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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

MIDNIGHT ODYSSEY - A bioluminiscent interview

MIDNIGHT ODYSSEY – A bioluminiscent interview

Upon the release of the Biolume trilogy, we spent some time discussing with Dis Pater about music, culture and ancient authors' influence ...
BETHLEHEM - Lebe Dich Leer

BETHLEHEM – Lebe Dich Leer

With this record Bethlehem proved that, although time passes and things might change, the psychosis that powers creativity doesn't go away ...
BORKNAGAR - True North

BORKNAGAR – True North

Despite Vintersorg's exit, the shapeshifting Norwegian band exceeded all sorts of expectations and released one of their best records ...

Death Metal Reviews

INSOMNIUM - Heart Like A Grave

INSOMNIUM – Heart Like A Grave

Three years after their previous album, Niilo Sevänen and his associates show us a new face of Insomnium, more melodic than ever but still death metal as fuck! ...
TRUP - Szmula

TRUP – Szmula

From the army of new musicians from Poland, Trup came forth: "Szmula" left its mark with a blend of death metal and noise straight from an insane asylum ...
NILE - Vile Nilotic Rites: An Interview

NILE – Vile Nilotic Rites: An Interview

An eye-to-eye chat with Nile mastermind Karl Sanders about the new Vile Nilotic Rites album, researching ancient Egypt and the stupidity of people ...

Doom Metal Reviews

PROFETUS - The Sadness Of Time Passing

PROFETUS – The Sadness Of Time Passing

The funeral doom metal master Anssi Mäkinen and his project Profetus are back with the anticipated "The Sadness Of Time Passing", out via Avantgarde Music ...
BETHLEHEM - Lebe Dich Leer

BETHLEHEM – Lebe Dich Leer

With this record Bethlehem proved that, although time passes and things might change, the psychosis that powers creativity doesn't go away ...
NOEKK - Waltzing In Obscurity

NOEKK – Waltzing In Obscurity

A German poet's lyrics have awakened Noekk's creative spirit again, the result is "Waltzing In Obscurity", eleven years after their last album ...

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 ...