September 23, 2019 Joseph Schafer
To celebrate this week’s release of the Swedish legends’ 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, we rank Opeth‘s incomparable studio LP discography.
May 15, 2019 Joseph Schafer
Ohio rock quartet on their new LP, their new label and “finding a way out of the bullshit.”
February 6, 2019 Joseph Schafer
Modern death/doom purveyors Cold Colours capture the spirit of the Peaceville Three on new song “Spirit.”
January 30, 2019 Joseph Schafer
The members of Blut Aus Nord convene as Yerûśelem to give the world The Sublime.
January 17, 2019 Joseph Schafer
Atlantic gothic doom trio Dead Register get kinky in their latest music video — maybe you should, too.
December 12, 2018 Joseph Schafer
The prolific Matron Thorn of Ævangelist released six records in 2018 after a nearly-fatal medical emergency, and shows no signs of stopping.
December 5, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Rogga Johansson released eight records in 2018 alone, now he’s about to release his first solo LP.
November 28, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Change was a good thing for each of these heavy metal stalwarts.
November 15, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Ævangelist made something incomprehensible on their new album Matricide in the Temple of Omega—will you love it anyway?
October 31, 2018 Joseph Schafer
True metal storytellers New Light Choir channel classic metal ,paperback fantasy novels, and pure grit on their upcoming album Torchlight.
October 24, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Decibel gets inside the mind of Thrawsunblat mastermind Joel Violette.
October 17, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Pale Divine channel the roots of true doom on “Shades of Blue”.
October 5, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Marsh Dweller change up their sound for second album Wanderer.
September 27, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Matthew Knox of Horrendous unpacks the social commentary in ‘Idol’
September 20, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Norwegian proggers Madder Mortem pull out all the stops on Marrow.
September 13, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Seattle’s Witch Ripper make sophisticated, proggy sludge on their debut LP.
September 5, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Valborg members find gothic doom perfection on the long-awaited third LP by Owl.
August 29, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Stream a new song from experimental black group A Forest of Stars.
August 24, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Norway’s Manes left black metal behind long ago, but their new album is an excellent mix of avant-garde rock and pop hooks.
August 15, 2018 Joseph Schafer
The Crotals hearken back to the golden age of early-aughts Eurosludge with the title track from their upcoming album.
August 8, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Germany’s power metal stalwarts Primal Fear discuss their best album in years, Apocalypse.
August 1, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Sweden’s Malinger explode with furious deaththrash on “Lust for Fire.”
July 25, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Ohio’s Plaguewielder earn their nihilism on “Howling Souls”, from their upcoming album ‘Surrender to the Void’.
July 18, 2018 Joseph Schafer
The prolific Dan Jackson strikes again with a charitable slab of melodic, powerful black metal from Void Ritual’s upcoming album ‘Death is Peace’
June 27, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Ten releases from the first half of the year that kicked ass under the radar.
June 13, 2018 Joseph Schafer
The groundbreaking singer and guitarist of Zeal and Ardor talks Billie Holiday, religion, politics, and the thinking behind his new album, ‘Stranger Fruit’
May 16, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Bridging the gap between the Japanese extreme metal scene and the rest of the world.
May 9, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Decibel reconsiders five perfect songs from the “sell-out” age of thrash metal in the ’90s.
May 3, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Advent of Bedlam find tech-death perfection on the Costa Ricans’ third full-length LP.
May 2, 2018 Joseph Schafer
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind Dawnbringer and High Spirits returns with his first solo EP.