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With just two songs, each yawning well past the ten-minute mark, Spanish experimental black metal outfit Atrabillis‘ newest outing Uno is a profound exploration of the murky depths other lunatics such as Utarm and Gnaw Their Tongues plumbed on their twisted, cavernous musical voyages. But while other projects styling themselves

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Avant GardeBlack MetalMusic Videos

This is super rare and super awesome: check out CULT OF FIRE’s performance at this year’s Martyrdoom Festival. Much respect due to PITFULLOFSHIT for capturing this on point live ritual!

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeDoomNoiseReviews

To rifle through the newly published music for a slab of psychedelic rock today is to ‘most likely’ run across some either terrible indie rock bands or some generic, radio-friendly stoner rock. Why ‘most likely’? Because if you happen to know Mike Vest, the case is gonna be different. Way

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturesLive RitualsMusicNoise

A T.O.M.B. (Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy) set is more of a ritual act than a musical performance, so it’s more than fitting that these black noise magicians were chosen to open for Watain recently at the latter’s only North American performance of the summer, at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar on

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“The Taste for Nothingness Dull soul, to whom the battle once was sweet, Hope, who had spurred your ardour and your fame Will no more ride you! Lie down without shame Old horse, who makes his way on stumbling feet. Give up, my heart, and sleep your stolid sleep. For

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Avant GardeBlack MetalMusicReviews

In recent years, there hasn’t quite been any black metal band as consistently brilliant as France’s Blut Aus Nord, save maybe for their fellow countrymen and sonic brethren in Deathspell Omega. Their ‘90s output was solid, but 2004’s The Work Which Transforms God is an absolutely flawless piece of avant-garde

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