Redefining Darkness

Full Demo Stream: Sarcator – ‘Visions of Purgatory’

February 11, 2020

Never mind potential, Sarcator have power from hell. Check out the debut from these precocious Swedish melodeath thrashers in its entirety right now.

Track Premiere: Hot Graves – “Ruination Supremacy”

January 9, 2020

On their new EP Haunted Graves Floridian sonic extremists Hot Graves hit so hard it’s probably illegal in certain states. Hear what we mean on the exclusive premiere of this amalgamated grinder “Ruination Supremacy.”

Drown in Aseptic’s “Cascading Fluids”

January 3, 2020

For fans of classic, 80s-style “cassette death metal” in the vein of old Death and Autopsy, San Jose’s Aseptic is your new capital ship.

Full EP Stream: Mother’s Tomb – ‘Absent Not Dead”

September 26, 2019

Get to know Mother’s Tomb, and their first four tracks of ripping death/thrash via of Absent Not Dead.

Schattenfall’s New Album Is “Melancholie” Distilled

March 29, 2019

Ruminate on the “Melancholy of Being” and spin a new Schattenfall tune.

Demo:listen: Caustic Vomit

January 4, 2019

This week’s Demo:listen welters in the putrid death doom of Russia’s Caustic Vomit.

Video Premiere: Create a Kill – ‘Flesh, Blood & Stone’ (Feat. Matt Harvey)

December 7, 2018

Ex-Malevolent Creation members and Matt Harvey (Exhumed) pay tribute to fallen Malevolent Creation vocalist Brett Hoffman with new Create a Kill video.

Full Album Stream: 1914 – “The Blind Leading the Blind”

November 9, 2018

1914 tackle events from World War I as the themes on their new album, The Blind Leading the Blind.

Full EP Stream: Khandra – “There is No Division Outside Existence”

October 10, 2018

Belarusian black metal duo Khandra challenge the boundaries of consciousness and reality on their new EP.

Demo:listen: Domnitor

September 28, 2018

This week Demo:listen gets a brutal lesson in Romanian history from Cleveland-based martial black death horde Domnitor.

Full Album Stream: Wesenwille – I : Wesenwille

April 25, 2018

Dutch black metal philosophers Wesenwille match dystopian warnings with fiery discord on their I : Wesenwille debut.

Full EP Stream: Sentient Horror – ‘The Crypts Below’

March 28, 2018

Sentient Horror once again lead old-school Swedeath fans through a Lovecraftian pathway between New Jersey and Stockholm on their new EP, The Crypts Below.

Indulge in Väki’s Satisfyingly Dark Black Metal

December 1, 2017

You can rely on Finland to consistently deliver on a few things: pine trees, winning gold medals at the winter Olympics and producing excellent metal.