Black Magnet to Release Industrial Metal Debut via 20 Buck Spin (Stream New Single Now)
20 Buck Spin announced today the upcoming debut release of industrial-meets-extreme-metal crossover band Black Magnet -- you can listen to the first single from "Hallucination Scene" now.
Buried Realm’s “Overlord” Bows Only to the Mighty Riff
We've got a groove-laden new song from "Embodiment of the Divine," the upcoming Buried Realm album that also features guests of Scar Symmetry, Soilwork, and Obscura fame (just to name a few).
Amiensus’s Restorative Black Metal Breathes While “Drowned”
We unveil a new music video single from black metal quintet Amiensus -- this decade-long project has only two full-lengths, but a third (and mighty) one is coming later this year. Get a taste now.
Mystras’ “The Murder of Wat Tyler” is Black Metal That Sets Castles Ablaze
We're streaming a new Mystras song (a new black metal project from Spectral Lore's Ayloss) via a lyric video centered around the story of revolt-leading Middle Ages revolutionary.
Drouth’s “A Crown of Asphodels” Gives Life but Tempts Death
We're streaming the closing song from Portland black metal project Drouth's upcoming second full-length "Excerpts From a Dread Liturgy."
Dessiderium’s “Cosmic Limbs” Retrieve Life From The Eternal Void
The solo project of Alex Haddad has reinvigorated the stale mechanisms of melodic death metal with a heartfelt new album "Shadow Burn" -- soak into a new song now.
Summoning “Lions, Tigers and Bears” with Slift’s “Ummon” (Music Video Premiere)
Our favorite music videos contain nothing but the band, the crowd, and the song -- here, we've got the epic closing track from French trio Slift's latest album "Ummon" captured in such a fashion. Super-heavy psych-rock content inside.
Editor’s Choice #2: Holy Shit, Serenity Now!
Defocus and dematerialize in this abstract reflection on the times of now -- IO Editor-in-Chief Andrew Rothmund selects an especially atmospheric album as last month's favorite.
Nodus Tollens Sees a “Willowing” World Withering (Song Premiere)
We unveil a new song from this solo black metal project's debut full-length "Melancholic Waters Ablaze With the Fires of Loss," a gut-stab of raw and emotional atmospherics.
Dearth Provides the Soundtrack to Everyone “Writhing in Cellophane Cages”
We're streaming the hard-hitting opening song from blackened death metal act Dearth's upcoming full-length "To Crown all Befoulment" -- this one seems especially appropriate.