Kaoteon Want to Smash "Middle Eastern Metal" Stereotypes
Stream the Lebanese black metallers (who feature members of Obscura and Marduk)'s new album, 'Damnatio Memoriae,' and read about their typical, atypical metal journey.
Close Out a Hellish Week with Rotting Sky's Brutal Blackened Noise
Stream the impossibly harsh, surprisingly pretty new album from former Nux Vomica guitarist Tim Messing, out today via Silent Ruin Laboratories.
A Pregnant Light's Damian Master Has No Time for False Modesty
The Colloquial Sound Recordings mastermind and dizzyingly prolific "purple metal" musician opens up about his faith, his hubris, and Iron Maiden.
Myanmar's Metal Scene Stands Strong in the Midst of Political Upheaval
Metalcore is still king in capital city Yangon, but black and death metal are gaining ground in this troubled Southeast Asian political hotbed.
Zeal & Ardor Are Back With New Single, "Baphomet"
In the band's first new single since 'Devil Is Fine,' the double bass meets the Delta blues.
How Venom Accidentally Bootlegged Their Own Black Metal History
Founding guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn gives us his honest opinion of bootlegging, the new 'Assault!" boxset, and Venom's wild, strange legacy.
Summoning Is the Best Tolkien-Obsessed, Anti-Fascist Metal Band in the World
Stream the iconic Austrian fantasy metal duo's new album, 'With Doom We Come,' and read an interview on capitalism, composing, and why Nazis don't belong in black metal....
Krallice Had a Really Good Year
As the world burned around us, the NYC experimental metal mainstays released the most challenging, essential music of their career.
Immerse Yourself in Eye of Nix's Ghostly Gothic Black Metal Doom
Stream 'Black Somnia,' the absolutely stunning and wholly unique new album from these Seattle experimental metal outliers.
Calligram's Blackened Hardcore Goes Straight for the Jugular
Stream 'Askesis,' the thrilling new LP from this promising new UK outfit—out November 24 via Basick Records.
Auðn's New LP Represents the Next Generation of Icelandic Black Metal
Stream the quartet's stunning new Season of Mist debut, 'Farvegir Fyrndar,' and read on for their thoughts on Mayhem, tech death, and leaving their island home.
Mayhem Vocalist Dead Is Brought Back to Life Through a New Collection of His Letters
'Letters from the Dead' offers insight into the real Dead—a homesick Swedish kid obsessed with vampires and best known for his morbid role as the first Norwegian black metal casualty.
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