Full Album Stream: Cultic – “Of Fire and Sorcery”
April 18, 2022 Emily Bellino
Cultic guide the listener to a realm of fantasy via dungeon synth and death/doom.
Full Album Stream: Xasthur/Casket of Dreams “The Hallucination Tunnels”
May 14, 2021 Neill Jameson
Xasthur and Casket of Dreams join forces below ground and emerge with dungeon funeral synth split The Hallucination Tunnels
Deck the Hails Part II: The Revenge of Neill Jameson’s Christmas Playlist
December 21, 2020 Neill Jameson
Four years after the original installment, Neill Jameson returns and sounds off on the Christmas season and gives you the gift of holiday playlists.
Toadlickers hypnotize with Hangover songs
November 17, 2020 Dutch Pearce
This is how they play dungeon synth down in Goblin City! Stream Toadlickers outlandish debut in its entirety right now.
Video Premiere: Sombre Arcane – “The Ancestral Seat of the Barovian Scourge”
October 30, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Worcester-based dungeon synth magi Sombre Arcane offer a chilling glimpse into their subterranean rituals with this video for their song from the Wrought Records Halloween compilation, The Reliquary of Terror.
Full Stream: Vigor Reconstruct: A Benefit for the Soroka Family
October 2, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Witness the power of metalheads coming together as we stream Vigor Reconstruct, the sprawling, multi-genre benefits compilation for the Soroka Family, plus a chat with the comp’s organizer to find out how this massive work came together.
Video Premiere: Malfet – “The Sadness of Her Might”
October 1, 2020 Dutch Pearce
California dungeon synth bard Malfet gives us a breath-taking glimpse at their forthcoming new album, Alban Arthan, with this brand-new music video.
Demo:listen: Ages of Blood
May 22, 2020 Dutch Pearce
This week Demo:listen captures the dawning of Ages of Blood, a new Argentinian medieval black metal stronghold.
Video Premiere: Guild Of Lore – “Sojourn & Return”
May 15, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Find yourself mesmerized by this video from Californian dungeon synth master Guild Of Lore from their soundtrack to the forthcoming video game Skin Witch.
Track Premiere: Chris Alexander — “Shock Waves”
April 8, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Dark maestro Chris Alexander is back with a sexy, nightmarish new record that definitely defies quarantine.
Album Review: Mortiis – ‘Spirit of Rebellion’
January 22, 2020 Dutch Pearce
The dark dungeon music progenitor returns to his “Era 1” form with this reimagining of 1995 classic Ånden som Gjorde Opprør.
Video Premiere: Mortiis – “A Dark Horizon”
December 13, 2019 Dutch Pearce
The first of the dungeoneers, Mortiis bids us to look upon “A Dark Horizon.”
Mortiis on Masks, ‘Game of Thrones’ and the KISS cover that almost was
December 9, 2019 J. Bennett
The Norwegian legend discusses the slow disappearance of his infamous mask, his decades-long struggle with depression and the KISS cover that Emperor that nearly pulled off.
Fest Alert: Dungeon Siege West
November 8, 2019 Dutch Pearce
Dungeon Siege West brings three nights of dark dungeon magic to Seattle. Check out some of the acts performing next weekend via a curated selection of tracks from West festival organizer, Ingsmith.
Full Album Stream: Francis Roberts – ‘Musical Instrument d e a t h Interface’
November 8, 2019 Dutch Pearce
Experimental dungeon synth producer Francis Roberts returns with a new full length of sprawling and adventurous fantasy ambient.
Full Demo Stream: Paths of the Eternal – ‘Paths of the Eternal’
June 13, 2019 Decibel Magazine
Take some time to let your mind drift across dark fields and abandoned castles with our stream of Paths of the Eternal’s self-titled demo
Video Premiere: Malfet – ‘Briosque Juvenis’
June 7, 2019 Dutch Pearce
Californian dungeon synth producer Malfet returns with a new full length. Check out a new video for “Briosque Juvenis” now!
Track Premiere: Francis Roberts – ‘Barrier of Light’
May 7, 2019 Dutch Pearce
Stream a new song, with an accompanying video, from American dungeon synth producer, Francis Roberts.
CONTEST: Win Tickets to See Mortiis in Baltimore and New York City
March 11, 2019 Emily Bellino
Win tickets to see Mortiis live next month!
Watch: Mortiis – ‘Visions of an Ancient Future’
February 21, 2019 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from the godfather of dungeon synth, Mortiis.
Kingdoms Regained: Mortiis On His Reissued “Era 1” Book
April 10, 2018 Dutch Pearce
Occasioned by the finally widely available and expanded reissue of his book, Secrets of My Kingdom: Return to Dimensions Unknown, we present an exclusive and candid interview with the godfather of dungeon synth, Mortiis.
March 2, 2018 Dutch Pearce
This week’s Demo:listen takes us deep into the torch-lit dungeon of Leipzig’s Festung.
Track Premiere: Chris Alexander – “Blood Church”/”The Quiet Life of Martha Morris”
November 1, 2017 Shawn Macomber
Sublime dark cult arts universe world-builder Chris Alexander premieres two exclusive tracks off his new solo record Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll.
Spooky Synths: A Neill Jameson Halloween Playlist
October 31, 2017 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson curates a special, dungeon synth-focused holiday playlist for the 2017 Halloween/winter season.
Mortiis: From Black Metal to Dungeon Synth and Beyond
October 16, 2017 Neill Jameson
In perhaps his most in-depth interview ever, Mortiis dives deep into his past as the unwitting progenitor of dungeon synth.
Exploring Synths: A Primer with Neill Jameson
September 28, 2017 Neill Jameson
Neill Jameson explores synthesizers and the various metal-related genres of music that have sprung from the instrument.
Full Album Stream: Moloch – ‘Verwüstung’
February 14, 2017 Emily Bellino
Moloch‘s out of print black metal album Verwüstung will be rereleased in a remastered for vinyl format by Argento Records. Hear the improved songs now.