Black Metal

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ATRABILLIS – Uno Review & Stream

With just two songs, each yawning well past the ten-minute mark, Spanish experimental black metal outfit Atrabillis‘ newest outing Uno is a profound exploration of the murky depths other lunatics such as Utarm and Gnaw Their Tongues plumbed on their

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Dead Polish Autumn – An examination of recurring themes in southern Polish black metal

Poland is no newcomer to extreme metal, and indeed, the country’s contributions stretch back to the genre’s nascent days in the late 80s, when death metal acts like Vader, and later Decapitated and Hate, cemented themselves in death metal’s history.

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Rare! CULT OF FIRE
Brooklyn Full Set Now Showing!

This is super rare and super awesome: check out CULT OF FIRE’s performance at this year’s Martyrdoom Festival. Much respect due to PITFULLOFSHIT for capturing this on point live ritual!

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

Wolves In The Throne Room, Washington’s own all-natural Black Metaler’s, have been around the block. Twelve years as a band has sharpened Wolves In The Throne Room into a music machine, churning out excellent slabs of atmospheric, naturalistic black metal.

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Filth and Rawness for Days: AKATHARSIA’s Debut Demo – Review + Stream

Welcome to the emaciated, corroded, rancid and consumed sonic hell of AKATHARSIA, a new but extremely obscure raw black metal/decaying punk band from the Bay Area, made up of former members of Lycus and current members of Negative Standards and Fell Voices.

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Black Metal meets Post-Punk: Hateful Abandon’s “Liars/Bastards”

Bristol, England’s Hateful Abandon are probably one of the more adventurous and ambitious bands around these days. Rooted, ultimately, in the black metal scene (specifically, depressive black metal bands Abandon and Basilisk), around 2006 or so frontman Vice Martyr took

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Black Flames March…
WATAIN Rage In Brooklyn
Now Showing!

Check out 17 minutes of WATAIN’s most recent Brooklyn performance, captured by our comrade (((unARTigNYC))).

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Intense!!!
T.O.M.B.
Live Ritual at Brooklyn Night Bazaar 2014 Video

A T.O.M.B. (Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy) set is more of a ritual act than a musical performance, so it’s more than fitting that these black noise magicians were chosen to open for Watain recently at the latter’s only North American

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Enthauptung – Primal Truth Streaming Now!

This song is from the new EP A Forming Void from Enthauptung, a Black Metal band based out of Buffalo, NY. They pull influences from the atmospheric styling of bands from the Cascadian region, so if you are fans of Wolves in

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BALIN’S TOMB
“Barrows – Down” Review+Stream

Black metal and neoclassical art are decades deep in a steamy love affair. As early as Burzum, black metal has been influenced by neoclassical music. This was ramped up in the late 90’s and early 2000’s, with groups like Windir,

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