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As usual, Mazen's top albums are a mix of death metal, black metal and a touch of doom metal, heralding everything that is underground and extreme with bands like Phobophilic, Autopsy, Stormruler, Watain, Shape of Despair, Ars Hmu, Sedimentum, Chaotian, Trolldom and Immolation!
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8.6
Moonlight Sorcery has achieved greatness with the latest EP: the guitar work stems from the neoclassical style of Yngwie Malmsteen combined with the blistering velocity melodic black/death metal. 'Nightwind: The Conqueror From The Stars' is highly recommended if you listen to bands like Children of Bodom, Ensiferum, and melodic black metal of the 00s. Released via Avantgarde music on January 13th, 2023.
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8.4
Leper Colony ticked all the boxes when it comes to firm delivery and the at most quality of songwriting. All in all, the self-titled debut album incorporates the raw and inspiring riffs of old-school serious ass kicking death/thrash metal. Out via Transcending Obscurity Records.
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8.8
“Apotheosis” is by far the Deiquisitor’s strongest effort to date and the guitar work, in general, is absolutely incredible. Although the 4th album isn’t necessarily considered a refinement it’s more of an evolution and setting up of new trademarks for the band. Out on January 20 via Extremely Rotten Productions and Night Shroud Records!
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9
“Into Sorrow Evermore” truly reflects the sonic aspects of these talented musicians which seems a perfect combination of atmosphere and grim black metal. Imperium Dekadenz has become true masters of their craft in capturing the quintessence of atmospheric black metal where each track showcases different styles of melodic and atmospheric black metal. Out on January 20 via Napalm Records.
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7.8
“The Choral Tomb” is a bombardment of oceanic maelstrom the music is vastly spacious and filled with emotion-packed clean vocals, therefore, allowing much diversity by applying elements from sludge doom, droning atmosphere, and arpeggio guitars. Ahab conveys its own trademarks which they proclaim as a Nautical funeral doom institution. Out today via Napalm Records!
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9.2
Death metal veterans Obituary's 11th album offers superior aesthetics for defining the style of Florida’s death metal at its finest. "Dying of Everything" will grind your bones to pieces, out via Relapse Records.
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9
With "Aamongandr" Satanic Warmaster retains its status in Finnish and European black metal, every nuance of the following eight tracks makes the new album close to a masterwork. The sheer brilliance of the effective riffs and the stellar production, and the addition of the orchestration will make you behold the greatness of the composition. Released via Werewolf Records.
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