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 […]
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 […]
French black metallers The Great Old Ones have released a new lyric video for the song ”When the Stars Align’ from their most recent album ‘EOD – A Tale Of Dark Legacy’. The record has been composed as a sequel to H. P. Lovecraft’s literary masterpiece “The Shadow over Innsmouth”. Read our review of the […]
By Laetitia Novels and metal have always gone hand in hand, especially those of dark, intruiging tales. Tolkien’s legacy inspired dozens of bands, some outstanding (like Summoning), others to a cheap elf-in-the-woods trick. It’s no surprise that the unsettling, disturbing stories of classic horror author H.P. Lovecraft also belong to the (numerous) sources of inspiration […]
Belgian Horror Metallers Emptiness have premiered a new track: Let It Fall! Watch it below and shiver. The new full-length ‘Not for Music’ will be out on the 20th of January, on Season of Mist. PRE-ORDER the record here!
The notorious Oslo-based black metal outfit Sons of Balaur are ready to unleash a new track upon mankind, from their upcoming record ‘Tenebris Deos‘ (out 14th of October on Season of Mist). Let your ears be tortured by ‘Succubus Slut‘ below! You can pre-order the album here!
Baptism is a bit of an oddity in the extreme music landscape. The brains behind it, is Lord Sargofagian (or just Lord S. for short) and he’s known to be a tidy bit impulsive when it comes to recording periods, or having band members in Baptism. On occasions, he’s all alone, and in other times […]
There are these marvellous moments in a reviewers existence, where you dig up a gem in between the noise and a record of a previously unknown band becomes a serious contender for the year lists (and it’s July already, so why not start with a draft of that ;)). This was the case with the […]
I’ve always liked split releases. They can showcase the cooperating bands in a manner they want to be shown, and could in some cases, point out a shift in a bands’ direction. I like splits even more, when two of the bands I appreciate the most – Drudkh and Hades Almighty – are in it. […]