My seven picks for the first week of 2012.
A masterclass in true-to-form death metal. Dark Decent Records have released Timeghoul's demos as a compilation, and about time too.
Regardless of whether it's New Year or not, it's time to break some bad habits.
Christoph Ziegler explores winter at its most lifeless and desolate.
Britain's foremost black metal warriors Winterfylleth storm the Zero Tolerance Christmas party.
LURKER talks pure black metal and the merits of vinyl with None Shall Defy. The article includes reviews of Deathgate Arkanum, I Shalt Become, Animus Mortis, Akitsa, Horns and Die Toten kehren wieder mit dem Wind.
LURKER's first moral dilemma: to sing along or not to sing along?
An exploration of the themes at play in the 777 trilogy and the ideological background of this acclaimed entity.
Inquisition and Revenge smash the shit out of London and our kidneys. LURKER reports on the recent show at The Electrowerkz.
Gimmick? What gimmick? A set of stunning death metal proficiency from Cannabis Corpse could leave even the most vehement naysayer quivering in their boots and weeping like a child. LURKER reports back on this incredible London gig with photographs and a video.
Blackened poser execution from the best kept secret in German thrash.