Now that we're all wrapped up with our year-end lists of 2021, it's time to look at how all the albums stack up across the board. The following list was compiled by Metal Injection reader (and data wizard) Cory Cogley. Technically this is a Top 23 list given the three-way tie for 17th place, but […]
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Narrowing this list down was easily one of the hardest things to do this year. The best thing to come out of the pandemic was the sheer volume of music released in 2021. The creativity and experimentation of bands across the globe has been nothing short of inspiring. 10. Harakiri For The Sky – Mære […]
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For all the insanity that was 2021, we did get some awesome music out of it. Once again, I'm totally overwhelmed by the prospect of choosing the albums that really took the cake for me. Full disclosure, my preferred styles of metal polarize between melodic atmosphere and progressive brutality, with a bit of accessibility to […]
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VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #144 HERE
 
This weeks Digimag is chock to the rafters!
 
We have interviews with Smith/Kotzen, Devil Sold His Soul, Orden Ogan and Immerse about their fantastic new albums, each of them deserving an hour of your time to have a listen.
 
There’s also heaps of new music from Cannibal Corpse, Amorphis, Cellar Darling, Burning Witches, Lamb Of God, Kill Frenzy, The Bronx, August Burns Red, Lost Relics, Harakiri For The Sky, Them Evils, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Pop Evil, Northlane, The Streetwalkin Cheetahs, Go Ahead And Die, Act Of Denial, Dead Crown, Depths Of Hatred and Serj Tankian…
 
We feature news on Herman Li‘s fundraiser, the on-line auction to help save Crowbar in Sydney, Ministry tour dates and all-new Girlschool vinyl, and that’s all before hitting HEAVY Cinema!
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After recently releasing their 5th chef-d’oeuvre, Mӕre, Harakiri For The Sky hit a phenomenal #4 in the German album charts (#22 in Switzerland, #35 in Austria, #78 UK indie-rock charts) and received overwhelming reactions from fans and critics alike.
 
To thank their loyal fans for their support during these difficult times and to herald their 10th-year anniversary celebrations, Austria’s blackgaze pioneers have unveiled a surprisingly different – and sci-fi loaded – music video for their song “Us Against December Skies” which can be viewed below:
 
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VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #141 HERE
 
Thankfully things are back to normal with the HEAVY social media platforms with the government and Zuckhead kissing and making up…
 
Which is just as well because this week we feature interviews with Thunder, Einherjer, Suzi Quatro and Harakiri For The Sky about all of their recent or…Continue Reading

This week’s new heavy metal releases include end of days death metal, melodic prog, lots of atmospheric stuff, and more! To the metals… Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Gravesend – Methods Of Human Disposal Genre: Death metalOrigin: New York, New YorkLabel: 20 Buck Spin Buy now on Bandcamp On theirContinue Reading

Harakiri for the Sky deserves much more respect within post-black metal circles. 2018’s Arson sharpened the Austrian up-and-comers’ songwriting, and debuted Septicflesh’s Kerim Lechner as their session drummer. Having a death metal powerhouse behind the kit gave much more aggression and precision to the style Michael “JJ” Wahntraum and multi-instrumentalistContinue Reading