I’m ready for another vacation… only one more day!
Schammasch are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Sic Lvceat Lvx with a new vinyl reissue. It will officially be out on January 22 through Prosthetic Records, and you can drop your pre-order in right here.
Heavy is a state of mind and today’s Second Circle is a tale of heavy from two different ends of the spectrum. Spirit Adrift’s Enlightened In Eternity is a tale of modern day, straightforward heavy metal and Kneel’s Ailment is a tale of jagged heavy that comes out of society’s current level of pain and anguish. This piece aims to find the common ground between two albums and this common ground is the ‘heavy’ but these are vastly different albums from vastly different corners of the universe. So, without further ado, let’s discuss.
If you’ve been anxiously awaiting something to get excited about—let’s face the fact that there’s a critical shortage of that—it’s Spirit Adrift week, FINALLY. Their fourth full length is everything you love about them but better, bigger, and just a damn joy to listen to. Beyond that, we’ve got Wayfarer who finally clicked for me with album number four which sees the band really deliver a picture perfect vision of a dust laden, dark Wild West. Bringing forth a killer modern day version of Burnt By The Sun and Origo era Burst is Kneel with their second full length and holy crap I’m all here for it, and prog metallers Calyces offer up an intensely catchy debut. Stellar top four here but there’s much more to explore so head below and enjoy yet another wealth of treasures.
A couple videos to share this Friday, and the first comes from Spirit Adrift. This one is for “Screaming from Beyond”, taken from Enlightened In Eternity. A reminder, that album drops October 16th through 20 Buck Spin if you haven’t already pre-ordered it. Hint: you should.
Belphegor are re-releasing Necrodaemon Terrorsathan on November 6th through Nuclear Blast. You can check out a brand new video for the brand new version of title-track right now… perfect for a Friday!
Plans for the long weekend? Just kidding. I don’t care.
So we gotta open with the latest from Spirit Adrift. The newest single from Enlightened In Eternity, titled “Astral Levitation”, is available now. That album drops on October 16th through 20 Buck Spin.
Infera Bruo also shared a new single from the upcoming new album, Rites Of The Nameless. This one is called “The Breath of Chaos” and a reminder that album is out on October 16th through Prosthetic Records.
Helms Alee dropped a new video today, so we’re going to jump into the weekend on that note. Below is the clip for “Lay Waste Child”. Noctiluca dropped last year on Sargent House. It’s only a couple bucks on Bandcamp right now so go buy it.