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That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

We continue our kick around Bandcamp by highlighting five releases that have grabbed my attention since the last of these dribbles of mine. I’ve tried to cover a variety of styles so there’s something for everyone. Remember, all of these are available free for streaming, or you can download the albums for a modest fee. Get on board and support the bands and labels that are supporting you by providing their music on the Bandcamp platform.

Doomed & StonedThe Enchanter’s Ball (Second Anniversary Compilation) – sampler (released 14 July 2015 through Doomed & Stoned)

Serious Beak launch crowdfunding campaign for their new album Ankaa

Serious Beak are a progressive metal band that makes the human race cry a thousand tears of joy and confusion. Watch their crowdfunding video below!

Serious Beak have launched a crowdfunding campaign to press their long-awaited new album, Ankaa, on vinyl.

It's the Big Ass tour!

Why they're touring a donkey we may never know, but Amity Affliction and A Day A To Remember think it appropriate...
Tour Dates: 
12/12/2015 - 19/12/2015

The Amity Affliction and A Day To Remember will join forces this December to bring one of the biggest rock shows of the year to Australia.

Fifteen Albums that Shook the Twentieth Century: Black Space Riders' JE...

'Unfortunately Van Halen paved the way for hair metal'...

Greetings, and welcome to Metal as Fuck… In our latest strand of Q&A interviews we’re looking at fifteen albums we consider to have been important landmarks in the world of hea

Stormzone - Seven Sins (Metal Nation Records)

An exciting metallic melange...
Release Date: 
3 Aug 2015 (All day)

Northern Irish metallians Stormzone are an enticing proposition; Seven Sins is the band’s fifth album, and finds the band laregely in fine form, doing what they do best, w

Wülfhook - The Impaler (Divebomb Records)

Largely exciting stuff that bodes well for the future!
Release Date: 
17 Jul 2015 (All day)

At the minute mark in opening and title track The Impaler, Wülfhook vocalist Jeff ‘Sling’ Schlinz lays it down in no uncertain terms, unleashing a banshee

Dealer - Don't Worry I Got You Man (Own Label)

Dealer are handing out the thrash cards - are you in?
Release Date: 
14 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

Authentic.

Avatarium announce album title, tracklist and release date plus reveal cover art for The Girl With The Raven Mask

Also announce European tour dates with label mates The Vintage Caravan

Swedish doom metal masters Avatarium are set to release their upcoming album, which is called The Girl With The Raven Mask, on October 23rd via Nuclear Blast

Cannibal Corpse announces Autumn headlining tour with Cattle Decapitation and Soreption

Cannibal Corpse has spent the summer of 2015 conquering Europe, with included stops at Hellfest, Wacken, Bloodstock, Brutal Assault, Party.San, Copenhell, Graspop, and numerous club shows. But they aren't even close to being finished with 2015.

The band today reveals their plans for a massive US tour this (Northern) Autumn, bringing a brutal package of acts with them across the United States beginning October 8th, and running through Nove