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STAFF TOP 10 HOT LIST!
  • 1
    Greta van Fleet
    From the Fires
    What's not to love about this hot band if you dig the sounds of classic rock Zeppelin style?
  • 2
    Parkway Drive
    Reverence
    Sixth studio album from this Australian band. Produced by longtime PD sound engineer George Hadjichristou, Reverence arrives as the follow-up to 2015’s IRE
  • 3
    Primordial
    Exile Amongst the Ruins
    "2018 marks the twenty-seventh year of Primordial's seminal career, and returning with their ninth full-length, they have lost none of their vitality." -Metal Blade. Can't say we disagree.
  • 4
    Tesseract
    Sonder
    Sonder is the fourth studio album by English progressive metal band Tesseract. A concept album, Sonder was described by vocalist Tompkins as "exploring a deep and devouring sense of insignificance".
  • 5
    Angelus Apatrida
    Cabaret De La Guillotine
    panish thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida return to the spotlight with a new studio album entitled Cabaret de la Guillotine, set for worldwide release via Century Media Records on May 4th.
  • 6
    Avatar
    Avatar Country
    "Great theatrics. Unexpectedly a fan. Currently on repeat."
  • 7
    Cabal
    Mark of Rot
    Death Metal/Black Metal. Released: Feb 23, 2018 on Long Branch Records
  • 8
    Judas Priest
    Firepower
    18th studio album from JP. Produced by Tom Allom, and the first one with Andy Sneap as co-producer. "Sounds more like classic Priest than the past few release."
  • 9
    LIK
    Carnage
    "Lik, which fittingly means corpse in Swedish. An un-dead creation which offers a plate of savory old school death metal." -Metal Blade
  • 10
    A Perfect Circle
    Eat the Elephant
    Eat the Elephant is the fourth studio album by American rock band A Perfect Circle. It is their first album release in fourteen years. "The Doomed" and "Talk Talk" are the faves right now.

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  • 11
    The Crown
    Cobra Speed Venom
    "Extreme speed and aggression mixed with classic heavy metal and rock n' roll...apocalyptic theme"--Metal Blade
  • 12
    Ecstatic Vision
    Under The Influence
    Philadelphia-based heavy psych rockers Ecstatic Vision will issue a new covers EP, Under the Influence, via Heavy Psych Sounds on May 11
  • 13
    Oceans Of Slumber
    The Banished Heart
    American Progressive Metal band founded in 2011 and based in Houston , Texas. On March 2, 2018, the album The Banished Heart was releasedOn March 2, 2018, the album The Banished Heart was released under Century Media.
  • 14
    Mustasch
    Silent Killer
    Mustasch formed in 1998 in Gothenburg, Sweden. New album "Silent Killer" was released on April 6th.
  • 15
    Midas Fall
    Evaporate
    Fourth full-length album from Scottish duo, Midas Fall, released April 27th on Monotreme Records. Ethereal soundscapes with a touch of electronica.
  • 16
    Midnattsol
    The Aftermath
    Midnattsol will release its new album, The Aftermath, on May 25 via Napalm Records. The band's current lineup includes frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs alongside Liv's younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes.
  • 17
    Leather
    II
    New release from Leather Leone, out on March 21 in Japan via Rubicon Music and on April 13 in the U.S. through Divebomb Records and in Europe through High Roller Records.
  • 18
    Suicidal Tendencies
    Get Your Fight On!
    Second EP by the American crossover thrash band Suicidal Tendencies, which was released on March 9, 2018. "Almost equal parts punk and metal".


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