November seems to be a very short month for Death Metal, but quantity does not dictate quality. This is the list of November 2016 Death Metal Releases. If I have missed anything or if there is anything you want to be added to this list please comment and inform me of my ignorance. Check out Black Metal for November 2016 Here
Thrash Doom and Heavy Metal releases to be done soon.
Australia can be a harsh, hostile place to live. Australia is not new to spawning incredible extreme metal, just look at Sadistik Exekution, Armoured Angel, Blood Duster, and Destruktor to just name a few. It is fitting that a continent of arid deserts and every creature poisonous and toothy has produced so much great extreme metal. To those ranks, add relative newcomers Sewercide. The Melbourne-based band has actually been around five years now, building their name and sound across a string of splits and EPs, and through relentless live shows at home and abroad. Now at last comes their debut full-length Immortalized In Suffering, just in time for their first U.S. tour.
Evolving out of an aggressive death/thrash (think Demolition Hammer) sound, Sewercide have now planted their flag firmly in the heat-blasted dirt known as death metal. Influenced by Australian greats Misery and Necrotomy, as well as revered American bands such as Morbid Angel, Gorguts, and Immolation, this album marks a turning point and a new high water mark for the band. It will surely satiate any listener’s hungry for pure, aggressive, gore-soaked death metal.
May 31 – Los Angeles, CA
June 1 – Los Angeles, CA
June 3 – Phoenix, AZ (Masters Chambers)
June 5- Dallas, TX (Three Links)
June 6 – Austin, TX (Bull McCabe’s Irish Pub)
June 7 – Houston, TX
June 9 – Gainsville, FL
June 10 – Tampa, FL (The American Legion Post 111 Lounge)
June 13 – Atlanta, GA (529 Eav)
June 14 – Lexington, KY (Best Friend Bar)
June 17 – Baltimore, MD (The Sidebar)
June 18 – Philadelphia, PA (Second Empire)
June 20 – Brooklyn, NY
June 23 – Worcster, MA (Ralph’s Rock Diner)
June 24 – Buffalo, NY (The Lair)
June 25 – Rochester, NY (Monty’s Krown)
June 26 – Cleveland, OH
June 27 – Pittsburgh, PA (Howlers Coyote Cafe)
June 28 – Detroit, MI (New Dodge Lounge)
June 29 – Minneapolis, MN
June 30 – Colorado Springs, CO
July 1 – Denver, CO (Rhinoceropolis)
July 6 – Oakland, CA
July 7 – Oakland, CA
July 8 – Ashland, OR
July 9 – Bend, OR (Third Street Pub)
July 10 – Portland, OR (Panic Room)
July 11 – Seattle, WA
Much like Sepulcher’sMausoleum Tapestry, also on Edged Circle Productions, Reptilian’sPerennial Void Traverse breaks the stereotype of what is expected from Norway when it comes to metal. It is almost like Norway’s underground realized that they are known for the most extreme of metal so they decided to go back a few steps and start making some kick ass thrash albums. Reptilian is a little more on the death metal side of the death thrash genre, but there are a lot of thrash influences.
Reptilian’sPerennial Void Traverse is a perfect melding of thrash and death metal. Reptilian has developed a very obscure death thrash sound, unparallel to any other death thrash outfit I have heard. The album constantly changes tempo, creating a unique atmosphere. The riffs are very death metal and change speed but the solos are fucking outrageous and remind me of thrash. The vocals differentiate between old school death metal, raspy vocals to thrashy, definitely has an obscure feel to it. The track “Possessed By The Eyes of the Living” is the most distinctively thrash offering on the album, it kicks ass. There is a break in many of the songs and you can tell when there is more of a death metal influence and more of a thrash influence. Instead of melding the two to be heard at the same time, Reptilian distinguishes between the two genres separately, consistently. Much like how Runemagick approached the ideals of Doom Death.
Where most death thrashers fail is that they tend to sound very similar to one another, but how Reptilian presents the genre creates a breath of fresh air for death thrash. This is not an album to miss, there is a lot of originality that creates this album’s unique sound. Check out Reptilian’sPerennial Void Traverse when it is released by Edged Circle Productions on April 22nd.
2.Possessed by the Eyes of the Living God 05:30
3.Cede to Celestial Providence 07:02
5.Cadaverous Creature 09:28
6.Transmigration 07:55 44:15
Here is an official promo of the track “Phantasm” plus an interview with Reptilian!
Paul Speckmann started his music career in War Cryas the bass player, where he met up with drummer Bill Schmidt. Together, Speckmann and Schmidt decided to form a more aggressive metal band based around Motörhead, Venom, Slayer and the whole emerging extreme metal movement. Eventually, they both left War Cry and Master was formed. Master, has been around since 1983, as long as the genre they play have been around. They are one of the bands that contributed to the genre and developed it in the early 80s. They maybe underrated and underappreciated than many of the bands who play Death Metal and originated in the 80s in America, but needless to say, they are one of the bands responsible for the genre Death Metal. They were offered a record deal from Combat Records in 1985 but it never happened due to complications.
They finally released their first full-length album in 1990 and till date released 13 full-length studio albums. They are truly a cult and kings of the global underground.
One of their classic albums has been reissued by Metal Monger Records! If you want to possess this band’s 1992 full length “On The Seventh Day God Created…Master” on CD, get it fast! It’s an absolute gem! The reissue has a 12 page booklet with lyrics to all the songs. Don’t miss the opportunity to get the album while it’s available. Use discount code: “deathmetalmaster” for a 10% discount! Order from: https://metalmongerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/master-on-the-seventh-day-god-created-master-2
I WANNNNAAAA FLYYYYYYYYYY….. wrong band you dipshit. See this is what happens when
a scene ruins a real genre. They try to name themselves something edgy not knowing that a better band with the same name exists(INCUBUS I’M LOOKING AT YOU). But we are not talking about Incubus and we definitely are not talking about the atrocious Las Vegas band we are talking about fucking Slaughter from fucking Canada. You know F.O.D. no no that does not mean something stupid like forever o.d’n it stands for FUCK OF DEATH (dedicated to Chuck Schuldiner…seriously). Basically what I am getting at is don’t you fucking dare confuse the two Slaughters.
Slaughter’sStrappado is a very over looked, early entry to the book of death metal. Chuggy, violent, destructive, disintegrative , Slaughter.
UHHHHHGGGGHHHHHH(that’s Tom G Warrior speak for fucking awesome)
Slaughter’sStrappado suffered from american luck (Razor reference, because they are from Canada also ehhhhh). Of course a shitty american band would have to destroy the legacy of something awesome.
1. Strappado 01:29
2. The Curse 01:45
3. Disintegrator 01:00
4. Incinerator 02:58
5. Parasites 02:04
6. F.O.D. (Fuck of Death) 03:54
7. Tortured Souls 02:51
8. Nocturnal Hell 03:28
9. Tales of the Macabre 04:05