Black Metal

Heavyweight Contender: Forest of Tygers’ “Bruises” EP Packs a Wallop

True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the

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Beyond Fucking Awesome!
American – “Coping With Loss”
In-Depth Review + Exclusive Full Stream

Label: SENTIENT RUIN LABORATORIES In chapter sixteen of “Psychomagic” — subtitled ‘Techniques For The Imagination’ — Jodorowsky writes: “This I am not recommending to you, although I do it intensely: I imagine various ways to die. I have imagined myself dying in a drowning

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Sickest Black // Doom Band!!!
You Will Hear This Week
GHAST ‘s “Dread Doom Ruin”
Streaming Now

During the first year of CVLT Nation, I was turned on to this unreal band from Wales called GHAST. Their release Terrible Cemetery was on constant rotation for months after I first heard it. Now they are back with a

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Unnerving Black Metal!
Predatory Light
MMXIV Review + Stream

Lurking somewhere within the borders of New Mexico is yet another hugely exciting new project; a project that leaves behind any trace of affectation and theatrical pomp, delivering dense and primordial black metal with a sound as vast and cavernous

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Ill Omen Enthroning The Bonds of Abhorrence Review + Stream

Death and darkness: it’s safe to say these two things have, at the very least, a symbiotic relationship – one that is heavily tethered to the essence of what makes up Black Metal music. To this, you might already be

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DOUBLE | MIRRORS #2
CVLT Nation Francesca Marongiu Interviews
André Foisy and Brittany McConnell

In the second chapter of my double interviews series, I chose to have a chat with André Foisy (Locrian, Kwaidan, Eolomea, Khamsin) and Brittany McConnell (Wolvserpent, Mezektet). As many of you probably know, they’re both yoga teachers and they’re currently

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Most Majestic Black Metal…
Song You Will Hear Today! ARDOUR LOOM “Initiates of Formless”
Streaming Now!

Glorious, Majestic, Lush, Nature, Vast, Internal, Healing, Rain, Melodic, Beauty and Harsh are some of the words that wash across my imagination when I listen to the new demo by ARDOUR LOOM released by Parasitic Records. For just over 40

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ALRAUNE
The Process of Self Immolation
Review-Footage-Stream

Alraune already had a good head of steam when they released their highly acclaimed self-titled demo, which fairly quickly secured them a coveted Profound Lore full length album deal.  The Process of Self Immolation is their first full length.  Alraune

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
The Great Old Ones

In the city of Bordeaux, in the southwestern portion of France, a ritual has begun to take mass for those listening closely enough. With ears attuned to the voices that call from beyond the stars and deep beneath the ocean’s

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