Black Metal

Brooklyn Is Obliterated!
ASH BORER & HELL Full Sets
Now Showing!

HELL & ASH BORER are headed to the Gilead Fest taking place this weekend! For now, check this unreal footage of both bands in Brooklyn at St. Vitus Bar. Much respect due to our comrade in heavy, PITFULLOFSHIT, for capturing

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Dark Ripples in Time… Black Metal Moments from the Past Part 3, Necromantia

Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now.   An interview with Necromantia Magus Wampyr Daoloth is the

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Scathing Ferocious Black Metal
Skáphe – S/T Review + Stream

Words can be powerful things. The word used here to describe Skáphe’s music is ‘asphyxiating’, and they use it before I even get the chance to, predominantly because an invisible entity suddenly lunges at my throat and claws incessantly, preventing

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Ultra Corrosive & Ultra Bleak!
CVLT Nation Streaming:
AMERICAN “Retinere”

On Aug 19th, shit is about to change with the debut tape release from AMERICAN entitled Coping With Loss via Sentient Ruin Laboratories. When describing a band like this, I could start comparing them to other bands and putting them

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CVLT Nation’s Top Six New Bands
You Must HEAR Right NOW!

1. The NIHILISTIC FRONT Now this I just do not understand: how an ultra heavy band like The NIHILISTIC FRONT is not more well known. Their 2013 album Procession To Annihilation is a Death Doom classic. If you consider yourself

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HARASSOR – Into Unknown Depths
Review + Footage

Label: Dais Records One does not tend to think of Los Angeles as a very “black metal” locale. It really is the direct opposite of isolationism, freezing temperatures, melancholy or anything that would make it appealing to misanthrope black metal

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
Siculicidium
Hosszú út az örökkévalóságba

Siculicidium’s 2013 record Hosszú út az örökkévalóságba drips with blackened emotion on every song! When you are blasting this album, you will notice that under the cryptic melodic ocean that they create is a giant reef of punk rock angst.

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Dark Ripples in Time…
Black Metal Moments from the Past Part 2,
Samael Interview

Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now.   An Interview with Samael   Beneath the majestic blue

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“The Serpent & The Sphere”
Agalloch NYC Live Report!

A non-exhaustive list of band t-shirts spotted in line outside of Irving Plaza: Drudkh, Gorgoroth, Animals as Leaders, Winterfylleth, Eluveitie, Darkthrone, Burzum, Bathory, Pallbearer, Junius (mine), Death in June (Jon Haughm’s), various completely inscrutable logos. These are the people gathered

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Black Monolith Passenger Review

Black Monolith opens like the gates of Hell. On this, their first proper release, this Oakland, CA outfit bludgeons the listener over the head following the snarling, death-like silence of the intro. “Void” opens with all the lo-fi fury it

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