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Lake of Blood are back with their sophomore release entitled Omnipotens Tyrannus and it’s over 80 minutes of epic black metal. What impresses me about this tape is the level of emotion that every tune carries, and you can hear the growth in their songwriting. We are stoked to be

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Splits are a funny old thing. One side might be terrible, one side might be great, the other side completely overshadows the other, both sides might be awful, neither side makes any sense when put with the other or, in the case of this Botanist and Palace of Worms split,

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Label: Baneful Genesis Records The long awaited full length offering from Salt Lake City blackened doom coven Gravecode Nebula has at last reared its unsightly head upon the hapless dregs of humanity. Their 2011 split with Kreig left us with an unbeknownst void that only a further installment of the

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I will not say much, because not much is known about Svårmod. Check out their new video “Bli Mork” and let the visual speak for itself! This is a CVLT Nation video premiere – cry black tears & peep Svårmod’s new visual! Svårmod are a new name for most. The

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HOUSE OF APPARITION is a band I will never get tired of, because their brand of raw black metal infused with decaying punk gets me hyped. Their soon to be released 7 inch on Crippled Sound has this dirgy, cryptic, morbid boogie thing happening that makes blood pour out of

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There must be something in the air of late – darkness and gloom is permeating the world of rock and roll in a more obvious manner these last few months and it’s in bands such as Soror Dolorosa, Beastmilk and Vaura that this melancholy resonates. It’s almost pertinent to note

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From the sunny sub-tropical beaches of Northern Queensland, Australia, comes the wintry atmospheric black metal of one man band Afterwalker, although black metal is really a loose term in this case. A good portion of this self-titled release’s half hour run time is given over to hammering blast beats, tremolo

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Welcome to Bay Area, where the sun shines and destruction crawls, endlessly. Lurking somewhere in the East Bay, the mysterious black metal horde known as XENOTAPH have managed to craft a demo so grand and timeless that it’s almost impossible to believe it’s the work of four young dudes hailing

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Arnaut Pavle come crawling out of the frozen northern wastes of Finland to encapsulate everything great about raw old school black metal. Named for a legendary eighteenth century Serbian ‘vampire’ supposedly responsible for a plague of mysterious deaths that decimated his village, Arnaut Pavle sound like exactly that. No modern

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Black metal and mystique often go hand in hand. Little is known of Irish black metal entity Dúnmharú, the duo of Ross O’Connor and Cathal Hughes. Last year’s Curses Come Home record did a good job introducing Dúnmharú to us, but with a new album coming out shortly entitled Frozen

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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 like the sonic incarnation of a Flannery O’Connor short story

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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 man in uniform. Unless he’s a pig. For anyone who

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