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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

An afternoon with Enslaved

An afternoon with Enslaved

Sitting with Enslaved Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson we discussed getting old, personal beliefs and why you should wear sandals at a photo session ...
Introducing Ardawahisht Kollective

Introducing Ardawahisht Kollective

An underground black metal collective is rising from the East. Ardawahisht Kollective, from Iran, has been releasing music consistently for years now: this is their story ...
Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor's Prosaic

Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor’s Prosaic

Mizmor's A.L.N. finds a sweet spot with his new album "Prosaic": a new beginning and overall a pretty damn good doom/black album ...

Death Metal Reviews

A delayed interview with Inanna

A delayed interview with Inanna

A conversation with Inanna, one of the most interesting Chilean death metal bands ...
Of ancient cultures and cosmic fascinations: Tiwanaku's recipe for death metal

Of ancient cultures and cosmic fascinations: Tiwanaku’s recipe for death metal

After diving into "Earth Base One" and loving its mix of ancient culture and sci-fi elements, we felt the urge to interview the band to learn more about it all ...
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 ...

Doom Metal Reviews

Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor's Prosaic

Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor’s Prosaic

Mizmor's A.L.N. finds a sweet spot with his new album "Prosaic": a new beginning and overall a pretty damn good doom/black album ...
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 ...

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 ...