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Unholy AWESOME! I received the promo from Finland’s ABYSSION last week and ever since I can’t stop blasting their EP Luonnon Harmonia Ja Vihreä Liekki! I could write about this band’s outstanding pedigree, but I won’t because to me it’s all about what they are creating ABYSSION, and not their other projects.

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Our zine is all about supporting labels we can trust, the good people that release music we stand behind 100%! Case in point is Gilead Media, who is putting out the scathing and raw Black Metal album by PALE CHALICE entitled Negate the Infinite and Miraculous on June 16th. We are FUCKING HYPED

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Last weekend all HELL broke loose at this year’s TEMPLES FEST that took place in Bristol, UK. Our comrade in photography Gemma Shaw was on hand to capture sets by CONVERGE, TRAP THEM, YAITW, NAILS, BONGZILLA and many more. All I can say is that from these photos, you can see that this festival is

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Here is something unique and extremely intriguing that will delight both the fans of Cascadian black metal (WITTR, Addaura, Velnias, Agalloch, etc) and of eastern European-styled melodic black metal (Drudkh, Negura Bunget, Walknut etc.). Hailing from Leipzig in Germany, ANTLERS are a punk and shoegaze-influenced black metal band driven by solemn

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In yet another massive unveiling in their plans for global domination, Les Acteurs De L’Ombre Productions  have pulled back the shroud and released the newest track from Regarde Les Homme Tomber upcoming full length entitled Exile which will be available September 19th.  I’ve had a chance to listen to this album

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BARGHEST is cooking up some new sonic hatred stew for us all to get hyped on, and one of their new songs we have to stream for you is “Application of Malthusian Principle,” So here is the drill: press play below and then hear why BARGHEST is one my favorite Black

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Label:  Atavistic Insurgence Band found on Metallic Imagery Scream and shout. But don’t put me out by doing screamo shit! Want none of that? Try CVLT Nation black metal stomp, care of Bogvalal and their self-titled necro-as-necro-hell release. Tired of getting frostbitten, ladies? Check out of that sleazy motel and get some

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Germanic Neo Paganism is also often referred to as “heathenry.” Odinism, and paganism that includes the worship of Odin, really needs little introduction when it comes to Scandinavian Black Metal. Unfortunately, when a bastardized version of North European paganism known as Ásatrú came into popularity in the United States in

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Surprisingly, I needed plenty of repeat listens to get into Akhlys‘ The Dreaming I, which is released through Debemur Morti Productions. Although the first few times I listened to the album resulted in me hitting the pause button and later stopping it altogether, my first impressions were mostly positive. The

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From June 11th to June 13th, the city of Vancouver will be experiencing  one of the heaviest music festivals that the North West has ever seen – The COVENANT. The group individuals that banded together to make this event a reality have curated this three day fest to be about more than just music,

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Right now I’m gliding into my future while riding on the back of a HUGE riff into the sky. The music of CORPSE LIGHT has my head in a space where darkness has the same power as light to illuminate my world. This band’s soon to be released new album Without

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The Church of Ra has long been established as a focal point for strength and unity within the Belgian metal scene, and indeed for artists and musicians beyond the country’s borders who find themselves drawn to their vision and artistic aesthetic. Amenra may have been the initial keystone, but the

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