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Ashtar is the new project of Marko Lehtinen, drummer of Swiss psychedelic stoner rock act Phased, and Witch N., formely bassist, violinist and backing vocalist, of Swiss doom/death band shEver. With Ashtar, the two members move closer to the doom metal edge, along with a fair amount of black metal influence

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The black metal spirit is strong on this one. UK four-piece Funeral Throne (will be appearing @ this years Covenant Festival II ) are well-studied but not content to worship the best of black metal’s second wave. On their second full length, Threshold, the band brings bombastic black/heavy metal that begs to be played

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“We’ve done many terrible things, but it’s taken us to a place where we’ve become free men.” The above quote by Watain frontman Erik Danielsson encapsulates Claudio Marino’s latest and final entry in his “Blood and Spirit” documentary series. Over the course of 23 minutes, “Music, Blood and Spirit: The

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It wasn’t long ago when I had reviewed Sacrocurse’s demo for another zine. After releasing their debut full-length album, Unholier Master, for Hell’s Headbangers Records, they have once more struck down hordes of Five Finger Death Punch fans in the faces with their latest offering, Destroying Chapels. Destroying Chapels is

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Back in 1996, SubArachnoid Space were releasing their debut album, beginning a great career that would span the next fourteen years, a journey that ended in 2010. However, that was not the end for Melynda Jackson, who channeled her creativity through her next project, Eight Bells, suitably named after the

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This is my opinion; I could be wrong in certain humans’ eyes, but who really gives a fuck: Black Metal Satanica was a documentary created in 2008, and to me it is the illest documentary that I have seen so far dealing with the history of black metal. So now is the time, if

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Ahh, this is the kind of shit that should end up on a split 7″: two almost completely different bands – not more of the same, the space is limited, no one wants to hear more of the same. This is why this Palace of Worms / Thoabath split is so

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Unholy awesome, it’s about to really fucking go down in Portland at this year’s Famine Fest. All of  the raging fun starts on Feb. 19th and goes until the 20th. The line up is totally off the chain: here is just a taste of the bands that will be hitting the

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It’s another year, which means another round of amazing festivals dedicated to the love of all things dark and heavy! One of the UK’s greatest and most crushing underground musical events has just been announced, and we’ve got tickets for you! DESERTFEST 2016 has a seriously stacked lineup for those who

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Without question, we all know the impact that BATHORY has had on underground! The other day, I got an awesome email from one of our French comrades Gabriel from Nihilistic Webzine and shared with me this killer 1987 interview with Quorthon…It’s a pretty cool listen, and I’m sure you will listen more

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Racism is never a joke…Phil Anselmo, you straight fucking played yourself in the eyes of so many, and CVLT Nation will never support you in any way or form. I have been an active part of the underground music community since the early 80s, and I have never made the

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Photos: Nathaniel Shannon For those who have been living under a rock for the last two months or so, purveyors of the dark arts 1349 have teamed up alongside the monolithic Tombs and the paranoid-schizophrenic four piece known as Full of Hell for a month long raiding party across the United

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