Release Round Up – October 13th 2023

Release Round Up

Release Round Up - October 13th, 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!

Seraphic Entombment release 'Sickness Particles Gleam' via Everlasting Spew Records.

"a blinding album and one that speaks so much for the potential this band may offer."

Read our full review here.

The prolific Nick Oliveri returns with Mondo Generator's latest album 'We Stand Against You', released via Heavy Psych Sounds.

"this album is different, as it really grips the listener and it feels as if the songs are asking them to question everything around them."

Read our full review here.

American rockers The Great Affairs launch new album 'Sleepwalker'.

"melodic rock with pop hooks, catchy choruses, perfect backing vocals, and radio-friendly qualities."

Read our full review here.

Death metal outfit Tomb Mold release album number four 'The Enduring Spirit' via 20 Buck Spin.

"If you want a super slick sounding death metal record then you really have hit the jackpot"

Read our full review here.

British rockers Nitrate release 'Feel The Heat' on Frontiers Music.

"‘Feel the Heat’ has huge production, where everything is bigger and better. "

Read our full review here.

Dresden’s Acid Blade strike once again with new EP 'Shooting Star' released via Jawbreaker Records.

"Laden with NWOBHM roots and riffs"

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

Air Drawn Dagger - Songs To Fight The Gods To [EP] (Silent Cult Records)
Årabrot - Of Darkness and Light (Pelagic Records)
Blade - Joker and Clowns (Inverse Records)
Colourmind - Perfecting Failure (Sliptrick Records)
Edge of Forever - Ritual (Frontiers Music SRL)
Frank Palangi - Dynamite (Self-released)
Kings Crown - Closer to the Truth (Frontiers Music SRL)
Michael Voss - Rockers Rollin' (A Tribute To Rick Parfitt) (Massacre Records)
The Funeral Portrait - Sounds From Beyond The Abyss (Vol. 1) [EP] (Better Noise Music)
Twin Temple - God Is Dead (MRI)
Vanishing Kids - Miracle of Death (Aural Music)

Heavy Metal

Amorphis - Queen Of Time (Live At Tavastia 2021) (Atomic Fire)
Lord Volture - Live 'em Up (Freya Records)
Ohmwork - In Hindsight (Rob Mule Records)
Olymp - Olymp (Self-released)
Silent Revenants - The Withering Of The Blue Flower (WormholeDeath Records)
Sour Times - Awaken The Voiceless [EP] (Self-released)
State of Deceit - Stalked By Daemons (Eclipse Records)
Tardigrade Inferno - Burn The Circus (Self-released)
Varg - Ewige Wacht (Napalm Records)

Black Metal

Alasteth - The Nihilism of Alasteth (Schwarzdorn Production)
Félonie - De Sève et de Sang (Aural Music / Code666)
Furia - Huta Luna (Pagan Records)
Hegeroth - Disintegration (Self-released)
Krieg - Ruiner (Profound Lore Records)
Mørkt Tre - Зазирни за Обрій (Darker than Black Records)
Taarn - Save The Sun [EP] (Self-released)
VLK - Solastalgia I (Grrrow! Records)
Voidescent - Dust and Embers (Avantgarde Music)

Death Metal / Death-Doom / Grindcore

Akouphenom - Death Chaos Void (Avantgarde Music)
Arborescense of Wrath - Inferno (Transcending Obscurity Records)
As The Sun Falls - Where The Silence Reigns [EP] (Self-released)
Corrosive - Wrath of the Witch (MDD Records)
Droid Killer - The Terminator vs. The Preacher (Black Halo Records)
Gods of Gaia - As Daylight Dies (WormholeDeath Records)
Malformed - The Gathering of Souls [EP] (Extremely Rotten Productions)
On Thorns I Lay - On Thorns I Lay (Season of Mist)
Opprobrium - Serpent Temptation [REISSUE] (High Roller Records)
Selenoplexia - Exalt and Despair (Self-released)

Doom / Stoner Rock / Sludge / Psych

Beastwars - Tyranny of Distance (Self-released)
Body Void - Atrocity Machine (Prosthetic Records)
Catafalque - Dybbuk (Aural Music/Code666)
Gévaudan - Umbra (Self-released)
Kaunis Kuolematon - Mielenvalta (Noble Demon)
Modern Technology - Conditions of Worth (Human Worth)
Sahg - Live Demons [EP] (Drakkar Entertainmen)
The Answer Lies In The Black Void - Thou Shalt (Burning World records)
The Cyclist Conspiracy - Mashallah Plan (Subsound Records)

Prog Rock / Metal

Bermuda's Burden - Devil's Paradise (Self-released)
Source - Emergence (Self-released)
The Vintage Caravan - The Monuments Tour (Live) (Napalm Records)
Venera - Venera (Ipecac Recordings)


Dream Nails - Doom Loop (MArshall Records)
Saturday's Heroes - Wanderlust & Hardships (Lovely Records)
The Dollyrots - Night Owls (Wicket Cool Records)
The Menzingers - Some Of It Was True (Epitaph)

Thrash Metal

Blessed Curse - Pray For Armageddon (M-Theory Audio)
Comaniac - None For All (Metalworld)
Cosmic Jaguar - The Order of the Jaguar Knights [EP] (Self-released)
Enemynside - Medusa [XX Legacy Edition] (Blood Fire Death)
Morax - Rites and Curses (High Roller Records)
Nuclear Assault - Radiation Sickness [REISSUE] (Cherry Red Records)
Persecutor - Vendetta (Self-released)
Popior - Pomarlisko (Self-released)
Sadistic Force - Midnight Assassin (Goat Throne Records)
Swartzheim - Sympathy (Self-released)
Ural - Psychoverse (Xtreem Music)

And the rest...

Biledriver - Let The Sun Swallow All (Self-released) [Post-Metal]
False Fed - Let Them Eat Cake (Neurot Recordings) [Post-Punk]
Octavian Winters - The Line or Curve [EP] (Stratis Capta Records) [Post-Punk]
Oni - The Silver Line (Ironshore Records) [Metalcore/Djent]
Sonic Tides - Six Sided Square [EP] (Epictronic Records) [Post-Rock]
Theocracy - Mosaic (Atomic Fire) [Power Metal]
Thetan - Grand Ole Agony (Anti-Corporate Music) [Powerviolence]

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