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Thine Eyes Bleed: Thine Eyes Bleed
3 out of 5 skulls

Thine Eyes Bleed
Thine Eyes Bleed

Building off of their strong Swedish influences, Thine Eyes Bleed return with a sophomore album that sees them expanding their sound and stretching their wings. The Canadian quintet tear through beefy thrash riffs with urgency and ferocity, yet maintain a level of melody that ties it all together.

Enemy of the Sun: Shadows
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Enemy of the Sun
Shadows

Enemy of the Sun's Shadows is one hell of a disc. Building on a base comprised of pummeling thrash, the band add in melodic elements, acoustic pieces as well as death metal influences.

Lair of the Minotaur: War Metal Battle Master
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Lair of the Minotaur
War Metal Battle Master

Man, talk about stepping up the heavy a notch or two. Lair of the Minotaur's War Metal Battle Master is powerful, violent and aggressive combination that is easily some of the best material the band has written.

Tooth: Animality
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Tooth
Animality

Durham, NC based Tooth's debut EP appropriately titled Animality really is a wild combination of beastly sounds. Mixing sludgy metal, with driving rock beats and a bit of a stoner feel, this quintet fills the 4 tracks on this disc with plenty of raw, chugging energy.

Geryon: Demo 2008
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Geryon
Demo 2008

Any labels out there looking for quality talent and a seasoned sound need look no further than the Bay Area's own mythical beast, Geryon.

Fight Amp: Hungry for Nothing
4 out of 5 skulls

Fight Amp
Hungry for Nothing

The slab of noise that Fight Amp has produced with Hungry For Nothing is a focused sonic and abrasive tour de force on the senses. The group's mixture of punk, noise and metal only prove to push their sound to new levels with each subsequent listen of the album.

Once Nothing: First Came The Law
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Once Nothing
First Came The Law

A well blended concoction of hardcore and metal with a southern fried influence are sure to get Once Nothing a little more notoriety with their debut album.

Ekotren: Light The Fire
3 out of 5 skulls

Ekotren
Light The Fire

Mosh friendly breakdowns, melodic hooks, catchy choruses and more combine seamlessly on one hell of a debut album from Florida's Ekotren.

Wildildlife: Six
4 out of 5 skulls

Wildildlife
Six

Six features hellishly crunchy riffing stuffed into tight mix of sound effects, pummeling drums and intensely strange vocals. It's hard to pin down on genre that these guys fit into — it's beyond most anything I've ever heard and I fucking love it.

Annihilator: Metal
3 out of 5 skulls

Annihilator
Metal

Touted as a guitar album, Annihilator's latest album Metal features some of the best and brightest guitarists in modern metal — Danko Jones, Michael Amott, Jesper Stromblad and Will Adler to name a few.