Words & Interview by Mike Hill of Tombs Batushka – IV Video Black metal has historically looked to the past to tap into the aesthetics of ancient traditions. The Second Wave bands such as Emperor, Burzum and Darkthrone looked to Norse mythology for much of their inspiration with regard to
It seems as if Detroit-bred and Brooklyn-based artist Nathaniel Shannon has no limits. As a photographer, his work has not only graced CVLT Nation, but also Metal Injection and various other music sites, blogs and art shows across the country. With an ever expanding reputation for capturing the essence of
Madness! Noise! Tribes of humans! THROBBING GRISTLE were before their time! In 1981, this groundbreaking band gave an outstanding performance inSan Francisco. Right now, confront THROBBING GRISTLE and allow them to pound your braincells into submission…and check out this intense hour-long show in the process!
Sometimes as I’m sitting at my computer, with my phone by my side, alternating glances between two glowing screens, I feel genuinely terrified that we are in the end times of physical human contact. It’s like a Matrix style portal to the future opens up before me and I see
Toronto’s TRAITRS have a stellar collection of songs in their Rites & Ritual EP, which they released earlier this year via Pleasance Records. Their driving post-punk beats and huge breakdowns makes them one of my favorite finds of 2016. We already premiered a track off the EP in “Youth Cults,” and today were very
Here’s an album where the sounds of the 80s come full circle. It doesn’t sound like this is a conscious attempt by Black Marble at hipster irony, as the songs feel like they were written in a very honest and organic manner. The ghost of my favorite decade is used