Deliverance

Chrst by Pierre Duneau “Deliverance” a name sounding like a macabre invitation for those who know the movie… Created in 2012 by Etienne Sarthou (Aqme, Grymt,Lazy) and Pierre Duneau (Memories of a Dead Man), the band quickly set the foundations of its musical identity: musical and a will to create a unique entity is the…

Dream Evil

Six by Pete Pain We began writing songs maybe a year after releasing In The Night, and we were about to start the recordings in the autumn of 2013 but then we got Mark Black back so we put the recordings to rest. We threw out some songs and wrote new ones and planned to…

Svartsyn

In Death by Ornias ‘The Nightmarish Sleep’ mini-album released by Carnal Records last year is prologue to the new album ‘In Death’. ‘In Death’ is my spiritual revelations. My inner spiritual darkness. My death dreams. The early Norwegian black metal bands like Thorns, Darkthrone, Mayhem, Burzum and of course the Demos of Emperor and Immortal…

Origin

Believe in what you do is real For 20 years, Origin has engaged a full-blown sensory assault of tight, taut, and technical death metal amplified by flashes of grindcore and groove. However, 2017’s ‘Unparalleled Universe’ sees the quartet strengthen that blueprint with a handful of surprises. It feels like an Origin album, but its unparalleled…

The Night Flight Orchestra

Amber Galactic by David Andersson ‘Amber Galactic’ is a concept album in a way, although it doesn’t have a straight narrative. It’s more a collection of stories that take place in the same universe. ‘Amber Galactic’ is set in a future where humanity is exploring and conquering space, but all the space commanders are women,…

Elegy of Madness

Without music, life would be a mistake The Elegy Of Madness is an Italian Symphonic Metal band founded in 2006 by Tony Tomasicchio. In the same year was released the first Promo ‘Another Path’ that melt together gothic and progressive genre, arousing a great interest as many reviews can show. After many gigs the band…

Darkestrah

Unleashed in the East Darkestrah who now reside in Germany originates from Kyrgyzstan of Central Asia. The music crosses a multiplicity of borders and cultures like an epic journey through the dangerous routes of the Great Silk Road where men have succumbed to their deaths dealing in the trades of transport and exploration. The unknown…

Al-Namrood

ANTI Religions with PRIDE Al-Namrood was formed in 2008 by Mephisto the lead guitarist. The band is known for their Arabian melodies perfectly extreme enough for the black metal scene. Unlike any other folk black metal band from the Middle East, their music has a certain raw black metal feel reminiscent of the first wave…

Deez Nuts

Nuts of steel While Deez Nuts are getting ready for their European ‘You Are Part Of This Tour 2017’ you can check out the cover and additional details for their upcoming album ‘Binge & Purgatory’ which is set for release on April 7, 2017. ‘Binge & Purgatory’ was produced by Deez Nuts and Andrew Neufeld…

Warbringer

Monolithic Evil By John Kevill Warbringer has continued to evolve throughout its  4 albums into the most lethal band in thrash, and delivers a monumental  5th record in ‘Woe to the Vanquished’. Taking the more progressive and ambitious leanings of ‘Empires Collapse’ and tempering them with pure, unrelenting violence. The result is a unique hybrid…

ORM

Serpent rising By Troels ORM incorporates epic melodic black metal and its Nordic melancholy with a rocking, swinging feels while thematically conveying a mythical cosmos of ancient times, where magic, gods, and supernatural creatures inhabited the world as naturally as humans, animals, water, and forests. Their self-titled debut album consists of five lengthy, ambitious tracks produced…

Car Bomb

Bombtrack Car Bomb released their third album Meta in September 2016, which was produced by Gojira frontman Joe. The artwork for this record was influenced by Stanley Kubrick, and the bands love of geometric patterns, alongside their interest in electronic album covers from Warp Records. HMA: I hardly ever ask any bands about their names,…

Nidingr

Anything goes By Teloch ‘High Heat Licks Against Heaven’, an album drenched in Norse mythology, and names from the younger and older Edda appears throughout in the lyrics. The album drifts in the middle of black and death metal, but with the Norse theme, it creates a unique and fresh breath of sound. To put…

Raven Age

Darkness will Rise By George Harris Ultimately, our band is a result of us being fans of heavy music and creating our own stamp on the genre we love. We’ve taken inspiration from tons of bands and combined it all to make our own sound. I think it’s pretty clear that we grew up listening…

Antropofagus

Architecture of Death By Francesco Montesanti Francesco: “We decided to go with a warmer and fatter tone this time. The songs are more straight forward and in your face than the songs on ‘Architecture of Lust’, and certainly more groovy. I’d say this is the most old school and evil Antropofagus album to date. Dave…

Azarath

Unholy Death Metal By Inferno Touted as a “demonic mutation of Krisiun and Behemoth with shades of Immolation”, AZARATH stands up to their wicked name. The band’s death metal is crisp, black, and while it possesses the charm of their American counterparts, it remains open-minded and organic. This should not come as a surprise, considering…

Foetal Juice

Violent songs By Ben Read Foetal Juice has been on the Extreme Metal Underground circuit for well over ten years now, a band with a passion for the gory and perverted side of life, introducing black humour and pure horror with subject matter including strange sects of nuns who piss in the font and eat…

Agnostic Front

Back to the front For over three decades Agnostic Front has been the kings of hardcore and amongst the originators of the legendary New aYork hardcore scene. Through the years they have always remained true to their punk-hardcore roots, heritage and their trademarks blend of punk and metal. With an extensive catalogue of 11 albums…

11 Paranoias

Paranoid Visions With the mirage of Multidimensional Paranoid Vision, 11PARANOIAS hypnotise listeners into their hullabaloo of highs. Intense mind whirls, blistering euphoria and spectral wonderment are induced by their darkened psychedelia, opening realms of aural, visual and further sensory paranoia! HMA: So what are the 11 PARANOIAS and how have configured the name? Adam Richardson:…

Doyle

Monstrous Abomination Doyle is the new horror punk/metal band project of legendary ex-Misfits Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein which includes former member Alex Story of their old band Gorgeous Frankenstein. They released “Abominator” in 2013 and been touring since to support the album. Renowned for his short straight forward answers, here is a little chat with…