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.
Enthralled by their new LP’s grand sound and intriguing concept, we had a chat with Monolithe bassist Olivier Defives to find out more.
Meet Richard Weeks, the man who receives death threats for speaking out against misogyny.
There’s a lot of labels supporting extreme music but few that do it with the consistent quality of Redefining Darkness and Seeing Red. We had a chat with label founder Thomas about why this scorching pair got started.
The third instalment of The Local Fuzz brings together an impressive roster of UK doom, from big names to up-and-comers.
We had an expansive chat with Hamferð frontman Jón Aldará about the ambitious concepts behind their glorious new album.
After honing his riff-crafting talents in Lord Of Putrefaction, Decomposed, Hangnail, Firebird and The Earls Of Mars, Harry Armstrong’s latest project takes a step towards metal’s origins in blues.
Aleksey Evdokimov’s doom metal tome makes for essential reading.
UK doomsters Garganjua combine the heavy with a raw emotive power on their sophomore album.
Though artists big and small will undoubtedly surprise us (for better or worse) as the year progresses, here’s a list of the bands we’re expecting big things from in 2018.
2017 has been a strange year at best – overshadowed by a sense of impending doom, it was inevitable that music’s dark side would rise again this year. And rise again it has.
Enthralled by its colossal size, we spoke to Bell Witch about the creation of Mirror Reaper, and how they turned personal tragedy into a metal opus.
Leeds trio BongCauldron have crafted a distinct style yet managed to stay true to their doomy vision, birthing one hell of a debut LP in the process.
We chat to psychedelic stoner rockers Lacertilia about the band’s influences and the intriguing concept behind their latest LP.
Ulver have achieved a spectacular live show worth the price of attendance, which is more than can be said for the majority of bands.
Check out our preview of this year’s Riffmass, a day of riffs hosted by prog doomers King Goat.