black metal

Film Review: Lords of Chaos

October 15, 2018

Hollywood re-spins the black circle and Decibel takes in an early screening of the much-hyped “Lords of Chaos” film.

Sargeist Releases New Album: Unbound

October 12, 2018

“Unbound,” the latest from Finland’s Sargeist, is an engrossing and deeply satisfying listen for fans of dark, raw, straightforward black metal.

Watch: Solfernus – ‘Mistresserpent’

October 10, 2018

Watch a new video from Solfernus‘ latest album.

Full EP Stream: Khandra – “There is No Division Outside Existence”

October 10, 2018

Belarusian black metal duo Khandra challenge the boundaries of consciousness and reality on their new EP.

Ulver Announce First-Ever United States Show

October 1, 2018

Ulver have their sights set on the United States in 2019.

Track Premiere: Lifelost – ‘Metanoia’

September 25, 2018

Wormed vocalist Phlegeton changes gears to summon eerie black metal in Lifelost.

Vihamieli: Of Omens and Requiems

September 14, 2018

For black metal fans who like their music epic but not cheesy, dark yet still melodic, Vihamieli is definitely a band to watch.

Full EP Stream: Nott – “Vestigium Mortis”

September 10, 2018

Hear the new EP from prolific Italian black metal entity Nott.

The Black Candle Zine: The Interview

September 7, 2018

According to the editor of “The Black Candle” zine, “Black Metal has to be diabolical – if not in content, then at least in spirit.”

Track Premiere: Karg – ‘Petrichor’

September 6, 2018

Stream a new track from Karg (featuring J.J. of Harakiri for the Sky) right now.

Track Premiere: Thron – ‘Beyond the Gates’

September 4, 2018

Germany’s Thron unleash a slab of Swedish-inspired melodic black metal.

Track Premiere: Archgoat – ‘The Luciferian Crown (Venom Of God)’

August 31, 2018

Stream a new song from Archgoat and read a thoughtful (if lengthy) commentary on it from Ritual Butcherer.

Track Premiere: Ichor – ‘Noble Ichor’

August 27, 2018

Pre-Nazxul black metallers Ichor resurrect Slavic triumphs on new track “Noble Ichor.”

Journey Into Helvellyn’s Woods of the Forgotten

August 24, 2018

The Cumbrian black metal scene’s latest export is a finely crafted storm of melodic riffs and in-your-face distorted vocals, cloaked in an atmosphere that foreshadows the end of summer’s light.

Video Premiere: Upheaval – “Eviscerate The Light”

August 21, 2018

Watch a new video for Upheaval‘s “Eviscerate the Light.”