via Fact written by David Katz Fronted by an intense singer with an oblique songbook and a mysterious past, Glorious Din were unlike any other group to emerge from San Francisco’s ‘80s underground. David Katz tells the story of Eric Cope, the chosen persona of a Joy Division-obsessed Sri Lankan
Purple Sunsets, Powerful Women, Groovy Riffs, FM Radio Blasting Out of an Air Brushed Van rolling down the PCH…are the things that I think about as the new CASTLE song “Down in the Cauldron Bog” blasts out of my speakers. The band’s new LP is called Welcome To The Graveyard and will
The sun is out today, but the sun is not shinning for me right now because all I can feel is a never-ending sense of darkness. I know what the remedy is for me to feel different – it’s this thing called music! Harm Wülf‘s voice is what I need to
Skulls smashing to the melodic sound of Punk! Knuckles dragging to the sound of angular Riffs! Breaking bones to the sound of a fucked up reality! NAG (/na:g/) is the name of a new band from Norway who’s self titled LP is coming out on Fysisk Format on Sept. 2nd. I
Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor You don’t typically associate blues with black metal, until you’re seeing four metal bands in New Orleans. The South birthed Lightnin’ Hopkins’ “Bring Me My Shotgun,” Blind Willie McTell’s “A to Z Blues” and Robert Johnson’s “Me and the Devil Blues.” Putting aside the obvious
Fuck what the world thinks about our sound, fuck what the world thinks about our gender, fuck what the world thinks about our gear – these ideas have been magnified by Psychic TV. I see this band as a gateway to the idea that music and art can be an expression
Sick, Twisted, Fucked up Filth, Unhingned Feral Wretched Ear-Puke – all of these words are flying around my skull as I listen to the new FANGE song “Roy-Vermine” from their upcoming LP PURGE. I must say that this band has fucking outdone themselves, because this record is an audio clinic on how sludge
Temple Nightside, a Dark Descent Records alum, has just hopped onto Iron Bonehead Productions’ roster of bands and dropped what has to be their most potent effort to-date, the blackened doom-tinged ritual excursion entitled The Hecatomb. The Hecatomb sounds a bit like early Encoffination with occasional tremolo riffs scattered about.
Dragged into Sunlight and CVLT Nation have teamed up for this five hour mixtape of PURE FITLH-RIDDEN SONIC DEATH! Damian Von Talbot did the artwork for this mixtape, it’s an eternal arsehole – so you know where this mix will take you when you hit play on it below! Their U.S.
California’s sludge merchants -(16)- are back with a soon to be released LP entitled Lifespan of A Moth via Relapse Records. From what I can hear, these humans are not slowing down, but are getting heavier and groovier! Right here and now, I am blasting their new song “Landloper” and I can’t
The Obsessed Live at Siberia Text & Photos: Nathan Tucker “Man, this place is gonna be packed tonight,” Dave Shermen, bassist for The Obsessed, shared with me moments before Siberia opened its’ doors for the night’s show. The way I viewed Dave’s comment wasn’t as an act of boasting, but a humbling statement
I enjoyed POWER TRIP live back in the day, but it was not until I saw them headline a Modified Ghost Fest show in Vancouver that I realized how fucking off the chain they were! When I saw this spot-on full set of theirs from their most recent London show, I knew