Last year Take Over And Destroy released one of my personal favourites of 2013, so the news that they were ready to go with a follow up to Endless Night so soon was quite the pleasant surprise. Vacant Face is the sound of band fully hitting their stride, and of
Text: Will // Hivelords A golden, rotting body; like many tour kickoffs, things were stressful with last minute preparations for the first gigs in Lindenwold, NJ and York, PA. Windmill of Corpses killed it both nights, as they do, perma-road-dogs who bring the ruckus. The Sex Dungeon in Lindenwold is
With their debut album, Permanence, Denver’s Vermin Womb have successfully managed to combine chicken and ice cream. Not literally, of course, but with eight tracks and around twenty minutes, Ethan Lee McCarthy has produced a bestial synthesis of Deathgrind and Sludge, with elements of otherworldly black metal. The band brilliantly manages these
I still remember my first laser show at the Planetarium in Vancouver – Led Zeppelin III. I was 16 and it was fucking amazing. I was high as fuck. Now I may be older, but the stoner in me still hasn’t lost her appreciation for a good laser show; but
Even though I was familiar with Monarch, I never really followed their work as it was released. I sort of just happened to stumble upon a split here, an EP there and some of their full-lengths, and I always liked what they were able to offer. I still consider Speak
Like it or not, experimental metal exists, and there are bands with no interest in changing their approach to music in order to become what others want them to be. It gets even more frustrating for labels to see some of these acts like Bongripper grow, and not simply stop.
This is just so fucking rad! THOU & THE BODY collaborative full set! Nuff respect to PITFULLOFSHIT for capturing this moment in heavy history! THOU & THE BODY record Released From Love is out now on Vinyl Rites
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1. THE WHOREHOUSE MASSACRE Fuck life, just give me a big bong load of doom and I will be happy. One band that the world needs to hear is THE WHOREHOUSE MASSACRE and their album Altar of the Goat Skull is an undiscovered classic. This horde of slow and dirty
Bädr Vogu is a Sludge band from Oakland (((California))) that started out in 2010. Formed from the ashes of World Eater, Midnightmare and Hotblack Desiato, they have been crushing and garnering a loyal following throughout the underground since their inception. They have played some of the most killer shows I’ve
Brent from NIGHT DEMON interviews Hanno from MANTAR When and why did you guys start Mantar? Mantar is based in Hamburg, Germany. Even though we both were been born in Bremen, 60 miles away from Hamburg. Bremen is a cool city, been kinda famous in the mid 90s for the
Do you know what time it is? It’s time to give BASTARD FEAST their just freaking due because their new album Osculum Infame kicks the shit out of everything! From what I can hear, they have never sounded so tight and so focused. I was a fan before, but now