Cult of Luna – A Dawn to Fear

Post-metal, similar to its sonic cousins post-rock, post-hardcore, and post-punk, has always been about creating mood and atmosphere. In the early 90s, bands like...

Shakhtyor – Shakhtyor

When I first received Shakhtyor's debut EP from my dear editor, we were at first struck by how much the band's name sounded like...

Inter Arma – Sky Burial

It's easy to think that post-metal's jumped the shark. Like post-rock before it, it almost seems to have become too formulaic. The build-climax-release formula...


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...