Sean Frasier

Album Premiere: Anatomia – ‘Corporeal Torment’

May 12, 2021

Japanese death/doom hope-crushers Anatomia unveil their fourth LP Corporeal Torment over a week early exclusively at Decibel Magazine.

Interview: James Rauh of Transylvanian Recordings

May 5, 2021

Transylvanian Recordings founder James Rauh shares his thoughts on running a booming, ethical DIY label in this exclusive interview.

Album Premiere: Universally Estranged – ‘Reared Up in Spectral Predation ’

April 28, 2021

Tech-death newcomers Universally Estranged crash land from deep space with their mind-mutating debut LP, Reared Up in Spectral Predation.

Album Premiere: House by the Cemetery – ‘Rise of the Rotten’

April 21, 2021

Swedish death metal gravediggers House by the Cemetery pay tribute to Lucio Fulci on their debut LP, Rise of the Rotten.

Video Premiere: Carnivora – “Hypnogenic”

April 14, 2021

Massachusetts metal quintet Carnivora recruit guest performances from two Shadows Fall members for their new single, “Hypnogenic.”

Album Stream: Impure – ‘The Carrion Feast’

April 2, 2021

Blackened death duo Impure summon hellfire with their sinister 7″ release of “The Carrion Feast” and “Into Cataclysm.”

Track by Track: Feculent – ‘The Grotesque Arena’

March 31, 2021

Australian death metal newcomers Feculent share a track by track breakdown of their filthy debut EP, The Grotesque Arena.

Album Premiere: Amammoth – ‘The Fire Above’

March 17, 2021

Australian doom trio Amammoth light prehistoric joints from a stoner/sludge bonfire on their debut LP, The Fire Above.

Track Premiere: Crypts of Despair – “Excruciating Weight”

March 11, 2021

Get crushed by the “Excruciating Weight” of Lithuanian death metal duskbringers Crypts of Despair. All Light Swallowed is out April 23rd.

Track by Track: Black Knife – ‘Murder Season’

March 10, 2021

Blackened scumpunks Black Knife just released their homicidal LP, Murder Season. Founding vocalist/guitarist Hellwulv describes its fury track by track.

Track Premiere: Abigorum – “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig”

March 3, 2021

Epic blackened doom wraithbringers Abigorum open hell’s gates with the lyric video for their new track, “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig.”

Track Premiere: Moral Collapse – “Denier of Light”

February 24, 2021

Old school death metal innovators Moral Collapse unleash the lyric video for their darkness-summoning single “Denier of Light.”

Album Premiere: Upon the Altar – ‘Absid ab Ordine Luminis’

February 17, 2021

Polish hostiles Upon the Altar release their debut LP of devastating blackened death, Absid ab Ordine Luminis.

Track Premiere and Interview: Oryx – “Misery”

February 11, 2021

Downtuned Denver sludge trio Oryx cast shadows and break bones with their new sledgehammer of a single, “Misery.”

Album Premiere: Greylock and BEDTIMEMAGIC – ‘Split’

February 10, 2021

Boston comrades Greylock and BEDTIMEMAGIC join forces for a split album of sludgy bedlam from Tor Johnson Records.

Track Premiere: Seized Up – “Marching Down the Spiral”

February 3, 2021

Californian supergroup Seized Up deck you with an uppercut of hardcore punk in the upcoming EP’s title track, “Marching Down the Spiral.”

Album Premiere: The Ruins of Beverast – ‘The Thule Grimoires’

January 27, 2021

The Ruins of Beverast emerge from the fog of a new year with their sixth LP of cerebral blackened doom, The Thule Grimoires.

Album Premiere: SNOW – ‘Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow’

January 20, 2021

Brazilian project SNOW balances sludge and hardcore skate punk on their accurately titled debut LP, Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow.

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.