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THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From EXHUMED, CALL OF THE VOID and More Out Today – 2/10

As You're reading this, I am still recovering from Pizza Day. "Is that a thing," you ask stupidly? Yes. It is according to my calendar of obscure holidays, therefore it is fact. Now, go out and have some pizza if you failed to yesterday. this edition includes a supergroup of people I'm not familiar with, new recordings of old stuff, and more! To the metals…

Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed 91E5bOBXPPL._SL1500_
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Genre: Rock/Groove metal
Origin: New York City, New York
Label: Century Media

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Russell Allen and friends are back with a bunch over songs you didn't know you wanted. Features a surprisingly solid cover of "The Devil Went Down To Georgia," some Sabbath, some Queen, and other covers and acoustic versions of their stuff.

 

Call Of The Void – Ageless 61sj5M1xbEL
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Genre: Hardcore/Sludge
Origin: Boulder, Colorado
Label: Relapse

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Noise and insane, Call of the Void are still up to what they do best. Their much anticipated follow-up to Dragged Down a Dead End Path features one of the most effect, nightmare inducing covers I've seen in a long while. I don't even know what's going on with that face/skull, but it's got me just the right amount of fucked up right now.

 

Exhumed – Gore Metal Redux: A Necrospective 61yiRzwsoOL
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Genre: Death metal
Origin: San Jose, California
Label: Relapse

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If you had never heard of Exhumed, you'd probably make the safe bet that these guys play death metal. I'm guessing they decided to rerecord this now that recording technology is better, or to stick it to everyone else Matt Harvey worked with in 1998, or something. No matter the reason, the material is just as savage as it was then.

 

Thulcandra – Ascension Lost 91xXSIvd7tL._SL1500_
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Genre: Black metal
Origin: Munich, Germany
Label: Napalm

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With this release, Thulcanra further cements themselves as my favorite Steffen Kummerer project. While I have yet to really dive into this one beyond the accompanying sampler thingy below, if it's anywhere near as good as Under a Frozen Sun I shan't be disappointed.

 

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Also dropping today…

Abstracter – Wound Empire (Sentient Ruin) – Crusty blackened doom
Ahamkara – The Embers of the Stars (Bindrune/Nordvis) – Atmospheric black metal
Amber Sea – Infantile Vision (Famined) – Progressive
Blacklisted – When People Grow, People Go (Deathwish) – hardcore
Bloodscribe – Prologue To The Apocalypse (Gore House) – Deathcore
Bonz – Broken Silence (Pavement) – Stuck Mojo
Cowards – Rise To Infamy (Deadlight) – Sludge
Dan Deagh Wealcan – Two Straight Horizontal Lines… (Metal Scrap) – Experimental
Dwell – Vermin and Ashes (Hells Headbangers) – Doom
Embryo – Embryo (Logic (Il)logic) – Death metal
En Esch – Spank! (Distortion) – Industrial probably
Finsterforst – Mach Dich Frei (Napalm) – Folk metal
Gehennah – Metal Police (Metal Blade) – Thrash
Generichrist – Taste of Death (HPGD) – Thrash
Gorelust – We Are The Undead (PRC) – Death metal
Harm's Way – Rust (Deathwish) – Hardcore
Hate – Crusade Zero (Napalm) – Hatecore
Heaving Earth – Denouncing The Holy Throne (Lavadome) – Death metal
Holycide – Toxic Mutation EP (Xtreem) – Thrash
Lykaion – Heavy Lullabies (Inverse) – Progressive
Monolith – Against The Wall of Forever (Funeral Noise) – stoner
Mourning Mist – Mourning Mist (Forever Plagued) – Avant doom
Outer Heaven – Diabolus Vobiscum EP (Melotov) – Death doom or something
Putrid Offal – Mature Necropsy (Kaotoxin) – Death metal
Retox – Beneath California (Epitaph) – Hardcore
Rwake – Xenoglossalgia: The Last Stage of Awareness (Relapse) – Sludge
Taake – Stridens Hus (Candlelight) – Black metal
Twingiant – Devil Down (Medusa Crush) – Heavy metal
Wells Valley – Matter As Regent (Bleak) – Post-metal
Zoax – Is Everybody Listening? EP (Century Media) – Progressive or some sort?

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