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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

Black metal and anti-fascism: an interview with Etxegiña

Black metal and anti-fascism: an interview with Etxegiña

Hailing from France and Basque Country, Etxegiña is a black metal project formed by Basque born musician Waldo Losada. We got in touch with Waldo in order to ask him some questions ...
Spectral Lore on Ετερόφωτος, the sense of community and cultural heritage

Spectral Lore on Ετερόφωτος, the sense of community and cultural heritage

A long chat with Greek Spectral Lore about the new album Ετερόφωτος, side projects, politics and cultural heritage ...
WESENWILLE: a material interview

WESENWILLE: a material interview

An in-depth talk with the Dutch dissonant black metal duo about their new "II: A Material God", their partnership with LADLO, Paul Strand and much more ...

Death Metal Reviews

The story of Defacement

The story of Defacement

A death metal journey from Lybia through Ukraine and to the Netherlands, as told by Defacement guitarist, Khalil Azagoth ...
An evening with Artificial Brain

An evening with Artificial Brain

We sat down with Artificial Brain during their first European tour ever, to talk death metal, sci-fi and... The Metaverse? ...
Gorephilia: of death, blood and Finnish death metal

Gorephilia: of death, blood and Finnish death metal

A long and thoughtful conversation with the band, following the release of their third album, In The Eye Of Nothing ...

Doom Metal Reviews

PARADISE LOST - Obsidian

PARADISE LOST – Obsidian

Paradise Lost condensed thirty years of music in "Obsidian": let's rediscover gothic rock with the masters from Halifax ...
PARADISE LOST - An interview with Nick Holmes

PARADISE LOST – An interview with Nick Holmes

Our chat with Paradise Lost's Nick Holmes about the new album "Obsidian", COVID-19, and death metal ...
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MY DYING BRIDE – An interview with Andrew Craighan

We had a chat with My Dying Bride guitarist and co-founder Andrew Craighan about the doom metal gem "The Ghost Of Orion", out on Nuclear Blast ...

Post-Metal Reviews

RORCAL - Muladona

RORCAL – Muladona

Swiss post-black metal band Rorcal adapted the novel "Muladona" by Eric Stener Carlson, and it's a bloodbath. The record is out via Hummus Records ...
PELICAN - Nighttime Stories

PELICAN – Nighttime Stories

Six years later, Pelican are back with their hardcore flavored post-metal on Southern Lord with "Nighttime Stories", in memory of Jody Minnoch ...
BIG | BRAVE - A Gaze Among Them

BIG | BRAVE – A Gaze Among Them

With "A Gaze Among Them", Canadian act Big | Brave took a well-deserved spot in the drone-doom world. Robin Wattie and Mathieu Ball are back on Southern Lord ...