Video Premiere: Narcotic Wasteland – “Victims of the Algorithm”
November 17, 2022 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Check out the latest and greatest from ex-Nile frontman Dallas Toler Wade’s Narcotic Wasteland, the new video for “Victims of the Algorithm.”
Video Premiere: Xael Creates Their Own World with “Srai – The Demon of Erring”
May 20, 2021 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Check out the otherworldly video from the otherworldly North Carolina sci-fi obsessed freaks Xael.
Track Premiere: Blindfolded and Led to the Woods – “The White of the Eyes”
March 4, 2021 Bradley Zorgdrager
New Zealand tech death band Blindfolded and Led to the Woods keep their music dizzying, disorienting and ultimately, violent.
Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Doug Moore of Pyrrhon
January 7, 2021 Greg Pratt
Wondering what five heavy albums changed Doug Moore of Pyrrhon and Glorious Depravity‘s life? Read on.
Video Premiere: Nader Sadek – “The Serapeum (Polluted Waters)”
October 21, 2020 Dutch Pearce
In-studio and in-pyramid footage of the recording of The Serapeum, the latest EP from Egyptian-American death metal visionary Nader Sadek, featuring Nile guitarist Karl Sanders.
Rank & Defile: Nile’s Albums Ordered from Worst to Best
December 4, 2019 Joseph Schafer
To celebrate the recent release of the USDM heroes’ latest album, Vile Nilotic Rites, we rank Nile‘s studio LP discography.
For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Abigail Williams, Lord Mantis and Nile
November 1, 2019 Blake Harrison
The Hatebeak frontbird reviews death, black and beyond this week.
Full Album Stream: Contrarian – “Their Worm Never Dies”
March 8, 2019 Emily Bellino
Hear the new album from progressive death crew Contrarian featuring Nile’s George Kollias.
Track Premiere: Olkoth – ‘Imperfect Reanimation’
December 7, 2018 Emily Bellino
Current and former members of Nile, Rapheumets Well and more join forces in Olkoth.
Track Premiere: Oblivion – ‘Awaiting Autochthon’
September 19, 2017 Emily Bellino
Stream the first song from Oblivion‘s new album, The Path To….
The Top 10 Metal Songs Never Performed Live
August 8, 2017 Joseph Schafer
We look at some of the best metal songs of all time… that have never been performed live.
Hall of Fame Countdown: Nile’s Amongst The Catacombs Of Nephren-Ka
May 5, 2016 Matt Solis
Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka is a near-perfect death metal album—absolutely pummeling and technically astonishing, yet layered with unique instrumentation and musical phrasing that give it an ancient, otherworldly atmosphere. Ranking such a slab of awesomeness from “worst to best” is about as ridiculous as Sully Erna’s face tattoo, but that’s never stopped us before!
Enter A Sweet, Sweet Deci-Hell, Courtesy Metalcakes
January 8, 2013 Shawn Macomber
“The weak pale in the face of both baking and metal!” Metalcakes proprietor Kathy Bejma declares when asked how she first came to realize heavy metal and cupcakes belonged in the same mixing bowl. “Plus ovens are like little mini hells accepting your sacrifice of unborn chickens, butter, and sugar…Occasionally I’ll get the How dare…
Into the Depths: Karl Sanders of Nile
July 3, 2012 Shawn Macomber
On today’s edition of Into the Depths we invite Karl Sanders out of the catacombs for a conversation on how a hippie-admiring kid from San Francisco became a visionary force of nature in extreme music destined to single-handedly summon the improbable subgenre of ithyphallic death metal into being. From having to pawn their guitars on…
Ashmedi’s (Melechesh) biographical column & chaotic metaphysical thoughts, Part XVII
May 24, 2011 Chris Dick
Here I am back after a long silence. What can I say?! I naively thought I could be writing while on tour… I was wrong. For one, I was sick as a dog during the majority of the European tour, so for the most part the routine was: from bed to stage to bed. Day…
Top 5 Metal Albums You Should Work-The-Fuck-Out To! by Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn)
February 15, 2011 Chris Dick
By Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn) Decibel asked me to create a list of top 5 (insert inane subject here) things for their blog so this is what I came up with. I wasn’t big on working out really until maybe a year and half ago when I started going through a real rough patch in…
Ashmedi’s (Melechesh) biographical column & chaotic metaphysical thoughts, Part XVI
February 3, 2011 Chris Dick
By Ashmedi (Melechesh) The first column for 2011. And it’s number 16. For a person who used to hate writing I find this quite the accomplishment. 2010 was very productive year. It is the year The Epigenesis was recorded and not long ago released, so I felt a sense of accomplishment and relief. We are…
Nile – “Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka”
June 17, 2009 Chris Dick
Nile didn’t play cribbage with the Lord of all Fevers and Plagues. Entrails were never ripped from an unfortunate virgin’s cunt as far as we know.