Black Metal

AGALLOCH
The Serpent and the Sphere
Review.Stream.Footage

Label: Profound Lore Records I am alone in an empty house. This might sound like an inauspicious start for a music review, but stick with me; after all, Agalloch has something of a skill for prompting introspection, especially in music

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Verberis
Vastitas Review + Stream

I love ritual black metal as much as the next damned soul, but Verberis‘ Vastitas tape ups the ante on aggression without sacrificing atmosphere. There are eerie plucked notes sounding while frenetic riffs keep the music hostile. The keyboards are

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The Sickest Black Metal Song…
You Will Hear Today!
CVLT Nation Streaming:
BARGHEST “Spent Brass”

I have been waiting all fucking year for this album to be done, and now it’s almost here: BARGHEST’s The Virtuous Purge, coming out via Gilead Media in June 2014. After hearing just the demos months ago, I knew that

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Coltsblood – Into The Unfathomable Abyss Album Review

A few months ago the name Coltsblood may not have meant a whole lot to you, but tours with Watain and signing with Candlelight is sure to change that, and more importantly, this devastating record that they call their debut

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Temples Fest 2014
Day One Huge Photo Essay!

Photos by Gemma Shaw This year’s Temples Festival in Bristol featured a killer lineup! Our metal festival photographer Gemma Shaw was there on Day One to capture performances from Electric Wizard, Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Jucifer, Moss and Satan’s Satyrs!

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tape Label Right Now!
GRACELESS Recordings

VIOLENCE, DISTORTION, DEATH, DECAY, FILTH SUPREME, MURDER RIFFS and BLOODY VOCALS are some of the words that come to mind when I listen to releases from GRACELESS Recordings! This Nashville-based tape label specializes in putting out underground gems. This is

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Interviews:
THE AUSTRASIAN GOAT

No fashion, No kvlt, No trend! Just purely from the heart! This is what THE AUSTRASIAN GOAT is all about – whether it’s black metal, doom or neo-folk he’s playing, it has some a special feeling, it has it’s own

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1 of the Sickest Releases Of 2014!
CVLT Nation Streaming:
Mizmor “VIII – Orual”

Mizmor has given CVLT Nation the highest honor of allowing us to share with you their new song “VIII – Orual.” A 16 minute journey into a beautiful and haunting sonic black hole is one side of their upcoming split

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LILAJUGEND
CVLT Nation Interviews A PREGNANT LIGHT

About two years ago, I was staying at Sean Reveron’s house in Venice. As per tradition, I would raid his tape collection while fielding a thunder barrage of questions, when I grabbed a duo-toned cover. How did a long-lost Rough

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CVLT Nation 3rd Anniversary
Showcase Photo Essay

CVLT Nation would like to give an extra HUGE shout out to Countdown to Armageddon, USNEA, NIGHT NURSE, DRUDEN, BLACK LODGE, ALAN HUNTER and everyone how came out to our Seattle 3rd anniversary on April 19th. All of the bands

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