For more metal videos, visit http://metalinjection.net - Frank interviews Andrew Hock of Castevet on the mean streets of Brooklyn. Andrew talks about the style of the band, what they try to accomplish with their music, the lyrics and the future of the band.
Black metal means many things to many people. The longevity of the genre is due in no small part to the malleability of its musical tenets. Misanthropy forms the dark heart of black metal's ethos, while a predilection for speed, tremolo picked guitars, screeching vocals and bleak blastbeats serve as common aural denominators. Over the years, bands have added all manner of embellishment to the mix, including orchestration, industrial precision, psychedelia and folk ephemera. A new generation of bands continue to push black metal forward or, in some cases, merely to push it back towards its purer form. Either way, the genre continues to evolve, and we can all sit back and enjoy its continued prosperity. The following are ten new* black metal bands you should know: (more…)
As the year is comes to a close, we will be taking you through the Best of 2010. Over the next couple of days, expect top 10 album lists from most of our writers, as well as the top stories & videos of the year. Don't forget, you can still submit your Top 10 album list to be included in the overall Top Albums As Decided by the Metal Injection Junkies list.