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Justify Your Shitty Taste: Voivod’s “Angel Rat”

August 17, 2017

We shrugged our shoulders at it in 1991, but it’s time to realize that Angel Rat totally rules.

Premiere

Track Premiere: Squalus – ‘The Orca’

August 17, 2017

Stream the debut from Squalus (feat. members of Giant Squid) now!

Editorial

The Top 10 Metal Songs Never Performed Live

August 8, 2017

We look at some of the best metal songs of all time… that have never been performed live.

Latest Issue

Wolves in the Throne Room

September 2017 [#155]

Includes exclusive limited edition Myrkur disc

Featuring Melvins, Decapitated, Cannibal Corpse, plus the Decibel Hall of Fame: Nuclear Assault‘s Game Over. Also, Venom Inc., River Black, Warbeast, The Lurking Fear, Extinction of Mankind, Temple of Void, Cavernlight.

Track Premiere: Bleach Everything – ‘Nazi Punch, F*** Yes’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Bleach Everything have some choice words for Nazis and white supremacists with new song “Nazi Punch, F*** Yes.”

Track Premiere: Auðn – ‘Í Hálmstráið Held’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Icelandic atmospheric black metal horde Auðn have upped both the aggression and melody on their sophomore record. Listen to the first song now.

Full EP Stream and Track-By-Track Commentary: Protosequence’s Biophagous

August 17, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

You obviously won’t come out of this exercise knowing the usual informational nuts and bolts about Protosequence, like their history and how they formed, but hopefully this will shine some light onto the band’s creative process.

Track Premiere: King Parrot – ‘Die Before You Die’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Australian extreme metal leaders King Parrot now!

Q&A: Epica’s Isaac Delahaye

August 16, 2017 Vince Bellino

Read an exclusive interview with Epica guitarist Isaac Delahaye on the band’s upcoming US tour and his extreme metal background.

Track Premiere: The Living – ‘Deceiver’

August 16, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from rock/metal outfit The Living.

Julie Christmas and Cult of Luna’s Johannes Persson Talk Upcoming “Mariner” Tour

August 16, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Swedish perception-expanding post-metallers Cult of Luna and singular, legendary Made Out of Babies/Battle of Mice vocalist Julie Christmas bring their extraordinary 2016 collaborative effort Mariner to North America for “the first and last time.”

Incantation

August 16, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Death-doom mainstays Incantation are this week’s Best New Noise.

Prong – “Beg to Differ”

August 16, 2017 Chris Dick

The making of Prong‘s Beg to Differ.