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Black MetalFeaturedMusicReviews

When members of well-respected and celebrated bands collaborate on a new project, prior assumptions are naturally going to be formed regarding its sound. When the musicians involved are as prolific and creative as Kyle Morgan (Ash Borer, Predatory Light) and Michael Rekevics (Fell Voices, Vorde, Vilkacis) however, such trite expectations

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturedMusicNoisePost RockReviews

The marriage of black metal and atmospheric noise is nothing new. The two have been constant companions for quite some time, the volume of the bands employing the combination of genres increasing exponentially as the years move forward. With such a dizzying variety of bands practicing this form of art,

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FeaturedReviews

Choking is an aptly-named band from Dayton, Ohio. Their self-titled release plays the sort of suffocating, blackened funeral doom that provides a listening experience similar to its name. The guitar riffs here are dirty, gritty and strewn with sewage the way a band called Choking would use with sensibility. They

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Black MetalFeaturedMusicReviews

This release caught my eye the moment I saw it in my inbox. Predatory Light and Vorde are two exciting black metal bands raising a hellstorm of black metal evolution. To say that they do things differently than any second wave worship bands doesn’t do their music justice. They are

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DoomFeaturedMusicReviews

The nation of Italy – like many nations in recent years – has faced periods of uncertainty and unrest within its borders. With an already impressive and ever-expanding underground music scene, these turbulent times of doom and gloom have seen a natural propagation of extreme music that – although perhaps

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Death MetalFeaturedReviews

Italian duo Hadit will give you a blackened death metal habit. Courtesy of Caligari Records, the band has just issued their second release entitled Introspective Contemplation of the Microcosmus. Right now, the record is only available for sale in cassette tape form, but all four tracks that comprise their sophomore

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