Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Nick's Top Albums Of 2015

In no particular order, here are my top 25 albums of the year.

#1 Iwrestledabearonce - Hail Mary

#2 The Afterimage - Lumiere - EP


 #3 Born Of Osiris - Soul Sphere


#4 Castiel - Exitium - EP


#5 Currents - Life // Lost


#6  Dawn Of Leviathan - Emergence - EP


 #7 Enterprise Earth - Patient 0

Full Album Stream (YouTube)

#8  Entities - Novalis


#9 A Legacy Unwritten - Vanitati Mortem
Vanitati Mortem cover art

#10 Nemertines - Bird Murder
Bird Murder cover art

#11 A New Heaven Arise - White Cave - EP


#12 Novelists - Souvenirs


#13 Oceano - Ascendants


#14 Prime Meridian - Prime Meridian


#15 Sirens - Surge


#16 Stand Alone Complex - Dreamstate - EP


#17 Superior - (Sad) Earth


#18 Traitors - The Hate Campaign
The Hate Campaign cover art

#19 Vitalism - Causa - EP


 #20 Wage War - Blueprints


#21 xKingx - The Gathering


#22 Slaughter To Prevail
Chapters Of Misery cover art

#23 A Wake In Providence - Insidious


#24 Make Them Suffer - Old Souls


#25 Keepsake - Suspended In Obscurity - EP


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Traitors - Night Terrors - EP (2015)

 Artist: Traitors
Album: Night Terrors - EP
Genre: Deathcore/Beatdown
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps 

1. Phantasm
2. Intruder
3. Cold
4. Dead in the Head
5. Sleep Disorder
6. Burnout (feat. Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder)

 Bandcamp ($7)

Already a new Traitors EP and its just as heavy as you would expect. Check it out!

211 - Debut - EP (2015)

Debut EP cover art 
Artist: 211
Album: Debut - EP
Genre: Deathcore/Metalcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Isolation
2. Silence In The Sky
3. Hollow
4. Shallow Grave

  Bandcamp (NYP)

This is a pretty cool album, lots of grooves and some sick breakdowns. This album had me headbanging all the way through, looking forward to more new material from these guys. Check them out!

Inminente Destruccion - Live Session (2015)

Artist: Inminente Destruccion
Album: Live Session
Genre: Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Distopía
2. Tiempos de Inercia
3. Sin Miedo A Sangrar
4. Entre Cenizas

Youtube: Full Album

This ep is pretty fucking brutal. Lots of blast beats and some sick vocals along with the occasional but brutal breakdown. Check them out! 

Internal Nightmare - The Great Manipulator - Single (2015)

The Great Manipulator cover art 
Artist: Internal Nightmare
Album: The Great Manipulator - Single
Genre: Death Metal
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. The Great Manipulator

Bandcamp (NYP)
Youtube: Music Video

This is a pretty sick new single from these guys. Lots of blast beats and brutal vocals and just a straight up headbanger. They also have an ep and a full length album available on bandcamp. Check it out! 

Grind Of The Dead - Pussy Jamz (2015)

Pussy Jamz cover art 
Artist: Grind Of The Dead
Album: Pussy Jamz
Genre: Grindcore/Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Welcum To Pussy Jamz
2. Ernest Saves The Day
3. Bitch, You Done Lost Your Mind
4. #thestruggleisntrealifyouhaveaniphoneyoufirstworldprivelagedfaggot
5. Close Your Eyes And Open Your Mouth, I Got A Surprise For You
6. From One Butthole To Another
7. Fingerpainting With Feces
 8. Sluts Fluts//Fuck Sluts
9. Burn The Bible, Piss Out The Fire
10. White Trash Holocaust
11. Do You Swallow? Because The Last two Bitches Said They Did And They Lied
12. You Honor Student Will Be Dead In 5 Years From A Heroin Overdose
 13. This Is Not The Title Of This Song
14. This Is
15. Where'd You Learn To Drive, The Driving School For Women?
16. ¡Whoop-De-Fucking-Do!
17. I Don't Care What Happens In The World Unless It Involves Me 
18. Juicy Milf Pussy 
19. Pigs Roam Free In Ferguson
20. Poor Koro 
21. Unfuckingsatisfied 
22. Shut Up Before I Fuck You In Your Pumpkin Spice 
23. If God Hates Fags, He Must Hate Himself The Most 
24. Lesbian Abortion Party
25. Kill Kanye West
26. Your Dick Reminds Me Of A Sad Frightened Turtle 
27. Anal Persuasion
28. Nice Earrings You Fucking Trashbag
29. Wanna Go Behind The Dumpster And Get Fuckin' Real?
30. 1980's Coke Habit 
31. Ratchet Bitch Rollcall 
32. Call Me Bae One More Time And You'll Be Dead Before Anyone Else 
33. Maximum Ennui 
34. Caught Between A Dick And A Hard Place 
35. Meth Mouth Rot 
36. Grindcore Doesn't Suck, Sonic Youth Does 
37. Die Hipster Die 
38. Cunt City//America Is Dead 
39. Pizza Pussy Party
40. Remember, The Universe Is Infinite And You Mean Absolutely Nothing

Bandcamp ($10)

This album is the definition of a grindcore album. Tons of short songs and some random longer ones. There's lots of cool bits in here and some funny/savage short skits as well. This album is definitely a headbanger pretty much all the way through, check them out!

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Purge - Conjure The Dead EP (2015)

Artist: Purge
Album: Conjure The Dead EP
Genre: Deathcore/Down-Tempo/Beatdown
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Serpent
2. Worthless
3. Bringer Of Death
4. Animosity
5. Entities (feat. Kyle Medina of Bodysnatcher & Jordan LeGore of xKINGx)
6. Malice
7. III Faith (feat. Davis Rider of Immoralist)

Heavy af, tons of breakdowns, cool feats and fat riffs.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Feign - The New World Order (2015)

Artist: Feign
Album: The New World Order
Genre: Deathcore/Down-Tempo
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Hatriotism
2. Untouchable
3. Fall Behind
4. Intent
6. Exile
8. Quatered
9. Decay
10. The Less Fortunate

Fuck yeah!!!!
This record puts to shame the whole down-tempo scene.
Too stoked.
Grab it while it's hot!!!

Dawn Of Leviathan - Emergence EP (2015)

Artist: Dawn Of Leviathan
Album: Emergence EP
Genre: Progressive Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Enervate
2. A Place Far Beyond
3. Emergence
4. Flux
5. Hollowed
6. Adrift With Knowledge

Drag The Lake - Live Together - Die Alone EP (2015)

Artist: Drag The Lake
Album: Live Together - Die Alone EP
Genre: Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Disgust
2. 314
3. Carcossa
4. Forked Tongues (ft. Alexander Leech)
5. Dead Friends
6. Judgement

NovaThrone - Revenants EP (2015)

Artist: NovaThrone
Album: Revenants EP
Genre: Progressive/Technical Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. The Charlatan's Mirror
2. Hands Of Gaia
3. The Elder Grave
4. Triplanetary Alignment
5. The Black Mass Monastry
6. Hollow Sea
7. Voyager

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Enterprise Earth - Patient 0 (2015)

Artist: Enterprise Earth
Album: Patient 0
Genre: Progressive Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 kbps

2. Theophany
4. Amid Vultures
5. Procelain Whore (ft. Dickie Allen)
6. Kiss Of The Recluse (ft. Orion Stephens of In Dying Moments)
7. Sus Cibum
8. Transorbital Awakening (ft. Joel Omans)
9. Patient Zero

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

xKINGx - The Gathering (2015)

Artist: xKINGx
Album: The Gathering
Genre: Deathcore/Down-Tempo/Beatdown/Atmospheric/Ambient
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Lifeless
2. Feign [Feat. Devin Sockwell of Feign]
3. Deliver Us From Evil [Feat. Julian Kersey of Aegaeon]
4. Flesh Wounds [Feat. Nick Arthur of Molotov Solution]
5. Deceiver [Feat. Anthony Alexander of REX]
6. Dead Remission [Feat. Davis Rider of Immoralist]
7. Contaminated [Feat. Denis Shalnykh of Shivers]
8. Reckoning [Feat. Kyle Medina of Bodysnatcher]
9. Deranged Diagnosis [Feat. Mitch Howie of The Dialectic]
10. The Collector [Feat. Adam Warren of Oceano]
11. Genocide [Feat. Aiden Versteegh of Falsifier]
12. Foul Cleansing [Feat. Jamie Hanks of I Declare War]
13. Conclusion [Feat. Dickie Allen, Dustin Mitchell of Filth and Justin Wilson of Invoker]

Physical (Storenvy)
Support (iTunes)
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Full Album Stream (YouTube)

This is a brutal hour long beatdown album featuring tons of amazing artists, it has tons of eery atmosphere, brutal breakdowns and filthy vocals. This is a must listen for beatdown fans!

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Spite - Self-Titled (2015)

Artist: Spite
Album: Self-Titled
Genre: Deathcore/Down-Tempo/Nu Metal
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. The Black
2. Morning String
3. Leeches
4. Death Sentence
5. Snap
6. Intruder
10. Outsiders
11. Free For All

Lorna Shore - The Absolution Of Hatred [Single] (2015)

Artist: Lorna Shore
Album: Single 2015
Genre: Progressive/Blackened Deathcore
Bit Rate; 228 kbps

1. The Absolution Of Hatred

iTunes ($0,99)
Music Video

Friday, December 11, 2015

Sentenced - Drowned By Blood EP (2015)

Artist: Sentenced
Album: Drowned By Blood EP
Genre: Slamming Beatdown/Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Exordium Mortem
2. Hellbound (Featuring Jason Evans of Ingested)
3. Putrefaction (Featuring Alex Taylor of Malevolence)
4. Infinite Pain
5. Led To Sin
6. Bloodstained Butchery
7. Drowned By Blood

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Impaler - Foul Ignorance EP

Artist: Impaler
Album: Foul Ignorance EP
Genre: Beatdown/Deathcore/Hardcore
Bit Rate: 128 Kbps

1. Welcome
2. Look Hood
3. You Know Ft. Rhys Gahan (Dropbears)
4. Foul Ignorance
5. Kill Bill Ft. Caluum McGivern (Sanctions)
6. Disposapien

This is so mad man!
It combines all this nasty things every heavy band should have,
slams, breakdowns, beatdown moshing, cool feats.

Lordis - Thin Line EP (2015)

Artist: Lordis
Album: Thin Line EP
Genre: Nu Metalcore/Down-Tempo/Hardcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Grave (feat. Devin McGillivray of Yueth Forever)
2. The Dull End
3. Hangman
4. Identity Issue
5. Thin Line

Friday, December 4, 2015

Thirteen Bled Promises - The Black Legend (2015)

Artist: Thirteen Bled Promises
Album: The Black Legend
Genre: Brutal Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. The Irrevocable Judgement Of The Inner World
2. Species Landfill
3. Sons Of The Northward Clash
4. Year 666 (The First Arrival)
5. A Fully Stabbed Face
6. Beeldenstorm
7. Cosmic Depletion
9. Death Of An Alien
10. The Day After Roswell

Nailgun - Sick/Tired EP (2015)

Artist: Nailgun
Album: Sick/Tired EP
Genre: Deathcore/Beatdown/Hardcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Sick
2. Silence (feat. Nathan Zorn)
3. Replaced (feat. Keon Zuckewich)
4. Scared (feat. Jake Kerr)
5. Burden
6. Tired

Another heavy hitter for today guys.
This time hailing from Canada.

Timeless Wounds - Cultus Profanum Sordes EP (2015)

Artist: Timeless Wounds
Album: Cultus Profanum Sordes EP
Genre: Beatdown/Deathcore
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Intro
2. Beheaded
3. Indominus
4. I, Putrid
5. Sovereign
6. Altars Of Rust

This slams so hard that I was forced to change my pants =)
Respect to Bulgaria for birthing such a juggernaut.
Grab it while it's hot

Messenger Of The Covenant - We Demolish EP (2012)

Artist: Messenger Of The Covenant
Album: We Demolish EP
Genre: Deathcore/Beatdown
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Oppression
2. We Demolish
3. Rats Among Kings
4. xWolfe Manorx
5. The Condult Is Closing

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Year Of Loss - Self Titled - EP (2015)

 Artist: Year Of Loss
Album: Self Titled - EP
Genre: Melodic Metalcore/Hardcore 
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps
(No Facebook)

1. Forgetting The World Forgotten
2. A Monumental Disappointment

 Bandcamp (NYP)

This is a cool project from a bunch of dudes from various bands. It has lots of hardcore elements and some cool melodies. They also have some melodies that create a cool atmosphere to it all. Check it out!

Jenovavirus - Demo #1 (2006)

 Artist: Jenovavirus
Album: Demo #1
Genre: Brutal Death Metal/Grind
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Hexevildom
2. Deviding Cel
3. Primetive Aboxy
4. Scimetar
5. Sex Eyes Baby
6. Wring A Deep Brain

 Youtube: Full Album Stream

This album is too brutal, tons of blast beats and some crazy vocals lots of which sound quite unique. Sadly this is their first and only demo but definitely worth checking out!

Veiyadra - Gehenna (2014)

 Artist: Veiyadra
Album: Gehenna
Genre: Slamming Brutal Death Metal
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Spiritual Chaos 
2. Diabolical Aberration 
3. Xeno Spawn 
4. Remorseless Divinity 
5. Cataclysmal World 
6. Cacodemonic Perdition 
7. Ebon Origin 
8. Bones of Misery 
9. The Defiling 
10. Pulverizer 
11. Absorb the Agonal 
12. Dysgenic Enmity
 Bandcamp (1200 yen/$10USD)

 This album is brutal as fuck, tons of blast beats and brutal slam riffs. The vocals in this album are just ridiculous. Check them out 

Novallo - Novallo II (2015)

 Artist: Novallo
Album: Novallo II
Genre: Progressive/Experimental Metal/Mathcore/Djent
Bit Rate: 320 Kbps

1. Wake
2. Betty Phage Goes To Bronxton
3. I AM
4. Sideways Bird
5. Give Gravity a Choice
6. White Phoenix
7. Sleep

 Bandcamp (5$)
 Youtube:Sideways Music Video

These guys have a wide variety of genres mixed into this album. There are several progressive elements as well as some ambiance and jazz influences. There are lots of melodic/mathy parts as well. For fans of TesseracT, Protest The Hero, Between The Buried and Me and Periphery.