Sean Frasier

Album Premiere: Coffins – ‘Defilements’

January 13, 2021

Japanese death crust hellbringers Coffins release a savage two-hour compilation of rancid rarities on Defilement.

Video Premiere: Left to Vanish – “Pity”

December 30, 2020

Venture into the darkness to watch the music video from metalcore throne-smashers Left to Vanish. Stream their new single “Pity” now.

Album Premiere and Interview: Transilvania – ‘Of Sleep and Death’

December 23, 2020

Sink your fangs into the morbid majesty of Of Sleep and Death, the furious new LP from Austrian black metal nightbringers Transilvania.

Video Premiere: Widow Rings – “A Little Forever”

December 16, 2020

Virginian post-punks Widow Rings transport us to the golden age of music videos with their goth anthem “A Little Forever.”

Album Premiere and Interview: Gjoad – ‘Samanōn’

December 9, 2020

Austrian newcomers Gjoad create entrancing worlds with atmospheric dark rock on their debut LP, Samanōn.

Album Premiere: Morpholith – ‘Null Dimensions’

December 2, 2020

Icelandic voidwalkers Morpholith teleport listeners with the cosmic doom of their Null Dimensions sophomore EP.

Album Premiere: Golgata – ‘Tempel’

November 25, 2020

Swedish black metal duo Golgata anonymously wield scorched melodies on their mesmerizing sophomore record, Tempel.

Album Premiere: Horncrowned – ‘Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer)’

November 18, 2020

Colombian black metal squadron Horncrowned unleash their new album of demonic warfare, the Armageddon-beckoning Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer).

Video Premiere: Sword Collector – “Inherit the Scepter”

November 13, 2020

Post-punk goth rockers Sword Collector premiere their triumphant “Inherit the Scepter” video. Seize the blade and stream it now.

Album Premiere: Cidesphere – ‘Dawn of a New Epoch’

November 11, 2020

Turkish melodeath faction Cidesphere return from dormant darkness with their resurgent sophomore record, Dawn of a New Epoch.

Track Premiere: Shepherd – “Persephone”

November 9, 2020

Denver doom rockers Shepherd release their sullen single “Persephone.” Bundle up for winter’s sullen reign before their debut’s November 20th release.

Album Premiere: Ancient Thrones – ‘The Veil’

November 4, 2020

Canadian blackened metal quartet Ancient Thrones venture beyond The Veil with their afterlife concept record, out November 6th.

Track Premiere: Sarvekas – “The Sacred Hour of the Hunt”

November 2, 2020

Wolf-blooded Finnish black metal duo Sarvekas guide us through woodland feeding grounds in their new single, “The Sacred Hour of the Hunt.”

Album Premiere: Possessor – ‘Damn the Light’

October 28, 2020

UK horror fiends Possessor wield a mighty sludgehammer on their new monster-conjuring LP, Damn the Light.

Interview: Photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses “Daughters of Darkness”

October 27, 2020

Heavy metal photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses his upcoming photo book of corpse painted nude portraits, Daughters of Darkness.

Video Premiere: Intoxicated – “Yuck”

October 26, 2020

Floridian deathrash trio Intoxicated return with a blistering music video for their venom-spewing single “Yuck.”

Album Premiere: Junior Bruce – ‘Pray for Death’

October 21, 2020

Floridian sludgelords Junior Bruce return to prove they’re the headless kings of swamp metal with their Pray for Death LP.

Full EP Premiere: WAKE – ‘Confluence’

October 20, 2020

Canadian deathbringers WAKE never stay asleep for long. Surrender to blackened chaos by streaming their Confluence EP now.

Track Premiere: Disrupted – “Chopped into Oblivion”

October 14, 2020

Swedeath savages Disrupted team up with LIK frontman Tomas Åkvik for their sharp-edged new single “Chopped into Oblivion.”

Track Premiere: Perdition Sect – “Plague of Incompetence”

October 9, 2020

D-beat supergroup Perdition Sect beckons the apocalypse with the crushing condemnations of “Plague of Incompetence.” Featuring members of Incantation, Ringworm, Shed the Skin and Brain Tentacles.

Album Premiere: Furnace – ‘Dark Vistas’

October 7, 2020

Swedish melodeath firestarters Furnace beckon Lovecraftian menace with the dark melodies of their Dark Vistas concept album.

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Video Premiere: Bergeton – “Miami Murder”

September 25, 2020

The True Mayhem shredder Teloch also crafts scintillating synthwave as Bergeton. Watch the borderline-NSFW video for “Miami Murder” now.

Album Premiere and Interview: Miasmal Sabbath – ‘Ominous Radiance’

September 23, 2020

Death metal cult Miasmal Sabbath ascend from the sewers of Greece to the cosmos beyond on their debut LP, Ominous Radiance.

Holy Mountain Printing Invades the Comic Book Realm with “Deathblazers”

September 16, 2020

Heavy metal print shop Holy Mountain Printing ventures into the comic book realm with the weird and wild inaugural issue of Deathblazers.

Album Premiere and Interview: Laser Dracul – ‘Hagridden’

September 16, 2020

Swedish doom trio Laser Dracul lure fans of scuzz and fuzz into the haunted forests of their debut LP, Hagridden.

Heavy Metal Short Film “Landgraves” is a Blizzard of Suspense

September 15, 2020

Heavy metal short film Landgraves conjures suspense from snowstorms and blackened doom. Watch this festival standout now.

Album Premiere: Evoke – ‘Seeds of Death’

September 9, 2020

Bullet-belted deathrashers Evoke race the devil on their debut LP, Seeds of Death. Out September 18 on Pulverized Records.

Track and Video Premiere: Finntroll – “Mask”

September 3, 2020

Blackened folk metal rogues Finntroll are back from studio hibernation. Welcome them back by watching the hallucinatory video for “Mask.”

Track Premiere: Sadistic Embodiment – “Phantom Tormentor”

September 2, 2020

Canadian death metal executioners Sadistic Embodiment unleash unseen terror with their new single “Phantom Tormentor.”