The Rogga Johansson project, including Marc Grewe (Insidious Disease, ex-Morgoth) and Jon Skäre (Consumption), takes old-school death metal and pumps up the energy. Read an interview with main man Johansson here.
Ex-Pelican/Asschapel guitarist Dallas White joins forces with vocalist Artie White (Indecision, Millhouse) to craft vicious DIY thrash, rounded out by a seasoned rhythm section. Check out a track + video here.
Technical death/thrash metal that looks back to the early, early days is rare, but Critical Extravasation offers an inspiring take on it. Check out a track from their upcoming record "Order of Decadence" here.