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Trevor Strnad (1981 – 2022)

May 11, 2022

We remember the beloved Black Dahlia Murder vocalist who died at the age of 41.

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Full Album Premiere: Bog Body – ‘Cryonic Crevasse Cult’

May 17, 2022

NYC’s Bog Body emerge well-preserved from the sludgy black metal morass.

Editorial

Venomous Concept Vocalist Kevin Sharp on His Own Mental Health Struggles and Continuing the Fight

May 12, 2022

In the wake of Trevor Strnad’s death, former Brutal Truth frontman Kevin Sharp opens up about about his own recent metal health reckoning and steps that saved him.

Latest Issue

Candlemass: Epicus Beericus Festivus

June 2022 [#212]

Includes exclusive limited edition Hulder flexi disc

Featuring: Watain, Meshuggah, Destruction, Temple of Void, the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Forbidden’s Forbidden Evil, Satan, Terror, Drowningman and more

Album Premiere: MNRVA – ‘Hollow’

May 18, 2022

South Carolina sludge trio MNRVA summon black skies with their doomy debut LP, Hollow. Live deliciously and listen early.

Demo:listen: Nembutal Sleep

May 17, 2022

This week Demo:listen gets knocked out by Swedish sludge/hardcore punk duo Nembutal Sleep.

Blast Worship: No/Mas

May 17, 2022

Four years after their first Blast Worship appearance, we revisit DC grind heroes No/Más. Unsurprisingly, they still rule.

5 New Hardcore Records You Should Hear

May 16, 2022

From reactivated screamo stalwarts to revolutionary hardcore punk, there’s something for every hardcore fan this year.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Top Tier Trifle

May 13, 2022

Top Tier Trifle—courtesy of the best sour purveyors south of the Mason-Dixon Line (Southern Grist) and one of America’s top meaderies (Garagiste Meadery)—certainly lives up to its name.

Five For Friday: May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022

This week’s new releases features a group of standard-bearing heroes like Terror, Jungle Rot, Misery Index and more!

Video Premiere: Wormwitch – ‘Age of the Ordeal of Iron’

May 13, 2022

Returning less than a year after 2021’s critically acclaimed Wolf Hex full length, Canadian black metal practitioners Wormwitch present a new stand-alone single, “Age of the Ordeal of Iron.”