Hear the debut full-length of Illinois doomsters Olórin (members of Smoulder, Fer de Lance), who funnel Lord of the Rings, and specifically Gandalf, into glacial traditional doom metal—plus, check out an interview with the band.
Departing from their "Mass" series of releases, Amenra's newest full-length further sharpens their emotional assault, though it's not quite the same as any previous release. Read an interview with frontman Colin H. van Eeckhout about the new album.
White Magician (whose members also comprise Demon Bitch) plays a beguiling form of traditional metal rooted in adventurous hard rock. Check out an interview with the project mastermind The Great Kaiser.
In this dual-duty edition of the Dungeon Synth Digest, we speak with Northeast Dungeon Siege organizers Phranick and Naginah (of Sombre Arcane) and provide another roundup of dungeon synth releases for your perusal.