Laüstic Pens Eccentric, Insane Ballads on “La Canzone del Cefaloforo” (EP Review)
Pulling together black metal, spoken word, art rock, electronica, and much more into a whirlwind sub-twenty-minute EP, "La Canzone del Cefaloforo" is a peculiar offering that must be heard to be believed—and still somewhat defies belief even then. Read our full review.
Soothsayer and Eugene Robinson Embrace Heaviness on “War of the Doves” (Video Debut)
The Irish sludge/doom metal band teams up with Oxbow vocalist Eugene Robinson for an exercise in atmospheric heaviness and riff worship.
35 Years of Midnight: Reflecting on Candlemass’s Genre-Defining Classic “Epicus Doomicus M…
For the 35th anniversary of this classic doom album, we contemplate what made it so impactful and its ongoing legacy - plus, check out an interview with founder Leif Edling.
No Dream is Ever Just a Dream: An Interview with James Kent of Darksynth-Transcending Pert…
We interviewed James Kent of Perturbator about his new album "Lustful Sacraments," talking about his inspirations and the journey to this latest release.
Jakethehawk Conjures “Seven Devils” [Florence + The Machine Cover] (Early Track Stream)
Pennsylvania heavy rock band Jakethehawk shares a reimagined version of the indie rock song, following up on their full-length album "Hinterlands" earlier this year with new material in advance of tour dates.
Alchemy of Flesh’s Hellish Death Metal Waits Behind “Slipgates to Annihilation” (Early Tra…
Listen to a devastating Quake-themed death metal track from this Athens, Georgia one-man outfit's upcoming album "Ageless Abominations."
On “Directive IV,” Planet of the Dead Commands You To Your Doom (Track + Video Premiere)
Drawing heavily from science fiction and horror, the New Zealand doomsters craft barraging doom with uncommon inspiration. Watch the video for the RoboCop-inspired "Directive IV" now.
Thorn Summons the Void Through “Crawling Worship” (Early Album Stream)
This especially piercing form of cavernous death-doom evokes visions of stark nothingness and unsightly terrors from beyond—stream the band's debut album now in full.
Entering the Underground #10: White Magician’s Mesmerizing Heavy Metal
White Magician (whose members also comprise Demon Bitch) plays a beguiling form of traditional metal rooted in adventurous hard rock. Check out an interview with the project mastermind The Great Kaiser.
Naïve Magic: A Dungeon Synth Digest #3: Live from the Dungeon (Interview + Roundup)
In this dual-duty edition of the Dungeon Synth Digest, we speak with Northeast Dungeon Siege organizers Phranick and Naginah (of Sombre Arcane) and provide another roundup of dungeon synth releases for your perusal.