song and album streams
Khaima’s Artful Heaviness is an “Extrapolation” of Prog Metal (Video Premiere)
Germany's Khaima offers up delirious visuals to accompany a gripping, twisty track off their upcoming album "Owing to the Influence" -- check out the video for "Extrapolation" now.
We Miss Live Music: 250+ Metal Show Photos to Remind Us What It’s Like
IO Editor-in-Chief Andrew Rothmund moonlights as a show photographer (well, not right now of course) -- he's gathered his favorite images from 2019 onward (incl. Bell Witch, Heilung, Sleep, Cattle Decapitation, and more) to help rekindle memories and sensations of being right there.
The Razor-Sharp Rapture of Svederna’s “Skuld Och Vita Knogar” (Track Premiere)
We're streaming a new single from the Swedish black metallers' upcoming third album "Härd" now, offering fine-crafted black metal balancing lethality and poignancy.
Reverorum ib Malacht’s “Vad är inte sju huvud?” Ventures Forth Into Complexity
The Swedish Roman Catholic black metal is back and stranger than ever.
“We Get What We Deserve”: Guerrilla Ghost’s Heavy Electronic Hip-Hop (Album Stream)
We venture into the growing bustle of heavy hip-hop artists that are bridging genre gaps and cutting new edges -- one is duo Guerrilla Ghost, and we're streaming their kickass new album now.
Revitalizing the Ophelias’ “Holy Glow” With Arriver
The Chicago prog troupe looks to an obscure 1980s band for inspiration in their new cover single.
Osi and the Jupiter’s New “Appalachia” EP is Ethereal Folk (Listen Now)
We unveil the new three-song EP from Ohio folk duo Osi and the Jupiter -- intensely minimal and subtly vivid, this release comprises a set of beautiful contrasts.
“À Travers Les Lambeaux”: Shezmu Embrace Doomy, Mythological Death (Album Review)
Canadian extreme metal innovators Shezmu unveil their debut release this week -- Che Alzilu descends into the storied depths of their doomed and blackened death metal.
Zombi’s Steve Moore on “2020” The Album, The Year, and The Mood (Interview)
Acclaimed proggy synthwave duo Zombi's Steve Moore (synths, guitars, bass) talks at length with us about the project's latest release "2020," film scores, touring, and so much more.