Black Metal

Dreadlords:
Demo Review + Stream

You better get on your knees, the apocalypse is coming and its four horsemen are Dreadlords. This group of ritualistic racket-makers summon up an unholy concoction of apocalyptic blues, Satanic southern gospel and shamanic sacrilege. This blasphemous demo tape sounds

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Wolves, Foxes &
Government Workers
At CVLT Nation’s Crunchy
Black Metal Cabaret

Photos: Derek Carr If you weren’t at Vancouver’s Astoria on Saturday, Oct. 26, you missed your ONE chance to see Wolvserpent!! …But don’t cry about it because they didn’t show up. Those border dicks were DICKS. I mean, I love a

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In Terra Profugus – Carpe Noctem Review

I honestly do not know what is going on in this small and seemingly peaceful country called Iceland. Iceland has given us big names within the black metal scene – we can highlight names like Svartidaudi and Wormlust. There is

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Within the Light of Fire…
WOLVSERPENT Unreal 11.2.13
Full Set Now Showing!

WOLVSERPENT created a very special album this year called Perigea Antahkarana, out now on Relapse Records, and every minute of this record is a looking glass into another dimension. Live, the band are able to totally expand the dark majestic

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Amiensus / Oak Pantheon Split Review

Pairing two bands together for a split should be thoughtful and while there’s intrigue in seeing two totally different bands mashed together for a split and have the dichotomy displayed and examined, more often than not the best splits are

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Castevet
Obsian Review + Stream

Technicality is something of a sticking point among metal fans.  There are some bands that impress people solely with their chops (Dragonforce, etc.), possessing little in the way of ‘songwriting’ or ‘good material’ but much in terms of wicked fast

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Crippled Voodoo: ORHORHO – Debut Demo Review + Stream

Meet ORHORHO the new frightening brainchild of Michele Ferretti, the singer and guitarist of Italian atmospheric black metal trio GOTTESMORDER. Why do you need to familiarize with the music of ORHORHO? Well first off because this necrotic and plague-infested slab of

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Inquisition
Obscure Verses
for the Multiverse
Review + Full Album Stream

The black metal duo, originally from Colombia, returns through the demonic astral planes. Just two years after the unbelievable Ominous Doctrines of the Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm, Dagon and Incubus are back with a vengeance. Having signed a deal with Season

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Possession
His Best Deceit
Review + Stream

Introspectively, the demo tape has always been the first glimpse we see into any up and coming musicians’ futures, and for better or worse this first impression determines the potential success of that future. In a market where music is

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An Endless Spawning of Evil: SUTEKH HEXEN – “Monument of Decay” Review + Stream

When it comes to blackened noise, few bands have the power to truly unsettle you at an extremely deep level and creep you the fuck out for good. Sure, the genre is dark and claustrophobic, but we’re almost in 2014

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