Ripped To Shreds Tears Into Death Metal’s Blind Spots on “劇變 (Jubian)” (Interview)
The California-based, Relapse-signed band returned this year with another exhilarating offering that tackles less-common subject matter with similarly uncommon creativity. We talked to founder Andrew Lee about the new record and the band's past.
Black Anvil Achieves Black Metal Rebirth on “Regenesis” (Interview)
The NYC USBM band has a new record out and a just-concluded tour with Cannibal Corpse. Read about their new album and happenings here.
In Venom Inc.’s Future, “There’s Only Black” (Interview w/ Tony Dolan)
We talked to vocalist/bassist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan (part of Venom's "Prime Evil" lineup) about his past with Venom and Venom Inc's upcoming plans.
Celtic Frost Celebrate The Early Years with “Danse Macabre” Box Set (Tom G. Warrior Interview)
We talked to the legendary Tom G. Warrior about the upcoming Celtic Frost box set and his current projects, Triumph of Death and Triptykon.
Kampfar Pushes Black Metal Boundaries On “Til klovers takt” (Interview)
The Norwegian band channels their home country's landscapes and legends for inspiration on their ninth full-length album, out last week. Read an interview with vocalist Dolk and guitarist guitarist Ole Hartvigsen.
Trauma Hits Back With New Album “Awakening” (Interview)
The Bay Area power/speed metal band, reformed in 2013 after a hiatus in the mid-1980s, carves a new path with their recent material that's worth following. We spoke to drummer Kris Gustofson about the new album and the band's journey through the years.
Stormruler: Imperial Black (Magick) Metal Warfare (Interview)
The USBM band's second album "Sacred Rites & Black Magick" is a triumphant continuation of their grand, mystical black metal. Read an interview with the band here.
Nordjevel Unleashes Pure Enmity On “Gnavhòl” (Interview)
The Norwegian black metal band's third full-length, out earlier this year through Indie Recordings, takes an intense approach to evil black metal - to say the least. Read an interview with the band.
“In Darkness Alone,” Scars Of The Flesh’s Blackened Death Metal Ignites (Interview)
We talked to members of the Texas group (members of Wings of Abaddon, Cerebral Desecration) about their third full-length coming up in November.
Defacing God Brings A New Twist To Darkness (Interview)
The Danish band's debut album "The Resurrection of Lilith" combines symphonic metal with melodic death metal, black metal, and cinematic flair. Read an interview with vocalist Sandie Gjørtz here.