May 15, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s selection of new releases includes ACxDC (read that carefully, it’s the grind one), Paradise Lost, Voodoo Gods and more!
May 8, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s edition of Five for Friday include the new jams from Swedish legends, Naglfar, the prog acolytes in Green Carnation and much more!
May 1, 2020 J. Andrew
To help fund those tackling the COVID-19 crisis, and gift us with some new tunes, KSE has unleashed several B-sides from last year’s Atonement.
This week’s new releases include the latest from death metal masters Vader, neo-thrash titans Havok and a host other bands from across the metal landscape.
April 24, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s new releases include albums from Katatonia, Ulcerate and other luminaries of trad-metal, death metal, and raw black metal.
April 17, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s round of new releases comes stacked with crushing death metal, symphonic black metal, and super-duper weirdo black metal.
April 10, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s installment of new heavy music comes full of death metal, death metal, death metal and, well, more death metal!
April 3, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s edition comes loaded with lots of black metal, a thrash titan, and some deathy grind to push you into the weekend.
March 27, 2020 J. Andrew
Welcome to our first installment of Five for Friday! In these posts, you’ll find five new releases help to navigate each week’s output of extreme music.
March 20, 2020 J. Andrew
Naglfar remains consistent in the best possible way: they just keep on making great blackened death metal packed with riff after riff.
March 19, 2020 J. Andrew
Touring veteran Frank Fanelli has stepped up and started a fundraiser to help out the staff of all those tours affected by the coronavirus.
For fans of modern, muscular melodic death metal, the new video from California’s Voices of Ruin is a must-see bloody experience.
March 13, 2020 J. Andrew
Natur‘s “Afternoon Nightmare is a a rip-roaring good time for fans of glorious no-nonsense heavy metal: riffs, solos, the whole 666 yards.
March 6, 2020 J. Andrew
“Bloem” is a gorgeous bouquet of riffs, howls and experimental treats, and yet still fits comfortably within the framework of black metal.
February 28, 2020 J. Andrew
If Anaal Nathrakh was more into D-beat and less into using electronic noises in their material, and you’d be pretty close to what SKAM has to offer.
February 21, 2020 J. Andrew
According to the Mayhem guitarist, “Even though it’s a hassle and insanely costly, this is the tour we always look forward to!”
February 14, 2020 J. Andrew
“That harsh, cold, and uncaring nature of the cosmos contrasts well with its immense beauty, grandeur, and mystery atop a musical canvas like black metal.”
February 7, 2020 J. Andrew
“My only ambition is that the music has the capability to help other people release some of the negativity dominating them.”
January 31, 2020 J. Andrew
Jump back into the steaming coffin of black, death, thrash and crust-fueled glory on “Haunted Graves,” from the upcoming EP from Hot Graves.
January 27, 2020 J. Andrew
For those of you devoted to the power of the unholy riff, Sweden’s Kvaen strikes just the right balance of melody, glory and aggression.
January 24, 2020 J. Andrew
Gaze into the terrifying indifference of the universe with the latest emanation of Switzerland’s Helvetic Underground Committee.
January 23, 2020 J. Andrew
On the new song, “Loss,” Azure Emote is quite simply experimental tech-death at its best: the ol’ razzle dazzle with a brain-scrambling twist!
January 17, 2020 J. Andrew
Check out the new video from Poland’s Banisher, who use riffs to summon the demons birthed from isolation, insanity and violence.
January 10, 2020 J. Andrew
Finn Mckenty breaks down what The Punk Rock MBA is all about, and dishes on death metal, “selling out” and why the DIY ethic is a path to success.
January 3, 2020 J. Andrew
The high priests of beautiful gloom and sorrow have returned to offer their latest sermon. Check out My Dying Bride‘s “Your Broken Shore” here.
For fans of classic, 80s-style “cassette death metal” in the vein of old Death and Autopsy, San Jose’s Aseptic is your new capital ship.
December 27, 2019 J. Andrew
New York’s Ordeals specializes in a certain kind of darkness. The band’s sound is an entrancing and at times terrifying blend of black metal and death metal.
December 20, 2019 J. Andrew
The cold, grim, dark months are upon us. Prepare for your hibernation with 10 excellent albums filled with riffs, sythns and screams.
December 13, 2019 J. Andrew
Genfærd‘s new song is a melodic and melancholy work of danish black metal mastery from their upcoming new album due out in 2020.
December 6, 2019 J. Andrew
Unreqvited are uniquely talented at keeping their influences intact while still merging them into a cohesive force of blackened melancholy.