Music

Occultation – Silence In The Ancestral House
Review + Full Stream

If you ever wondered what Negative Plane would sound like with a little occult rock slant on their vocals and a touch of goth at the edges, then Occultation will tick all those boxes for you. While that’s a very

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ICEAGE:
Plowing the Fields of Love
Review + Footage

The lads from Denmark have had quite the creative growth spurt. From the rowdy punk rock they lashed out with in their teens to their latest lp Plowing the Fields of Love, it would almost sound like a different band if

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Sempiternal Dusk – S/T Review + Full Stream

Having birthed a decrepit gem with their demo recording back in 2012, this trio clearly didn’t clean up after themselves, as their debut full-length sounds as if the afterbirth formed into a gelatinous horror and proceeded to strangle its condemned

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Swallowed – Lunarterial
Review + Stream

Dark Descent Records’ & Me Saco Un Ojo Records’ latest import from Helsinki, Finland, is Swallowed, who are no strangers to underground death/doom fans that can’t get enough from Dark Descent Records’ brand of aural filth. Swallowed have released two quality demos

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Blut Aus Nord – Memoria Vetusta III: Saturnian Poetry

Resting on my shelf for some 10 years now still is my copy of Blut Aus Nord’s majestic sophomore effort Memoria Vetusta I: Fathers of the Icy Age; an album that would forever change the course and trajectory of my

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CVLT Nation Interviews Carl Snyder of Hod

We recently caught up with Carl Snyder of  the San Antonio based black thrashers Hod to discuss the creation of their newest slab of infectious vertebrae-crunching metal The Book of the Worm, along with the current state of black metal

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Pig Pride – Demo 2014
Review+Stream

It’s 2014 and I am black and I am scared of the police. This certainly isn’t a new phenomenon, but in the era with ever-present police brutality, it’s certainly a topical one. It’s 2014 and no one knows exactly what

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Black Love – self titled LP Review + Full Stream

Black Love’s debut full length is a record of contrasts. The music, crisp in its production, is constructed around the stretching vistas of shimmering post-rock. The vocals, meanwhile, are claustrophobic and lower-than-lo-fi; a muffled, desperate scream that sounds like it’s

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Necroholocaust
Holocaustic Goat Metal Review

AAAAARRGGHH! Necroholocaust scorch the surface of the earth and civilization with it with their debut full-length, Holocaustic Goat Metal. Add the Chris Moyen artwork (I believe it’s him. Correct me if I’m wrong), and every pop music fan dancing to

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BAPTISTS Bloodmines Review + Stream

2014 has been quite the year for solid releases. Even within its last quarter, this year continues to host astounding outputs by artists across the genre board. Baptists newest full-length, Bloodmines, is one such release. The sequel to 2012’s mysterious

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