After eight long years since 2012’s Incongruous, Canadian tech-death titans Beneath The Massacre are back with a new slab…
An album that satisfies the needs of black, death and progressive audiences, with a clear and intellectual concept that is somehow still a joy to listen to? Dark Fortress prove their worth to Century Media as they tick all these boxes on Spectres From The Old World.
Thrash metallers Bonded feature a huge lineup of former members of Sodom, Overkill, and Assassin. In our Geared Up interview, we spoke with guitarist Bernd “Bernemann” Kost about his custom Amfisound guitars and ENGL and Jackson Kelly amps.
The next big name in French extreme metal should be Svart Crown, given the dazzling display of blackened death songwriting they deliver on their fifth full-length, Wolves Among The Ashes, available from Century Media.
Ahead of the release of long-running German black metal institution Dark Fortress’ new album, Spectres From the Old World, we were lucky enough to have a chat to long-running guitarist and songwriter, V. Santura, about the band, the new disc and their upcoming first tour on American soil.
Wolves Among the Ashes (Century Media), the latest full-length from French extreme metal outfit Svart Crown is a nuanced exercise in balancing varied and often conflicting musical styles. We had a chat with founder JB le Bail about the album, the band’s influences and what to expect.
Ahead of their stunning London show, we caught up with Insomnium vocalist Niilo Sevänen to discuss the band’s origins, their special connection with fans, potential future releases, and his sources of pride.
Sweden’s classic hard rockers, Horisont, have just announced that not only will they release a new album called Sudden Death, but also that they’re embarking on a spring 2020 European headlining tour in support thereof.
British progressive metal band Monuments have just released a new single called “Animus,” the first new work featuring vocalist Andy Cizek and the reintroduction of drummer Mike Malyan.
Insomnium wowed the audience at their Islington Assembly Hall show supported by melodeath masterpieces, and the opening set brutality of Conjurer.
Canadian tech-death pioneers Beneath The Massacre have just unveiled the video for “Rise of the Fearmonger,” the second single lifted from their forthcoming new album, Fearmonger (Century Media).
To coincide with their 30th anniversary as a band, the originators of rap metal, Body Count, have announced details of their seventh studio album, Carnivore.
The reissue of Stab Wounds by Germany’s Dark Fortress is not only a worthy addition to any black metal library, this remastered version is a great example of how black metal can supersede its clichéd, raw and unfinished roots and instead exist as a well-rounded, high-quality product that values melody and composition without sacrificing any of its implied nihilism in the process.