Black Metal

NIGHTBRINGER – Ego Dominus Tuus Review + Full Stream

Few moments in the pursuit of audio ecstasy result in one’s jaw dropping open within the first few minutes of an opening song. Nightbringer’s Ego Dominus Tuus sends a chill down my spine, as “Et Nox Illumination Mea in Deliciis”

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Cold Lo-Fi Black Metal!
Ellorsith 1959 Review + Full Stream

Caligari Records is releasing this hypnotizing album by a Scottish Band called Ellorsith. 1959 tells the story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident. A true story, involving the mysterious deaths of nine hikers led by Igor Dyatlov into the Ural Mountains of

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Sickness In: AKATHARSIA and URZEIT 10″ Split Now Streaming!

Well, shit then. THIS is happening soon. Two of the best “rabid” black metal/punk bands around these days – Oakland’s AKATHARSIA (current and past member of Fell Voices, Negative Standards, Lycus, Boar Worship etc.) and Portland’s URZEIT (past and present members

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Occultation – Silence In The Ancestral House
Review + Full Stream

If you ever wondered what Negative Plane would sound like with a little occult rock slant on their vocals and a touch of goth at the edges, then Occultation will tick all those boxes for you. While that’s a very

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Blut Aus Nord – Memoria Vetusta III: Saturnian Poetry

Resting on my shelf for some 10 years now still is my copy of Blut Aus Nord’s majestic sophomore effort Memoria Vetusta I: Fathers of the Icy Age; an album that would forever change the course and trajectory of my

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CVLT Nation Interviews Carl Snyder of Hod

We recently caught up with Carl Snyder of  the San Antonio based black thrashers Hod to discuss the creation of their newest slab of infectious vertebrae-crunching metal The Book of the Worm, along with the current state of black metal

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Necroholocaust
Holocaustic Goat Metal Review

AAAAARRGGHH! Necroholocaust scorch the surface of the earth and civilization with it with their debut full-length, Holocaustic Goat Metal. Add the Chris Moyen artwork (I believe it’s him. Correct me if I’m wrong), and every pop music fan dancing to

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SALVATICUS “Hidden Manna”
Review + Stream

This Virginia band released their album Hidden Manna back in May, and the big question is, why hasn’t it generated more of a buzz in the underground circles? The crisp production might turn off some purists. Salvaticus make the most

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Menace Ruine
Venus Armata Review + Stream

Labels: Profound Lore & SIGE Records It has pretty much been two years since the previous full-length of Menace Ruine was unleashed upon this poor earth. To be honest I have still not recovered from Alight In Ashes, where the experimental doom/drone

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CVLT Nation’s Top 5 New Bands You Must HEAR Today!

 1. HOME IS GONE Unholy fuck this band is just so, so, so fucking good! The vocals eat away at your existence while the music beats you all over your body! HOME IS GONE has created one of my favorite

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