The Kerrang! Chart: The best new music this week

Every Friday, you get bombarded with new music. To make it easier to get on board with the most killer stuff, we’ve digested it all, and curated the ultimate weekly chart.

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New highlights

Zetra – Sacrifice

We bloody love Zetra. And now, our favourite corpse-painted-synth-metal ghouls have finally announced their signing to Nuclear Blast, and released this new banger to celebrate. Lovely stuff — 2024 will belong to them.

Bruce Dickinson – Afterglow Of Ragnarok

Here he is: Bruce Dickinson with his first new solo material in almost 20 years. It’s pleasingly heavy, and the Maiden foghorn is also in a thoroughly dramatic mood. Which is good, given its title and the fact that the physical single comes with a comic book that outlines the story of his forthcoming solo album, The Mandrake Project. A solid Brucie bonus.

Trash Boat – Liar Liar

Sadly, Trash Boats new one isn’t an ode to the 1997 Jim Carrey chuckle-fest of the same name. It’s about podcast bro culture”, which we can all agree needs to leave the room. Good news: it absolutely rips. Big riff you have there, lads. Angry chorus, too. Belter all round.

The Kerrang! Chart

1. Zetra – Sacrifice
2. Bruce Dickinson – Afterglow Of Ragnarok
3. Trash Boat – Liar Liar
4. Alkaline Trio – Bad Time
5. Chelsea Wolfe – Tunnel Lights
6. Casey – Bite Through My Tongue
7. Going Off – Teeth
8. Video Nasties – Harvest Of Flies
9. Normandie – Butterflies
10. Alieneist – Prisoner Of You
11. Ghost Atlas – Lesser Gods
12. Profiler – Animo
13. Where Oceans Burn – Euphoria
15. ERASE THEORY – So They Say
17. Amnesiak – Harm’s Way
18. The Young Hearts – Somewhere Through The Night
19. The Home Team – Loud
20. Every Hell – Freaking Out

Posted on December 1st 2023, 11:30a.m.