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The Spread of Ashes

In my mind there have always been two distinct flavors of USBM. On the one side you have the crust-influenced madness of Woe, Ludicra, and Nachtmystium. 565 more words

Rumors And Ramblings

Leviathan - Scar Sighted (2015)

Artist: Leviathan

Album: Scar Sighted

Label: Profound Lore Records

Reviewer: Jan Jakobsen


Jef Whitehead, also known as Wrest, has since the early 2000’s been releasing quality black metal albums. 547 more words


Abyssal - Antikatastaseis (2015)

Artist: Abyssal

Album: Antikatastaseis

Label: Profound Lore

Reviewer: Goldensundown

Abyssal are a UK based band that seek to create extremely cavernous and immensely oppressive metal that reeks of decay by throwing together elements of black metal and death metal and blending it with the sheer weighty atmosphere of doom metal. 571 more words


Review: Sumac - The Deal (2015)

I can safely say that Isis was a big game changer in terms of the type of music I was listening to before I heard them and the type of music I started listening to after them. 800 more words

Album Review

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


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


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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