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

PAUL RIEDL: how BLOOD INCANTATION’s restless cosmonaut evolved into the busiest man in death metal

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” -Carl Sagan The dream of being a touring musician is an interesting one, and almost intrinsically demarcates a peculiar, singular soul. A perpetual outsider. In exchange for

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

ANTIMO BUONANNO: Mexico’s living legend – From gore-soaked maniac to blackened warrior from Hell

There are few names in the pantheon of Mexican heavy metal history as important as that of Antimo Buonnano. From being a catalyst in the Mexican death metal sound,  to an international tenure in the

TEMPLE OF ABANDONMENT stream their new monolithic demo of suffocating funeral death doom

If you can get a breath of air long enough during the impenetrably suffocating atmosphere created by Vancouver BC’s TEMPLE OF ABANDONMENT to say the name of their brand new demo then count yourself lucky.

SATURN’S CROSS reveals new darkwave epic from upcoming 4-way Covenant pact split release

It is at this interstice that we are proud to unveil the first glimpse at the strangest of all beasts to arise from the Covenant birthing pools- “Of Four Exhumations – A Covenant Collaboration”, due

SANGRE DE MUERDAGO exists between worlds and speaks with the poetry of a collective folklore

Pablo Ursusson is the creative heart of SANGRE DE MUERDAGO, a folk group birthed out of the mysterious romance inherent to his native Galicia, a remote region on the northwestern edge of Spain. Over the

HAASIOPHIS: The main force behind ANTEDILUVIAN exists somewhere between the primordial and the extra-human

In a genre of music oft devoted to spiritual work, it isn’t uncommon to see the names and faces of the band members obscured, or to see the band presented in a way that makes

Ars Moriendi: COLD POISON goes beyond aesthetics and explains the artistic process of synesthesia

Several years ago, Mexico’s Cold Poison appeared out of nowhere from deep within the shadows. An unnamed artist with a style beyond many of his contemporaries was first noticed for his impeccable etching “The Devil’s

In Search of the MAHASIDDHAS: A Journey Through the Sacred Himalayas

Traditional thanka of the great Indian Mahāsiddha Nāropa (11th century) India is home to one of the oldest civilisations in the world. For over 5000 years, this ancient country has produced a rich and diverse

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