Xasthur

Prophecy Productions Announce Full Lineup for Inaugural U.S. Festival

August 1, 2018

Prophecy Productions announce Alcest, Xasthur, Kayo Dot, Crowhurst and more for inaugural Prophecy Fest on November 2 and 3.

Decibel Exclusive: Xasthur Go Unplugged for First-Ever Show in L.A. (Video)

October 26, 2015

Scott Conner gave convention the middle finger on Friday night by going acoustic — and semi-country — at the first-ever Xasthur show. 

Nocturnal Poisoning: Q&A With the Artist Formerly Known as Xasthur

November 29, 2012

In 2010, one-man black metal outfit Xasthur released its final album, Portal of Sorrow. That it would be Xasthur’s swansong was announced in advance by its creator, Scott Conner, who abandoned his longtime alias “Malefic” and used his real name in the credits for the first time in a career that spanned 15 years and…

Day in the Life of R. Loren (Sailors With Wax Wings), Part I

October 21, 2010

By R. Loren (Sailors With Wax Wings) Wake up. Email. Feed, dress, entertain daughter. Take daughter to daycare. Go to work. Scramble to prepare lesson plan on Mary Shelley and the Gothic Novel while listening to Xasthur’s Portal Of Sorrow. Respond to emails on my phone from Derek at Solid PR regarding press for Sailors…