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THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From PARADISE LOST, TURBID NORTH, and More Out Today – 11/20

This edition features live metal with a symphony, prog, motorcycles, and more! To the metals…

This edition features live metal with a symphony, prog, motorcycles, and more! To the metals...

This edition features live metal with a symphony, prog, motorcycles, and more! To the metals…

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Honeymoon Disease – The Transcendence 61O0n7GaiwL._SL1000_

Genre: Rock
Origin: Gothenburg, Sweden
Label: Napalm

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This is simply fun rock n roll, in line with a Joan Jett, a Pat Benetar and the likes. Certainly in the throwback, nostalgia rock n roll scene, but one of great quality.

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Our Oceans – Our Oceansa2936028470_10

Genre: Progressive/Post-rock
Origin: Netherlands
Label: Self

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This is a really cool record that isn't metal, but is metal-adjacent. It features former members of Cynic, so there is a prog lean to it. The sound overall is more atmospheric. I haven't heard much like this band, actually. I approve highly. (Dropped Sunday or something, but still this week. So there.)

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Paradise Lost – Symphony For The Lost DVD/CD 91Htlqu8vdL._SL1500_

Genre: Doom/Gothic metal
Origin: Halifax, England
Label: Century Media

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With this release Paradise Lost became another band to release a live record with a symphony. Tracks like "Tragic Idol," "Erased," and many more reach a new level of doomy epicness on this release. This would serve as a pretty good launch point for those unfamiliar with the band. There's a  bit of everything here from them.

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Solution .45 – Nightmares In The Waking State: Part 1 818eLICEhpL._SL1440_

Genre: Melodic Death metal
Origin: Skövde, Sweden
Label: AFM

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I was on board for this band's first record For Aeons Past, and this second album continues what worked for them there. This is pretty similar to mid-era Soilwork or Scar Symmetry, but has just enough other stuff going on to differentiate them from being just another clone. I'm already looking forward to Part 2, so get on it fellas.

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Turbid North – Eyes Alive51qGtLfXhNL

Genre: Death metal
Origin: North Pole, Alaska/Fort Worth, Texas
Label: The Pyramid

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Calling this band "death metal" doesn't seem like enough. This band as some sludge elements, progressive rhythms, straight up heavy metal guitar frettery, and some chaotic hardcore madness tossed it. A really solid band for those looking for a lot of different shit at once.

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Also dropping today…

Abhorrent – Intransigence (Willowtip) – Death metal
Anomalie – Refugium (Art Of Propaganda) – Post black metal
Benefactor Decease – Anatomy Of An Angel (Xtreem) – Thrash
The Carburetors – Laughing In The Face Of Death (SPV) – Rock n roll
Contrarian – Polemic (Willowtip) – Progressive death metal
Crimson Chrysalis – Enraptured (Wormholedeath) – Symphonic rock
Diatonic – Hidden Pieces (Into The Night) – Death metal
Diviner – Fallen Empires (Ulterium) – Power metal
Dodsferd – Wastes Of Life (Moribund) – Black metal
Edu Falaschi – Moonlight Celebration (Test Your Metal) – Power metal
Ektomorf – Aggressor (AFM) – Groove Metal
Ephyra – Along The Path (Bakerteam) – Folk metal
Jonbar Hinge – Jonbar Hinge (Division) – Industrial
Magic Circle – Journey Blind (20 Buck Spin) – Doom
Malfunction – Fear Of Failure (Bridge Nine) – Failcore
Manegarm – Manegarm (Napalm) – Folk/Black metal
Phantasma – The Deviant Hearts (Napalm) – Progressive power metal
Punching Moses – Humanity Pandemic (Seeing Red Records)
Ramleh – Circular Time (Crucial Blast) – Avant garde
Rex Shachath – Revocation Of The Blood Elect (Great Dane) – Death metal
Signum Regis – Chapter IV: The Reckoning (Ulterium) – Power metal
Sturmovik – Destination Nowhere (Selfmadegod) – Death metal/crust
Sublime Eyes – Sermons & Blindfolds (Aural) – Melodic death metal
Them Stones – Them Stones (Division) – Alternative
Threshold – European Journey (Metalville) – Live prog
Total Abuse – Excluded (Deranged) – Punk
Tower Of Flies – Death Approaches (Black Cave)
Violation Wound – Broken Idol/Elimination Time (HPGD) – Death metal/grind
Wailin Storms – One Foot In The Flesh Grave (Magic Bullet) – Doom

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