As part of our monthly underground round up, I'm here to bring you all the best from smaller bands we featured on the site this past August!
Cloudrat is on a war path with their killer new album, Pollinator, and I can't say enough great things about it. If you're into grind that explores new realms of possibility, you owe it to yourself to check it out!
The groove pioneers, Exhorder, are back and deadlier than ever with their upcoming release Mourn The Southern Skies, their first album in 27 years! It contains their brand of fierce groove that put these legends on the history map, with a modern production that breathes all new life into an already impressive body of work.
Petbrick is the new band from Igor Cavalera of Sepultura / Cavalera Conspiracy fame, and it is a very different beast all together. Mixed with hard industrial backing and Igor's unique flavor to drumming, the outcome is an engaging new sound you have to hear for yourself!
Cloudkicker surprised us with his first new album since 2015, and it is a total gem deserving of its place in an already amazing and soulful discography of meaningful instrumental music.
Silvertomb, the band featuring former members of Type O Negative, Agnostic Front, and Seventh Void is one hell of a resume for a band, and when they come together to write their epic dark tunes that inspire eerie feelings of loss and despair, there is no mistake these veterans are still here to rock some killer tunes!
If you're into hardcore grooves with the flair of metal and melody the way the early 00's did it, then you owe it to yourself to check out SeeYouSpaceCowboy, the mixed salad of heavy music!
Cognizance are the wave of brutality you've been yearning for. With a plethora of awesome guests found on the album, there is no shortage of amazing tunes to be beaten and battered with, and you'll love every second.
Sleep Token is a one man band, unlike any I've heard before. Full of character and ambiance, this prog-centric band is on a mission to stir up something new and unsettling between its peaks and valleys.
Brutally heavy and infinitely groovy, Vastum, is a band on a killing spree of high caliber death metal. Lend your ear to their latest track "Reveries In Autophagia" off their upcoming album this October!
If ambient melo-death is your jam, then you owe it to yourself to check out Disillusion and their new album The Liberation on September 6.
Los Angeles-based slammers Matriarchs are the hard hitting metal + core band you've been looking for, and with guests like Myke Terry of Volumes in the mix, you know it's good!