Release Round Up – July 21st 2023

Release Round Up

Release Round Up - July 21st, 2023

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 metal!

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

Texan rockers Thunder Horse release 'After The Fall' via Ripple Music.

"an album of high quality and real depth"

Read our full review here.

Legendary Canadian prog/thrashers Voivod celebrate a 40th anniversary with the release of 'Morgöth Tales', released via Century Media.

"I had a blast listening to these revisited classics with fresh ears."

Read our full review here.

North Carolina death metallers Deteriorot  unleash 'The Rebirth' via Xtreem Music.

"nine tracks of old school death metal deliciously delivered by one of its most underrated names."

Read our full review here.

West Midlands progressive death metal outfit Rannoch release 'Conflagrations' via Willowtip Records.

"A work of modern progressive death metal done right, 'Conflagrations' is an intoxicating listen."

Read our full review here.

Chicago thrashers Bloodletter release 'A Different Kind of Hell' via Wise Blood Records.

"A fantastic album full of razor sharp riffs and harmonized leads."

Read our full review here.

Inhuman Condition, featuring old school death metal royalty amongst their ranks, release EP 'Panic Prayer' via Listenable Insanity Records.

"brutal, old school death metal"

Read our full 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

As December Falls - Join The Club (InGrooves)
Astro Lizard - On A Blue Moon (Self-released)
Cold Blooded Hearts - The Cold Light of Day (Cherry Red Records)
Greta Van Fleet - Starcatcher (EMI)
Lacey - This Is All We Are (Self-released)
Onyria - X (Self-released)
Oxbow - Love's Holiday (Ipecac Recordings)
Peter Roxx - Road To Freedom (Self-released)
Redeye Caravan - Snak Oil & Lullablies (Self-released)
Rezz - It's Not A Phase [EP] (HypnoVizion Records)
Yellowcard - Childhood Eyes (Equal Vision / Rude Records)

Heavy Metal

Nuclear Winter - Seagrave (MMD Records)
Recite the Cynic - Recite the Cynic (Self-released)
Velvet Viper - Nothing Compares To Metal (Massacre Records)

Black Metal

Ancestral Blood - Forgotten Myths and Legends (WormholeDeath Records)
Nathanael Larochette - Old Growth (Self-released)

Death Metal / Death-Doom / Grindcore

Ageless Summoning - Corrupting The Entempled Plane (Dark Descent Records)
Cadaver - The Age of the Offended (Nuclear Blast)
Carthus - Images of Tyranny (Self-released)
Daniel Bohn - Emotions of the Sky (Sliptrick Records)
Disimperium - Grand Insurgence Upon Despotic Altars (Sentient Ruin)
Face of Korruption - Demo (Malevolent Sound)
Gateway - Galgendood (Transcending Obscurity Records)
Salem Trials - Nocturnal Creation [EP] (Seek and Strike)
The Zenith Passage - Datalysium (Metal Blade Records)

Doom / Stoner Rock / Sludge / Psych

Cult of Sobek - Petsuchos [EP] (Self-released)
Forever Autumn - Crowned in Skulls [EP] (Epictronic Records)
Karavan - Unholy Mountain (Evil Noise Recoings / Vinyltrolden)
Mizmor - Prosaic (Profound Lore Records)
Somnuri - Desiderium (MNRK Heavy)


Bother - Slow Fuzz (Self-released)
Brix'n Mortar - Something Ain't Right (WTF Records)
Hardball - Hardball (Self-released)

And the rest...

Breaths - Floruit (Self-released) [Post-Metal]
Cyclone Static - Cave Pop: Dance Songs For Primitive People [EP] (Mint 400 Records) [Punk]
Eternal Drak - Interdimensional War Of Satan[EP] (Self-released) [Thrash Metal]
Feuerschwanz - Fegefeuer (Napalm Records) [Folk Metal]
Jamie's Elsewhere - Paradise [EP (Sharptone Records) [Post-hardcore]
Mega Drive - 200XAD (FiXT) [Cyberpunk/Darksynth]
Mystfall - Celestial Vision (Scarlet Records) [Symphonic Metal]
Nitroverts - Endogenous (FiXT) [Electro-Metal]

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