004 - Diamonds in a Trash Fire

An exhaustingly non-exhaustive list of my favorite 2023 releases. 


  1. Adamar by HAUL on Adamar (Transylvanian Recordings) New
  2. Dedum Mayat Busuk by Brainpile on Bloodshed Festivity (Self-Released)
  3. Obstacles in Our Path by Somnium de Lycoris on In The Failing Hours (Enigmatic Diversity Records) New
  4. Cyborg Asphyxiation by Wallowing on Earth Reaper (Church Road Records)
  5. Aberdeen by Thunder Horse on After the Fall (Ripple Music)
  6. Golden Arm by Haunt on Golden Arm (Iron Grip)
  7. Chasm by Lord Mountain on THE OATH (King Volume Records)
  8. The Cultigen by REZN/Vinnum Sabbathi on Silent Future (Funeral Blues Recordings)
  9. Writhing in the Facade of Time by Voidceremony on Threads of Unknowing (20 Buck Spin)
  10. Leaves of Gold by Flub on Dream Worlds (The Artisan Era)
  11. The Future Behind Them by Decoherence on Order (Sentient Ruin Laboratories)
  12. of the shapes of hearts and humans by fromjoy on fromjoy (Self-Released)
  13. The Seeping Pus of Ancient Wounds by Nithing on Agonal Wounds (New Standard Elite)
  14. Fruitless Grasp by Djinn-Ghul on Opulence (Vicious Instinct Records)
  15. Frozen Palisades by Talk Show on Hyperstition (Transylvanian Recordings) Local
  16. Obsidian Blade by Tentacult on Lacerating Pattern (Transylvanian Recordings)
  17. Scratch, Sniff, Peel, Snack by Deathgrave on It's Only Midnight (Tankcrimes) Local
  18. They Have Names by Kill the Con Man on Militant Minority (Self-Released)
  19. Sigil of Belial by Condemned on Daemonium (Unique Leader Records)
  20. Wormholes Collide by Vampire Squid on Plasmic (Self-Released)
  21. Meticulously Unraveling the Serpentine Unconsciousness by Dead and Dripping on Blackened Cerebral Riffs (Transcending Obscurity Records)
  22. Angels Feast on Flies by Afterbirth on In But Not Of (Willowtip Records)
  23. Stillborn Eternity by Vastum on Inward to Gethsemane (20 Buck Spin) Local