For the first instalment in our Ranked series, we used the online doom community to help us curate the definitive ranking of Electric Wizard’s albums.
Enthralled by the group’s first release, we decided to ask Tuskar about their influences, the origins of their interest in Welsh mythology and the birth of their unique brand of ‘nuclear sludge’.
With the days shortening and temperatures dropping as winter approaches, the season of staying in and binge-watching television is very much upon us.
In case you get bored of marathoning Metalocalypse, here are seven of our favourite musical documentaries.
There were a few raised eyebrows recently when Holy Roar Records announced that two of their charges, Slabdragger and Wren, were to release a split featuring a cover of a Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart track, respectively.
Italian instrumental quintet prove that life without vocals has no effect over a band’s ability to be creative.
Code’s latest release only came out last January, but the progressive black metallers still have much to give 2017.
Stoic is an excellent addition to Ghold’s already formidable portfolio and a triumphant beginning for Crypt Of The Wizard. Here’s to many more.
Infatuated with the Diploid’s devastating raucous, and driven by a wish to discover more about the album’s themes, we spoke to two-thirds of the band.
“If there’s anything for a band to base their sound on, it’s a murdered android having a fairly bad time after being shot by President James Marshall.”
An excellent example of extreme metal’s refusal to clean up – Brooklyn experimentalist collective Gnaw have returned after four years, with a revitalized lineup and a brand new release.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor hold a monolithic status over post-genre bands and musicians – enthralled to the noise, no-wave and post-hardcore scenes that sprung up around bands like Sonic Youth and […]
Formed amidst the strife of the second wave of black metal in the 90s, Blut Aus Nord’s debut Ultima Thulee took the black metal world by storm in 1995. If there’s […]
Transcending their genre through intelligent experimentations that seldom miss their mark, Blut Aus Nord offer up increasingly more punishing sonic stylings as they obliterate the notion of genre on Deus Salutis Meae.
The third instalment in the New York outift’s experimental discography continues to delve into challenging aural territories, blending their twisted interpretations of various metal subgenres to explore only the most torturous forms of musical extremity.
We recently had the opportunity to interview Robert R. Williams, drummer for proto-prind/pioneering hardcore band Siege. Arguably one of the most influential bands of the 1980s/ early 90s.
On a personal level, Free Nelson Mandoomjazz was my find of 2016. In all honesty, it was the name that drew me in, but it was the mix of Sabbath-esque […]