“The Chaos Awakening was created as a ritual before becoming an album. Dio Drone, the Italian music label, went searching for all the elements of this ceremony, far away in the woods where ?ALOS hid herself to engrave her liturgy into the grooves. Queer because she doesn’t admit gender identity, Pagan
On November 23 Sentient Ruin will release Sermons, the haunting debut album from Italian dark ambient/death industrial demon CLAVICVLA, and today we’re stoked to bring you the first exclusive full listen of this otherworldly piece of soul-disintegrating aural terror. Clavicvla (key in latin) is the brainchild of sole mastermind Ittiel, a
Ivar Bjørnson hardly needs an introduction. Founding the legendary black/Viking metal band Enslaved in 1991 alongside Grutle Kjellson at the tender age of 13 years old, the band have since moved from their frosty beginnings to incorporate prog rock, psychedelic, doom, folk and even jazz into their ever evolving sound.
The film Hereditary, which was recently released on video, is scary as shit. I don’t need to quote a well-established critic to back me up here, I’m a horror connoisseur and I spent the last the last ten minutes of the film with my mouth literally agape. When the reveal
Here at CVLT Nation, we’re obsessed with everything occult – just take a look at our features on witchcraft, the Left Hand Path, Satanism – or pretty much everything on the CVLT Nation Bizarre. So today we want to feed your mind’s eye with a rad collection of occult images that
Text and Photos: Bobby Cochran Since the birth of Norwegian Black Metal, heavy music has grown up a bit, moving beyond modern Satanism and branching out to embrace European Paganism, among other things. Album covers featuring dusky forests and snowy mountaintops, ancient runic symbols and icons of ancient earth religions have