Fires in the Distance Depicts a Dazzling Downfall on “Crumbling Pillars of a Tranquil Mind” (Video Premiere and Interview)
Check out a new video from the melodic death/doom band's upcoming album "Air Not Meant for Us," which is out later this week.
Scene Dive 3: Utrecht’s Black Metal Scene Blends Arcane and Cosmopolitan
Our Scene Dive column returns, this time peering into the Dutch city of Utrecht - home to bands like Grey Aura, Terzij de Horde, Laster, Wesenwille, and more.
Tumble Down the Rabbithole with healthyliving’s “Dream Hive” (Video Premiere)
Featuring members of Maud the moth and Ashenspire, healthyliving draws from doom, noise, post-rock, and more. Check out the video for their new single "Dream Hive" here.
Ulthar Upends Expectations Across Two Fearsome New Albums (Review + Interview)
The black/death band releases two albums tomorrow. We spoke to the band about this dual release.
Colin Williams’ Top Albums of 2022
Colin Williams taps into perhaps the most international releases of any of our lists as he examines his most-listened and most-loved albums from the year.
Infall Wires “Far” to Explode in Society’s Face (Early Album Stream)
Hardcore mad scientists Infall fuse hardcore with grind, math, and more on their new album. Stream it here.
Ayyur Channels Longing through Ancient Lunar Lore on New EP (Full Premiere)
The full moon arrives tonight - celebrate it with this EP of folk-imbued doomy black metal from Tunisia.
“Without Love, This Doesn’t Exist”: Amplifest Weekend Two Unites Experimenters and Collaborators
The second weekend of Amplifest brought fascinating collaborations and spellbinding creativity, plus performances by Sumac, Deafheaven, Liturgy, and more.
“I Don’t Want to Go Home”: Amplifest Weekend One Unites the Full Spectrum of Metal
With performances from Amenra, Cult of Luna, Pallbearer, and more, the first weekend of the Porto, Portugal-based fest's 2022 edition was a reminder of the power of festivals.
“Before Being Promoters, We’re Music Lovers First”: Gearing Up for Amplifest 2022 with André Mendes (Interview)
Porto, Portugal is home to Amplifest, an exciting cross-genre fest that brings acts like Amenra, Anna Von Hausswolf, Lingua Ignota, and more together in a city already swelling with its own exciting scene. We spoke to fest organizer André Mendes about this year's edition.