Sean Frasier

Album Premiere: Shroud of Vulture – ‘Upon a Throne of Jackals’

July 1, 2020

Indianapolis death/doom dissenters Shroud of Vulture invert tyranny on their crushing debut LP Upon a Throne of Jackals.

Album Premiere: Ahab – ‘Live Prey’

June 25, 2020

Return to distant waters with German funeral doom mariners Ahab as they revisit their legendary The Call of the Wretched Sea debut on Live Prey.

Interview: Atavist’s Evocative Doom Returns with ‘III: Absolution’

June 17, 2020

Manchester doom artisans Atavist are back to disrupt a decade of silence with their cathartic ode to loss and resilience, III: Absolution.

Album Premiere and Interview: Obscene – ‘The Inhabitable Dark’

June 10, 2020

Indianapolis death metal quartet Obscene cast doomsday shadows with their nocturnal new LP, The Inhabitable Dark.

Interview: Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf

June 3, 2020

Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf as he discusses Dopes to Infinity, stoner rock, nü-metal, and Martian sex.

Track Premiere: KYOTY continue The Isolation Project with “Faith”

May 27, 2020

New Hampshire duo KYOTY have been defeating quarantine by writing an entirely new pensive post-metal song each week. Listen to “Faith” as they continue their amazing series The Isolation Project.

Album Premiere and Interview: Blood Star – ‘The Fear’

May 20, 2020

Wish upon a Blood Star and bask in the light of a new white-hot trad metal project from Visigoth guitarist Jamison Palmer. Listen to The Fear now.

Album Premiere and Interview: Wailin Storms – ‘Rattle’

May 13, 2020

Wailin Storms strike again with Rattle, a Southern Gothic doom punk masterpiece teeming with haunted riffs and grim poetry.

Track Premiere: Conceived by Hate – “Into Cemetery Fog”

May 6, 2020

Salvadoran misanthropes Conceived by Hate lure listeners to a haunted graveyard in their ectoplasmic new single “Into Cemetery Fog.”

Full Album Stream: Cyttorak – ‘Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers’

April 29, 2020

Rhode Island bruisers Cyttorak summon beasts from distant worlds on their new slab of slowerviolence Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers.

Video Premiere: Duskwalker – “Shadowcreeper”

April 22, 2020

Canadian death cult Duskwalker lure listeners into a brutal tale of terror in the Rabidog Films music video for “Shadowcreeper.”

Track Premiere: Sacred Leather – “Oruku”

April 15, 2020

Heavy Metal lustlords Sacred Leather are back to tease their upcoming LP with the fiery riff-spittin’ new single “Oruku.”

Full Album Stream: Lord Vigo – ‘Danse de Noir’

April 8, 2020

German doom sextet Lord Vigo bring epic balladry and NWOBHM flare to their synth-soaked Blade Runner concept album Danse de Noir.

Full Album Stream: Angerot – ‘The Divine Apostate’

March 25, 2020

Death metal faction Angerot ascend from Swedeath homage to the outer limits of imagination on their striking new LP, The Divine Apostate.

Full Album Stream: Sign of Evil – ‘Psychodelic Horror’

March 11, 2020

Chilean solo project Sign of Evil emerges from the shadows armed with blackened riffs on the debut EP Psychodelic Horror.

Video Premiere: Graf Orlock – “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood”

March 9, 2020

Californian grindcore cinephiles Graf Orlock summon Steven Seagal’s shadow-world doppleganger in the video for their bone-crunching new single, “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood.”

Track Premiere: Nerve Saw – “Life Goes On… Not”

February 26, 2020

Finnish death-fiends Nerve Saw rev up to shred eardrums with an assault of old school death metal and filthy punk on their new single “Life Goes On… Not.”

Full Album Stream: Exhumation – ‘Eleventh Formulae’

February 12, 2020

Indonesian death-lifers Exhumation are back to spill fresh blood with their ripping 3rd LP Eleventh Formulae.

Track Premiere: Arallu – “Vortex Of Emotions”

January 29, 2020

Israeli black/death battalion Arallu reveal the striking new video for “Vortex of Emotions” from their recent En Olam record.

Full Album Stream: SEA – ‘Impermanence’

January 15, 2020

Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.

Track Premiere: Snorlax – “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

January 1, 2020

Don’t sleep on former Decibel demo faves Snorlax. Hear their new song “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

Snuff Out 2019 with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

December 18, 2019

Philadelphia label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions release a free 42 song sampler to summarize their 2019 releases. It’s the soundtrack for the world’s end, just in time for the year’s end.

Track Premiere: Haxandraok – “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX”

December 4, 2019

Black metal duo Haxandraok beckon Beezlebub in their entrancing new single “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX.”

Track Premiere: Evadne – “Colossal”

November 20, 2019

Spanish doom-death gloomcasters Evadne unveil “Colossal” from the band’s titanic upcoming Dethroned of our Souls compilation.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”

November 6, 2019

Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”

Full Album Stream: Savage Master – ‘Myth, Magic & Steel’

October 23, 2019

Louisville leather-fiends Savage Master unmask their newest offering of devilish ragers on their Myth, Magic & Steel LP.

Full Album Stream: Screamer – ‘Highway of Heroes’

October 9, 2019

Swedish hell machines Screamer take a leather-clad trad metal joyride on their newest triumphant record, Highway of Heroes.

Full EP Stream: Nex Carnis – ‘Black Eternity’

September 25, 2019

Explore death metal’s darkest caverns with Iranian riff-cult Nex Carnis on their new two-track EP Black Eternity.

Video Premiere: Glacier – “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

September 11, 2019

Boston doom quintet Glacier bring their heavy post-metal freeze to a sweltering temple in their video for album opener “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

Track Premiere: Vokonis – “AntlerQueen”

August 28, 2019

Swedish psychedelic spellcasters Vokonis worship at the riff-adorned throne of the “AntlerQueen.”