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DC667 Hammerfest VII

  1. October File: Heroes are Welcome (from “The Application of Loneliness…”, UK, Candlelight)
  2. Diesel King: Concrete Burial (London, UK)
  3. Candlemass: Devil Seed (from “King of The Grey Islands”, Sweden)
  4. RSJ: Nice Day Out (from “Higgs Boson”,  York, UK)
  5. Waylander: Lamh Dearg (from “Kindred Spirits”, Northern Ireland, Listenable Records)
  6. Darkane: Mechanically Divine  (from “The Sinister Supremacy”, Sweden)
  7. Winterfylleth: Whisper of The Elements (from “The Divination of Antiquity”,  UK, Candlelight)
  8. Einherjer: Nidstong (from “Av Oss, For Oss”, Norway)
  9. Orange Goblin: The Devil’s Whip (from “Back from The Abyss”, UK, Candlelight)
  10. Sahg: Firechild (from “Delusions of Granduer”, Norway, Indie Recordings)
  11. Evil Scarecrow: Space Dementia (from “Galactic Hunt”, UK)
  12. SSS: Dead Wood (from “Limp, Gasp, Collapse”, Liverpool, UK)
  13. Devilment: The Girl from Mystery Island (from “The Great and Secret Show”, Suffolk, UK, Nuclear Blast)
  14. Skálmöld: Narfi (from “Börn Loka”, Iceland)
  15. Psychostick: DangerZone (USA,  Asher)
  16. Xerath: 2053 (from “III”, UK, Candlelight)
  17. Inherit The Stars: Exit Plan (from “Beyond The Beacons”, Sheffield, UK)
  18. Dead Earth Politics: Men Become Gods (from “Men Become Gods” , Austin, Texas, USA)
  19. Plini: The End of Everything (from “The End of Everything”, Sydney, Australia)
  20. Every Hour Kills: Almost Human (Single Release, Calgary, Canada, Asher)

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DC666 Time is Decay

  1. Hacavitz: Time is Now (from “Darkness Beyond”, Mexico, Dark Descent Records, Clawhammer)
  2. The Aaron Clift Experiment: Arsonist Games (from “Arsonist Games, Texas, USA)
  3. Legend of The Seagullmen: Ships Wreck
  4. Silence The Aria: Let’s Just Not Call This What it is (from “Yanyeu|Farewell”, Devner, USA)
  5. Among The Betrayed: Eraser (Richmond, BC, Canada, Asher)
  6. Call of The Wild: Voyager (Single Release, Toronto, Canada, Asher)
  7. Kaotik: Creature (Single Release, Quebec, Canada, Asher)
  8. Fingers x’d: Her Darkest Dayz (Ontario, Canada)
  9. The Kut: Alekhine’s Gun (from “Rock Paper Scissors”, London, UK, Criminal Records)
  10. Kill for Eden: Beige (London, UK)
  11. Kurhan:  Koniec (from “Głod”, Poland, Arachnophobia Records)
  12. Dunderbeist: Slagord (from “Hyklere”, Finland, Indie Recordings)
  13. Antagonist AD: Haunt Me as I Roam (from “Haunt Me as I Roam”, New Zealand, Lifeforce Records)
  14. Eternal Solstice: Force Fed Suicide (from “Remnants of Immortality”, Netherlands, Dark Descent Records, Clawhammer)
  15. Fear The Living: Nycrophobia (Alberta, Canada)
  16. Monsterworks: Tapping the Void (from “The Existential Codex”, Wainuiomata,  New Zealand, Eat Lead & Die Music, Clawhammer)
  17. Opium Lord: Crystals (from Debut Album “Eye of Earth”, Birmingham, UK, Candlelight)
  18. Arceye: The Storm (from “At First Light”,  Shrewsbury, UK)
  19. By The Precursors: Cresentia (from “Stella Aurora”, Kettering, UK)
  20. Ultra-Violence: Lost in Decay (from “Deflect The Flow”, Turin, Italy, Candlelight Records) April 27th

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DC665 Forlorn Suffering

  1. Frosthelm: Forlorn Tides (from “Endless Winter:”, North Dakota, USA, Black Work, Clawhammer)
  2. Amber Sea: Deci(mate) (from “Infantile Vision”, Famined Records, Lille, France, Persistent Heart)
  3. Hacavitz: Deadream (from “Darkness Beyond”, Mexico, Dark Descent Records, Clawhammer)
  4. Unhold: I Belong (from “Towering”, Switzerland, Czars of Cricket)
  5. Burweed: Lye (from “Hide”, Helsinki, Finland, Inverse Records)
  6. Akheron: Chemtrail (Misfits Cover)(from “Coalition of Death”, Bogotá D.C, Morbid Skull Records, Clawhammer)
  7. Gian: Aggression Unleashed (from “All Life Erased”, Äänekoski, Finland, Inverse Records)
  8. Iris: Antisocial (from “Something to live for”, Kent, UK, Engineer Records, Ambicon)
  9. Desecrator: Red Steel Nation (Single Release, Melbourne, Australia)
  10. Nothing:Always:Works: In It (from “In It”, Portugal)
  11. Heresy Denied: Deny Your Heresy (Poland)
  12. Valdrin: Battles in The Medieval Sky (Cincinnati, USA)
  13. Kadinja: GLHF (Paris, France)
  14. Where Giants Once Stood:  Secrets (Toronto, Canada)
  15. Warhead: Widowmaker (from “Deathrow”, Arizona, USA, Clawhammer)
  16. Unto The Lion: The Eye of The Storm (from “Sonata”, USA)
  17. Prophasis: Indoctrine (from “Boundaries”, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Imminence Records, Persistent Heart)
  18. Born Broken: Watch The World Unwind (Single Release, Quebec, Canada, Asher)
  19. Fear Control: Until The Suffering (from “The Monster”, Texas, USA)

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DC664 Older Eagles Dare

  1. Kaiju: Older Than Failure (Kansas, USA)
  2. Seven Year Storm :Virtue (Vancouver, Canada, Asher)
  3. Velocirapture: Paleogene (from “Palaeogene”, Florida, USA)
  4. Vital Signs: Dear Death (from “Smoke and Mirrors”, Imminence Records, Persistent Heart)
  5. Dehuman: Temple of Lust and Fire (from “Graveyard of Eden”, Brussels, Belgium)
  6. Frosthelm: Storm of Teeth (from “Endless Winter:”, North Dakota, USA, Black Work, Clawhammer)
  7. Tacit Fury: Lacerated, Strangled…… (Russia)
  8. Silence the Aria: The Loss (Portland, Oregon, USA)
  9. Edge of Haze: Into the Red… (Espoo, Finland)
  10. Amber Sea: Shinigami (from “Infantile Vision”, Famined Records, Lille, France, Persistent Heart)
  11. Hacavitz: Terra Nihil (from “Darkness Beyond”, Mexico, Dark Descent Records, Clawhammer)
  12. Unhold: Containing The Tyrant (from “Towering”, Switzerland, Czars of Cricket)
  13. Gravil: Beyond Reprieve (from “Thoughts of A Rising Sun”, London, UK)
  14. Burweed: Swallow (from “Hide”, Helsinki, Finland, Inverse Records)
  15. Conceived by Hate: Hypocritical Sense of Ego (from “Coalition of Death”, El Salvador, Morbid Skull Records, Clawhammer)
  16. Gian: Zombiechrist (from “All Life Erased”, Äänekoski, Finland, Inverse Records)
  17. Ashes in Vein: Ashes in Vein (from “Ashes in Vein”, Kansas)
  18. Synodik: The Perceived Wisdom (from “A Matter of Perception”, Genoa, Italy, Imminence Records, Persistent Heart)
  19. Akheron: Where Eagles Dare (Misfits Cover)(from “Coalition of Death”, Bogotá D.C, Morbid Skull Records, Clawhammer)

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DC663 Blessing of Frostbites

  1. Caelestia: Blessing of Tragedy (from “Beneath Abyss”, Athens, Greece, Inverse Records)
  2. Ash is a Robot: Karma never Sleeps (from “Sympathetic Vibration”, Portugal, Intune) Touring and of Feb UK
  3. Cry Excess: Unto Death (from “Ambition is The Sh**”, Turin, Italy, Luxor Records, Persistent Heart)
  4. The Damned: Eloise (from “Another Live Album from The Damned”, UK, Southworld Records, Candlelight)
  5. Jacob Messianic: Face in Me (from “The Beginning”, Manchester, UK, CoffeeJingle Records)
  6. Unearth The Kings: Rock, Boulders, Mountains (from “And Yet it Moves”, Tenbury Wells, UK)
  7. Orgasmic Victim: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (from “Pain of Ass Drilling”, Russia)
  8. Nepente: Show me That you are Still …. (from “I will get your soul”, Columbia, Cimmerian Shade Recordings, Clawhammer) 31 March 2015
  9. Empire of Fools: Devil Inside (Single Release, Southwest UK, Stampede)
  10. Ovids Withering: Earthshaker I (from “Scryers of the Ibis”, Tampa, Florida, USA)
  11. Aeolist: I from “I”, Norwich, UK)
  12. The Djentstick Project: Nightcrawler (Single Release, Mexico)
  13. Defy All Reason: Bad Blood (Single Release, Wrexham, North Wales)
  14. Keep of Kalessin: Dark Divinity (from “Epistemology”, Trondheim, Norway, Indie Recordings) 16th Feb
  15. The Sanity Days: My Last Words (from “Evil Beyond Belief”, USA, Candlelight Records) 23rd Feb
  16. Cryptic Hymn: Revel in Disgust (Single Release, Kentucky, USA, Asher)
  17. Velocirapture: Erratic Retaliator (from “Palaeogene”, Florida, USA)
  18. Iris: Candle (from “Something to live for”, Kent, UK, Engineer Records, Ambicon)
  19. Barishi: In The Hour of The Wolf (from “Endless Howl”, Vermont, USA, Clawhammer)
  20. Vital Signs: The Chosen (from “Smoke and Mirrors”, Imminence Records, Persistent Heart)
  21. Venrez: Hang The Predator (from “Children of the Drones”, LA, USA)
  22. Dehuman: Crypts of Blood (from “Graveyard of Eden”, Brussels, Belgium)
  23. : Frostbites ( froom “Den of Dö, Helsinki, Finland, Direct)

 

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DC662 Kill Car Syndrome

  1. Bitch Queens: Kill Your Friends (from “Kill Your Friends”, Basel, Switzerland)
  2. Valerian Swing: Spazio ( from “AURORA”, Italy, Small Pond Records)
  3. Joffel Project: Addicted (Helsinki, Finland)
  4. Caelestia: Mi Ultima Vida (from “Beneath Abyss”, Athens, Greece, Inverse Records)
  5. The Sanity Days: Satan’s Blood (from “Evil Beyond Belief”, USA, Candlelight Records) 23rd Feb
  6. Solefald: The Germanic Entity (from “World Metal, Kosmopolis Sud”, Norway, Indie Recordings)
  7. Steak Number Eight: The Sea is Dying (from “The Hutch”, Belgium) Touring with Prong in April
  8. Peur: Hollow Skies (from “Hollow Skies”, Manchester, UK, Bluesoap)
  9. Ash is a Robot: Sleep Paralysis (from “Sympathetic Vibration”, Portugal, Intune) Touring and of Feb UK
  10. Gehenna: Unravel (from “Unravel”, Stravanger, Norway, Indie Recordings) Touring this spring
  11. Cry Excess: The Public Enemy (from “Ambition is The Sh**”, Turin, Italy, Luxor Records, Persistent Heart)
  12. The Damned: Smash it Up (from “Another Live Album from The Damned”, UK, Southworld Records, Candlelight)
  13. Them County Bastardz: It’s Not Metal (from “Sick Daze”, USA, Asher)
  14. Jacob Messianic: Tied by The Hand (from “The Beginning”, Manchester, UK, CoffeeJingle Records)
  15. Lay Siege: Hollow Hands (from “hopeisnowhere”, Northampton, UK)
  16. Ade: The Endless Runaway (Rome. Italy)
  17. Bad Salad: Deep Roots (from “Puzzled”, Brazil)
  18. Orgasmic Victim: Clumps of Cat Masturbation (from “Pain of Ass Drilling”, Russia)
  19. Storms of Aeolus: Energy (Austria)
  20. Unearth The Kings: Night Hero (from “And Yet it Moves”, Tenbury Wells, UK)
  21. Seven Year Storm: Blue Car Syndrome (from “Aion I”, Vancouver, Canada, Asher)

 

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DC661 Go Thousand

  1. Gurd: Go For It (from “Fake”, Switzerland, Czar of Crickets)
  2. Free Ride: Hellride (Direct, Finland)
  3. Bio-cancer: Bulletproof (from “Tormenting The Innocent”, Greece, Candlelight)
  4. Bitch Queens: Bullseye Baby (from “Kill Your Friends”, Basel, Switzerland)
  5. Tripod: Devil Feeder (from “Devil Feeder”, Norway)
  6. Lykaion: Animals (from “Heavy Lullabies”, Rome, Italy)
  7. As Animal Eat My Insides: Swag in The Bag (from “Devoured”, Georgia, USA)
  8. Valerian Swing: Cancer Minor ( from “AURORA”, Italy, Small Pond Records)
  9. Vanity Draws Blood: Fractured (London, UK, Erin Large)
  10. Joffel Project: Back on the Road (Helsinki, Finland)
  11. Siegebreaker: Cold Black Eye (Single Release, Canada)
  12. Caelestia: Secret Rite (from “Beneath Abyss”, Athens, Greece, Inverse Records)
  13. Slaughter to Prevail: Crowned and Conquered (Russia, Deadlier)
  14. Putrid Offal: Premature Necropsy (from “Mature Necropsy”, Douchy-les-Mines, France, Kaotoxin Records, Clawhammer)
  15. Kolony: Monopoly (from “Sledge”, Montreal, Canada, Asher)
  16. In this Moment: Sick Like Me (from “Black Widow”, USA, Century Media)
  17. Solefald: Bububu Bad Beuys (from “World Metal, Kosmopolis Sud”, Norway, Indie Recordings)
  18. Ire Wolves: The Ascetic (from “The Ascetic”, Duluth, Montana, USA)
  19. Unrest: Drown (from “Grindcore”, NYC, USA, Unspeakable Axe Records, Clawhammer)
  20. Lay Siege: The Illusion of Choice (from “hopeisnowhere”, Northampton, UK)
  21. Seven Year Storm: Dyatlov (from “Aion I”, Vancouver, Canada, Asher)
  22. Their Dogs were Astronauts: Chapajuby (from “Earthkeeper”, Salzburg, Austria)
  23. Khaelys: A Thousand Things (from “Across the Ages”, Strasbourg, France)

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DC660 Done for Sound

  1. Exes for Eyes: Done for Good (from “Tongues like figure eights”, Toronto, Canada, Asher)
  2. Sata Kaskelottia: Ikuturso (from “Sata Kaskelottia”, Finland)
  3. Midnight Bullet: Burn (from “Lose My Face”, Inverse Records)
  4. Premortal Breath: Trapped (from “They”, Germany,  Direct)
  5. Gurd: White Death (from “Fake”, Switzerland, Czar of Crickets)
  6. Shredhead: Witness Hell (from “Death is Righteous”, Israel, Mighty Music, Clawhammer)
  7. Ethereal: Unholy Ungodly (from “Opus Atheneum”, Liverpool, UK, Candlelight Records)
  8. 3 Days from Dying: Str8 Jacket Memories (Single Release, Chicago, USA)
  9. Free Ride: Hold On (I’m Coming) (Direct, Finland)
  10. Rise of Dissension: Mend (Direct, Ontario, Canada)
  11. Bio-cancer: Tormenting The Innocent (from “Tormenting The Innocent”, Greece, Candlelight)
  12. Inharmonic: Consume All (from “Flesh Inferno”, Finland)
  13. Lykaion: I Don’t Love you anymore (from “Heavy Lullabies”, Rome, Italy)
  14. Bitch Queens: Again, Again, and Again (from “Kill Your Friends”, Basel, Switzerland)
  15. Tripod: Place (from “Devil Feeder”, Norway)
  16. Feed Her to The Sharks: The World is Yours (from “Fortitude, out  Feb 10th, Melbourne, Australia, Victory Records)
  17. The Cyon Project: Mr. Creosote (Single Release, Torino, Italy)
  18. Comeback Kid: Didn’t Even Mind (Manitoba, USA, Victory Records)
  19. The Sitting Bull and The Bullshitters: Giants (from “Still Undead”, Finland)
  20. Ara: Devourer of Worlds (from “Devourer of Worlds”, Milwaukee, USA)
  21. As Animal Eat My Insides: Daydreamer (from “Devoured”, Georgia, USA)
  22. Them County Bastardz: Drive By (from “Sick Daze”, Ontario, Canada)
  23. Profane and The Sacred: From the Top (from “From the Top”, UK)
  24. Lay Siege: A Fictional Sound (from “hopeisnowhere”, Northampton, UK)

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DC659 Cannonball Hünger

  1. Ascending Dawn: Cannonball (from “Coalesce”, London, UK)
  2. Sadai: Hasta que llega el Miedo (from “6Noches”, Spain, Jamendo)
  3. Marwood’s Fall: Restitution (from “Restitution”, Chicago, USA, Music Submit)
  4. Divine Disorder: The Serpent (from “Garden of Dystopia”, Kuwait)
  5. Brudywr: A Ghostly Place (from “Mellancholia”, Russia)
  6. Sata Kaskelottia: Jumalan ååni (from “Sata Kaskelottia”, Finland)
  7. Exes for Eyes: Tongues like figure eights (from “Tongues like figure eights”, Toronto, Canada, Asher)
  8. Midnight Bullet: Memories are Gone (from “Lose My Face”, Inverse Records)
  9. Premortal Breath: Pain (from “They”, Germany,  Direct)
  10. Profane and The Sacred: Words (from “From the Top”, London, Cargo Records, Stampede) Stoner – Album out in Feb
  11. Ronin: Living in The Dark (Single Release, Worcester, UK)
  12. The Beast Remade: Le Bestia Renace (from “Worship The Beast”, Mexico)
  13. Vagrond: Longing (from “Regret”, Australia)
  14. Autere: Carbon (from “Amal’l”, Inverse Records, Finland)
  15. Gurd: Fake (from “Fake”, Switzerland, Czar of Crickets)
  16. Arbitrator: Stillborn Bastard of the Nazarene (from “Indoctrination of Sacrilege”, Calgary, Canada, Asher)
  17. Posthum: To The Pits (from “The Black Northern Ritual”, Norway, Indie Recordings)
  18. Shredhead: Walk with The Dead (from “Death is Righteous”, Israel, Mighty Music, Clawhammer)
  19. The Lumberjack Feedback: Mein Gebush Hat Hünger (from “Noise in the Church”, Lille, France, Kaotoxin Records, Clawhammer)

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DC658 Carry Me Alive

  1. Marwood’s Fall: Carry Me (from “Restitution”, Chicago, USA, Music Submit)
  2. Autere: Lines (from “Amal’l”, Inverse Records, Finland)
  3. Beyond the State: Guilty(from “Calling for Freedom”, Anglesey, Wales)
  4. Daylight Robbery: Samarah Never Sleeps (from “Falling Back to Earth”, Birmingham, UK)
  5. Broken Links: I’ll Run Away (from “Divide/Restore”, Eastleigh, UK)
  6. EB11: Unexpected (from “Enjoy the Ride, InTune Records, Spain)
  7. Empires of Eden: Architect of Hope (from “Architect of Hope” out in February, Australia)
  8. Nitro: Uranium (Single Release, USA)
  9. Keepsake: Revival (from “Recollections”, Adelaide, Australia)
  10. We Are The Finale: The Honeymoon Phase (from “The Magic Show Act II”, Persistent Heart)
  11. Sadai: El La Piel Del Logo (from “6Noches”, Spain, Jamendo)
  12. Pigeon Lake: Epiphany (from “Tales of a Madman”, Oslo, Norway, Music Submit)
  13. Divine Disorder: Rusted Libra (from “Garden of Dystopia”, Kuwait)
  14. Desolate Shrine: We Dawn Anew (from “The Heart of the Netherworld”, Finland)
  15. All The Shelters: White Sun (from “Chasing Light”, Strasburg, France, Famined Records)
  16. Violent Hammer: Craving for Flest (from “More Victims”, Finland, Shadow Kingdom Records, Clawhammer)
  17. The Muted Pitch: Based on The Hate (from “NA”, Nova Scotia, Canada)
  18. Ethereal: Devouring The Forsaken (from “Opus Athereum”, Liverpool, UK, Candlelight Records)
  19. Ascending Dawn: Simplify (from “Coalesce”, London, UK)
  20. Ghost Bath: Contiuity (from “Funeral”, China)
  21. Inherit The Stars: Still Alive (from “Beyond The Beacons”, Sheffield UK, Ambicon Records)

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