Release Round Up – March 4th, 2022

Release Round Up

Release Round Up - March 4th, 2022

Every Friday there is a tidal wave of new music released unto the world. Whilst we try to cover as much as possible here at The Razor's Edge, it's not always possible to review everything. So each week on a Friday we'll round up some of the best new music available, some we've reviewed, some we haven't, but all worth checking out!

Theres a lot of new heavy music hitting the airwaves this week, everything from black metal, death metal, gothic metal, Stoner rock, doom, thrash metal and even some of your traditional heavy fuckin' metal!

Here's what we think you should check out today!

Swedish power metal ensemble Sabaton return to tell us tales from the Great War in new new album 'The War To End All Wars'.

"Accessible, memorable with more hooks than a pirate convention."

Read our review here.

The heir apparent to the British classic rock throne, Kris Barras releases 'Death Valley Paradise' via the Mascot Label Group this week.

"It’s an anthem with a chorus that demands arms in the air... it’s a definite statement from Barras"

Read our review here and our interview with Kris here.

Bay area thrash cult heroes Vio-lence return with new E.P. 'Let The World Burn' this week on Metal Blade Records.

"You’ll forever be on the edge of your seat with the ripping and grating timbre Vio-Lence have packed for you."

Read our review here and our interview with Sean here.

British death metal supergroup DeathCollector unleash their debut E.P. 'Times Up' this week.

"The fury is unrelenting right through to the final notes of the releases final track."

Read our review here.

Slob release their much anticipated album 'Deepwoods Shack Of Sodomy' this week on Comatose Music.

"A remorseless collection of obscene brutal death metal"

Read our review here.

Hath unleash their sophomore album 'All That Was Promised' this week on Willowtip Records.

"Powerful yet coherent. Grandiose yet intimate. Intense yet digestible. Hath have outdone themselves truly once more."

Read our full review here.

This week Warrior Soul release 'Out On Bail', but can the band live up to the glory days of the past?

"The ideas are still there and he still has plenty to say, plus the gravelly vocal style sets a mood for the record."

Read our review here.

And thats just the tip of the iceberg! Other releases today we think you should check out include...

Rock / Hard Rock / Classic Rock

Ghosts of Sunset - No Saints In The City (Golden Robot Records)
Just Friends - Hella (Pure Noise Records)
Knogjärn - Du Väljer Själv Vad Du Dricker (Indie Recordings)
Marco Luponero & The Loud Ones - Life & Death (Inverse Records)
Marillion - An Hour Before It's Dark (earMusic)

Heavy Metal

Aerialis - Dear Silence (Self-released)
Archaic - The Endgame Protocol (Self-released)
Midnight Bullet - Hostile Resistance (Inverse Records)
Nord - Machine Blood (Inverse Records)
Sanhedrin - Lights On (Metal Blade Records)
Thunder Rising - Back To The Time Of Rock (Music For The Masses)
Twisted Tower - Dire Crest of the Martyrs Demos (Nameless Grave Records) - The World Is Going To Ruin You (Nuclear Blast Records)

Death Metal

Godless Truth - Godless Truth (Transcending Obscurity Records)
Humator - Curse of the Pharaoh (Time To Kill Records)
Troglodyte - The Hierarchical Ecological Succession: Welcome to the Food Chain (Blood Blast Distribution)

Black Metal

As Sahar / Warkvlt - Le666ion Of Nusantara [SPLIT] (Self-Released)
Helge - Neuroplasticity (Vendetta Records)
Illumination - Worship Death More Than Life (Personal Records)
Izthmi - Leaving This World, Leaving It All Behind (Satanik Royalty Records)
Kostnatění - Oheň hoří tam, kde padl [EP] (Mystískaos)
Snøgg - Dan, ko je Vrag vzel šalo (Self-released)
Unru - Die Wiederkehr des Verdrängten (Babylon Doom Cult Records)
Vaina - Fute Te Ipsum (Aesthetic Death)

Stoner Rock / Psych / Doom / Sludge

Agnes Vein - Deathcall (Venerate Industries)
Crowbar - Zero and Below (MNRK)
Endtime - Impending Doom (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Gutterfire - Chill (WormholeDeath Records)
JIRM - The Tunnel, The Well, Holy Bedlam (Ripple Music)
Pylar - Abysmos (Humo Internacional)

Thrash Metal

Midnight - Let There Be Witchery (Metal Blade Records)
Phenomy - Syndicate of Pain (Self-released)
The Defaced - Charlatans (ViciSolum Productions)

And the rest...

Belmont - Aftermath (Pure Noise Records) [Progressive Punk]
Cadaveria - The Shadows' Madame - Reissue "20th Anniversary Edition" (Time To Kill Records) [Horror Metal]
Ghost Toast - Shade Without Color (Inverse Records) [Progressive Metal]
Oh Hiroshima - Myriad (Napalm Records) [Post-Rock]
Ottone Pesante - ...and the Black Bells Rang (Aural Music) [Jazz Metal]
Sylvaine - Nova (Season of Mist) [Post Metal]

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