Author Archive
Thrall on Aokigahara Jukai & Japanese Culture

Thrall on Aokigahara Jukai & Japanese Culture

Discussing Thrall's third album, Aokigahara Jukai, Japanese culture and its appropriation of death, as well as some token misanthropy.
Kayo Dot Interview: On Hubardo & Crowd-Funded Projects

Kayo Dot Interview: On Hubardo & Crowd-Funded Projects

We talk to Toby Driver about Kayo Dot's new double album, Hubardo, and his recent obsession with crowd-funded projects.
Clandestine Blaze - Harmony of Struggle

Clandestine Blaze – Harmony of Struggle

Taking the Blaze's trademark repetitive sound to new depths of melody and triumph.
Schopenhauer, Pessimism & Black Metal

Schopenhauer, Pessimism & Black Metal

A reworking of our Schopenhauer & black metal piece. An attempt to elucidate the similarities between black metal and the famous pessimist.
Horse Latitudes - Black Soil

Horse Latitudes – Black Soil

Horse Latitudes return with a new record full of low end occult doom metal which shrugs off the cliches of the genre and serves up a powerful encompassing listen.
Michael Bukowski & Yog-Blogsoth: The Illustro Obscurum Journals

Michael Bukowski & Yog-Blogsoth: The Illustro Obscurum Journals

Ever wondered what the Lovecraft mythos might look like? Well, Micheal Bukowski has spent the last three years creating a visual a compendium of the man's work.
Dethroned Emperor: Obsessed by Speed & Death

Dethroned Emperor: Obsessed by Speed & Death

While regressive death metal outfits propound their subject matter beyond the realms of believability and grindcore naively protests its political and cultural impotence, Dethroned Emperor just do not have any fucks to give.
Isenscur - Mónaþfylen

Isenscur – Mónaþfylen

Unknown black metallers Isenscur's debut album is the UKBM album we've been waiting for.
Manticore - Behold the Ascension of the Execrated (streaming)

Manticore – Behold the Ascension of the Execrated (streaming)

Commit satanic violence to the new Manticore album, streaming in its totality here.
All I do is complain

All I do is complain

What you *really* shouldn't turn a blind eye to before the year is out.
The Art of Jeff Grimal

The Art of Jeff Grimal

Exchanging words and visuals with The Great Old Ones' guitartist, Jeff Grimal.
Bleakwood & Ekadzati Kickstarter

Bleakwood & Ekadzati Kickstarter

Australian warlord D. Nahum and Milam Records owner Zareem team up for a Bleakwood & Ekadzati split.