When it comes to emotional viscera in metal, few genres manage to encapsulate feelings of hopelessness, rage, and self-discovery…
Their first new music in six years, VxPxOxAxAxWxAxMxC, one of the hushed and praised names of slam, have released their new EP Austrian Dukes of Derangement (XENOCORP). Back to the studio with a vengeance, this 12-minute filth-fest lives up to the wait.
We sat down with the #dungeonsynth master, Håvard Ellefsen, also known as Mortiis, about all things Mortiis, including the new Omniprescence Productions/Dead Seed Productions album Spirit of Rebellion, touring mishaps, and getting back in the saddle of creating music.
In preparation for the release of their ninth studio album, Cell-0, we spoke with Apocalyptica member Paavo Lötjönen about the new record and Apocalyptica’s rise to fame, including their influencing of Metallica’s S&M record.
Few know grind quite as well as Cattle Decapitation. Their 24-year long career has seen them soar through the…
In their impressive debut via Transcending Obscurity Records, the Portuguese atmospheric death/doom outfit OAK have shown their worth and then some. With twists and turns in sound all throughout the behemoth that is Lone, its intuitiveness is one of its most captivating features.
The Comforting Grip of Misery is dark, poignant, yet also in the context of atmospheric black metal/DSBM, beautiful. With this record, it’s clear And Now The Owls Are Smiling has gone from strength to strength since joining Clobber Records.
Exploring uncharted waters while remaining true to their original sound, Caronte has delivered an excellent doom metal album in Wolves of Thelema (Ván Records), one which touches on the occult, old school heavy metal, and more.
The Finnish black metal outfit Marras have unleashed their debut record, Where Light Comes to Die (Spread Evil). Considering the plethora of Finnish black metal offered, does it manage to stand out among the crowd?
Accomplished Canadian singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Schoolcraft self-released her debut album, Martyr, on October 11th, and the eleven-track record is an exciting, knockout start to her solo career.
Fresh off the release of their new Century Media Records album Heart Like A Grave, we spoke with Insomnium vocalist Niilo Sevänen about the new record, lengthy history together, and depressing Finnish music.
French blackgaze band Alcest is about to release their new record Spiritual Instincit on October 25th via Nuclear Blast Records. We spoke with frontman Neige about the band’s new emotional approach towards the album, and the incredible connection fans have to their music.
Margaret Chardiet returns yet again under Pharmakon, with another visceral sonic attack on the senses. Continuing to improve and refine her sound, Devour (Sacred Bones) is a conduit of frustration towards the world in which we live.