Mostly Metal's Favorites

Since we crossed the middle of the year already, here's a first summary of new releases that got lots of playing time in Mostly Metal's headquarter so far (in order of their release dates), and caught or impressed me for different reasons, but all in their special way. To be continued...

Welcome to check them out below - Maybe you find something new for your listening pleasure as well :-)

Have fun \m/


KARFAGEN

Land of Green and Gold

Ukraine

January 7th, 2022

Beautiful progrock, inviting the listener to dive into an amazing dream world

Bandcamp


LUCA DI GENNARO

The 2nd Coming 

Italy

January 14th, 2022

The Italian multi-instrumentalist takes us on a mesmerizing and exciting journey

Website  /  Review


PREHISTORIA

Cursed Lands

USA

January 21st, 2022

The power / thrash metal band introduce themselves with a blast!

Bandcamp  / Review / Interview


BENEATH THE SILENCE

Black Lights

Denmark

February 11th, 2022

A modern, powerful debut album, ffo heavy, rhythm-driven yet melodious metal

Bandcamp  /  Review


THEANDRIC

Flight Among the Tombs

USA

February 11th, 2022

An amazing first record, recommended for fans of prog and traditional metal 

Bandcamp / Review


The Devils of Loudun

Escaping Eternity

USA

February 11th, 2022

High-energetic deathmetal with neoclassical elements - brutal, yet melodic

Bandcamp


STAR ONE

Revel in Time

Netherlands

February 18th, 2022

Arjen Lucassen takes us through his favorite movies musically, feat. many illustrious guests

Linktree


SYNDRONE

Neogenesis

Switzerland

February 22nd, 2022

Virtuoso cyber metal shredding from Switzerland by guitar wizard Marco Puglisi

Website / BandcampReview


ALLEGAEON

Damnum

USA

February 25th, 2022

Modern, diverse and high-energetic melodeath, a beast of an album

Linktree


THE MIDGARD PROJECT

The Great Divide

Canada

March 11th, 2022

Symphonic prog with beautiful melodies, varied orchestration and great musicianship

Bandcamp / Interview


CHILDREN OF THE SÜN

Roots

Sweden

March 18th, 2022

The retro rock band bring back the spirit of Woodstock in a soulful and fresh way

Bandcamp / Review


MICHAEL ROMEO

War of the Worlds Pt.2

USA

March 25th, 2022

Epic, mind-blowing, mesmerizing... Part 2 of the guitar wizard's sci-fi masterpiece

Linktree / Review (@Tuonela Magazine)


MORTON

Horror of Daniel Wagner

Ukraine

March 30th, 2022

A great concept album with splendid vocals about the way through purgatory into forgiveness

Linktree / Review


HELIOSS

Contre Ma Lumière

France

April 21st, 2022

Brutal, yet melodic death metal with mezmerizing piano parts and a great variety in their songs

Bandcamp


MOOZOONSII

Inward

France

April 28th, 2022

Instrumental prog about mystical creatures and powerful natural phenomenons - Groooovy...

Bandcamp


LOBATE SCARP

You Have it All

USA

May 6th, 2022

A wonderful prog-rock opus, inviting the listener to drift away for a moment

Bandcamp / Interview


ELLIPSIS

Sadistikal Mentaculus

France

May 13th, 2022

No genre-boundaries, just the music, and a good pinch of craziness - A challenging listen

Bandcamp / Interview

 

MENDEL

Equilibrium

Netherlands

May 17th, 2022

72 minutes of shredding magic with a huge, yet beautiful diverse orchestration 

Bandcamp


DARKANE

Inhuman Spirits

Sweden

June 24th, 2022

Highly addictive melodic death / thrash metal - Dark and epic, yet virtuoso and catchy

Linktree


GERALD PETER PROJECT

Incremental Changes Pt. 2

Austria

June 24th, 2022

The keyboard wizard takes us on a marvellous, instrumental journey

Linktree / Review


XAON

The Lethean

France

July 1st, 2022

The quintet delivers a mighty, multi-layered 3rd record about the everlasting loop of live and death

Bandcamp / Interview


ETRANGE

Enigme

France

September 1st, 2022

Wonderful, space-themed instrumental prog, and Pt. 2 of Etrange's trip to complete its mission 

Bandcamp


AETERNAM

Heir of the Rising Sun

Canada

September 2nd, 2022

By melting a wide range of influences, their fifth album became brutal yet beautiful harmonic

Bandcamp


ANDY GILLION

Arcade Metal

Australia

September 3rd, 2022

The guitar wizard created a modern love letter to 80s video games and delivers a shredfest

Bandcamp / Review


PARIUS

The Signal Heard Throughout Space

USA

October 7th, 2022

A wonderful diverse record about a space captain's journey - Epic!

Bandcamp / Review