black metal

Interviews

Inside MAALSTROOM, Roadburn Festival's Ambitious New Black Metal Project

The Dutch heavy music fest continues its tradition of collaboration with a new commissioned piece showcasing the Dutch black metal scene.
Ben Handelman
12.20.18
To Hell And Back

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.30.18
Interviews

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
11.8.18
Interviews

German Label Prophecy Productions Wants to Conquer the American Metal Scene

The extreme metal-focused label just opened a new U.S. office, a daring move in a changing industry. Will their gamble pay off?
Kevin Stewart-Panko
11.5.18
To Hell And Back

Halloween Is for Heavy Metal Lovers

Whether you're gore-obsessed or looking to haunt a London dungeon, Halloween belongs to the heshers (also, check out new tunes from Without, Northumbria, Integrity, Druj, and more!).
Kim Kelly
11.2.18
To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.26.18
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.12.18
To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.28.18
To Hell And Back

In Defense of Heavy Metal Gimmicks

We wrestle with the meaning of the word in a post-Neckbeard Deathcamp world, and share new tunes from Ultha, Devil Master, Smoulder, Black Viper, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.21.18
Interviews

Neckbeard Deathcamp Are a Nazi-Stomping Black Metal Phenomenon

These unlikely leftist metal heroes turned a joke into a rising extreme metal force. Stream 'United Antifascist Evil,' their new split with Gaylord.
Kim Kelly
9.20.18
To Hell And Back

You'll Never Listen to All the Music You Want to Hear Before You Die

We'll never fully catch up, so settle in with new albums from Bosse-de-Nage and Dödsrit, and new tunes from Tragedy, Ancst, and Pallbearer.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
To Hell And Back

We’re Already in Hell, So You Might as Well Blast Some Evil Metal

Everything sucks but at least we have new tunes from Ilsa, Chthonic, Paroxysm, Black Awakening, Untamed Land, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.7.18
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