Nachtmystium – Silencing Machine

Nachtmystium might be my favorite American black metal band, based purely on the strength of Instinct: Decay and Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1 alone....

High On Fire – De Vermis Mysteriis

I had graduated from radio metal (and high school) and started getting into heavy metal in earnest during my first two years of college....

Nokturnal Hellstorm – Nokturnal Hellstorm

I had said earlier this week that doom metal was the subgenre most enamored with its humble roots, but in retrospect that statement's more...


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...