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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

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 ...
Cara Neir, between "Phase Out", music and 8-bit aesthetics

Cara Neir, between “Phase Out”, music and 8-bit aesthetics

Here's a pleasant chat with US band Cara Neir. We talked about their new album "Phase Out", a work with an extremely peculiar concept ...

Death Metal Reviews

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 ...
Dark Tranquillity, a Moment interview during the pandemic

Dark Tranquillity, a Moment interview during the pandemic

An interview with Swedish frontman Mikael Stanne about the new album Moment, the pandemic, cover artworks, videogames and... Brewing in Milan ...
Everything behind Rannoch's "Reflections Upon Darkness"

Everything behind Rannoch’s “Reflections Upon Darkness”

A long chat with Ian Gillings, frontman and composer for the progressive death metal band Rannoch, discussing literature, poetry and the English landscape ...

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 ...