2013 Releases

Glorior Belli - Gators Rumble, Chaos Unfurls (Agonia Records)

An interesting if not wholly successful mashup of styles...
Release Date: 
28 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Genres, sub-genres, we love ‘em, right? We can’t get enough of bands proclaiming themselves to be the new Gods of post-blackthrash shoegaze mayhem, am I wrong?

Tad Morose - Revenant (Despotz)

Classic stuff...
Release Date: 
22 Nov 2013 (All day)

It’s hard to put into mere words how refreshing it is to listen to a band like Tad Morose. In simple terms they are, just like you and me probably, heavy metal.

Mad Max - Interceptor (SPV/Steamhammer)

Good, at times great - but you've heard it all before...
Release Date: 
27 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Veteran German rockers Mad Max, nearly thirty years in ‘the hardest game in the world’ now, have returned to the fray with a new album, Interceptor that sounds like, well,

Tigertailz - Knives (Scarlet Records)

Just an EP, but enough to give a (lipstick) teaser of better things to come...
Release Date: 
22 Oct 2013 (All day)

Welsh glamsters Tigertailz are BACK!!

Germ- Grief (Suspicious Activities)

Another immersive effort from Tim Yatras

It would be very interesting to take a peek into the mind of Tim Yatras (AustereEx--Lord).

Perpetual End - Blood Complex (Own Label)

Impressive stuff...

Canberra proggies Perpetual End are back for a second bite at the rock n’roll cherry and, luckily, they’ve brought some pretty good material along for the ride.

Subtract Launch Talk Minus Action Equals Nothing

As intense and straight up heavy a prospect as one will witness!

New Zealand’s purveyors of heavy metal goodness; Subtract have once more unleashed their ever-sharpened formula for metal and it has materiali

Hell - Curse and Chapter (Nuclear Blast)

An (evil) Curate's egg of an album...
Release Date: 
21 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

After Hell’s triumphant return to the fray a couple of years ago after a quarter century in self-enforced musical purdah, with an album – the quite magnificent Human Remains

Beastmilk- Climax (Svart Records)

A wonderful mixture of post-punk and gothic influences...
Release Date: 
29 Nov 2013 (All day)

It's a rare thing indeed when a band is able to tick almost every buzzword box on the list.

Spiral Arms - Freedom (SPV/Steamhammer)

Masterful stuff...
Release Date: 
21 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Well, well, well… I’d always assumed that Spiral Arms – featuring Craig Locicero of Bay Area thrash notables Forbidden and Tim Narducci