Promoting metal as art and culture

King Witch

Formed in late 2015 in a dark cavern beneath the streets of old Edinburgh, a lead-heavy brew of old school Metal and the meatiest of 70’s classic rock emerges in the form of King Witch. Bristling with dark majesty, they draw comparisons ranging from Black Sabbath and Candlemass to Mastodon and High On Fire. The…

Beyond Khaos

‘Beyond Khaos’ journeys into Maxime’s vortex of exquisite nightmares, dark entities, memories, surreal contorted bodies and visions of macabre delights. Evokes cunning emotions of horrors, exorcising our addiction for the absurd, the surreal, an ecstatic encounter that leaves us to surrender to our most profound humanity. ‘Beyond Khaos’ is Maxime’s finest collection of work made…

Spirit Adrift

Enlightened in Eternity by Nate Garrett For the band name, I wanted a short name, two words at most. I flipped through my records, looking for cool words in lyrics and album titles. I tried a lot of different names, but Spirit Adrift sounded good and seemed to fit the material. The last album, ‘Divided…

Déluge

Ægo Templo by François-Thibaut Hordé I did not wake up one day with the idea of creating a band called Déluge. I have been in bands since I was 14 and for the first time, I wanted to create music on my own. I wanted a flood of guitar walls, a flood of emotions, a…

Hexecutor

Beyond Any Human Conception of Knowledge by Jey Deflagratör Hexecutor name came from the idea to find a name that stands in one word. Short, simple, efficient. It’s a mix of two words, since the “H” is from Hexe, for witchcraft, but it still maintains the goal as mentioned above. It means what it means,…

Mondo Death

In Flesh, Bones & Cartilage Mondo Death is a new collection of death infested philosophy, the dark arts, music and rot. Bloody, ravaging, destructive, murderous theorems of death. Featuring nearly 200 interviews including Master, Morbid Angel, Skinless, Autopsy, Extol, Nervecell, Omnium Gatherum, Disbelief, Veld, Debauchery, Sinister, Cannibal Corpse, Cattle Decapitation, God Dethroned, Hate, The Black Dahlia Murder,…

Pallbearer

Pallbearer is back with a new album, ​Forgotten Days. Carefully plotted throughout 2019, the quartet’s fourth long-player eschews the compositional maximalism that hoisted predecessor ​Heartless ​aloft for the heaviest groove and the most visceral hooks to come out of the Arkansans to date. Spread across eight towering tracks, ​Forgotten Days ​sees Pallbearer embracing their roots…

Gramma Vedetta

A.C.I.D. Compliant by Dan Formed in 2017 in South London, Gramma Vedetta is a three-piece hard rock outfit, fusing a no-nonsense attitude with a passion for sci-fi and colossal riffs. Their united passion for bands like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Monster Magnet and for Science fiction fueled their releases since the early days. Their…

Harlott

Detritus of the Final Age by Andrew Hudson The band name Harlott, it means very little. It was just a word that sounded cool phonetically when I was a teenage boy and the extra T is alleviate issues we used to have with pronunciation as people kept coming at us with ‘Harlow”… which was weird.…

Grayscale Season

Glitter by Adam Dahlman Grayscale Season is a four-piece band from Kungsbacka, Sweden. Drawing inspiration from bands like Deftones, Converge, and The Acacia Strain, they play groovy metalcore. To your question, what is Grayscale Season? Not as often as one might think! We live in Kungsbacka, which is a 20-minute drive from Gothenburg, and here,…

Comando Praetorio

Ignee Sacertà Ctonie by Comando Praetorio Formed in 2011 and featuring members of Movimento d’ Avanguardia Ermetico, Comando Praetorio made their public debut with the ‘Divinità Terrifiche’ EP in 2015. Although the interim has seemed quiet, the band have taken to the stage often and have otherwise been finetuning their debut album. At long last,…

Megaton Sword

Megaton Sword was founded in 2018. In 2019 the EP “Niralet” was released, and now in 2020 the debut album “Blood Hails Steel – Steel Hails Fire”. Megaton Sword is Uzzy Unchained on vocals, Chris the Axe on guitar, Simon the Sorcerer on bass and Dan Thundersteel on drums. Live from now on Seth Angel…

Ananda Mida

Cathodnatius by Matteo Pablo Scolaro Ananda Mida is a stoner rock and psychedelia collective led by Max Ear, the drummer from OJM and co-founder of Go Down Records. And Matteo Pablo Scolaro, underground guitarist with the help of Eeviac Artworks. Since 2015, they have been developing a seven%es sound mixed with desert and psychedelia grooves…

Asgrauw

IJsval by Asgrauw Asgrauw was formed in 2010 amid the dark forests of Groesbeek, The Netherlands. Since 2012 the band has found a solid and strong line-up in the form of Vaal (guitar/vocals), Kaos (bass/vocals) and Batr (drums). Since, Asgrauw has been spitting out a full-length every two years, gaining appreciation in the metal community.…

Wolftooth

Wolftooth hailing from Richmond Indiana, consisting of: Chris Sullivan- Vocals and Guitar, Jeff Cole- Guitar, Terry McDaniel- Bass, and Johnny Harrod- Drums, came on the scene in late 2017 when they released a three-song EP on Bandcamp grabbing the attention of stoner/doom label Cursed Tongue Records with their mix of NWOBHM and heavy rock. They…

Jaded Star

After touring the globe for years and captivating audiences all along the way, Maxi Nil (ex Visions Of Atlantis) and Raphael Saini (ex Iced Earth) joined forces to hit the road for their very own and brand new musical adventure to be known, as Jaded Star. Exploding with energy, experience and drive, the band’s debut…

Battle Born

Battle Born by Will Kerr Introducing Battle Born; a five-piece power metal band from Windhelm, Eastmarch. Join us as we set out to forge mighty steel, sing powerful hymns of war, and rid our homeland of the terrible scourge. The Battle-Born family are a pillar of society in the land of Skyrim, a freezing land…