CANTO: Lykotonon, Autopsy, City of Caterpillar, and More

Tapering is my favorite part of training.

  • Tchornobog and Abyssal are releasing a split on November 25th through Lupus Lounge. Excepts of both tracks can be heard in this teaser, and pre-order details can be found here.
  • We’ve got new Autopsy coming at the end of the month, and today they unveiled a video for “Knife Slice Axe Chop” to get us ready. The official release date of Morbidity Triumphant is September 30th, and that will be available through Peaceville.
  • City of Caterpillar are releasing their first album in 20 years, Mystic Sisters, on September 30th through Relapse Records, and today they shared a studio video for “Paranormaladies”. Additionally, be sure to catch them on the road this coming November.
  • We’re going to close with a highlight from FITM. Lykotonon, the dark industrial project featuring members of Stormkeep, Blood Incantation, and Wayfarer, are releasing their debut full-length on November 25th. Promethean Pathology will be available through Profound Lore, and “That Which Stares In Kind” can be heard below.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Warbringer, Artificial Brain, Bizarrekult, and More

Monday tends to be a slow one. Let’s see if that remains a trend.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Album Review: Dreadnought — “The Endless”

Dreadnought - The Endless

Since 2013 Dreadnought have been spinning more plates in the air than you can shake a stick at, although why you’d want to shake a stick at anyone, let alone someone successfully spinning a myriad of plates in the ether is beyond me. Managing the tricky balancing act of doom, progressive rock, post-metal, and straight up black metal still seems to come effortlessly to this band. On The Endless, album number five sees those spinning plates shift ever so slightly in favor of the more progressive doom side of things, but it’s a shift that works well, creating a lovely dark atmosphere with enough dynamics to keep listeners coming back.

Endlessly, you might say.

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Initial Descent: August 21 – 27, 2022

Blackbraid

We start with a non new release related item: seek out the 2022 Joe Barresi Remix of Dio’s Holy Diver. Generally speaking, I’m not a fan of remixes or reimaginings or re-recordings but THIS is a remix I can get behind. And now for the new release items: most of these opening four have been highly anticipated and hotly hyped, but that hype is well deserved in the black metal of Blackbraid and Sigh, in the progressive metal of Dreadnought, and in the destructive black metal meets hardcore force of Hexis. Moving on, and as always is the case with these lists, there’s a ton lying in wait below so there’s plenty to keep everyone busy. Enjoy the search and we’ll see you here throughout the week.

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CANTO: Wayfarer, Carnifex, Orthodox, and More


Took a lot of cool photos yesterday after a storm… that’s all I got.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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