Black Metal

Woman is the Earth – “Depths”
Review & Footage

In this year so far, we have been gifted with a great amount of awesome releases. Within the black metal spectrum, we were gifted with great offerings from bands like Woods Of Desolation, Thantifaxath, The Great Old Ones and Sun

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The Sickest Black Metal Tape…
You Will Hear Today!
CVLT Nation Streaming:
GIDIM s/t CS

GIDIM straight up is my new favorite black metal, and it’s about to be yours as well! From the first two seconds of this tape, I knew I was listening to something very fucking special and that I had to

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Young and in the Way
When Life Comes to Death
Review + Video

In the shadows cast by the shimmer of candlelight and glimpsed from the hollows of livestock skulls, North Carolina’s Young and in the Way have been toiling with the dark arts in a way yet to be seen by any

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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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