“Where the Shadows Adorn”: Mother of Graves’ Monument to Melodic Death-Doom’s Past and Future (Early Album Stream)
On their long-awaited (and streaming here) debut full-length, the Indiana band taps into a niche genre's rich past for inspiration, but takes it one step further.
Liturgy Evolves Further on New Surprise EP, “As the Blood of God Bursts the Veins of Time” (Review)
The 'transcendental black metal' group surprise-released a new EP today with two tracks highlighting the band's boundary-eroding sound. Read our review here.
Black Metal in Technicolor: An Interview with Christian Cosentino
We spoke to one-man black metal master Christian Cosentino about his upcoming record "High Rising Times," which takes a colorful approach to melodic, symphonic post-black metal.
Cara Neir’s Digitized Black Metal Exploits Continue on “His First Daemon” (Early Track Stream)
Stream a track from the latest exploits of mad black metal scientists Cara Neir, who combine black metal, grindcore, chiptune, and more on their upcoming album "Phantasmal."
Sunrise Patriot Motion Condense Gothic Darkness Into a “Black Fellflower Stream” (Review)
Helmed by Will and Sam Skarstad of Yellow Eyes, Sunrise Patriot Motion merges gothic rock, post-punk, black metal, heavy metal, and more into a weird, wondrous affair. Read our review.
Sharper than Ever: An Interview with Vicious Blade
The Pittsburgh thrashers call back to the jubilant early days of the genre on their new EP - read an interview with vocalist Clarissa.
White Ward’s Experimental Black Metal Gleams on “False Light” (Review)
The Ukrainian black metal group incorporates blackgaze, jazz, and more on their latest full-length.
Blut Aus Nord’s “Disharmonium – Undreamable Abysses” Evokes Antediluvian Horrors
Blut aus Nord returns with yet another masterclass in the strange and unsettling. Read our review of "Disharmonium – Undreamable Abysses."
Nechochwen’s Deep-Rooted Black Metal Cuts Deep on “Kanawha Black” (Early Album Stream)
The West Virginian band's fourth album highlights their command of black metal and the indigenous-themed variant they helped pioneer. Stream it here before it releases on Friday.
Icare Evoke the Vibrant Morbidity of Baudelaire with “Charogne” (Early Album Stream)
The Swiss black metal group takes inspiration from a poem on their sophomore album, a 43-minute single-track affair. Stream it here.