BRYMIR lead singer Viktor Storm Gullichsen joins us for a Stereo Six, in which he outlines six essential albums that were inspirational when writing/recording the new record, ‘Voices In The Sky.’
Defacing God’s new slice of symphonic extreme metal, ‘The Resurrection of Lilith,’ is the perfect example of how to blend dramatic, magical storytelling with epic, grandiose metal.
15,000 metal fans endured a heatwave to celebrate all that is great about metal as Bloodstock Open Air returned!
In the first of our preview features, here is our pick of the must-see main stage bands for Bloodstock 2022.
Old Castles deliver ‘Sarcophagical Lament of the Past’ via Inferna Profundus Records; raw black metal the way it should be – straight out of the early ’90s.
Vampirism, pretentiousness and grim black metal. Vampirska’s Apparitions Frozen in Chimera Twilight is a glorious combination of all three.
Manchester blackened death metal band Necronautical return with their epic fourth album ‘Slain In The Spirit’. Read our review here.
Bloodstock organisers have confirmed that metal legends Mercyful Fate are the final headliner for the 2021 weekend and will be joined by Dimmu Borgir.
Cosmic World Mother has been the hardest record to wrap my head around in quite some time. There are…
Polish black metal legends Arkona have been infecting underground airwaves with frigid, uncompromising evil across six full-length albums, culminating in their seventh, Age of Capricorn, now available on Debemur Morti.
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.
Unus (Season of Mist), the sixth full-length album by Canadian group Necronomicon is a powerful piece of Lovecraftian death metal, but its impact is lessened by superfluous symphonic flourishing.