Picture this: you’re in a dark, dingy room and a balding, middle-aged dad in a Cannibal Corpse shirt is crowdsurfing, beer cans and bodies are being thrown around the room in a beautifully disorganized chaos, and one of the most important Swedish old school death metal bands is up on
The Secret Light are one of Portland’s hidden gems among the slew of endless goth bands it consistently breeds. Featuring members of The Xploding Boys, they have an experienced electronic sound to them. I recently had the privilege of experiencing them live at Dave Cantrell’s Songs From Under the Floorboard Showcase
Following the release of their Doubt EP in 2015, I was really looking forward to what King Woman would do next. And soon enough, the band is putting out their debut album, Created in The Image of Suffering, through Relapse, making good on their promises of ethereal doom tones and
If Finnish deathrock band Masquerade isn’t already on your radar, don’t worry! There’s still time! You might recall their Blood Is The New Black EP from 2014, or perhaps Suzi and Jacques’ other band Virgin In Veil. Their first LP, Ritual, is my newest obsession. The LP was originally released on
Bathsheba, the newly formed band from Belgium, carries a lot of the scene’s DNA in its lineup. The history of the individual members goes into some of the more interesting releases of the extreme metal genre of the past years, including ex-Serpentcult vocalist Michelle Nocon, Dwight Goosens of death metal
Footpaths‘ music is like a lonesome descent. Like the slipping away of hope and the tasting on your lips of the second it leaves your grasp. From there, you feel the cold throes of no return clinging to your entire body… You get lost within the labyrinths of your own mind.