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11.20.21 Friday Premieres IV 01.28.21 Friday Premieres III
01.17.21 DDD's 2013 picks12.03.20 DDD's 2020 picks
10.03.20 DDD's vinyl collection (just starting)09.24.20 Friday Premieres II
04.24.20 Friday Premieres 01.28.20 DDD's 2014 picks
12.03.19 DDD's 2019 picks 09.28.19 DDD's 2015 picks
03.22.19 DDD's 2016 picks03.14.19 DDD's 2017 picks
11.28.18 DDD's 2018 picks

DDD's 2017 picks
Relatives In Descent

Post Punk
I'm still to figure if these fellas aknowledge what they did here. A Post Punk cohesive masterpiece with unexpected intensity and "build ups towards beauty" form start to finish.

Recd Tracks - Private Understanding; Windsor Hum; Night-Blooming Cereus
2The Ruins Of Beverast

Atmospheric Black Doom
Once I put this on it looks like there's nothing else. A tribal summoning.

Recd Tracks - Exuvia; Towards Malakia; Takitum Tootem! (Trance)
Renaissance in Extremis

Prog BDM
Akercocke's masterfull evilness will riff your brains out. Great comeback.

Recd Track - Disappear; Familiar Ghosts; Inner Sanctum
4The Contortionist

Prog Metal
Don't expect Exoplanet 2 but a personal, emotional and layered piece.

Recd Tracks - Clairvoyant; Return to the Earth.
The Dusk in Us

Hardcore Punk Metalcore
Not their best, but far from their worst. Brilliant and unique band in their most accessible effort.

Recd Tracks - A Single Tear; Arkhipov Calm
Mass VI

Post Metal Sludge
This album climaxes in one of 2017's best moments - An ode to Motherhood.

Recd Track - Solitary Reign
7Chelsea Wolfe
Hiss Spun

Industrial Gothic
She's came to frighten us all. For real though, this is brilliant.

Recd Tracks - Spun; 16 Psyche; Vex; Static Hum
8Manchester Orchestra
A Black Mile to the Surface

Indie Alt Rock
Almost fiving this one. A masterpiece from a supposedly "normal" indie band.

Recd Tracks - All of them!
9Full of Hell
Trumpeting Ecstasy

Noise Grindcore Sludge
This will rip your face off!

Recd Tracks - The Cosmic Vein; Crawling Back to God; At The Cauldron's Bottom
10The Ominous Circle
Appalling Ascension

Blackened Death Metal
I can't remember of a Portuguese band more evil. Enter this trance.

Recd track - Poison Fumes
11Acid Witch
Evil Sound Screamers

Psychedellic DeathDoom
Hooded Menace members making the perfect Halloween soundtrack.

Recd tracks - Mr. Beistle
Emperor of Sand

Slihgtly better than their last 2 releases, but still don't shade their classics. Band do no wrong.

Recd Tracks - Steambreather; Jaguar God

Proggy Psychedelic Post Metal
Imagine early Mastodon with sludgy Neurosis vibes going further psychedelic. This album has a story to tell.

Recd Tracks - Thirst; Descent of the Asheran
14Mutoid Man
War Moans

Stoner Metal

Recd Tracks - Microagression; Date with the Devil
15Code Orange

Metalcore HC
Against all Sput...

Recd Tracks - Forever; Bleeding The Blur
16Employed to Serve
The Warmth Of A Dying Sun

Metalcore HC
Not as strong as the debut imo, but perhaps a more mature and original identity achieved. Frontgirl's vocals remain relentless m/
17Power Trip
Nightmare Logic

Thrash-Hardcore Crossover.
If not them than who?

Recd track - Swing of the Axe; If Not Us Then Who
Howling, For the Nightmare Shall Consume

Hardcore-Thrash Crossover.
...and Doom-Sludge, southern...Its practically impossible to tag but all is blended perfectly by reinvented experienced musicians.

Recd tracks - I am the Spell; Unholy Salvation of Sabbatai Zevi; 7 Reece Mews
Material Control

Post HC
Hard to come back this way after 15 years. Early 2000's vibe with a bit of reinvention that don't defraud what's done on the 2 previous masterpieces.

Recd Tracks - New White Extremity; Shira

Filled with beauty and improved melodic vocals. Many's 2017 AOTY.

Recd Tracks - I Saw the End; Thorn; Cruel Road.
The Assassination of Julius Caesar

Electronic/ Experimental
When hate became love. It took its time. A true grower.

Recd Tracks - The Rolling Stone; So Falls the World

Progressive Metal/ Rock
Distinctive sound, almost abandoning metal features, but the ever surprising songwriting keeps us engaged.

Recd Tracks - From The Flame; Captive; Leaches

Progressive Metal
My favorite from this fellas. Tool&Opeth worship done right.

Recd Tracks - Orison; Opal
24Slow (BE)
V - Oceans

Atmospheric Doom
Slow, Suffocating yet beautiful

Recd Track - Ténèbres; Déluge
Ascending Into Shimmering Darkness

DeathDoom Sludge
m/ Embrace the filth m/

Recd Track - Ascending into Shimmering Darkness; Mortal Wound
Relentless Mutation

How not to bland in a bland genre.
Recd Tracks - Involuntary Doppelgänger; Relentless Mutation
27Artificial Brain
Infrared Horizon

Progressive BlackDeath
Bleak uniqueness with hidden melodies.

Recd Tracks - Estranged from Orbit; Infrared Horizon; Vacant Explorer.

Black Metal/ Gothic
First time they record an album all in Portuguese. The theme is about an earthquake in 1755 that shooked and destroyed pretty much all Lisbon.

Recd Tracks - Abanao; Todos os Santos
29Dying Fetus
Wrong One To Fuck With

The title...

Recd Track - T/track
30No Faith
Forced Subservience

Grindcore Sludge
28 minutes of unpleasent "music".

Death Metal
Riffs, grooves, solos and blasts. All in hard mode.

Recd Tracks - When The Jackals Come; Lower.
End of Chapter

PostMetal/ Black Metal
Pretty different and, though it goes hard as fuck is less chaotic or insane as Blut Aus Nord or DsO. A 4 experience nontheless X).

Recd tracks - IX; X; XI.
33King Woman
Created In The Image Of Suffering

Shoegasy DoomSludge
Good, original and somewhat dark.

Recd Tracks - Worn; Hierophant
34King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard

Psychedelic Prog Rock
With 14 albums in 7 years its almost impossible to keep up. This album is dope though.

Recd Track - Polygondwanaland
35The War on Drugs
A Deeper Understanding

A radio friendly slowburner
36Gang of Youths
Go Farther in Lightness

When I want to say "yes" to life.

Recd track - do not let your spirit wane; Achilles come down; say yes to life
37Siberian Hell Sounds/Convulsing

BlackDeath HC (Coast Rec)
These 2 tracks of 20 minutes are insane! Hard to tell which is better actualy...both tracks explore new millenium BM dynamics to the edge.
38The Body and Full Of Hell
Ascending a Mountain of Heavy Light

Experimental, Electronic NoiseGrind
More than a split, this is a fusion of both bands. To dance and slit your wrists...

Recd Tracks - Earth is a Cage; Didn't the Night End; Master's Story

OSDM Hardcore (Dewinged Rec)
If you like osdm and hardcore jump on this ASAP.

Recd tracks - Survival; Seeding
40Tomb Mold
Primordial Malignity

Full of power, beef and filthiness on this one.

Recd tracks - Merciless Watcher; Clockwise Metamorphosis; Vernal Gracer
Trance of Death

Progressive blackened osdm ode.

Recd tracks - T/track triology
Of Erthe and Axen: Act II

Black Metal Folk
Orchestral compositions transporting you to a journey in a World of fantasy.

Recd Tracks - Of Aching Empty Pain; Of Strength and the Lust for Power; Walk with me o Winged Mother.

PostRock Doom

This will take in another kind of journey. This time of subtlety and relaxation.

Recd Track - Lahja

Recd Tracks -
44God Mother

With All Their Might

The Time Traveler's Dilemma

Special Deah Metal

Special stuff imo...unique sounding death metal.
47Get The Shot
Infinite Punishment

Hardcore-Thrash Crossover.
48Phoebe Bridgers
Stranger In The Alps

Isn't this a beauty?

Recd Tracks - Smoke Signals; Scott Street; Georgia
49Julien Baker
Turn Out The Lights

Me and my girl like this. Talented teen.

Recd Track - Appointments
50Conan Osiris

Electronic Experimental
Fun practical joke made into 2019 Portuguese Eurovision finalist.

Recd Tracks - Adoro bolos; Celulite
51Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Lovely Creatures

Great entry on Nick Cave's massive discog.
The Cosmic Cornucopia

Progressive BDM
"Comprised of the highly lauded Dim And Slimeridden Kingdoms, Gastronomicon and Born Of Slime as a 3 disc digipack set. Journey through the decrepitude of Slugdge's first three years, translating the terrible portents of the netherslugs who permeate the fabric of our very reality, and spare yourself total metaphysical annihilation at the slimy feelers of our new gastropod overlords. Wrap your dry, desiccated cadavers in slime imbued fineries, and attempt to achieve transcendental levels of repulsiveness, while simultaneously howing your devotion to the lord of all reality. Praise Mollusca."
53Blanck Mass
World Eater

Electronic Industrial
Recd tracks - Rhesus Negative; Please; Hive Mind
54Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes
Modern Ruin

PostPunk AltRock
Asura14 Rec
This made me think of quotsa and arctic monkeys, when they still rock m/

Recd Tracks - Vampires; Acid Vein; God is my friend.
55Bestia Arcana

This album....Brilliant&Evil Atmospheric&Doomy BDM...4 tracks to remember.
56Spectral Voice
Eroded Corridors of Unbeing

57Spirit Adrift
Curse of Conception

Doom Metal
Portals Into Futility


Tight af! Dynamic af! A Portal indeed.
Savage Sinusoid

Breaks (?)

Now WTF was this?
60Elder (USA-MA)
Reflections of a Floating World

Prog Stoner Chill Rock

Band is grower. Almost on pair with masterpiece Lore.
61Temple of Void
Lords Of Death

Death Doom

A hidden gem yall should dig (such as the debut). Promising band in the Death Metal scene.
Going Going Going

Downtempo, Minimal

Going Going Going goes, and delves deeper as it goes, through dub, downtempo, clubb, rooftop and psychedelic, while remaining always minimal, great sound to chill from the well known duet Kruder & Dorfmeister.
63Serpent Column
Ornuthi Thalassa

Progressive Metal, Black Metal

Pretty cool stuff. Check it out.
Excerpts From a Future Past


Star Rider is an awesome track. TKS to garas on insisting how cool this band is.
Endless Computer


...as all computers...
66The Spirit
Sounds from the Vortex

Black Metal

Very solid debut output.

Black Metal, Heavy Metal

So exquisite! Awesome discovery.
68Joshua Burnside

Indie Folk

Very cool and versatile folk writer-interpreter blooming with this debut.
Go Be Forgotten

DM, BM, Experimental

You shouldn't forget it tho. Kind of if cvlt BM meets Gorguts.
70Carbon Based Lifeforms

Ambient, Downtempo
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