Guitars in Draghkar, Azath, and Serpent Rider. Owner of Nameless Grave Records, and editor of The Highway Corsair print zine.
Entering the Underground #2: Hail The Fiery Steel of Megaton Sword
The Swiss heavy metallers have crafted their own fantasy universe and a dashing, muscular sound to go with it -- Entering the Underground #2 talks to the band about blazing a path to new heights.
Dipygus’ “Bushmeat”: Primitive Death Metal To Chew (And Choke) On (Review + Interview)
The primal, no-frills death metal of California's Dipygus has only increased in vileness, with their new album "Bushmeat" proving to be the most gut-wrenching and well-constructed yet. Read our review and check out an interview with the band.
Entering The Underground #1: Eurynomos Erupts “From the Valleys of Hades”
Focusing on new, lesser-known bands that shouldn't be missed, the introductory edition of this column features an interview with Aethon of Eurynomos, a band wielding the fearsome vocal talents of Desaster alum Okkulto.
Higher Power Metal: Discussing “III: Pentecost” with Wytch Hazel’s Collin Hendra
We talked with Wytch Hazel guitarist/vocalist Collin Hendra about their acclaimed 2020 release "III: Pentecost," the evolution of the band's sound, and more.
Brandon Corsair’s Top Albums of 2020
Brandon Corsair, leader of the California death metal band Draghkar and studious metal journalist, reveals his top picks for the year, diving deep into the underground.
Stygian Crown’s Epic Doom Reigns With Ironclad Power
With a gripping blend of epic doom and old-school death metal, Stygian Crown's debut earlier this year is a highlight that may have slipped beneath your radar earlier this year.
Polished and Deadly, Eternal Champion’s “Ravening Iron” Strikes True (Album Review)
Four years after their debut LP made waves in the traditional metal circuit, Eternal Champion returns with a follow-up that doubles down on their strengths but takes their sound beyond fans' wildest expectations.Read our full review.
The Field Guide to Slovakia’s Death Metal Past
We gather over a dozen early Slovakian death metal bands + historical and musical context in this extensive guide to the growth of the country's cloistered scene.