Two decades following the release of their final album "Death's Design," Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström and Dan "The Spirits" Swanö reflect on their time as progressive black metal band Diabolical Masquerade.
Combining impossibly groovy stoner metal with a fantastical amphibian concept grounded in eco-conservatism, the UK's Froglord is an ideal starting point for this column, which dives deep into thematic bands that are more than just a gimmick.
The Necrosexual interviews Zakk Mild (also of Oxalate) about his new progressive death metal project and some of his favorite reads. Also, check out a new track "Leaking Out/Dystheism" from the project featuring Sanguisugabogg's Devin Swank on vocals.
The multi-talented Reuben Storey (Christian Mistress, Funerot, Quayde LaHüe) released an independent demo for his new heavy metal project last month that should not be missed -—check out an interview with Reuben.
Necropanther's new EP is the creative brainchild of guitarist Paul Anop, and it's aquatic doom instead of the band's main fare of melodic death/thrash. Check out an interview with the band that dives into the history behind the EP, their take on the metal scene today, and more.