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Living in York, PA, I discovered quickly that I was just a stone’s throw from the infamous Seven Gates of Hell – specifically, located in HELLam Township, PA (York County). I am not a Yorkie by birth, so discovering this was rather exciting.  The more I think about it, the

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2017 came to a close with Dawn Ray’d’s The Unlawful Assembly ending up on a truckload of year-end lists. The album certainly deserved all of the accolades it received (although I personally could have done without the awkward folk passages that bookended each side). It was a blistering atmospheric black

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This Russian band, Vhorthax, has donned their robes and set off into the darkness of a black metal band, but the end result is something with a more subterranean grind on their Iron Bonehead EP Nether Darkness releasing this month. Often the term “Blackened Death Metal” is tossed around to typically refer

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Featuring members of the no longer active post black metal act We Came Out Like Tigers, Dawn Ray’d from Liverpool are crafting some intriguing atmospheric black metal. Founded in 2015, the band released their first EP, A Thorn, A Blight the same year, and has now also released its debut

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Myrkur is the black metal musical project of Danish musician Amalie Bruun. Her most recent album, Mareridt, was released on September 15, 2017 through Relapse Records. She is on tour all around Europe. I had a chat with Amalie in Bologna (Italy) about darkness, nightmares and being a woman in

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If I was going to define black metal – a lust for darkness and the chill of a cold atmosphere would be at the top of my list. With these two qualities in place, I hope the music that ensues will whisk me off into a hypnotic journey into the

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