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Here’s a list of major new releases for the week of February 17, 2017.  Please feel free to request reviews for any of the following albums from staff or contributors.  As our staff post reviews of these albums, links will appear below the art work so that you can read about the release, see how we scored it, and more.


– Full List of Releases: February 17, 2017 –

 

The Away Days: Dreamed at Dawn
Genre: Indie-Pop // Label: Pasaj

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Image result for album art Battle Beast: Bringer Of Pain

Battle Beast: Bringer Of Pain
Genre: Heavy Metal // Label: Nuclear Blast

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News Added Nov 02, 2016 Bing & Ruth dropped jaws with 2014’s astonishing Tomorrow Was The Golden Age, and now they’re back with another collection of chilling piano-led melancholia entitled No Home of the Mind. The collective, led by pianist David Moore, has been snapped up by cult British label 4AD after releasing their last […]

Bing & Ruth: No Home of the Mind
Genre: Minimal/Ambient // Label: 4AD

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Black Sites: Monochrome
Genre: Rock // Label: Mascot

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Image result for album art A Breach Of Silence: Secrets

A Breach Of Silence: Secrets
Genre: Metal // Label: Eclipse

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Image result for album art Cnoc An Tursa: The Forty Five

Cnoc An Tursa: The Forty Five
Genre: Black Metal // Label: Apocalyptic Witchcraft

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Image result for album art The Courtneys: The Courtneys II

The Courtneys: The Courtneys II
Genre: Indie-Rock/Pop // Label: Flying Nun

Stream The Courtneys II here.

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Image result for album art Crystal Viper: Queen Of The Witches

Crystal Viper: Queen Of The Witches
Genre: Power Metal // Label: AFM

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Image result for album art Dool: Here Now, There Then

Dool: Here Now, There Then
Genre: Doom/Stoner // Label: Prophecy

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Dutch Uncles

Dutch Uncles: Big Balloon
Genre: Indie Rock // Label: Memphis Industries

Stream Big Balloon here.

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Image result for album art Edenbridge: The Great Momentum

Edenbridge: The Great Momentum
Genre: Power Metal // Label: SPV

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Image result for album art Eisley: I'm Only Dreaming

Eisley: I’m Only Dreaming
Genre: Indie-Pop // Label: Equal Vision Records

Stream I’m Only Dreaming here.

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Image result for album art Electric Guest: Plural

Electric Guest: Plural
Genre: Indie-Pop // Label: Downtown/Interscope Records

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Image result for album art Ember Falls: Welcome To Ember Falls

Ember Falls: Welcome To Ember Falls
Genre: Rock/Metal // Label: Downtown/Spinefarm

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Image result for album art Ghost Iris: Blind World

Ghost Iris: Blind World
Genre: Progressive Metal/Metalcore // Label: Long Branch

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Image result for album art Grails: Chalice Hymnal

Grails: Chalice Hymnal
Genre: Post Rock/Psychedelic // Label: Temporary Residence

Stream Chalice Hymnal here.

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Image result for album art Hearts Like Lions: If I Never Speak Again

Hearts Like Lions: If I Never Speak Again
Genre: Alternative Rock // Label: Tooth & Nail Records

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Image result for album art High Plains: Cinderland

High Plains: Cinderland
Genre: Electronic/Ambient // Label: kranky

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Image result for album art Jagged Vision: Death Is This World

Jagged Vision: Death Is This World
Genre: Hardcore Metal // Label: Fysisk Format

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Image result for album art Jens Lekman: Life Will See You Now

Jens Lekman: Life Will See You Now
Genre: Indie-Rock/Folk // Label: Secretly Canadian

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Image result for album art A Killer’s Confession: Unbroken

A Killer’s Confession: Unbroken
Genre: Metal // Label: EMP

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Lorna Shore: Flesh Coffin
Genre: Death/Black Metal // Label: Outerloop Records

Stream Flesh Coffin here.

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Image result for album art Meat Wave: The Incessant

Meat Wave: The Incessant
Genre: Post-Punk // Label: SideOneDummy Records

Stream The Incessant here.

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Image result for album art Mord’A’Stigmata: Hope

Mord’A’Stigmata: Hope
Genre: Metal // Label: Pagan

Stream Hope here.

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Morta Skuld - Wounds Deeper than Time

Morta Skuld: Wounds Deeper Than Time
Genre: Death Metal // Label: Peaceville

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Image result for album art Mozart's Sister: Field Of Love

Mozart’s Sister: Field Of Love
Genre: Indie-Pop/Alt-Rock // Label: Arbutus

Stream Field Of Love here.

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Image result for album art Nikki Lane: Highway Queen

Nikki Lane: Highway Queen
Genre: Americana/Indie-Pop // Label: New West

Stream Highway Queen here.

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Image result for album art Novella: Change of State

Novella: Change of State
Genre: Indie-Rock // Label: Sinderlyn

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Image result for album art The Orwells: Terrible Human Beings

The Orwells: Terrible Human Beings
Genre: Punk/Alt-Rock // Label: Canvasback

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Parallels: Metropolis
Genre: Pop // Label: Marigold Productions

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Image result for album art Pegi Young & The Survivors: Raw

Pegi Young & The Survivors: Raw
Genre: Singer-Songwriter/Indie Rock // Label: Pegi Young & The Survivors

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Image result for album art Ryan Adams: Prisoner

Ryan Adams: Prisoner
Genre: Rock/Americana // Label: Pax Am/Blue Note

Stream Prisoner here.

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Image result for album art Sam Patch: Yeah You, And I

Sam Patch: Yeah You, And I
Genre: Indie-Pop // Label: Dep

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Image result for album art Son Volt: Notes Of Blue

Son Volt: Notes Of Blue
Genre: Country/Alt-Rock // Label: Transmit Sound

Stream Notes Of Blue here.

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Image result for album art Stinking Lizaveta: Journey To The Underworld

Stinking Lizaveta: Journey To The Underworld
Genre: Doom Metal // Label: Translation Loss

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Image result for album art Strand of Oaks: Hard Love

Strand of Oaks: Hard Love
Genre: Folk/Americana // Label: Dead Oceans

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Image result for album art Sunlight’s Bane: The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried

Sunlight’s Bane: The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried
Genre: Black Metal/Grindcore // Label: Innerstrength

Stream The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried here.

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Image result for album art Tim Bowness: Lost in the Ghost Light

Tim Bowness: Lost in the Ghost Light
Genre: Indie-Rock // Label: InsideOutMusic

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Image result for album art Tim Darcy: Saturday Night

Tim Darcy: Saturday Night
Genre: Indie-Rock // Label: Jagjaguwar

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Vermilion Whiskey – Spirit of Tradition

Vermillion Whiskey: Spirit Of Tradition
Genre: Power/Heavy Metal // Label:10 South

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SowingSeason
02.16.17
My apologies for not including a featured release this week; been a bit bogged down with other responsibilities. Nice long list this week though, so dive in!

hesperus
02.16.17
oh damn i haven't thought about Grails in ages. i gotta check that album out

ScuroFantasma
02.16.17
Some cool looking stuff here

jmh886
02.16.17
meat wave?

Gutteralworms
02.16.17
The Sam Patch art reminds me of Tychos

Sniff
02.16.17
Grails album is quite alright

theBoneyKing
02.16.17
Best week of the year so far probably. Ryan Adams. Nikki Lane, Son Volt, Jens Lekman all look promising.

Dewinged
02.16.17
Grrraaaaaailsssss

Dewinged
02.17.17
Jammed a bit of the Dutch Uncles album, really good.

Arcade
02.17.17
Future's s/t is also out today

SowingSeason
02.17.17
There's almost too much for me to check out this week. Gonna have to just start with Ryan Adams and work my way from there.

Slinkinlip
02.17.17
For those that are into black metal, that Cnoc An Tursa album is incredible!

RedRightHand
02.17.17
Y'all done left out Sun Kil Moon!

Mythodea
02.18.17
I can't wait to listen to the new Tim Bowness

PistolPete
02.18.17
2017 thus far:
"Where da post-metal at?!"

SowingSeason
02.21.17
huh, how about that...my sources had it listed as 2/27 release. not worth fixing now.

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