Darkthrone’s 1993 album, Under a Funeral Moon, represents the true essence of black metal. You can largely determine how you feel about black metal by how you respond to this album. Its 39 minutes of morbid darkness contains everything devotees love about 2nd-wave black metal, and thus represents everything its detractors hate.
This edition continues the trend of this year just not having much going on with some stuff I don't understand, some underrated death metal, an album covered in its correct release week, and more! To the metals…
Things are going well for 5FDP.
Cue the "NOT REAL BLACK METAL" cries.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist Slams Ivan Moody, Calls Him A "Cancerous Painful Toxic Useless Anchor"
Tell us how you really feel, Jason.
Tommy Vext to fill in for the rest of the dates.
The drama just keeps going on.
This edition features bands I put no effort into pronouncing correctly, some 000-00000—–0000000, soaring prog and more! To the metals…
Wolves In The Throne Room, Witch Mountain, and Zeal & Ardor too!
Roadburn is perhaps the single most important festival in heavy music today. We sent out an intrepid journalist to find out more.
Sidenote – the nyckelharpa is a really cool instrument.
Finally, the weekend is upon us. What better way to kick it off than with the latest installment of "Funeral…
Can we admit that 2017, overall, sucks for new metal yet or nah? Anyway, this edition includes some reunion releases, metal that metalheads will like, and more! To the metals…
Oh Finland, what would we do without you?
We have some pretty awesome black metal for ourselves over here! Six American black metal bands that are worth your time.
Barren lands, the occult, and sinister distortions echoing with somber agony: Welcome to Witchhelm.
FFO: Altar Of Plagues, Wolves In the Throne Room
In addition to Neurosis, Melvins, Swans, Wolves In The Throne Room, etc.