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Black MetalDoomFeaturedMusic

Well, winter has unleashed its first blast across North America, meaning only one thing. It’s time for a constant rotation of frost-bitten Black Metal. In response to the frigid days that are upon us, two of Brooklyn’s finest offerings in Black Metal, Anicon and Belus, have come together and released a

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Suffocating in the Swarm of Cranes was easily in my top five albums of 2012, and needless to say I was firmly waiting for a new masterpiece from the Germans. Even if “Darkness Inflames These Sapphire Eyes” starts a lot like “Winter Cvlt” from Phantom Winter (another German band, ex-Omega

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Apocalyptic BluesBlack MetalDeath RockFeaturedMusicReviews

These are busy people. This year alone, No One, Sam and Brian opened for black metal legends Watain at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, collaborated with Mayhem’s Manheim and Hellhammer, put out a full-length album (Fury Nocturnus) and a compilation (Pennhurst/Xesse) under the Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy (T.O.M.B.) moniker, plus another

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Raspberry Bulbs challenge you to define them. They claim to identify with lo-fi atmospheric music, be it black metal or raw punk, but don’t want to be burdened by the expectations that come with having to adhere to confines of genre lines. Raspberry Bulbs take the sounds you expect to

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Black MetalFeaturedMusicReviews

The comings and goings of the somewhat mysterious Black Twilight Circle may be shrouded in shadow, yet the collective creative output of Crepusculo Negro records shines as brightly as the California sun in which its originators bask. Ideologies and intentions aside, the circle have put out some storming releases since

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturedMusic

I can’t believe how many insanely good tape labels are out there in the universe of underground music. One of them you need to check out ASAP is the Bay Area’s Sentient Ruin Laboratories! Everything that they have put out up to this point is unique and will stand the

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