Skullsmasher

Rocket Hammer Brain Surgery by Andrew Lee Brandon Corsair (Draghkar, Azath, Grave Spirit) started Skullsmasher as an ode to the ancient days of death grind in 2017. Joined by Neil Tyrant and Vince Gutfucker on drums and bass respectively, they recorded a demo titled Cranial Emulsification and released it on Night Rhythms Recordings. Shortly after…

Nibiru

Salbrox by Ardat, RI Salma,  HMA: How did you get here? Ardat: Nibiru has always been a part of us, inside of us. In the exact moment when we hate and despise ourselves, we go blind by necessity, and when we see the unknown everything becomes clear… and hurts.  RI Salma: I didn’t get here,…

Sectile

Falls Apart By Gabriel Gaba Sectile are a five-piece prog metal band from Dublin, Ireland. Formed in November 2016, they released their debut self-titled EP one year later to a positive reception, receiving coverage in local media such as HotPress Magazine and MetalIreland, as well as being featured on radio stations across Ireland and the…

Intronaut

Fluid Existential Inversions By Dave Timnick HMA: What does ‘Fluid Existential Inversions’ mean? Well, it has a few different meanings for us, but ultimately it’s a commentary on the involuntary instability facing humans and all life on Earth in these turbulent, uncertain times. HMA: On Metal Archives, under the lyrical theme, we have on your…

Visigoth

Conqueror’s Oath By Jake Rogers HMA: How do you describe your music? We play heavy metal music, no more, no less! HMA: Tell us about ‘Conqueror’s Oath’? ‘Conqueror’s Oath’ marks an attempt to tighten our songwriting and provide the listener with a more immediate and concise experience than the long-winded approach of our debut record.…

Lindsay Schoolcraft

Martyr Lindsay Schoolcraft is a singer, songwriter, and electric harpist from Oshawa, Canada who performs and composed ethereal gothic rock.  HMA: How did I get here?  That’s quite a long story that would take endless paragraphs. But I’m happy to say my debut solo album Martyr is out now and I wrote it with no…

Eye of the Destroyer

Baptized in Pain By Joe Randazza ‘Baptized in Pain’ is Eye of the Destroyer’s newest album from the diverse group of New Jersey natives is the band’s sixth release and second full length. Though it has been a long time coming, this album feels fresh and new. With a lineup change featuring former drummer Joe…

Public Grave

Cadaverous Resurrection By Korny Founded in Fürstenfeldbruck (near Munich; Germany) in 2008, the members of Public Grave went from a group of friends, brought together by their favourite music genre, to the only slamming and grooving death metal band in town. In the past ten years, Public Grave got in touch with many underground metal…

Men in Metal

Let The Soul Spread Its Wings By Yuriy Sakhnov We are a Russian heavy/power band from Yekaterinburg. Constant members of the band remain Yuri Sakhnov (vocals) and Alexander Rudenko (guitars). Currently, drummer Vladimir Kosovskikh and guitarist Yevgeny Shipunov also play on a permanent basis in the group. Discography includes the EP ‘Victory’ (2015) and LP…

Of Virtue

What Defines You By Damon Tate I am Damon and started my first band when I was 12-13 years old with some friends from my neighbourhood doing pop-punk songs and from there just kept going throughout my musical evolution. The rest of the dudes have similar stories where we just loved hanging out and listening…

Profanation

Into Cascades of Blood and Burning Soil By Baked Bones Since 1997 Profanation renders uncertain the german Deathgrind scene. Having to face numerous line-up changes over the years, the main core Alex, Luxl and Anton, always kept the flame burning. Developing their key strengths, nefariously brutalized tunes with double-flight killer vocals and mixing relentless speed…

Norvhar

Kauna by Matt Favrr Formed in 2018 from the ashes of the band Harmoniks, Norvhar is oriented towards pagan/folk/epic metal. It consists of six skilled musicians, all of them with stage experiences. Those six friends offer music which is inspired, epic, melodic, but which also makes you want to drink beers until the end of…

Mammoth Storm

Alruna by  Emil Ahlman Mammoth Storm is a stoner/doom band from Sweden who’s been around long enough to make some fuzz in the world of slow and heavy riffs. Previously on Napalm records, Mammoth Storm has now changed the label and are about to release the second LP, called ‘Alruna’, at Italian Argonauta records.  How…

TripleMurder

Pre-Meditated by Mike Eron TripleMurder is a 4-piece metal band from Ottawa, Ontario Canada. We formed as a group in spring of 2018 and started playing shows in October the same year with vocalist Mike Eron, Guitarist Maxwell Fortin-Proulx, bassist Erich Mueller and drummer Zachary Lemay. Since then we have recorded and produced our debut…

Lord Vicar

The Black Powder By Kimi Kärki As the final nails were hammered to the coffin of Reverend Bizarre (1995–2007, R.I.P.), guitar player Peter Vicar – nowadays going with his real name Kimi Kärki (also Orne, Uhrijuhla, E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr, and singer-songwriter albums) – started to follow his vision of a new Doom Metal band. He…

Horrisonous

A Culinary Cacophony by Yonn Hailing from Sydney, Horrisonous formed in late 2015 and comprise a handful of hardened members of the local underground scene (Backyard Mortuary, Golgothan Remains, Canine & Illimitable Dolor to name a few). Horrisonous deliver aural slime, decay and misery by means of an ageless brand of Death Metal that’s equally…

Holy Tide

Aquila By Joe Caputo I am Joe Caputo, born and raised in Italy. I am a bass player and composer. I started to play bass at the age of 15. My first “encounter” with Heavy Metal, as for most of us, was like a strike of lightning! I remember listening to Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden,…

Reveal

Overlord by Tino Hevia Reveal is a new band put together by Tino Hevia, one of the founders and composers of Darksun and Nörthwind. Tino recorded two albums with Nörthwind, and has eight albums with Darksun. Throughout his career with these two bands, he has shared the stage with Rage, Savatage, Sinergy, Bruce Dickinson, Angra,…

Inculter

Fatal Visions by Daniel Tveit Hailing from the west coast of Norway, Inculter first burst onto the scene with the Stygian Deluge 7″ EP in 2013: It sold out within two weeks from Edge Circle, and the cassette version was gone within a day. From there, the still-very-young band were voted “Band of the Week”…