Last month LA was blessed by a very special show. On April 7th, Mortiis played a set of Era 1 music at the Lodge Room. As a side note, Mortiis is one of the pioneers of dungeon synth, a genre that combines medieval music with black metal aesthetics and, just
By Kris T. Therrian Facebook Instagram New year, new Roadburn! If you’re one of those few not suffering from the plague of the modern age (aka ‘attention deficit disorder’), you may have been skimming through my reports from the previous editions and/or attended the festival yourself. In that case I
Text and Photos: Charles Nickles Were I a nobler man, I’d be telling you all about how I survived the Integrity, etc. gig last night what with all the beer and bodies flying, the crowd-killing and borderline riot that ensued from packing so much heavy into such a small room.
Ritual Productions has become widely known for its focus on the obscure, meditative edge of doom metal. Through the years the London based label has released works by the likes of punk obsessed, doom/sludge outfit 11Paranoias and psychedelic doom astronauts Bong. This roster is now expanded with the addition of
Sanguine Eagle are collective composed of members of multiple Brooklyn based black metal projects including Yellow Eyes, Vord, and Imperial Trumpet (NOT to be mistaken with Imperial Triumphant). All members heavily contribute to what I call “Brooklyn based black metal”. Each project encompassing a whirlwind of layering tremolo’s towering above
Black Metal is an art form that can take many sonic shapes and cause the listener to reflect on many different emotions! Today I want to shed light on two stellar USBM bands called Lunar Temple & Barghest. Lunar Temple’s Renunciation (demo) 2018 is un fucking real! At times it