Blackened Death Metal

Track Premiere & Interview: Temple Koludra — ‘Namarupa’

May 15, 2019

The latest track from German blackened death outfit Temple Koludra is a genre and border busting adventure in heavy metal transcendence.

Full Album Stream: Letheria – “Death-Principle”

November 20, 2018

Long-established Finnish extreme metallers Letheria have finally released their debut full length. Stream it here and now in all its cruel and morbid glory.

Track Premiere: Bane – ‘Wretched Feast’

November 9, 2018

Hot off of a tour with Uada, blackened death outfit Bane strike with new music.

Sweden’s Mighty Unanimated Return on Annihilation

August 17, 2018

The blackened melodic death metal greats from Stockholm return with an EP packed with darkness, melancholy and riffs riffs riffs!

Q&A: Necrophobic’s Joakim Sterner Issues A Bomba Warning

March 26, 2018

Long-standing Swedish blackened death metallers Necrophobic mark their return on “Mark of the Necrogram.”

Track Premiere: Scarificare ‘Occult Radiance’

March 19, 2018

Portuguese blackened death metallers Scarificare scare with new track “Occult Radiance.”

Full Album Stream: Empyrean Throne – “Chaosborne”

August 10, 2017

Enjoy a full stream of Chaosborne, the new album from USBM up-and-comers Empyrean Throne now!

FULL ALBUM STREAM: ITALY’S VALGRIND INVOKE THE POWER & THE GLORY OF THE “SEAL OF PHOBOS”

April 12, 2017

Coming at its beguiling brand of blackened death metal with what feels like as much reverence for Emperor and Paradise Lost as Morbid Angel, long-running Modena, Italy quartet Valgrind hit a new high-water mark on Seal of Phobos, a diverse, assured slab of extreme metal full of deftly executed heavy riffage, pitch-black atmospherics, and hairpin turns.

Label Spotlight: Deathrash Armageddon

April 10, 2017

Deathrash Armageddon is a Japanese label that releases a number of raw thrash and black metal bands. 

Label Report: Witches Brew

March 27, 2017

Witches Brew provide a home for underground death, thrash and heavy metal bands.

TRACK PREMIERE: INDIA’s HEATHEN BEAST DELIVER BLACKENED GRINDCORE SUBVERSION ON “IT’S ONLY A MINOR INCONVENIENCE”

March 22, 2017

Sometimes there are things in life which you cannot just let pass. Sometimes you have to speak up and not be a silent spectator.

So wrote undercover provocateurs Heathen Beast in announcing its new full-length ambush $cam, inspired and enraged by the Indian government’s November, 2016 demonetization decree