Sean Frasier

Track Premiere: Idol Throne – “Unholy Warrior”

May 25, 2022

Indiana power thrashers Idol Throne brandish bloody steel on their new single “Unholy Warrior.”

Album Premiere: MNRVA – ‘Hollow’

May 18, 2022

South Carolina sludge trio MNRVA summon black skies with their doomy debut LP, Hollow. Live deliciously and listen early.

Track Premiere: Instigate – “Haruspex”

May 11, 2022

Death grinders Instigate predict the apocalypse on “Haruspex.” Off their upcoming album Unheeded Warnings of Decay.

Track Premiere: Satanath – “Lethal Exekution”

May 4, 2022

Dark ambient project Satanath deconstructs post-metal in the ten-year anniversary reissue of their album Metallized Arena.

Track Premiere: Somatic Decay – “Mutilated Facades”

April 29, 2022

Death metal duo Somatic Decay dredge “Mutilated Facades” from the cesspit of their upcoming demo. Features two ex-members of Ossuarium.

Track Premiere: Malignant Aura – “…And So It Was That I Lay Down Forever”

April 27, 2022

Australian death/doom undertakers Malignant Aura reveal their sepulchral new single, “…And So It Was That I Lay Down Forever.”

Album Premiere: Pyreship – ‘Light is a Barrier’

April 20, 2022

Texan post-metal sludgelords Pyreship traverse doomed skies on their stunning sophomore LP, Light is a Barrier.

Album Premiere: Sentient Horror – ‘Rites of Gore’

April 18, 2022

New Jersey Swedeath disciples Sentient Horror split skulls with their ferocious third LP, Rites of Gore.

Album Premiere: Viogression – ‘3rd Stage of Decay’

April 13, 2022

Wisconsin death dealers Viogression continue their blood-stained path three decades after their last LP with 3rd Stage of Decay.

Album Premiere: Weedevil – ‘The Return’

April 6, 2022

Brazilian stoner sect Weedevil exhale their debut LP of bongripping riffs and ferocious fuzz, The Return.

Grim Reefer Fest Smokes Up Baltimore on April 16th

March 30, 2022

Grim Reefer Fest celebrates riffs and spliffs with a nine-band lineup of stoned heaviness on April 16th in Baltimore, MD.

Track Premiere: Assumption – “Submerged by Hadean Tides”

March 23, 2022

Italian death/doom cosmonauts Assumption release their upcoming LP’s stellar first single, “Submerged by Hadean Tides.”

Cradle of Filth Stream Their Full “Dusk…and Her Embrace” Set This Weekend

March 16, 2022

Cradle of Filth revisit their landmark Dusk…and her Embrace album with a special performance streaming on the Spring Equinox.

Track Premiere: As the World Dies – “Desolate”

March 9, 2022

U.K. death metal antagonists As the World Dies premiere their new single, “Desolate.” Album out on March 25.

Album Premiere: Hellfrost and Fire – ‘Fire, Frost and Hell’

March 2, 2022

Claim your own hot or cold spot in hell and blast the debut album from death metal demons Hellfrost and Fire. Stream it now before the album’s March 18th release.

Track Premiere: Hellbore – “All Men Are Created Evil”

February 23, 2022

Tech death duo Hellbore banish us to the underworld in their sinister new track, “All Men are Created Evil.”

EP Premiere: Masakre – ‘Morbid Extinction’

February 16, 2022

Indonesian deathcrust cult Masakre light the globe on fire with their Morbid Extinction EP. Out from Pulverized Records on February 18th.

Album Premiere: Shield of Wings – ‘Unfinished’

February 9, 2022

Chicago symphonic metal guardians Shield of Wings uncage their soaring first LP, Unfinished. Out February 11th.

Track Premiere: Father Befouled – “Unheavenly Catechesis”

February 2, 2022

Death metal blasphemers Father Befouled summon fresh hell on their sinister new single, “Unheavenly Catechesis.”

Album Premiere: Vorga – ‘Striving Toward Oblivion’

January 26, 2022

German black metal cosmonauts Vorga plunge you into a starless sky on their new album, Striving Toward Oblivion.

Track Premiere: MWWB – “The Harvest”

January 19, 2022

MWWB (formerly Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard) return with the title track of their upcoming LP of cosmic psychedelic doom, “The Harvest.”

Track Premiere: Speckmann Project – “Fiends of Emptiness”

January 12, 2022

Face the rabid anger of the new Speckmann Project single, “Fiends of Emptiness.” Featuring Paul Speckmann of Master and Abomination.

Track Premiere: Claustrofobia – “Corrupted Self” featuring Marc Rizzo

January 5, 2022

Las Vegas/Brazilian deathrashers Claustrofobia recruit Marc Rizzo (ex-Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy) for their new single “Corrupted Self.”

Track Premiere: Fossilization – “Exalted in the Altar of Insignificance”

January 5, 2022

Death metal fiends Fossilization unearth a single from their split with Ritual Necromancy, “Exalted in the Altar of Insignificance.”

Darkest Waves: Five 2021 Favorites from Transylvanian Recordings

December 29, 2021

Oakland DIY label Transylvanian Recordings made a lot of waves this year. Listen to some of our favorite Transylvanian albums from 2021 before the new year.

Track Premiere: Tormentor Tyrant – “Tormentor Tyrant”

December 22, 2021

Finnish trio Tormentor Tyrant share their vicious self-titled track as a declaration of death metal violence.

Track Premiere: Descent – “Fester”

December 15, 2021

Australian death metal hellbringers Descent unshroud their newest single, “Fester.” Their album Order of Chaos is due out January 14th.

Track Premiere: Death on Fire – “Slave”

December 8, 2021

Indiana melodic death/thrash grave-burners Death on Fire release their newest single, “Slave.” Their album Burial Hymns looms in 2022.

Video Premiere: QAALM – “Existence Asunder”

December 1, 2021

Los Angeles funeral sludge newcomers QAALM release a video for their crushing first single, Existence Asunder. Debut album coming March 2022.

Album Premiere: Swamp Coffin – ‘Noose Almighty’

November 24, 2021

UK executioners Swamp Coffin pair NOLA sludge noise with doom and hardcore on their debut LP, Noose Almighty.