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THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From GODFLESH, ORANGE GOBLIN, and More Out Today – 10/7

Welcome to the first WEEKLY INJECTION of 2014's home stretch. This edition includes a bunch of different sounding bands from England, lots of straight-up rock business, and more! To the metals…

Alunah – Awakening the Forest 61v9IGcvYRL
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Genre: Doom
Origin: West Midlands, England
Label: Napalm

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This is the latest release of the great female-fronted doom band Alunah. It's difficult not to draw comparisons to Blood Ceremony and the likes, but this band has a bit more of blues influence beneath the low-tuned doom than some of those in their genre. Really cool guitar noodling here too.

 

Audrey Horne – Pure Heavy 61-IX4dwDRL
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Genre: Heavy metal
Origin: Bergen, Norway
Label: Napalm

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It amazes me every time that this band is from Norway. They sound like a band that is infused with American Southern music. The latest sounds like a more upbeat Slough Feg.

 

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Godflesh – A World Lit Only By Fire 71evo0CZwAL._SL1500_

Genre: Industrial/experimental
Origin: Birmingham, England
Label: Avalanch

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In their first album since they're reunion in 2010, Godflesh are hypnotic and lurching in the way only they can be…I'm assuming. While I'm not completely up on my Godflesh, I can say that this sounds like a dark industrial beast, and that's what fans probably want from them. Jeremy has a full review here.

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Lo-Pan – Colossus 51I26syly1L

Genre: Stoner
Origin: Columbus, Ohio
Label: Small Stone

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I want Lo-Pan to be a bigger band. They are a unique band in the stoner genre that gets lost among the fuzzy, blues-based chugging. Great vocals and a really cool musical approach that is traditional, yet able to stand out.

 

 

Orange Goblin – Back From The Abyss 81PVjrqJUrL._SL1500_

Genre: Stoner/heavy metal
Origin: London, England
Label: Candlelight

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How to make an Orange Goblin: take one part Black Sabbath, one part Kyuss, and an English attitude. This time around they seem to be a bit more fascinated by space, so that separates this album for older ones a little.

 

 

Sixx:A.M. – Modern Vintage sixx am modern vintage
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Genre: Rock
Origin: Los Angeles, California
Label: Eleven Seven

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Nikki Sixx's modern rock band has a new album. Gross.

 

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Winterfylleth – The Divination of Antiquity 439830

Genre: Black metal
Origin: Manchester, England
Label: Candlelight

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Beautiful, epic black metal that has atmosphere without sounding like all those bands Deafheaven seemed to erased from time before Sunbather. The included video doesn't give this record justice. It is a great emotional black metal ride. Nicholas has a full review here.

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Also dropping today…

 

Abazagorath – The Satanic Verses (Eternal Death)
Alexanred – Always Active (Inverse)
Algoma – Reclaimed By The Forest (Dead Beat)
Alive Like Me – Only Forever (Rise)
As Light Dies – The Love Album: Volume 1 (Maa)
As We Draw – Mirages (Throatruiner)
Atkins May Project – Empire of Destruction (Gonzo)
A Breach of Silence – The Darkest Road (Eclipse)
Castle Freak – Still Rotting (Tridroid)
Chainfist – Scarred (Mighty Music)
Cold Blue Mountain – Old Blood (Halo of Flies)
Couch Slut – My Life As a Woman (Handshake)
Exoto – Beyond The Depths Of Hate (Vic)
Exotype – Exotype (Rise)
Gormathon – Following the Beast (Napalm)
Hellion – Karma's a Bitch EP (New Renaissance)
Hurtsmile – Retrogrenade (Slipkid)
In Search of Sun – The World Is Yours (Raging Demon)
Keep The Promise – A Peaceful Mission Of War (To React)
Lavatory – Morbid Terror (Pulverised)
Madmans Esprit – Nacht (ATMF)
Maggie's Madness – Waking Up The Dead (Starlight)
Mausoleum Gate – Mausoleum Gate (Cruz del Sur)
Nova – II Ritorno (ATMF)
Ohhms – Bloom (Holy Roar)
Pyre – Human Hecatomb (Chaos)
Rigor Mortis – Slaves To The Grave (Rigor Mortis)
Solitary Sabred – Redemption Through Force (Pitch Black)
Stench – Venture (Agonia)
Sumia – Until We Shine Again (Inverse)
Texas Hippie Coalition – Ride On (Carved)
Vomitile – Mastering the Art of Killing (Pitch Black)
Womit Angel – Holy Goatse (Inverse)

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