Category: Interview

HERESIARCH: No Sanctum

Artists, theologians and philosophers have contemplated belief and ideology since time immemorial. These regimes of truth have been painted for us in many colours but, ideological or spiritual, all ultimately come back with the same

TO END IT ALL reveal the morose & mythical machinations behind their fresh Hell

Evading the specific confinements of any genre, To End It All are often described as death industrial, though ex-classical, dungeon synth, and harsh noise all make their appearance as well. After a pleasurable haunting by

CONSUMMATION seize power through a meticulous manifestation of Will

Consummation proliferated with vigour and malice from Brisbane, Australia in 2012 with their self-titled demo, followed up with several live appearances and then sporadically vanished into obscurity. This silence was not unproductive however, with the

ANTICHRIST SIEGE MACHINE deliver a blasphemous call to arms with debut new track “Prime Mover” & exclusive interview

True to their name, Virginia black/death duo Antichrist Siege Machine has been carrying out iconoclastic raids upon the metal underground since their 2016 inception. Following several successful campaigns throughout the United States, their 2016 demo,

ANTEDILUVIAN speaks of origins & obscurities through the voice of Mars Sekhmet

In the heavily saturated world of extreme music, it’s easy for artists to fall within existing lines and hope that they’re exceptional. However, those that truly experiment within the genre have given prolific listeners a

TCHORNOBOG vomits forth a spectrum of art onto a synesthetic tapestry of sound & colour

An individual’s perception of the world around them plays a foundational role in all that they are and, in turn, what they do. But what it is that we process, and to what degree, varies

MORTIFERUM see their necrotic path clearly through decaying eyes

That pivotal moment in time is nearly upon us once again, a fleeting three nights of morbid celebration to the outermost regions of the sonic realm: Covenant Fest V. Looming like some hideous mecca for

VARTRA channels the world’s music into a pastiche shamanic current

In recent times, few places in the world have been as misunderstood as the Balkans. Centuries-old ethnic tensions, war, and general indifference from the West have all contributed to this. Historically, its mountainous geography has

SUFFERING HOUR shoulders the burden of an empty universe

It can be a bit of a risk for a young band to drastically change their sound when moving from their debut to their sophomore album, but in the case of Minnesota’s Suffering Hour, this

Without Blood There Is No Quimbanda: The Work Of NICHOLAJ DE MATTOS FRISVOLD

Between August and October 2018, we had the immense pleasure of having a back-and-forth correspondence with Nicholaj De Mattos Frisvold. This was the final interview conducted before we took down the Covenant Magazine in order