Track Of The Day - The Gateway Edition

December 07, 2022 08:50 AM

There are a couple highlights worth mentioning from Demon Hunter's new album, including a beautiful 7-minute epic featuring Tom S. Englund of Evergrey:

And this one having incredible radio single potential:

December 29, 2022 05:30 AM

The new video game Metal Hellsinger has a soundtrack of original metal songs featuring several well-known metal vocalists, and those songs play an important role in the game where you can shoot and reload to the beat for extra points. This one, featuring Serj Tankian, sounds like a more epic take on his band System of a Down while keeping some of the band's humor:

December 30, 2022 10:45 AM

This is one of my brother's current favorite songs, and throughout the different times he played it during one of my car rides with him driving, it has grown on me to the point that I like it too. Although it's closer to the alt-rock/metal that he likes while having a bit of melodic metalcore elements, it's good enough for me to request the song to be added to the January Gateway playlist that will appear this Sunday.

January 15, 2023 11:14 PM

A strong motivational hard rock/alt-metal anthem:

January 23, 2023 11:47 AM

Katatonia has made a thrilling return to higher form in their new album Sky Void of Stars, proven by tracks such as this progressive opener:

February 02, 2023 07:18 AM

An alternative/progressive metal/rock highlight of fuzzy guitar magic, from the members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, and At the Drive-In:

February 06, 2023 07:30 AM

A semi-radio-friendly yet well-written alternative/industrial metal highlight:

February 06, 2023 11:38 AM

The glorious title closer of the new Motionless in White album, featuring the legendary Mick Gordon:

February 12, 2023 01:58 PM

Mid-paced stoner-ish alt-metal riffing from one of the earlier bands of the grunge/alternative rock/metal scene:

March 09, 2023 01:54 PM

A fast pounding highlight in the alternative/avant-garde metal realms:

March 09, 2023 11:34 PM

Another one of the best songs from earlier Breaking Benjamin despite being a soft ballad-ish track:

March 10, 2023 02:10 PM

The Swedish experimental groove-ish alt-metal masters are back with perhaps their best song since the title track of Hail the Apocalypse:

April 03, 2023 01:03 PM

Two amazing highlights to open this Disturbed album, the first of which being what kickstarted the rock/metal music path for my brother and eventually me:

April 23, 2023 11:50 AM

The first ever rap metal track!? Likely so! Although I'm not really a fan of that hybrid, this one is filled with hilarious fun:

May 07, 2023 11:47 PM

A dark complex progressive alt-rock/metal epic in which all you can expect is the unexpected:

June 07, 2023 11:58 PM

A standout from another one of my brother's favorite alt-metal bands. My review for this album coming soon...

June 09, 2023 11:05 AM

On second thought, this cover of a pop song my brother and I have known since before we started our rock/metal interests is a total standout that has blown my mind with how a rock cover is meant to be done:

July 10, 2023 12:56 AM

The first single and track of the new Sleep Token album is an incredible ethereal atmospheric highlight:

July 11, 2023 12:15 AM

Whether or not you wanna avoid this band like a plague because of the vocalist's horrid actions, it's songs like this that should remain immortal in the nu metal community:

July 11, 2023 11:56 AM

An anthemic standout from another alternative rock band starting off as nu metal:

July 21, 2023 10:42 AM

A brand-new emotional single from Beartooth as we wait for their upcoming album The Surface to surface:

August 03, 2023 01:10 PM

Ambient alt-metalcore with perhaps the most f***ing brutal breakdown by the band:

August 04, 2023 01:43 AM

Another ambient alt-metalcore highlight, starting soft before the heavier side with screamed vocals and djenty riffing:

October 03, 2023 07:54 AM

A prog-ish alt-rock/metal epic of experimental glory: