song and album streams
Those Who Knock: Doldrum Discuss Their Haunted, Peculiar Black Metal (Interview)
American black metal band Doldrum's 2022 debut album scored high on our charts last year - we spoke to the band about how camp, Americana, the Denver sound, and irony feed into their sound.
Wild Beyond’s Black Metal Debut Is Metal First (Early Song Debut)
Reminding the world that black metal is METAL first.
Desolate Realm Grant Us Entry to “Forsaken Ground” (Early Track Stream)
The Finnish heavy/doom band taps into doom metal's grandeur and heavy metal's ferocity on their upcoming second full-length. Stream a new track here.
Praise the “Sweet Evil Sun”: Original Vocalist Johan Längquist Keeps Candlemass Thoroughly Doomed (Interview)
Though he sang on their first full-length, Längquist didn't officially join Candlemass until "The Door to Doom" in 2019. We spoke to Längquist about the band's 2022 album plus "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus."
dai-ichi Shows Us “Where The Ivy Grows” (New Song Debut)
Mysterious raw black metal duo dai-ichi re-emerge with a second album of ferocious sounds. Listen to "Where the Ivy Grows" before the album's release.
It Is Dead and Void Me’s Upcoming Split is Caustic Catharsis (Early Stream)
Extreme sounds for extreme expressions. Stream this blackened death-sludge meets blackened crust split here before it releases next month.
Misguiding Star: Dead Sun Rising’s Post-Metal Simmers on “Constellations” (Track Premiere + Interview)
The Chicago band blends post-metal with shoegaze, rock, and more to create a downcast, yet vivid, sound. Stream a new track from their just-announced new EP "A Soft Decay" here.
Grief Symposium Crushes Emotions With Death Metal On New Debut (Full Album Stream)
British death/doom metal band Grief Symposium emphasizes death on their incredibly heavy debut which is now streaming in full.
“From the Scratch”: As Light Dies Reveals Spellbinding Avant-Garde Metal (Lyric Video Premiere)
Hailing from Madrid, the avant-garde metal group returns after almost ten years with a new album. Stream a new track from "The Laniakea Architecture - Volume II" here.