Music

HK8 – JIHAD
Review + Stream

As the new incarnation of ritual-noisic project Cultus Sabbati (less one member), HK8 makes good on the commitment of its remaining members to provide their listeners with aural snapshots of an evolving spiritual journey. Debut album Jihad is ritual music

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Outstanding Post-Punk…
CVLT Nation Streaming:
RAPE BLOSSOMS “Ruinelust”

RAPE BLOSSOMS are a band from Ghent, Belgium who have created a beyond stellar post punk album entitled Ruinelust. While all of the songs have this killer sense of mystery, but they also have epic melodic tension pulsating through them.

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F.O.A.D…Full Set Death Match:
BLACK BREATH vs. EYEHATEGOD vs. SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP

Are we huge fans of BLACK BREATH? Hell fucking YES! Are we huge fans of EYEHATEGOD? Yes to the motherfucking YES! Are we HUGE fans of SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP? Yes, just as much as we hate the pope! All

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CVLT Nation Interviews MARNOST

What does MARNOST mean? And what made you start a black metal band, even though all of you have a hardcore/punk background? Marnost is a Czech word that refers to something that could probably be defined as a combination of

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Trap Them Blissfucker Review + Stream

Salem, NH’s Trap Them comes swinging into 2014 with their fourth full-length, the savage Blissfucker. Following 2011’s Darker Handcraft, Trap Them poise themselves with authority, while flavoring their sound with flaring intensity. Blissfucker continues their trend of producing unabashed hardcore

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CVLT Nation Video Premiere: Empires Of Light “Meredith”

Empires of Light is great name for a band and it fits the music they create to a T…These ethereal sludge creators have a new EP entitled Apricity coming out via Thirty Days Of Night Records today. Right now you

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In-Fucking-Tense…
New YOUNG AND IN THE WAY
Full Set Now Showing

This is sick: insane footage from YOUNG AND IN THE WAY’s record release show captured by Headfirst Records. After seeing this, you will realize why this band is nothing to fuck with and why When Life Comes To Death is

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CVLT Nation Exclusive…
Skull Vultures s/t EP Full Stream

CVLT Nation is stoked to have a full stream of the debut EP from Vancouver’s SKULL VULTURES live today! These two tracks, “Reclaim” and “Only Darkness,” will cause major vertebrae crackage as your head uncontrollably whips back and forth at

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Public Service Announcement:
Get your tunes on the new T-ShirtSlayer Radio!

Metal heads love to admire each other’s band tees, so one of our favorite sites for inspiration is the epic metal clothing forum T-ShirtSlayer! People from all over the world who appreciate the darker things in life post pictures of

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Maryland Deathfest 2014
HUGE photo essay!
Part One

Text and Photos: Adam Murray I know what you’re thinking – “This was like, over a week ago.” There’s a lot of coverage of MDF out there, lots of pictures out there, lotta content. If you didn’t go, but have

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