Horror in Reverse: DDENT Returns to the Inevitable on “VOLEMOI” (Video Premiere)
Watch the unsettling music video for French post-metal/doom/electronica act DDENT's new track "VOLEMOI."
Beneath a “Fullmoon over Videna,” An Old Sad Ghost Haunts Our Darkened Dreams (Early Album…
The mysterious dungeon synth project An Old Sad Ghost, one facet of its prolific creator, unleashes a new phantom upon us: stream "Fullmoon over Videna" in its entirety now.
“Helloween” Marks a New, United Chapter of Pumpkin Power Metal (Review)
The long-standing power metal band's eighteenth album unites its past and present on this new album, which sees Kai Hansen, Michael Kiske, and Andi Deris all share vocal duties on a high-quality slice of European power metal.
Haunted by the Past, At the Gates Confront “The Nightmare of Being” (Review)
At The Gates return with "The Nightmare Of Being", a respectable new chapter brimming with the signature hooks of the Gothenburg variant of death metal they helped characterize.
Soothsayer and Eugene Robinson Embrace Heaviness on “War of the Doves” (Video Debut)
The Irish sludge/doom metal band teams up with Oxbow vocalist Eugene Robinson for an exercise in atmospheric heaviness and riff worship.
Backpatches & Elbowpatches #5: Metal Studies and Postcolonial Studies
This edition of our metal studies-focused column from musicologist Ross Hagen discusses how metal studies and postcolonial studies (the study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism) intersect.
“Drowning” In the Depths of CHASSM’s Engulfing Post-Metal (Video Premiere)
Watch a tight-quarters performance of the Australian blackened post-metal duo's song "Drowning," off their upcoming album "Falling Forever."
The Lord Weird Slough Feg’s Fiery Debut Turns 25 (Interview with Mike Scalzi)
Though sometimes overshadowed by later releases (and much harder to find), the American heavy metal band's self-titled debut is a blazing opening chapter in the band's ferocious style. Read an interview with Mike Scalzi, discussing the album's eventful creation and his thoughts on it …
Unearthly Ambitions – The Story of Cynic #1: Early Demos ’88-’90
In a new biweekly series, we dive into the rich history of progressive death metal legends Cynic—starting with their early demo work.
Gargoyle Paints “Nosferatu” In Shades of Doomed Purple (Early Track Stream)
Watch a new video from this occult Italian act, whose self-styled "necrodoom" resurrects the weird and shadowed past of Italian extreme metal.