Black Metal


Alcest – Les Voyages de l’Âme

There were times when I didn’t know whether French black metal-cum-shoegazers Alcest’s new album, Les Voyages de l'Âme, belonged on this website. They’re often...

Abigail Williams – Becoming

Varg Vikernes once described Burzum’s music as something to listen to when you’re in bed about to go to sleep. For a while, that...

Welicoruss – Kharnha

The album opens (sadly, after a completely pointless and forgettable intro) with Bridge of Hope. The soft chirping of birds, followed by the call...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...