Black Metal

Against the Paradoxical Guild – Lychgate Self Titled Amazing Album In Review

One of the big surprises of this year is certainly the self titled debut album by Lychgate, a “super group” formed by the most amazing of lineups: Greg Chandler (Esoteric), Aran (Lunar Aurora, Trist), Tom Vallely (Omega Centauri) and Vortigern

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WOE Withdrawal Test Pressing Giveaway!

It’s been a while since we have done a giveaway, but today we have a great one for you! Candlelight Records has given us a red wax test pressing of the WOE Withdrawal album to give to one of our

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MULTIVERSAL HOLOCAUST
… ZOM Review

Irish scourge ZOM present us two cosmological atrocities on a wicked 7” EP that lights the altar of Blasphemy, Morbid Angel, and Slayer aflame in it’s worship. While these tracks did appear on their 2012 “Hells Pleasure” demo I unfortunately

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CVLT Nation’s
2nd Anniversary Photo Essay

On April 26th it all went down at our 2nd Anniversary show that featured some of the most amazing bands in California. Honestly, the event was a huge success with truck loads of positive energy. All of the bands performed

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Raging Hi-Def Footage feat.
The Secret, Deafheaven and Hexis
Now Showing!

This is just fucking unreal: The Secret, Deafheaven and Hexis all filmed in Hi-def. All three bands fucking destroyed Denmark so check out their raging full sets NOW! The Secret

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ALTAR of PLAGUES
Teethed Injury and Glory
Review

There are very few times when I listen to music and am completely at a loss for how to describe it.  Most metal bands, for all their mixing and experimentation, can still be broken down into the constituent parts they

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Ruin Lust
Ruin Lust Review

Out of all the bands I’ve seen here in New York in recent memory, none were as much of a surprise as Ruin Lust. I was lucky enough to catch them open for Urfaust and snagged their demo which I’ve almost worn

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T.O.M.B. – Third Wave Holocaust

Last year I was approached by a mysterious gent going by the name of NoOne – he’d seen a piece that was published for ThisIsNotAScene regarding a reissue of an album called Uncovered Ancient Gateways and he was interested in

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Streaming
New DISPIRIT Track
“All Paths End The Same”

“111112”, The latest release from The Mysterious Dark Bay Area Quartet, Dispirit, is now available to order directly from the band at info@dispirit.org/. This band is truly something special. This is the latest release from the Artist behind The Gault,

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A Pregnant Light
Deeper Wells Review

The moment I started researching for this particular review it hit me: I am covering a cassette tape release. And with only 39 copies available to the world, a very limited cassette tape release it is. It is from a

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