A while back, American-made Agalloch disbanded and left thousands of fans with a nice little heartache. The band that unleashed some of the best albums out there, has died out like embers. John Haughm, alongside Trevor Matthews (of Uada) and Stephen Parker went on to form Pillorian, which is the culmination of the past few […]
March 4th, 2017 Polly Maggoo – Tilburg (NL) Season Of Mist By Laetitia After having received an invite to come and listen to the upcoming Carach Angren record, called Dance and Laugh Amongst The Rotten (release date June 16th) yours truly made her way to the Dutch town of Tilburg, where the venue 013 also […]
Dutch experimental black metal formation Dodecahedron (inspired by Mayhem’s Ordo Ad Chao and French metallers Deathspell Omega) are about to release their antagonizing sophomore record upon a metal scene that is unaware of Armageddon that is heading their way. Where the self titled debut was a hint of the band’s technical prowess and explorations beyond […]
I followed Fjoergyn from their first release ‘Ernte Im Herbst’ until their third full length ‘Jahreszeiten’. All three of those albums proudly stand in my album collection at home, and I listened an insane amount of time to all of them. I fell in love with their rough (avant-garde) black metal combined with a dreamy […]
And so it began, again… Off we headed to see perhaps one of the stranger combinations of darkness lined up to play at the Iduna in Drachten (NL): Gorgoroth, Melechesh, Earth Rot and INCITE.. Read all!
Ande is a Belgian one man black metal project by Jimmy Christiaens. This January, he released his second album, titled “Het Gebeente”, which is Dutch and roughly translates to “The Bones”. The album art by Luciana Nedelea is pretty cool and deserves to be mentioned. Although no black metal artist likes to hear it, the […]
SÓLSTAFIR have announced their first European tour in support of their forthcoming full-length ‘Beyrdreyminn’ (out May 26th) in June. The tour will kick off at the Download Festival in Paris on June 10th and afterwards the enigmatic Icelandic rockers will continue to perform in England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and France before a final show […]
By Laetitia The French deathgrind band Benighted is one of the household names in their scene, yet has always stayed under the radar with the metal masses. The Frenchies previous album, Carnivore Sublime, was either deemed to polished and technical by some or lauded by others for exactly those reasons. With their 8th studio effort, […]
The Finnish metallers from Wintersun recently launched a Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to fund their new record The Forest Seasons and future projects (which includes Time II). Metal-Exposure talked to bass player Jukka Koskinen about this much debated step, the new record and yes, the sauna.. Read the interview here!
After playing their first full length ‘Power Through Unity’ uncountable times. After three long years, the wait is finally over. And with ‘Memorandum Occultus’, The Committee has once again delivered a very strong album. If there even was progress to be made, they made it. The production of this album appears to be much more […]