We take a look at why cancelling Taake shows is a good thing for the metal scene, and why the reaction to it has been misguided.
Finding a home in the more exploratory realms of the extreme metal spectrum, Danish outfit Møl blend esoteric atmospheres with raging metallic power.
Underdark talk innovating within black metal, the importance of DIY and why now is the time to be outspoken against NSBM.
Austrian black metallers Summoning tell us about their new LP and how Tolkien inspires everything they release.
What do you get when you blend the volatile jazz of Dead Neanderthals, the spiralling black metal of Celestial Bodies and the esoteric songcraft of Kees Peerdeman? That’s right; the woundingly charred sounds of Cryptae.
Ulver have achieved a spectacular live show worth the price of attendance, which is more than can be said for the majority of bands.
Man Is Wolf To Man is a poignant masterpiece to those with the patience (and spare time) to delve into its expansive sound.
Ahead of their new LP, we caught up with vocalist Andrew Trevenen to discuss narrative in metal, cinema, and the delicate politics of listening to Burzum.
Code’s latest release only came out last January, but the progressive black metallers still have much to give 2017.
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 […]
E is not the first time the Norwegian group has taken a good look at their sound before rebuilding it brick-by-brick, but it is one of the more noteworthy times.
Talking to hypnotising blackened hardcore group Slowly Building Weapons about their long-awaited return
Listening to Caustic start-to-finish is much like being dropped into a tomb lined with the bones of previous victims, as your captures go on to torture you in increasingly new and painful ways. Except, this is metal, so it’s enjoyable.
You might be forgiven for thinking Farw’s origin among the rolling valleys of Wales might be an indicator of a strain of serene atmospheric black metal, but that’s certainly not […]
American black metallers Anagnorisis discuss latest album Peripeteia and how black metal means freedom.
It’s a testament to the absurdity of metal that an album called Tchornobog is one of Bandcamp’s best-selling albums from the genre in recent weeks.