Agalloch

Nostalgist feat. Aesop Dekker Cut Deep Into Metal and Post-Punk’s Past

March 22, 2018

An interview with the metallic post-punk band and a premiere of their song “Pendulums”.

The Top 10 Metal Songs Never Performed Live

August 8, 2017

We look at some of the best metal songs of all time… that have never been performed live.

Black Solstice: 5 Cold Classics to Get You Through the Holidays

December 23, 2016

When you need a break after hearing “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” or “Jingle Bell Rock” ten thousand agonizing times.

Track Premiere: Worm Ouroboros – ‘(Was It) The Cruelest Thing’

November 16, 2016

Worm Ourboros is embracing a darker side on “(Was It) The Cruelest Thing.” 

Nathanael Larochette Releases ‘Invocation’ Playthrough, Talks Agalloch Influence

October 25, 2016

Watch Nathanael Larochette perform a playthrough of “Invocation,” a song inspired by writing with Agalloch.

Krieg’s Neill Jameson On the Trappings of Ego

May 17, 2016

Agalloch are no more. Sort of. Neill Jameson thinks someone’s dick might have gotten in the way of things. 

Hall of Fame Countdown: Agalloch’s The Mantle

November 24, 2015

The Mantle is a superb front-to-back mood piece, a turn-of-the-millennium meditation on thoroughly American frontier sensibilities with a metallic foil.

Exclusive Interview: Austin Lunn of Panopticon

September 3, 2015

Staying true to this breakneck creative pace, Austin Lunn is mere weeks away from dropping Panopticon’s sixth LP, the enthralling and resonant Autumn Eternal. The album is a thematic companion to his two previous LPs, but musically, it eschews the “blackened bluegrass” approach in favor of emotionally charged, mournfully melodic black metal (think Winterfylleth meets early Katatonia). We talked to Lunn about creating Autumn Eternal, taking inspiration from nature and being a musician in the often-disheartening environment of the digital age.

Sleep Paralysis Drives Unsettling Agalloch Side Project

June 22, 2015

Bassist Jason W. Walton recently completed two-song 7-inch, Mara, consisting of field recordings and largely focused on his struggles with sleep paralysis.

Agalloch – “The Mantle”

September 28, 2012

After nearly a decade of European dominance of all things anti-Abrahamic metal—starting with Bathory’s Viking-themed classic Hammerheart—Agalloch issued debut album Pale Folklore.

STREAMING: Agalloch’s “Faustian Echoes”

July 5, 2012

At the end of March, Agalloch announced that it had completed work on new EP Faustian Echoes. The band had originally planned to release the effort—one 20+ minute song (the longest of its career) recorded live onto two-inch tape—on its upcoming US tour, but on Sunday, roughly a week before its first show, made it…

Scion Rock Fest 2011 – Unannounced Bands, uh Announced!

January 20, 2011

Scion A/V announced the partial line-up for the 2011 Scion Rock Fest. It was ridiculous! But it just got even more ridiculous! So much so, Scion A/V proposed to fly Decibot from his digital hovel to Pomona, CA to witness the awesomeness, but Decibot declined because the new Rev Theory album is imminent. OK, so…

Scion Rock Fest 2011 – Line-up Announced

January 14, 2011

Scion A/V just announced the line-up for the 2011 Scion Rock Fest. Uh, it’s ridiculous! Morbid Angel, Obituary, Death Angel, Municipal Waste, Agalloch, Integrity, Bastard Noise… Well, you can just read the handbill for the rest. This looks to be an awesome ear-destroying fest. And it’s fucking free (if you RSVP)! Also, Decibel are co-sponsors….