Canadian Metal – New Release Round-Up: February 2016, part 1

Welcome to the second edition of Hellbound’s Canadian metal new release round-up, courtesy of Kill Eat Exploit the Weak and CFMU. As before, please feel free to let us know of anything new we’ve missed in this list – we’d love to hear about it.

Canadian Metal Releases: January 24 – February 12, 2016

Black Wizard – New Waste
(Vancouver, British Columbia)
According to Gruesome Greg’s review, New Waste is definitely worth checking out: ” … If looking for the sounds and traditional metal of Motorhead, Priest, Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Sabbath one can look no further. …”

Danko Jones – Live a Wacken DVD/Blu-Ray
(Toronto, Ontario)
Released January 29. The video below gives you a glimpse at what to expect.

Divinity – The Immortalist Part 2: Momentum
(Calgary, Alberta)
Progressive death metal follow-up to 2013’s The Immortalist – Part 1: Awestruck and part of a trilogy concept album set to be completed later this year.

Protosequence – Schizophrene
(Edmonton, Alberta)
Missed it on the last round-up, but this release came out on January 24.

Seer – Vol 1 & 2
(Vancouver, BC)
“Very much a product of their environment, the band draws inspiration from the natural power of the Pacific Northwest and harnesses it into epic, expansive doom-sludge.”

Striker – Stand in the Fire
(Edmonton, Alberta)
You can stream the full album right now courtesy of

Unbowed – Dogma EP
(Guelph, Ontario)

Valyria – Steel Inquisition [single]
(St. Albert, Alberta)

Laura is associate editor of and co-host of weekly metal show Kill Eat Exploit the Weak on CFMU 93.3 FM. She loves doom, prog, cats and basketball, believes in equity and social justice and is not cool with any form of discrimination, marginalization, harassment or oppression.