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Reviews, interviews and reports from the underground. Black metal, death metal, doom metal and much more: since 2009 we’ve been discovering bands you have no clue about and meeting world-renowned artists.

Black Metal Reviews

A PORTRAIT OF FLESH AND BLOOD

A PORTRAIT OF FLESH AND BLOOD

During our journey through Japanese black metal underground we met A Portrait Of Flesh And Blood an interesting project led by US extreme vocalist Neil Andersen ...
MESARTHIM - Ghost Condensate

MESARTHIM – Ghost Condensate

"Ghost Condensate" is one of the finest pieces of music born from Mesarthim's mind, combining black metal and trance in order to best represent cosmic majesty ...
ONCE UPON A WINTER - Pain And Other Pleasures

ONCE UPON A WINTER – Pain And Other Pleasures

Fans of Kauan, GIAA and Mono should never miss Greek post-rockers Once Upon A Winter's third album: "Pain And Other Pleasures" is a sublime discovery, indeed! ...

Death Metal Reviews

BELZEBUBS - Pantheon Of The Nightside Gods

BELZEBUBS – Pantheon Of The Nightside Gods

JP Ahonen comics are fun indeed but Belzebubs music is pretty serious, instead. Amazing black/death metal and famous guests are featured in their debut album! ...
BLOODBATH - Interview

BLOODBATH – Interview

We met the Swedish death metal supergroup and talked about their new album, Dan Swanö, Katatonia, magic in music and a wish tu fulfill ...
CHTHONIC - Battlefields Of Asura

CHTHONIC – Battlefields Of Asura

Chthonic's melodic death metal comes back to tell us about Taiwan's complicated history, in the prologue to the "Souls Reposed" series ...

Doom Metal Reviews

DEKADENT - The Nemean Ordeal

DEKADENT – The Nemean Ordeal

In "The Nemean Ordeal", Dekadent interweave atmospheric black-doom metal with positive feelings, in an unusually ethereal and dreamlike sound ...
SICK SAD WORLD - Imago Clipeata

SICK SAD WORLD – Imago Clipeata

Through the fire of Notre Dame. Sludgy post-metal band Sick Sad World try to go beyond Amenra's lesson in "Imago Clipeata" ...
SPLENDIDULA - Post Mortem

SPLENDIDULA – Post Mortem

In Splendidula's Post Mortem, the voice of Kristien Cools explores a variety of genres and styles, from doom to post-metal, and more ...

Post-Metal Reviews

RUSSIAN CIRCLES - Blood Year

RUSSIAN CIRCLES – Blood Year

US post-metal legends Russian Circles released "Blood Year" via Sargent House and left quite a deep mark on the scene ...
JUSEPH - Óreida

JUSEPH – Óreida

Portuguese post-metal quintet Juseph debuts with "Óreida"; meet the latest discovery by WOOAAARGH floating between Isis, Pelican, and Russian Circles ...
ONCE UPON A WINTER - Pain And Other Pleasures

ONCE UPON A WINTER – Pain And Other Pleasures

Fans of Kauan, GIAA and Mono should never miss Greek post-rockers Once Upon A Winter's third album: "Pain And Other Pleasures" is a sublime discovery, indeed! ...