LAMB OF GOD – Omens

RELEASE YEAR: 2022 BAND URL: https://www.lamb-of-god.com/ “You see all these things, don’t you? Truly I say to you, there will absolutely not be one stone on top of another left here that will not be thrown down…And you will hear wars nearby and reports of wars far away…For group will rise against group, and kingdom…

SLIPKNOT – The End, So Far

RELEASE YEAR: 2022 BAND URL: https://slipknot1.com/ Whether you like them or not you know who they are. Formed through a very convoluted process of “now you see me now you don’t” musical endeavors which settled at first on The Pale Ones and then permanently on Slipknot in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1995 initially consisted of…

DANG!!! – The Will of God

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://www.apollonrecords.no/ The hard-hitting musical collective known as Dang!!! have returned and what a joy it is to have these ugly fuckers tell us that the world blows ass and that absolutely everything is going to hell in a handbasket. Yes, this is some wicked stuff that is anything but pretty, and…

FOR THE SIN – The Human Beast

RELEASE YEAR: 2021 BAND URL: https://forthesinofficial.bandcamp.com/ I’m always surprised by bands who consistently want to make as minimalistic music as possible, especially heavy metal and hardcore artists. What is the value of slightly the same riff repeated in every song to the extent that it just becomes an excuse for the “tough guy” streetwise lyrics…

UTFLOD – Undergang

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: Undergang | Utflod (bandcamp.com) Thanks to a very cool dude named Ronnie, I got my hands on this superb 4-track EP titled “Undergang” by the Norwegian outfit known as Utflod, and I am forever grateful to him for making sure this musical hand grenade ended up in my mailbox. The quintet…