FUNEREAL PRESENCE resurrects an ancient diabolism with “Achatius”

The implements are assembled, an array of reactants that, to any but the alchemist, would seem too unstable or incompatible for integration into this grand scheme. But the alchemist can see it, how the pieces

OSSUARIUM step into a pantheon of death metal’s old gods on “Living Tomb”

In a time where we are seeing the resurgence of true death metal, and the devil’s grasp tightens upon the earth, new albums in the genre are hitting with a swarm of the restless dead

BLUE HUMMINGBIRD ON THE LEFT at last deliver a fierce war cry with “Atl Tlachinolli”

The time for sacrifice and conquest is at hand once more, and Huitzilopochtli demands blood to stave off the night eternal. Blue Hummingbird On The Left have answered the call in glorious fashion with their

ARGONAVIS reveal themselves in the face of Death’s inexorable cycle

Cast your inward eye to the jagged peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Sharp, cold, and snow-capped peaks reach upward for the sun and dominate all that sits below their grandeur. Far below these mountaintops

Ars Moriendi: LUCIANA LUPE VASCONCELOS yields to instinct, chance, and automatism to explore the divine feminine

Without any doubt, one of the most striking visual styles to come about in recent times is that of Luciana Lupe Vasconcelos from Brazil. Her work blends the spastic and automatic style of Austin Osman

KYLE MORGAN: nomadic maniac behind ASH BORER, SUPERSTITION, & VANUM pushing American black & death metal into the next frontier

Ash Borer is a name that seems to have been lurking through the Pacific Northwest for an infinitely long time, with appeal and demand for booking from all corners of the regional heavy metal world,

KILLTOWN DEATHFEST’s mastermind DANIEL ABECASSIS gives a taste of life on the road and behind the scenes at Europe’s best death metal festival

We first met Daniel Abecassis off Vancouver’s Main St. in a hidden, locals-only bar called The Narrow. It was December of 2013, and we had met to discuss how operating a tour booking agency for

HARROW stream new EP “A Fire In The Mountains” destined to evoke & ignite the spirits of the land

Smoke rises from faraway peaks. The grey sky pours rain on moss, gravel, cedar, and stone. Our hearts are moulded by this landscape. Our souls survive in it. As forest fires currently wrack and ravage

MATRON THORN: the void philosophy of magic and inverse creation from AEVANGELIST’s leading enigma

Today we have the unique pleasure of speaking with one of the most enigmatic figures in the extreme metal world. Coupling a bizarrely tangible aesthetic with exceptionally unforgiving, unapproachable music, Matron Thron has made a

Fear & Loathing at COVENANT FESTIVAL IV: A Manic Retrospective

THE COVENANT LIVES! Among all the things involved in putting together this account of Covenant 2018– the article outlining, the draft edits, the irreparable hearing loss and brain damage, etc. — the greatest challenge lay

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