April 19, 2019 J. Andrew
Connecticut’s Archaic Decapitator gets the melodic death metal balance just right on “Skyward,” a song on their latest EP.
April 12, 2019 J. Andrew
If you’re in the mood for some carefully curated chaos and brutality, then Chicago’s Nucleus has the perfect sound for you.
April 5, 2019 J. Andrew
Made up of scene veterans, including one of the founders of Maryland Deathfest, Neolithic is here with a solid mix of death metal and dark hardcore.
March 29, 2019 J. Andrew
Ruminate on the “Melancholy of Being” and spin a new Schattenfall tune.
March 22, 2019 J. Andrew
The Woe frontman tells us about the inspiration for the legendary band’s new release, along with some plans for the near future.
March 15, 2019 J. Andrew
The Brazilian black metal giants are back with their first album in 17 years. Check out “Weighing Heart Ceremony” from Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia.
March 1, 2019 J. Andrew
Thra’s “Gardens of Rot” is death-laden sludge metal done right: excellent riffs, crushing beats and blistering vocals. Check out our Q&A and stream the album in its entirety!
February 22, 2019 J. Andrew
The nocturnal march continues- the black metal horde of Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult will finally release a new album on April 12.
February 15, 2019 J. Andrew
Let Vanum take you on a spiritual journey though death, rebirth and transformation on their latest album, listen here for “Under the Banner of Death.”
February 8, 2019 J. Andrew
In our latest edition of Mining for Black Metal Gold, we explore forgotten Swedish classics from bands like Naglfar, Svartsyn, Setherial and more!
February 1, 2019 J. Andrew
On “Infinite Ancient Hexes,” Britain’s Abduction weaves a spiraling winds of chaos and destruction. A soundtrack for your next seance-gone-wrong.
January 25, 2019 J. Andrew
From the Vastland is making some of the best black metal out there. Check out our interview catching up with Sina, the band’s founder and chief songwriter!
January 18, 2019 J. Andrew
Integrity working with Adult Swim!? What a time to be alive! Check out the hardcore legends’ blistering, hook-laden new track!
January 11, 2019 J. Andrew
Check out the video for “Drohende Schatten,” from Germany’s Der Rote Milan, inspired by some colorful and consequential events in German history.
January 4, 2019 J. Andrew
It’s early yet, but Portland’s Ossuarium has already crafted the death/doom album to beat in 2019. Check out “Blaze of Bodies” from their upcoming debut!
December 28, 2018 J. Andrew
Stream “Monolith Winter,” from the latest album by New Jersey’s own black/death metal masters, Death Fortress- a chilling end to 2018.
December 21, 2018 J. Andrew
Farewell to 2018. Here’s hoping for some heavy (and hopefully better) times in 2019 with 5 albums you should look out for early next year.
December 14, 2018 J. Andrew
Check out the trippy video for “Dangereux,” from Wolves in Argyle’s debut album, produced by the legendary Tad Doyle and mastered by Jack Endino.
December 7, 2018 J. Andrew
There’s no such thing as too much melodic black metal. Check out Astrophobos’ latest offering in case you need more convincing.
November 30, 2018 J. Andrew
Obliteration is one of a handful of death metal bands that manage to balance a reverence for the old-school with a desire to carve their own path.
November 16, 2018 J. Andrew
Check out on “Abdication of the Mind,” and be struck by a storm of classic, raw death metal with slightly technical edge.
November 9, 2018 J. Andrew
Being a small black metal label in 2018 is a rough existence, as the market is so flooded. But somehow Death Kvlt has found a way to do it well.
November 2, 2018 J. Andrew
Fans of Greek black metal, rejoice! On November 30, Cult Never Dies will be releasing a new biography of the legendary Rotting Christ.
October 26, 2018 J. Andrew
“That pressure is always there when writing a new album. It’s pressure that’s self-imposed… I would be VERY alarmed if that concern melted away.”
October 19, 2018 J. Andrew
Akitsa issues another salvo of blood, bile and darkness on “Credo,” out now via Profound Lore. Essential listening for all fans of raw black metal.
September 28, 2018 J. Andrew
San Jose’s Deadpressure plays a dark and ferocious style that can appeal to all stripes of metal, hardcore, punk and grind.
September 21, 2018 J. Andrew
Old-school death metal…IN SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE!!!!!!!! California’s Boethiah has some grim, heavy tales to spin for humanity’s search for meaning.
September 14, 2018 J. Andrew
For black metal fans who like their music epic but not cheesy, dark yet still melodic, Vihamieli is definitely a band to watch.
September 7, 2018 J. Andrew
According to the editor of “The Black Candle” zine, “Black Metal has to be diabolical – if not in content, then at least in spirit.”
August 31, 2018 J. Andrew
Decibel sets our sights on the Americas as we continue to mine for black gold.