dark electronic music

Hear Shane Embury Return With Dark Sky Burial’s “Constellation of Archetypes”

April 1, 2022

The ever-prolific Dark Sky Burial project of Napalm Death’s Shane Embury returns with a new single just in time for Bandcamp Friday.

Hear Shane Embury Return With Dark Sky Burial’s ‘Omnis Cum in Tenebris Praesertim Vita Laboret’

December 21, 2021

Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury completes the first quadrilogy of his instrumental/ambient/electronic solo venture Dark Sky Burial. Hear it now.

Track Premiere: The Lion’s Daughter ‘Die Into Us’

April 25, 2018

St. Louis-based genre-benders The Lion’s Daughter scream through ’80s horror filters on new song “Die Into Us.”

Rise of the Machines: A Dark Electronic/Ambient Starter Kit

June 25, 2015

Heavy metal has been flirting with electronic music for decades now, but the lines between the two worlds seem blurrier today than ever before. Chalk it up to Internet culture—with instant access to all the world’s information comes a vast multitude of subgenres that have enough permutations to satisfy all but the most discerning purists. Add to that the recent popularity of synth-heavy horror flicks like It Follows and numerous electronic artists signing to metal labels (Goblin Rebirth on Relapse, Gost/Dan Terminus/Perturbator on Blood Music) and it becomes pretty obvious: dark electronic/ambient music has pulled off a full-scale crossover!