Belgium

Track Premiere: Evil Invaders – ‘As Life Slowly Fades’

September 14, 2017 Vince Bellino

Belgian speed demons Evil Invaders are a stylistic throwback to the days of Metallica and Slayer, playing fast and tight guitar-driven thrash. After debuting with Pulses of Pleasure on Napalm Records, their second LP, Feed Me Violence, builds on what they started on Pulses. In other words, Evil Invaders aren’t just rehashing something that’s been done to death—they play exciting, tight thrash…

Belgian Symphonic Black Metallers Saille Birth Giants With “Benei ha’Elohim”

February 14, 2017 Daniel Lake

Nearly ten years since its inception, high-concept Belgian brutalizers Saille bring down the fire with their fourth album, Gnosis, to be released through Code666 Records on March 13th.  Today we bring you a lyric video for the record’s opening track, “Benei ha’Elohim.”

Track Premiere: Wiegedood Get Aggressive On ‘Smeekbede’

December 14, 2016 Vince Bellino

Wiegedood traded atmosphere for aggression on “Smeekbede,” the first single from the band’s second album.

BREWTAL TRUTH: Drink This Now!

February 28, 2014 Adem Tepedelen

Last week’s Q&A with Exit-13 vocalist Bill Yurkiewicz got us thinking about Belgian beers. Actually, we’re frequently thinking about Belgian beers, but this is a good time of year for drinking the the big, high-ABV ones—and there are plenty of them out there. It also made us consider the “classics” of the beer world, iconic…

Throw Me a Frickin’ Label Hack: Belgium’s Humanity Defiled

April 26, 2013 Daniel Lake

 Because every day another band records another song.  Because 83% of those songs are unlistenable and you can’t be bothered to sift through the dreck.  Because metal is about not giving a shit and waking your own personal storm.  Because music is universal, expression is boundless, and even indie labels (whatever that means these days)…