Here are some of the albums that come out today.

Code Orange – Underneath

Here’s a band that I’ve come to know thanks to wrestling. They performed live at an NXT pay per view a few years back, and are responsible for the Bray Wyatt’s Fiend theme song. Essentially his previous theme song revamped into a heavier song. Code Orange could be the next big thing in rock and metal. They have already cultivated a decent following, and although they’re labeled as a hardcore band, Underneath sees them experiment and infuse other elements that no other hardcore band is using. They’ve definitely expanded upon their previous releases and tried to offer something different. This album feels as if it has no boundaries, and the band just did what they wanted. We’ll see if it, to borrow a wrestling term, puts them over or not.  A pairing of them with someone like a Metallica could help take them to the next level.

Gotthard – #13

Switzerland has had some fairly well known bands emerge over the years. Krokus, Shakra, in recent years Burning Witches, and of course Gotthard. The band has had its ups and downs over the years, but has never really strayed from their hard rock formula. They have procured sixteen number one selling albums over their twenty eight years of existence, and sold over three million albums world wide. If you’re a fan of the band, this album will not disappoint you. If you’re looking for a solid 80s flavored hard rock album, with a modern sound and feel, this might be the album for you.

Wolf – Feeding The Machine

The Swedish heavy metal band is back with a revamped lineup which includes former King Diamond bassist Pontus Egberg and Therion/Hammerfall drummer Johan Kullberg. This is the band’s eighth full-length album, their first since 2014’s Devil Seed.

Here are some other albums that drop today.

Stitched Up Heart – Darkness

David Reece – Cacophony Of Souls

The Unity – Pride

DeadRisen – DeadRisen

Badd Kharma – On Fire

Haggard Cat – Common Sense Holiday

Wishing Well – Do Or Die

Crimson Shadows – The Resurrection EP

Devin Townsend Project – By a Thread: Live in London 2011 Vinyl Box Set

Agnostic Front – The Eliminator 7″

Sodom – ‘Til Death Do Us Unite Vinyl Reissue

Article by Victor M. Ruiz of Mars Attacks Radio & Podcast, and Galaxy Of Geeks Podcast.  Connect with him on Twitter:  @vmr907

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