Reviews

Silent Order – Survive The Darkness EP Review & Stream

Silent Order are from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and play noise punk aka raw punk. This EP has taken 2 songs from their demo and added 5 new song to make a soild rager all the way through. Everything is

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Church Of Disgust – S/T Demo Review & Stream

Church Of Disgust are from San Marcos Texas and play down and dirty Death Metal, the way it was meant to be played. This is their first demo and they offer up three songs for you here. The tape is

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Sons Of Tonatiuh – Parade Of Sorrow LP Review

Sons of Tonatiuh return with a new LP after self releasing a 7″ and LP on their own. Hydro-Phonic Records put this new LP out and man is it a ripper. It was recorded by Kyle Spence (Harvey Milk), and

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Feather & Bone – Altar of Plagues in Dublin

It’s been two years since Altar of Plagues graced a Dublin stage. It really is a shame that it’s taken this long but perhaps good things come to those who wait as over the last few years, the band has

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Svartidaudi – Flesh Cathedral
Review + Stream

Label Daemon Worship Echoes of terrified madmen reverberate through unholy chambers, rock bottom accelerates towards naive psychonaughts and once proud monuments crumble as the rot within them seeps through porous decaying rock. Iceland’s Svartidaudi emerge triumphant as heralds of a

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A CVLT NATION exclusive interview with Arctic Flowers!
by Oliver Sheppard

Arctic Flowers’ Reveries LP (Inimical Records) was easily one of the finest punk records of 2011. With a new EP, “Procession,” coming up in advance of an East Coast tour in August, things are going good for Arctic Flowers. The

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Bosse-de-Nage iii
Review

Last year, San Francisco’s Bosse-de-Nage released one of my favorite albums of 2012. The follow up to their self-titled debut, simply called “ii” was a compelling mix of black metal, post rock and indie rock. Drawing heavily from the 90s

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Enter if you dare…
House of Apparition
Demo Review + Stream

“12 minutes of harsh, stomping, punk-tinged US Black Metal”, so says the blurb provided by PRGNT Records, the label responsible for unleashing this maniacal piece of work from California’s House of Apparition. It’s only 12 minutes long so there’s not

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Crystalline Cosmos | The Alchemy of Ural Umbo.

The stars glisten and begin to fall in showers of crystalline light; chandeliers in the dining hall of mid-earth at midnight. Ural Umbo is the answer to your mystical prayers. To me, U.U. invokes the essence of a goddess-like, earthen love-den, just

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HORDES – HORDES EP

UK black metal act Hordes came into being after a depressingly cold, dark winter in 2011. Taking on the form of a duo initially, Dale Morris (guitar) and Jim Carroll (guitar) soon needed to complete the entity that is Hordes

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