40 Watt Sun Search for “Perfect Light” on Their New Album (Review)
On their new record, the introspective alternative rock project (masterminded by Warning founder Patrick Walker) charts a striking course through the stormy waters of heartbreak and pain.
At “Wit’s End”: Mizmor’s A.L.N. Demystifies His New Album
The Mizmor mastermind discusses the minutiae of his new album and what exactly left him at "Wit's End."
Cheryl Carter’s Top Albums of 2021
With a heavy focus on black metal but crucial picks from other areas, writer Cheryl Carter highlights her favorite albums of the year.
Arde Tune Into the Mysticism of Life and Death On “The Birch” (Early Track Stream)
Stream a single from the German atmospheric black metal outfit's sophomore album, which focuses on ancient cults and the goddesses they worshipped.
Lamp Of Murmuur’s Cryptic, Shifting Black Metal Examines “Submission And Slavery” (Review)
Read our review of the mysterious project's second full-length album, which uses shades of post-punk and gothic metal to convey a deeply tantalizing take on black metal.
Experience “Consolamentum” In Year of No Light’s Purifying Crescendos (Review)
The long-running French post-metal group's latest album marks twenty years of existence and a new chapter in their continuous evolution.
Woman Is The Earth Illuminates “Spiritual Rot” Through Devoted Black Metal
Stream a track from the South Dakotan black metal band's upcoming album "Dust Of Forever."
Nemorous Opens a New Chapter of Forested Black Metal (EP Review)
The past cannot be changed but the future is open for Nemorous—from the ashes of Wodensthrone rises a new project, whose debut self-titled EP sets the stage for great things to come. Read our review.
“Ni Tsarya, Ni Boga”: Koldovstvo’s Enchanting Black Metal Entertains Neither Gods Nor Masters (Review)
This mysterious black metal album wields a warm and evocative form of the genre, but one still challenging and low-fidelity at the same time. Read our full review.
Los Males Del Mundo’s Debut Ushers In An Atmospheric “Descent Towards Death” (Review)
The Argentinian black metal band follows up their 2020 EP with a full-length that expands on the band's atmospheric, tumultuous black metal. Read our full review.