Death Metal

DEAD and Kicking: DEADFEST Is Coming Back – DEADFEST 2014 Lineup Announcement!

Many of you fine slime-slingers out there probably do not know this, but the San Francisco Bay Area has been the home for the past three years now to one of the funnest, most brutal and most compelling underground extreme

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Heavy Hour : (((9))) Feat:
Atriarch.Jex Thoth.Cloud Rat. and Many More

Cyanic is a blistering Black/Death Metal band that manipulates sound within the maniacal realms of suffocation found in Grindcore from San Jose (((California))). Their drummer, Jason Bursese, also lends his talents to Black Fucking Cancer and recently filled in on

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CVLT Nation Interviews Serpentine Path

Serpentine Path’s second record Emanations drops this week, marking a pivotal evolution from the band’s self-titled debut released in 2012. The focus remains the same though – soul crushing doom laden with tasteful death metal influences like Autopsy, while much

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The Sickest Ritualistic Death Metal
You Will Hear Today! QRIXKUOR
“Consecration of the Temple”

Somewhere deep in the decaying caves of death exist rituals that are kept secret from the rest of the world! QRIXKUOR of London create the kind of bleak ritualistic death metal that is highly addictive to fans of sonic sickness.

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Dead Congregation
Promulgation of the Fall LP
Review.Stream.Footage

Labels: Martyrdoom//Profound Lore Records When was the last time a band made such an overwhelming impact with a debut full-length like Dead Congregation’s Graves of the Archangels? Seemingly the 2008 album set the death metal world ablaze and for good

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Cauldron Black Ram: Stalagmire
Review / Stream / Footage

Exhumed from the tar pits and brought to a broth, the strange brew that is Cauldron Black Ram has spilled from its devil’s belly what is potentially their best release to date. Stalagmire bilges the stinking sod of all things

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Skelethal
Deathmanicvs Revelation
Review + Stream

Some of us might be aware of the expression, “there are tribute bands and there are tribute bands.” What that means is that tribute bands attempt to remake some of the magic the originators of a sub-genre had created, but

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Temples Fest 2014
Day One Huge Photo Essay!

Photos by Gemma Shaw This year’s Temples Festival in Bristol featured a killer lineup! Our metal festival photographer Gemma Shaw was there on Day One to capture performances from Electric Wizard, Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Jucifer, Moss and Satan’s Satyrs!

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tape Label Right Now!
GRACELESS Recordings

VIOLENCE, DISTORTION, DEATH, DECAY, FILTH SUPREME, MURDER RIFFS and BLOODY VOCALS are some of the words that come to mind when I listen to releases from GRACELESS Recordings! This Nashville-based tape label specializes in putting out underground gems. This is

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
EMPTINESS ” Behind The Curtain”

I can’t front – once I pressed play on the new EMPTINESS album Nothing But The Whole that is released on May 27th via Dark Descent Records, I was hooked on their weirdness. This destroys, then rebuilds, music into a

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