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Album Review: Vanum - "Realm of Sacrifice"

I’ve recently become more and more impressed by the wave of black metal emerging from the United States. Offering a wide range of stylistic influences and creativity, our domestic take on the genre has pushed black metal in unprecedented directions, providing much-appreciated complexity to a genre that has, at times, been rather straightforward. 554 more words

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Album Review: Abyssal - "Antikatastaseis"

United Kingdom based solo(ish) black/death metal (aka plague metal) outfit Abyssal have released three LPs over their short career—each one more complex than its predecessor. With their newest effort, … 473 more words

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Initial Descent: June 23's New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday—time for another edition of Initial Descent! Here’s what we’ll be chatting about on this week’s podcast! 206 more words

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Prurient Captures the Face of the New New York—and It Ain't Pretty

“There’s this immense thrill to destroy yourself when you see . I think it’s an attractive excitement, a kind of fear that stimulates the imagination in a way that’s dangerous. 856 more words


Pallbearer reveal their first ever music video for Watcher in the Dark

Currently on tour with At The Gates, Converge and Vallenfyre; Pallbearer have released a video for Watcher in the Dark, taken from last year’s album Foundations of Burden. 183 more words

Review: Sumac - The Deal

The funny thing about Isis is that their legendary status among metal bands has only escalated since the break-up in 2010. Mainstream rock artists sport their t-shirts, Wikipedia editors irrationally credit them as the founders of post-metal, and pessimists grasp at straws to sling negative criticism. 902 more words


But More Wonderful than the Lore of Old Men and the Lore of Books Is the Secret Lore of Ocean: Profound Lore in 2015

In the last few years, it’s safe to say that Canada’s Profound Lore Records has become one of the most important and relevant record labels in heavy music. 844 more words