CANTO: Mountain Caller, Helfir, Lizzy Borden, and More

The beer scene in Virginia is meh.

  • Skindred are re-releasing their second album, Roots Rock Riot, on February 26th through Hassle Records. It will be the first vinyl release of the record, and will feature previously unheard bonus tracks. Pre-order options available here.
  • Helfir have released a new track, “Traces Of You”, in the form of a lyric video. It’s the second single take from The Journey, which drops on November 6th through My Kingdom Music.
  • Lizzy Borden is releasing a new greatest hits collection, titled Best of Lizzy Borden, Vol. 2, digitally on November 13th through Metal Blade. The collection will feature a couple covers, including “Pet Sematary” by the Ramones. Stream that track, and pre-order it here, if you feel so inclined.
  • This new video from Mountain Caller is pretty awesome, so let’s close with that. This is “I Remember Everything”, taken from their debut album, Chronicle I: The Truthseeker. That drops on November 6th through New Heavy Sounds.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Initial Descent: September 25 – October 1, 2016

Winterfylleth
Winterfylleth

Here we are at the dawn of October. One of the finest months of the year, obviously. What better way to kick it off than with a stacked list of metal that is as varied as the many horror movies you need to watch over the next 31 days. Anyway, Initial Descent knows you need it so, this week we have the amazing new album The Dark Hereafter from Winterfylleth, a jazzy avant-garde self titled debut from Brain Tentacles, Okkultokrati‘s Raspberry Dawn that is satan rock at it’s finest and of course Sorceress from everyone’s favorite target Opeth. For everyone still mad about the whole no death metal thing, news flash, they’re still great. Also Veilburner returns with their third full length of inherently evil and challenging black/death/experimental The Obscene Rite and Halshug cracks the earth in half with their brutal new album Sort Sind. Plenty here for you to enjoy so without further delay, get busy after the jump. Continue reading