1. The NIHILISTIC FRONT Now this I just do not understand: how an ultra heavy band like The NIHILISTIC FRONT is not more well known. Their 2013 album Procession To Annihilation is a Death Doom classic. If you consider yourself a fan of monolithic music and don’t dig this band,
Label: Dais Records One does not tend to think of Los Angeles as a very “black metal” locale. It really is the direct opposite of isolationism, freezing temperatures, melancholy or anything that would make it appealing to misanthrope black metal stereotypes. The entire populist world has had a love affair
Siculicidium’s 2013 record Hosszú út az örökkévalóságba drips with blackened emotion on every song! When you are blasting this album, you will notice that under the cryptic melodic ocean that they create is a giant reef of punk rock angst. Siculicidium are masters are balancing the ugly side of life
Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now. An Interview with Samael Beneath the majestic blue mountains of Switzerland, a dark, sepulchral force has risen to
A non-exhaustive list of band t-shirts spotted in line outside of Irving Plaza: Drudkh, Gorgoroth, Animals as Leaders, Winterfylleth, Eluveitie, Darkthrone, Burzum, Bathory, Pallbearer, Junius (mine), Death in June (Jon Haughm’s), various completely inscrutable logos. These are the people gathered to see Agalloch. A guy in a patch jacket with
Black Monolith opens like the gates of Hell. On this, their first proper release, this Oakland, CA outfit bludgeons the listener over the head following the snarling, death-like silence of the intro. “Void” opens with all the lo-fi fury it can muster, with screams snapping behind a wall of haze.