Southern Lord hosted a special event in Amsterdam, home of their European office, as a celebration of the label’s diversity and ever-expanding roster. The label invited an array of bands to perform for one night only, across two stages. The line-up included Big | Brave, Circle, Magma, Okkultokrati, Sunn O))), Unsane,
Are Brazilian sludge-doom heathens JUPITERIAN the Primitive Man of the southern hemisphere? May as well be – can’t really think of a band from down under that crushes your head more than this one (now that Meth Drinker is no more that is, RIP). After a staggering debut cassette on Caligari
HAARM were a fucking beast to behold. This deviated punk band from the LA underground was a fucking threat. Their abrasive, hateful, primitive and fucking vile hardcore punk was hard to forget for anyone who stumbled upon it, as it left wounds and unshakeable trauma deep within. I saw them
It is an interesting time for Electric Wizard, considering the different perspectives the band has presented in their past four full-length records. On one hand, they appear to be moving towards a more direct, rock-influenced mentality, highlighted with their efforts in Witchcult Today and Black Masses, while on the other
1. SANGUE NERO – Viscere First things first. This debut Sangue Nero album is the shit. The band hails from Tuscany and this is their first harrowingly dense breath into this world, and I strongly suggest anyone into the craziest and most “artsy” strains of black metal (Krallice, Deathspell Omega,
One of the most prolific post-metal acts, at least in the European side, Amenra helped shape the sound of sludge and doom combining with post-hardcore influences. It has now been 14 years since the band started out, releasing its Prayers and performing their Masses, establishing a work of great continuation.