song and album streams
Wilderun Demonstrate Their Singular Audacity On “Epigone” (Review)
The progressive metal band delivers a masterful, genre-twisting adventure on their latest album. Read our full review.
“The Fighting Eagle”: Century Soars On Wings of Classic Metal (Early Track Stream)
The Swedish duo, featuring members of Tøronto and Lethal Steel, is releasing a special 7" single ahead of their debut album slated for later this year via Electric Assault Records. Check out a track from it now.
Faceless Entity Fly the “Decaying Banners of Existence” (Track Debut + Tour With Lamp of Murmuur)
The mysterious Dutch black metal band envelops the listener with a malicious psychic aura + announces a new EU/UK tour with Lamp of Murmuur.
Scene Dive #2: Bay Area Death Metal’s Perennial Resurrection
Despite undergoing constant change and no shortage of difficulties, the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, etc.) remains a significant stronghold for American heavy metal—and especially death metal. This in-depth feature includes perspectives from key bands (Ripped to Shreds, Vastum) and labels (Sentient Ruin Laboratories, Carbonized Records).
Noise Pollution #4: Chemtrails, Hosannas, Bloody Elections
Neill reflects on Killing Joke, a standout discovery in his musical exploration.
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.
Kurokuma Demands A “Sacrifice to Huitzilopochtli” Under a Red-Hot Sun (Early Track Stream)
Stream a ripping track from the British sludge band's upcoming album "Born of Obsidian," focused on the Aztec practice of human sacrifice to their sun god.
In Aphelion Summons the “World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)” in New Video (Video Debut)
Impassioned and evil black metal trio In Aphelion don't need to reinvent the wheel as they helped construct it to begin with. Watch an exclusive debut of the "World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)" video.
Unru Return, Unfettered, on “Die Wiederkehr des Verdrängten” (Early Track Stream)
Stream the title track from the German black metal group's upcoming album, which sees them moving away from crust and hardcore influences towards richly layered black metal.