Thrash

CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tumblr Right Now:
FUCK YEAH SLAYER!

In the 80’s, Sunset Blvd stood for one thing: Hair Metal poser motherfuckers! Back then it was totally normal for punks & hairspray metal heads to go after each other! Then the first wave of speed metal started to come

Read More

MULTIVERSAL HOLOCAUST
… ZOM Review

Irish scourge ZOM present us two cosmological atrocities on a wicked 7” EP that lights the altar of Blasphemy, Morbid Angel, and Slayer aflame in it’s worship. While these tracks did appear on their 2012 “Hells Pleasure” demo I unfortunately

Read More

NOISEM
Agony Defined Review

Have you ever felt old for one reason or another? Maybe you’re out running adult-type errands and everywhere you turn, there’s someone living life to the fullest while you wait in line at the post office. Perhaps you go to

Read More

POWER TRIP
Manifest Decimation
Review + More

Dallas crossover thrash titans Power Trip has been making a name for themselves since the release of their 2008 demo tape. The band has toured nonstop, recently completing a tour with Expire and Xibalba and making appearances at festivals such

Read More

Feast of The Damned…
BLACK BREATH Full 4/20/13 Set
Now Showing!

Rage loud and ride the flames of hell! BLACK BREATH fucking wrecked shop at the Knitting Factory in New York a week ago. Our videographer comrade Pit Full of Shit was on had to capture the band’s sonic onslaught! Check

Read More

VHÖL – VHÖL
Review + Stream

Alright, let’s the get the introductions out of the way first. This is VHÖL, a “super-group” of sorts originally started by John Cobbett (Hammers of Misfortune, Amber Asylum) and Aesop Dekker (Agalloch, Worm Ouroboros) after the incredible Ludicra called it

Read More

Black Metal…VENOM Live
1984 Full Gig Now Showing!

All hail this band – VENOM changed the way we banged our heads in the 80’s. They were also a huge unifying factor that brought punks and metal heads together back in the day. When I think back to how

Read More

Exclusive
CVLT Nation SONIC RITUAL
Interview + Stream

Sweden’s Sonic Ritual have been toeing the line between heavy metal and punk for the better part of six years now. Their up coming EP, Last Exodus from the Land of the Dead, due out this summer via Electric Assault

Read More

The New Heavy Metal Intelligentsia
Death Metal Underground Interviews Dr. Karl Spracklen

Interview via Death Metal Underground Academic acceptance of metal accelerates through conferences dedicated to studying metal, professors teaching about heavy metal, investigations of links between heavy metal and religion, and the launch of an international journal for studying metal. While

Read More

New SPEEDWOLF Video
“Speedwolf ” Now Showing!

Speedwolf is the shit and their new video of the same name is a raging visual party! When I heard their 2011 debut Ride With Death, I was hooked on their intocating riffs. When I watched the “Speedwolf” video, something

Read More