Release Round Up – July 28th 2023

Release Round Up

Release Round Up - July 28th, 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!

York hardcore crew Street Soldier release 'Original Murda Material' this week, ahead of their Bloodstock appearance in August.

"they break the mould of the perception of the average hardcore band"

Read our full review here.

LA based heavy metal outfit Arch Blade release 'Kill The Witch' via Rockshots Records.

"there’s a lot of potential for Arch Blade."

Read our full review here.

US grinders Organ Dealer release 'The Weight Of Being' via Everlasting Spew Records.

"One of the finest slabs of grindcore you could treat yourself with in 2023."

Read our full review here.

Dead Heat deliver a punishing blend of thrash and metallic hardcore on EP 'Endless Torment' released via Tankcrimes / Triple B Records.

"What they have produced is straight up savage"

Read our full review here.

British heavy metal stalwarts Girlschool release latest album 'WTFortyFive?' via Silver Lining Music.

"It’s melodic and catchy, and it has piercing guitar riffs."

Read our full review here.

Nu-metal titans Sevendust return with fourteenth album 'Truth Killer', released via Napalm Records.

"the next step in the bands storied career and a perfect example of just how good they have become."

Read our full review here.

Velcros return to their punk roots on new EP 'Spit Takes', released via Crazysane Records this week.

"an independently-minded take on writing songs and the ageless quality of the result."

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

Dev Crawford - Punishment Essay Volume III (Memento Mori) (Sliptrick Records)
Electus - All The Way (Self-released)
From Ashes To New - Blackout (Better Noise Music)
Jukebox Monkey - Smiles Becoming Teeth (Self-released)
Lautstärke - Fenster (NRT Records)
Lift The Curse - Suffer And Survive (Self-released)
Not A Toy - Prblms (Fearless Records)
Solcura - A Eulogy For Wasted Time [EP] (Self-released)
The Heat Inc. - Asleep In The Ejector Seat (Punk Fox Records)
Uzumaki - Square One [EP] (Everything Sucks Music)

Heavy Metal

Ameliorate - Master, Master (WormholeDeath Records)
James Rivera's Metal Wave - New Wave Gone Metal (Massacre Records)
L.A. Project - Electric Life (Self-released)
Raze - Pyrography (One Eyed Toad Records)

Black Metal

Alghol - Night Eternal (Self-released)
Artanor - In Servitude of Darkness (Gutter Prince Cabal Records)
Black Sorcery - Deciphering Torment Through Malediction (Eternal Death)
Countess Erzsebet - Countess Erzsebet (Self-released)
Damned to Downfall - Slavery For You [EP] (Self-released)
Decoherence - Order (Sentient Ruin)
Eave - Fervor (Bindrune Recordings)
Hell's Coronation - Transgression of a Necromantical Darkness (Godz ov War Productions)
Spellsword - Night of the Grail (Nox Liberatio Records)
Sznur - Ludzina (Godz ov War Productions)
Teloch Vovin / Viserion - The Iron Age Of Kali Yuga [SPLIT] (Self-released)
The Sun's Journey Through The Night - Wordless (Church Road Records)

Death Metal / Death-Doom / Grindcore

AcidBrain - The Lust Murders (Self-released)
Astralborne - Across the Aeons (Prosthetic Records)
Blasphemous Fire - Beneath the Darkness (Godz ov War Productions)
Contrarian - Demos & Oddities 1995-1999 (Self-released)
Eternal Rot - Moribound (Memento Mori)
Excrement - Flesh & Blood [REISSUE] (Chaos Records)
Formless Oedon - Streams of Rot (Memento Mori)
Hooker Spit - Krötch Splitter (Self-released)
IPCC - Impact Adaptation Vulnerbility (Self-released)
Lokust - Infidel (Self-released)
Panzerchrist - Last of a Kind (Emanzipation Productions)
Porta Nigra - Weltende (Soulseller)
Sadistic Vision - Destroyer of All Dreams (Boris Records)
Seal Fur Peeling - Daggers Predacious (Via Nocturna)
The Glorious Dead - Cemetry Paths (Bindrune Recordings)

Doom / Stoner Rock / Sludge / Psych

Dead Fields Of Woolwich - Dead Fields Of Woolwich (Self-released)
The Fierce And The Dead - News From The Invisible World (Self-released)
Thedus - Hypnosis (Argonauta Records)

Prog Rock / Metal

Karnataka - Requiem For A Dream (Immrama Records)
Mutoid Man - Mutants (Sargent House)
Nuclear Power Trio - Wet Ass Plutonium (Metal Blade Records)
The Gorge - Mechanical Fiction (Pelagic Records)

Thrash Metal

Blackening - Awakening Rage (Black Lion Record)
Botolph Dissidents - The Back of the Beyond (Self-released)
SOG - Man Demonic (Violent Creek Records)
TakaLaiton - Mindfection (Rockshots Records)

And the rest...

Heroin - Discography (Southern Lord) [Post-Hardcore]
Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun - Colour (Xtra Mile Recordings) [Folk/Punk]
Signs of the Swarm - Amongst The Low & Empty (Century Media Records) [Deathcore]

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