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

TRIUMVIR FOUL pervert & disgust with flagrant blasphemy on “Urine of Abomination”

Wading through a pitch black well of power electronics backwash, the frigid wash of noise renders you numb and trembling, without direction or reason to guide you before the formless chaos gains shape and the

Obscuritæ: AMNUTSEBA “I-IV” demo compilation abolishes form and warps black metal time

Year over year, the endless stream of incredible releases seems to increase exponentially. This output has grown from a manageable list of records to check out and eventually buy, to an impenetrable living force that

DEATH WORSHIP snuffs any last shred of hope on the apocalyptic “End Times” EP

You don’t have to look too hard to feel a tremor of doubt  for the future of the species. In a time where the only real ‘good guys’ are those we fabricate in fiction, and

Fall Into Long Nights & Madness: CAMP.30 full album stream

Having risen to notoriety as the producer behind the dark and futuristic r&b/ambient act PLAZA, CAMP.30 quickly gained recognition for his lush and immersive pieces. Songs from their first EP, ‘One’, already had listeners intrigued,

TELEPORT tear holes in time & space with “The Expansion” EP

For the creative mind, sometimes ignorance or lack of comprehension breed the most original ideas. Where there are no concrete facts, neither is there anything to weigh at the heels of inspiration, no definitive answers

KALEIKR infuses introspection into their maelstrom with “Heart of Lead”

Heart of Lead comes to us in the early stages of 2019, the first full length from the Icelandic black metal duo comprised of two former members of Draugsól. KALEIKR will inevitably be classified as black metal,

DEPARTURE CHANDELIER craft an ode to imperial evil on “Antichrist Rise To Power”

March on, march on! The bells of Corsica ring again and the demon of wrath returns. Departure Chandelier brings forth the violence and despair of the Napoleonic Wars into the 21st century, bellowing the eternal

Night of Death and Doom X – HISSING, ABSTRACTER, ENCOFFINATE, WOE MONGER

The ‘Night of Death and Doom’ has come to be an anticipated staple of the Vancouver underground – a labor of love meant to both promote amazing bands from all over and perpetuate that fervent

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

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