Leprous – Malina

Norway has become a breeding ground for some very interesting progressive rock and metal acts, some of whom, in stark contrast to the early...

Enslaved – In Times

Over the years, Norway’s Enslaved have been a rather divisive band in the extreme metal world. Beginning with Below The Lights, bassist/vocalist Grutle Kjellson...

Seth – The Howling Spirit

A few months ago I reviewed Hell Militia's latest album 'Jacob's Ladder'. There I mentioned that although France was not typically associated with having...

Leprous – Coal

Perhaps best known as Ihsahn’s (Emperor) live support band, Leprous have been, slowly but steadily, building a name for themselves in the progressive metal currents....

Ihsahn – Eremita

You ever have a record just sneak up on you? You know, that thing where you forget that it’s been a while since the...

Ihsahn Interview

"Black metal, in essence, is about doing your own thing, what you yourself feel is right. But it’s quickly turned into conformity and rules about what you should and should not do."


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...