Russia

Album Premiere: Scarecrow – ‘ Scarecrow II’

October 21, 2021

Check out a full stream of Russian retro/throwback-doom rockers Scarecrow‘s new album, Scarecrow II, which drops tomorrow.

Track Premiere: Gosudar – “Awakening of the Realm”

March 30, 2021

Moscow’s apex death metallers Gosudar offer a terrifying glimpse of their forthcoming debut full-length, Morbid Despotic Ritual, out this May on Rotted Life Records.

Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums

February 15, 2021

Decibel bestows wisdom in our latest Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums, featuring Kaon, Lumnos, Mesarthim, Offenbarung and Darkspace. Revolutions in celestial death are infinite.

Blast Worship: S.I.R.

October 29, 2019

We welcome musical interference from Russian grindcore assets S.I.R.

Blast Worship: Deplete

October 22, 2019

In Russia, you do not blast beat; in Russia, beat blasts you.

Special Report: Inside Belphegor and Incantation’s Censorship Struggles in Putin’s Russia

June 7, 2016

Diabolical Conquest: Extreme metal bands Belphegor and Incantation endure censorship and worse in Russia

 

Stream New Septic Mind Album

October 31, 2014

Any fan of majestic extreme doom should make (geological) time to get familiar with Russian label Solitude Productions.  If you like four-minute songs just fine, but your salivary glands kick into overdrive for tracks that leave the eleven-minute mark in the dust, you’re the target market.  It’s easy to get lost in to celestial movements…