda – Passage [8]
  • Atheist – Unquestionable Presence [8]
  • Auðn – Auðn [8]
  • Barshasketh – Ophidian Henosis [8]
  • Black Book Lodge – Entering Another Measure [8] (Spotify)
  • Blasphemy – Fallen Angel of Doom [9]
  • Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss [9] (Album of the Month)
  • Fuck the Facts – Desire Will Rot [8]
  • Hope Drone – Cloak of Ash [8] (Spotify)
  • Kataklysm – Of Ghosts and Gods [8]
  • Khost – Corrosive Shroud (Spotify)
  • Lamb of God – VII: Sturm und Drang [8] (Spotify)
  • Locrian – Infinite – Dissolution [8.5] (Spotify)
  • Lychgate – An Antidote for the Glass Pill [8.5]
  • Make – The Golden Veil [8]
  • Mefitic – Woes of Mortal Devotion [8]
  • Misþyrming – Söngvar elds og óreiðu [9]
  • Mutoid Man – Bleeder [8] (Spotify)
  • Myrkur – M [8]
  • O – Null & Void [8]
  • Orchid – Sign of the Witch [8] (Spotify)
  • Prowler – From the Shadows [8]
  • Suicide Watch – Global Warming [8]
  • Úrhrak – Kvikindi
  • Various Artists – Vánagandr [8.5]

Enjoy, and let me know about your own listening experiences in the comments.