Canada

Track Premiere: Ifernach’s “Kesik, Dethroned King of the Northeastern Woodlands”

January 30, 2019

Ifernach‘s latest composition, “Kesik, Dethroned King of the Northeastern Woodlands,” is music for frigid winters.

Album Stream: Omnipotence “Praecipitium”

December 3, 2018

Canadian blackened death metallers Omnipotence fire off the full album stream of new full-length, Praecipitium, out on Iron Bonehead Productions.

Track Premiere: Bane – ‘Wretched Feast’

November 9, 2018

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

Track Premiere: Thrawsunblat – ‘Via Canadensis’

August 15, 2018

Canadian folk-black metal project Thrawsunblat premiere “Via Canadensis” off new album, Great Brunswick Forest.

Full EP Stream: Widow’s Peak – ‘Graceless’

April 25, 2018

Stream the latest madness from tech death outfit Widow’s Peak.

Video Premiere: Get the Shot – ‘Hellbringer’

July 6, 2017

Check out the new lyric video from metallic hardcore outfit Get the Shot.

Grimposium Founder Announces nordiQC Festival

June 23, 2017

nordiQC will feature apperances from EnslavedBardspec and more, plus film screenings, Q&A panels and more. 

Track Premiere: Striker – ‘Born to Lose’

January 23, 2017

“Without big money bullshit (the quartet’s 100% independent) Striker have struck an ideal balance between nostalgic hooks and blue collar work ethic.”

Northern Rites: An Interview with Norilsk

November 15, 2016

An in-depth conversation with Québécois doom-death outfit Norilsk.

Demo:listen: Sorguinazia

November 11, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we make contact with a singular entity, something from Canada unlike aught we’ve ever known before, a thing which calls itself Sorguinazia.

 

Sacrifice – “Forward to Termination”

November 24, 2015

The story of the emergent popularity of Sacrifice’s second album, Forward to Termination, is a shining example of how media used to work and things “went viral” in the days before the internet gave power to trending tweets and twats.

Musk Ox: Video Premiere Part 2

December 1, 2014

Right before people started pulling up their carts to head home for Thanksgiving we premiered the first making of video from the Canadian neofolk project Musk Ox, the perfect accompaniment to the time of the year when the days get shorter and much colder. In case you missed it you can check it out here….

Musk Ox: Video Premiere Part 1

November 26, 2014

What’s a Musk Ox? Is it some sort of rare delicacy that your backwoods family member serves up at Thanksgiving Dinner? According to the sages at Wikipedia a musk ox is: an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males,…

STREAMING: Beyond Creation’s “Earthborn Evolution”

September 10, 2014

“It’s a testament to the boundless creativity of modern, progressive metal.” That’s what label Season Of Mist is saying about the sophomore album from tech death Quebecers (wrestling joke intended) Beyond Creation. Now, if you’re in the label business these days part of your job is saying good things about your roster so people will…

Pardon, Please: The Deciblog Interview With Lord Worm

August 25, 2014

Dan Greening — alias Lord Worm — is one of the few true mavericks in death metal. Worm is best known for his work with Cryptopsy; Decibel Hall Of Fame inductee None So Vile and potential inductee Blasphemy Made Flesh are genre classics. Worm’s work with Cryptopsy is inimitable; his lyrics are crazed poetry as…

BREWTAL TRUTH: Drink This Now!

April 11, 2014

Why does Canada’s Frenchiest province, Quebec, love Belgian-style beers so much? Is it the shared language? Is it something in the Quebec palate? Or is it just disdain for anything English in origin? We have no idea, but if we want a killer Belgian brew without going to Belgium, there are plenty of options from…

Spell Song Premiere: “Possessed By Heavy Metal”

March 21, 2014

Candles?  Flowing hair?  Human bones?  Leather?  Bullet belts?  A moustache?  Song titles like “Shocker” and “Possessed by Heavy Metal”?  We all know what this leads to… Vancouver rollickers Spell used to be called Stryker, and under that earlier name the trio released an EP and a split full of trad-heavy love.  Next month, they’ve enlisted…

Fatality’s Wintour Diary

February 19, 2014

Last summer, the young bucks in Fatality wrote a cogent piece for the Deciblog on how you can successfully crowdfund a project without pissing off fans. As a result, we got to know bassist Adam Zed pretty well and found him to be a likeable and hilarious chap. Then, he approached the Deciblog about doing…