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Black Metal Bandcamp 2016 edition

Bandcamp's pretty much the first place to go if you want to see what's popular in the black metal sphere. So, given that the year's over halfway done, I thought I'd compile a list of bm on Bandcamp from this year that's caught my eye so far. Maybe not strictly because I like it, but because I know others do, or hope they might.
1Old Graves
Long Shadows


Atmospheric bm junk.

http://naturmachtproductions.bandcamp.com/album/long-shadows
2Harakiri for the Sky
III: Trauma


blackgaze shoegaze w/e. Apparently this is top BM for the moment on Bandcamp.

http://artofpropaganda.bandcamp.com/album/iii-trauma
3Numenorean
Home


Blackgaze with a slight depressive bm lean to it a la Ghost Bath, but improved in pretty much every way. Definitely check it if you like blackgaze.

http://numenorean.bandcamp.com/album/home
4Thrawsunblat
Metachthonia


Folk/bm. I remember liking this album much more than their previous.

http://thrawsunblat.bandcamp.com/album/metachthonia
5Zhrine
Unortheta


Ugly black metal/death metal. This has quite a few votes already but no reviews and I expect Sput to love it once it gets more exposure.

http://zhrine.bandcamp.com/album/unortheta
6A Diadem of Dead Stars
Kingdoms Bathed In Golden Light


Atmospheric bm a la WitTR. They used to just rip off WitTR, but they're starting to find their own voice now. And they write 20-minute songs woohoo.

http://adiademofdeadstars.bandcamp.com/album/kingdoms-bathed-in-golden-light
7Wode
Wode


Rifftastic bm. Dynamic and crushing. Strictly bm, but with lots of little influences woven inside. And that Zdzislaw Beksinski art is killer.

https://wode.bandcamp.com/album/wode
8Void Omnia
Dying Light


Atmospheric riffs of riffing.

http://voidomnia.bandcamp.com/album/dying-light
9Skuggsja
Skuggsja: A Piece for Mind & Mirror


Folk and black metal from that one dude from Enslaved and that other dude from Wardruna.

http://skuggsja.bandcamp.com/album/a-piece-for-mind-mirror
10Jute Gyte
Perdurance


Microtonal polyrhythmic bullcrap that sounds like a guitar being untuned as it trems, with a drum machine crashing randomly in the background. I hate it, but apparently other people like it so give it a try for science or w/e.

http://jutegyte.bandcamp.com/album/perdurance
11Sun Worship
Pale Dawn


Riffing dirty bm with a tiny hint of crust (I think?). Not as good as their debut, but still OK and stuff so check it ya?

http://sunworship.bandcamp.com/album/pale-dawn
12Sojourner
Empires of Ash


Pseudo-epic bm. Not like Agalloch at all, but if you pretend hard enough it can probably fill that aching void you've been trying earnestly to not fall into these last few weeks.

http://sojournermetal.bandcamp.com/album/empires-of-ash
13Ashbringer
Yūgen


Post-bm or w/e.

https://ashbringermusic.bandcamp.com/
14Altar of Plagues
Live at Club Colectiv, Bucharest


Altar of Plagues Are Dead

http://altarofplagues.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-club-colectiv-bucharest
15Schammasch
Triangle


Triple album of Behemothy-bm, DSO-y bm, and ambient-y non-bm.

http://schammasch.bandcamp.com/album/triangle
16Sivyj Yar
The Unmourned Past


atmos bm

http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-unmourned-past
17Nadra
Allir vegir til glötunar


Cold Icelandic bm.

http://nadra.bandcamp.com/album/allir-vegir-til-gl-tunar-3
18Wildernessking
Mystical Future


Black metal that's kinda like WitTR-lite, without all the ambience. Dynamic, and not at all blast-oriented.

http://wildernessking.bandcamp.com/album/mystical-future
19Oranssi Pazuzu
Värähtelijä


Psychedelic bm, emphasis on the psychedelic this time around.

http://listen.20buckspin.com/album/v-r-htelij
20Panopticon
Revisions of the Past


Post-black/blackgaze. Austin thought Social Disservices and On the Subject of Mortality had awful sound quality, so he had them remastered. They sound better now.

https://nordvis.bandcamp.com/album/revisions-of-the-past
21Fyrnask
Fórn


Weird bendy atmospheric bm. Recommend!

http://fyrnask.bandcamp.com/album/f-rn
22Entropia (PL)
Ufonaut


Sludgy post-whatever bm-ish.

https://entropia.bandcamp.com/album/ufonaut
23Woman Is The Earth
Torch of Our Final Night


Atmos bm.

https://womanistheearth.bandcamp.com/album/torch-of-our-final-night
24A Pregnant Light
Rocky


Riffy black metal. 20 minutes of lo-fi bm split into 7 movements that flow as one piece. It's as consistent as the guy from Colloquial Sound Recordings has ever been.

http://colloquialsoundrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/rocky
25The Great Cold
The Great Cold


It's basically all sorts of post-metal with occasional bouts of Woods of Desolation-y blasting bm. Riffs, trems, post-rocks, grooves, sludgedgedges, it got all dat stuff. Recommend.

https://thegreatcold.bandcamp.com/album/the-great-cold
26Book Of Sand
Occult Anarchist Propaganda


Lo-fi black metal. If you dig Arizmenda, this project rips them off pretty well.

https://mouthbreatherrecords.bandcamp.com/album/occult-anarchist-propaganda
27Cairiss
Fall


Female-fronted blackgaze. A really hyped debut EP that took for-ev-er to actually be released, but the hype seemed to have been worth it for many people.

http://cairiss.bandcamp.com/
28Vukari
Divination


Black metal!

https://vukari.bandcamp.com/
29With the End in Mind
Unraveling; Arising


Black metal!

https://withtheendinmind.bandcamp.com/
30Dzo-nga
Five Treasures of Snow


Sputnik black metal. It's like a more melodic Darkspace if their drum machine was sucked into a black hole and they just had to release the album without one at all.

https://dzo-nga.bandcamp.com/album/five-treasures-of-snow
31Ustalost
The Spoor Of Vipers


Melodic lo-fi bm. Lotsa keyboards and bass.
https://ustalost.bandcamp.com/
32Hyperion (SWE)
Seraphical Euphony


Melodic death/black metal. Lotta people on Sput dig this one.

https://hyperionsweden.bandcamp.com/album/seraphical-euphony
33Lvthn
Eradication of Nescience


Rawer-ish black metal. Dat treble.

https://lvthn.bandcamp.com
34Skaphe
Skáphe²


"This is weird" atmospheric black metal.

https://skaphe.bandcamp.com/album/sk-phe
35Show Me A Dinosaur
Show Me A Dinosaur


Screamo-esque-y blackgaze.

https://showmeadinosaur.bandcamp.com/album/show-me-a-dinosaur
36Venereal Baptism
Progenitor of all Abberations


Angry Black/death metal. Attitude.

https://venerealbaptism.bandcamp.com/releases
37Draugnim
Vulturine


Atmospheric/melodic bm in the "epic" vein. Seems like they want to create epic melodic junk in the name of Bathory, so I suppose it warrants some attention just because of that, heh.

https://dmp666.bandcamp.com/album/vulturine
38Unru
Als Tier ist der Mensch Nichts


Fairly dirty slightly atmospheric black metal. Their one song on their split with Paramnesia was fantastic, but this isn't *as* good. Still good dirty cacophonous black metal to get lost in, though.

https://unru.bandcamp.com/album/als-tier-ist-der-mensch-nichts
39Anicon
Exegeses


Melodic black metal that's on Gilead Media, so that alone probably makes it worth mentioning.

http://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/exegeses
40Sielunvihollinen
Tuhontuoja


Rawerish Finnish black metal with a slight punky edge.

https://sielunvihollinen.bandcamp.com/album/tuhontuoja
41Latitudes
Old Sunlight


Post-metal with some [sometimes-Krallice-y] black metal, and sometimes clean vocals.

https://dmp666.bandcamp.com/album/old-sunlight
42Veldes
Ember Breather


Melodic black metal with some acoustics.

http://veldes.bandcamp.com/album/ember-breather
43El-Ahrairah
El-Ahrairah


Rawer-ish black metal that basically takes one idea and does it for four minutes and calls it a song, for nine songs. Idk go ask TheSpirit.

https://el-ahrairah.bandcamp.com/album/el-ahrairah-2
44Barshasketh
Ophidian Henosis


Kind of a classic bm feel, but with also with alot of modern atmos-bm to it. Lots of melodic tremololos.

http://barshasketh.bandcamp.com/album/ophidian-henosis
45Nullingroots
Take Care


Post-bm that's pretty OK?

http://nullingroots.bandcamp.com/album/take-care-2
46Oathbreaker
Rheia


This comes out Sept 30 but it's gonna rule so it's going on the list early. Ripping bm/punk/whatever that sounds excellent. Hype.

http://oathbreakerband.bandcamp.com/album/rheia
47Alder
Sun Worshipper


Post-rock/black metal. Production kinda stinks but the writing is OK.

http://alder-can.bandcamp.com/album/sun-worshipper
48Hirsi
Hirsi


Black metal.

http://hirsi.bandcamp.com/releases
49Marsh Dweller
The Weight of Sunlight


Black metal with melodic death metal influence. Think In Flames with growly vox a la Saor--but black metal. OK, think *Panopticon*, but with even more melodeath influence. It's quite good.

https://marshdweller.bandcamp.com/album/the-weight-of-sunlight
50White Shore
City Vibes


Black metal shoegaze from Ukraine. It's fairly amateurish but in a way that kind of makes it charming. Happy up-beat music with raspy croaking vocals.

http://whiteshore1.bandcamp.com/album/city-vibes
51Black Hate
Through The Darkness


Black/death metal that, according to PortalofPerfection, will "tear your face directly the **** off." Sounds like a pretty decent recommendation.

http://dusktone.bandcamp.com/album/black-hate-through-the-darkness-dusk035cd
52Imperium Dekadenz
Dis Manibvs


Black metal with some shoegaze or something? Super krieg just lookit that cover.

http://imperiumdekadenz.bandcamp.com/album/dis-manibvs
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