Guitars in Draghkar, Azath, and Serpent Rider. Owner of Nameless Grave Records, and editor of The Highway Corsair print zine.
Reveal! Twist Black Metal Into Knots: “Clearly, God Damn” (Early Track Stream)
Reveal's fourth album continues the band's callous disregard for propriety, slipping away the constraints of black metal. Listen to a new track from "Doppelherz" now.
Destructo Conjure Black/Thrash Delight in the Throes of “Demonic Possession” (Early Album Stream)
This melody- and evil-packed slice of black/thrash is a hell of a ride—stream it in full early here.
Tower Reaches New Heights on “Shock to the System” (Early Album Stream + Interview)
Stream the New York heavy metallers' sophomore album ahead of its Friday release and check out an interview with the band.
Witch Vomit’s Caustic Death Metal Promises “Abhorrent Rapture” (Interview)
The Portland band's recent "Abhorrent Rapture" EP was another short-but-sick dose of the band's uncompromisingly corroded death metal. Read an interview with the band.
“Condemned by Primal Contact,” Sijjin Continues a Legacy of Horrific Death Metal (Early Track Stream)
Featuring members of Necros Christos, Sijjin's death-thrash stalks the exhilarating bloody corridors of death metal's past on their upcoming album "Sumerian Promises."
In Aphelion Ushers In a “Luciferian Age” of Hellbound Black Metal
Featuring members of Necrophobic, ex-Nifelheim and more, In Aphelion's debut EP "Luciferian Age" sets the stage for what's to come. Watch the video for the title track now.
Concrete Winds Subject Listeners To “Noise Trepanation” (Early Track Stream + Interview)
The agonizingly fierce death metal outfit is set to follow up their debut record with "Nerve Butcherer"—get a taste of the delightful pain in store with this track premiere and interview.
Cherokee’s Hard Rock Heat Blazes On “Bill Pullman” (Music Video Premiere)
Check out a relentlessly catchy track and its charmingly bizarre music video from the German hard rock outfit, set to release their debut double-album "Blood & Gold" later this year.
Taste the “Temptation Steel Scourge” of Tempter’s Sacrament (Early EP Stream + Interview)
New Jersey death/thrash metal throwback Tempter's Sacrament burst onto the scene with a bludgeoning ambush of massively old-school metal. Hit the EP early and check out an interview.
Entering the Underground #16: Diabolizer Deals Out “Khalkedonian Death”
We speak to Mustafa Gürcalioğlu (also of Decaying Purity, Hyperdontia, Engulfed) about Diabolizer's debut full-length and the fine-tuned aggression behind the project.