Purple Sunsets, Powerful Women, Groovy Riffs, FM Radio Blasting Out of an Air Brushed Van rolling down the PCH…are the things that I think about as the new CASTLE song “Down in the Cauldron Bog” blasts out of my speakers. The band’s new LP is called Welcome To The Graveyard and will
So what would happen if Nick Blinko was Japanese and possessed by pure EVIL? I remember when I first saw the Rudimentary Peni Death Church record cover, I said to myself, what the fuck is this!? The art of Daisuke Ichiba gives me the same twisted feeling as when I saw
Does the thought of Donald Trump running your country make your stomach churn with terror? Does imagining his face looming out of every government office wall make you want to run away screaming? Then you might appreciate these submissions to Design Crowd’s Photoshop contest to put Donald Trump into an
It was bound to happen at some point. Deathspell Omega’s genre-defying, epic trilogy of albums cast a long shadow over black metal, and now its influence has crept into other areas of extreme music. Enter Plebeian Grandstand. Their first album, 2010’s How Hate is Hard to Define, is a technical,
The sun is out today, but the sun is not shinning for me right now because all I can feel is a never-ending sense of darkness. I know what the remedy is for me to feel different – it’s this thing called music! Harm Wülf‘s voice is what I need to
As I write this, I’m in fucked up mood and I feel like smashing SHIT! So to avoid doing that to my own home, I am about to tune into some music that will do the smashing for me! Check out these two insane live sets from NAILS and FULL OF HELL.
Skulls smashing to the melodic sound of Punk! Knuckles dragging to the sound of angular Riffs! Breaking bones to the sound of a fucked up reality! NAG (/na:g/) is the name of a new band from Norway who’s self titled LP is coming out on Fysisk Format on Sept. 2nd. I
Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor You don’t typically associate blues with black metal, until you’re seeing four metal bands in New Orleans. The South birthed Lightnin’ Hopkins’ “Bring Me My Shotgun,” Blind Willie McTell’s “A to Z Blues” and Robert Johnson’s “Me and the Devil Blues.” Putting aside the obvious