Within Temptation’s sterile 2019 album ‘Resist’ shows that shifting tone and style isn’t necessarily bold.
G.L.A.S.S.’s 2013 album ‘Giving Life a Secret Story’ is a grand show of Symphonic Metal with an Alt vibe.
Parasite Inc.’s 2018 Metal album ‘Dead and Alive’ is accessible, shredding, and lively Melodic Death.
Triddana’s 2018 Folk Metal album ‘Rising From Within’ is a masterstroke of bagpipes and guitars.
Daron Malakian and Scars on Broadway’s 2018 album ‘Dictator’ is potent and raw Alternative Metal/Rock.
Tremonti’s 2018 release ‘A Dying Machine’ is a tour-de-force of Metallic riffs and Rock hooks.
Ghost’s 2018 album ‘Prequelle’ is a devilishly festive collection of Satanic Rock.
Judas Priest’s 2018 album ‘Firepower’ captures both the majesty and the mediocrity of their 1980s anthem fueled glory.
Mad Hatter’s self-titled 2018 debut album is an exquisite, though not entirely original, Power Prog Metal collection.