James Lewis

Exclusive: Put Your Fist Through the Wall with this Nails Video Premiere (and Album Announcement!)

April 15, 2016

“This video shows what we are, doing what we do in this band. No pretense, no overblown image, no bullshit, no gimmicks, no artificial/cheap attention grab. This video IS NAILS.”

Horrendous’ Top 5 Other-Worldly Death Metal Albums of All Time

April 14, 2016

In anticipation of Choosing Death Fest, get your weird on with Horrendous.

Interview and Album Premiere: Ultha Talk Debut, US/Euro BM, “True” Copycats, & Anti-NSBM

April 12, 2016

“Only a handful of bands dare to leave the narrow(minded) frame which dictates what is so-called ‘true’ and what earns a negative connotation as ‘hip’. 95% of these traditionalist bands are the copycats of the copycats of the early 90ies Norwegian scene.”

Get Filthy: Coffin Dust Song Premiere

April 11, 2016

Coffin Dust‘s Facebook Page info lists the genre as “Depraved Cemetery Metal” and includes a a short description of “Crush the skull, snort the dust.” We think that’s about all that needs to be said here.

Start the Week Weird: Schammasch Video Premiere from 3-Disc “Triangle”

April 11, 2016

Triangle by the numbers: 100+ minutes, third album, three parts, two visual artists, one video premiere. 

new trailer for “DEATH by MetaL” documentary & Interview with director Felipe Belalcazar

April 8, 2016

We’ve got an exclusive new clip, and the inside story, behind the upcoming documentary on that one death metal band. Yeah, that one. 

Album Premiere: Necrot’s “The Labyrinth” Compiles Death of the Rotting (and Excellent) Kind

April 7, 2016

Necro + rot in the title = alive + fresh in the songs. In a crypt-dwelling, corpse-ridden sort of way, that is. 

GIVEAWAY: Win Two Tickets to Choosing Death Fest!

April 6, 2016

What’s better than seeing Dying Fetus, Nails, Misery Index, Deceased, Noisem, Horrendous, Derkéta and Taphos Nomos in a single event? 

Seeing them for free in a single event, of course.

Scream Deathly Gore with this Gruesome Track Premiere

April 6, 2016

“Forces of Death,” from upcoming Scream Bloody Gore/demos-inspired Dimensions of Horror, is the Deathly metal you need in your day. Immediately.

Dying Fetus’ Top 5 Live Death Metal Bands

April 6, 2016

Not one to mess around, Dying Fetus drummer Trey Williams gets straight to the matter (of splatter?) at hand in this Top 5. 

Stream “Kaleidoscopic Orgies” from Upcoming Imperial Triumphant EP (+Interview!)

April 5, 2016

“The diversity of this record is the fundamental concept behind Imperial Triumphant. The band from New York City must sound like New York City. And there’s no place on earth more culturally diverse than here”

Exclusive Death Metal Song Premiere: Pugatoire Bring the Heaviness from Quebec

April 1, 2016

“Des Siecles a décimer” calls for immediate headbanging promptly followed by a horror film of the utmost goriness. 

Friday is for Flutes with the Re-release of Iron Mountain’s “Unum”

April 1, 2016

End your week with some Irish/Native American/psychedelic/Krautrock folk metal. Come on, if Friday isn’t for flutes, what day is?

Taphos Nomos’ Top 5 Eco-Conscious Metal Songs

March 31, 2016

Mountain of Doom provides “verba/vox/chants” for Choosing Death Fest “Prehadean Sublithic Death/Doom” squad Taphos Nomos. With such nomenclature, how could we not ask them for something earthy?

Album Premiere: Enter Bardus’ Sludge/Stoner/Noise World of Sound

March 30, 2016

Stream their second full-length, Stella Porta, for an “escape and outlet from real life” that’s crushing, hazy, hallucinatory, and caustic, all at the same time.  

Stream the “Death Metal Soundtrack to the Dark Corners of Sci-Fi” by Nucleus

March 29, 2016

Part space, part old school, part its own thing entirely, Sentient is death metal not to be missed. 

Full Album Stream: Get Out Your Calculators with Ahtme

March 25, 2016

Crunch some numbers and bash some brain cells with Ahtme (formerly The Roman Holiday).

Full Album Stream: The Body & Full of Hell

March 23, 2016

That’s a nasty sounding collaboration, you may think — and you would be correct. 

Woman is the Earth; Earthy is the Black Metal; Exclusive is the Song Premiere

March 15, 2016

Get down to earth and space out (at the same time!) with this song premiere from Woman is the Earth.

Do Monday Right with this Wrong Video Premiere

March 14, 2016

Revisit yesteryear and wasted youth (of the ’90s) with “Turn In.”