Sometimes you get a split, with two bands each providing tracks for a release; and then every once in a while you get a collaboration where two bands fuse together, playing the same music and making shit escalate to alarming levels of heaviness. That’s what ABATON and VISCERA/// from Italy have brought you:
MANTAR Interviews CONAN guitarist/vocalist Jon Davis. All photos: Josh Ford What made you discover the magic of playing slooow instead of playing any other kind of metal? Do you consider CONAN a metal band at all? I do actually consider Conan to be a metal band – not like in the same vein
Our zine is all about supporting labels we can trust, the good people that release music we stand behind 100%! Case in point is Gilead Media, who is putting out the scathing and raw Black Metal album by PALE CHALICE entitled Negate the Infinite and Miraculous on June 16th. We are FUCKING HYPED
Last weekend all HELL broke loose at this year’s TEMPLES FEST that took place in Bristol, UK. Our comrade in photography Gemma Shaw was on hand to capture sets by CONVERGE, TRAP THEM, YAITW, NAILS, BONGZILLA and many more. All I can say is that from these photos, you can see that this festival is
The majick of the twentieth century western world would never be the same after Dr. William Wynn Westcott and Samuel Macgregor Mathers in formed the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in 1888… and no, the the Greek Nationalist Golden Dawn party has nothing to do with the real Golden Dawn.
The always incredible CHELSEA WOLFE has just released a track from her forthcoming album on Sargent House, Abyss, entitled “Carrion Flowers,” and it is as moving as you anticipate it to be. Once again, Chelsea’s signature sound is evolving, and this track carries more industrial elements than her previous outputs,
Anyone who’s seen OBLITERATIONS live can testify to the hellish rage and sonic warfare they unleash on their audiences! Today we’re stoked to bring you the premiere of their new video for “Scapegoat” off of Poison Everything, and this video is a visual testimony for their pissed-off sound! Enjoy! Plus check
Not a lot of things make me really miss my old Southern California home, but when Psycho California went down a couple of weeks ago, man, were we ever bummed that we moved all the way up to the Northwest! This fest had a lineup to rival all of the