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.
August 24, 2018 J. Andrew
The Cumbrian black metal scene’s latest export is a finely crafted storm of melodic riffs and in-your-face distorted vocals, cloaked in an atmosphere that foreshadows the end of summer’s light.
August 17, 2018 J. Andrew
The blackened melodic death metal greats from Stockholm return with an EP packed with darkness, melancholy and riffs riffs riffs!
August 10, 2018 J. Andrew
Anyone out there seeking death metal’s brave new explorers should check out Tunisia’s Brood of Hatred and the excellent new album, “Identity Disorder.”
August 3, 2018 J. Andrew
It’s August. It’s really hot outside. So hot that it BURNS. Burning is pretty metal though, right? So here’s ten great songs about burning!
July 20, 2018 J. Andrew
Summer days are hot, but the moon is freezing no matter what month it is. So here’s 6 underground black metal bands for you to blast when the sun goes down.
July 13, 2018 J. Andrew
Behold the almighty “Demogorgon” with Omenfilth, from their latest album seeing a cassette release via Eternal Death records.
July 6, 2018 J. Andrew
In the mood for some catchy, melodic punk music that still totally tears it up? The Northern Skulls are the ones you seek.
June 29, 2018 J. Andrew
If you like your death metal to sound like Incantation crossed with Bolt Thrower and “Human Waste”-era Suffocation, you need to get excited about Skullcrush.
June 22, 2018 J. Andrew
Iceland’s black metal scene has become one of the most prolific and accomplished in the world. The new book, “Svartmálmur,” presents a colorful snapshot of the illustrious Icelandic hordes.
June 8, 2018 J. Andrew
Seattle’s Drawn and Quartered unleashes yet another “merciless onslaught” on their new track, from the upcoming album “The One Who Lurks.”