Nerve Saw

Peril by Markus Nerve Saw is a band that has travelled from the usual minimalist death metal to a punk/hardcore and death metal crossover. Formed in Finland in 2010 by Sadistik Forest/Hooded Menace bass player and vocalist Markus Makkonen, Nerve Saw released an EP called ‘Call of the Casket’ (2017) and a debut album ‘Peril’…

Heretical Sect

Rapturous Flesh Consumed by Heretical Sect Formed in 2016, Heretical Sect is a reclusive collective fixated on the physical and spiritual genocides of the Southwest. Heretical Sect exists as an entity to communicate the unique perspective of the American Southwest. But not in sound or sonic style, instead of focusing on the historical, personal, and…

Nemesium

Continua by Clint Williams Unless you live in Australia, it would likely not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of extreme metal, and Nemesium is one of the darkest kept secrets in the country. Hailing from the coastal city of Geelong, which is about an hour out of Melbourne, they deliver…

Khaima

Owing To The Influence by Toufik Bougherara, Jo Rauber, Sven Hill HMA: Can you tell us about your backgrounds? Toufik (Guitar) In terms of musical appreciation, we have the feeling we’d been listening to the same outstanding music for a long time. That’s what brought Khaima together in the first place, our love for music…

Lik

Misanthropic Breed by Tomas Åkvik I started playing the guitar as a kid; my dad taught me the basics, and then I went to a guitar teacher for many years. Still, I was a terrible student, never practising my homework. I only wanted to make my music, but the things I did learn are still…

Khthoniik Cerviiks

Æequiizoiikum by Okkhulus Siirs We are a Death/Black Metal trio from Ruhr Area, Germany, that was put together spontaneously when our two former bands broke apart in 2013. During the last years, we either used our time in the rehearsal bunker to jam together on new ideas and combine them into songs, or we had…

Shores of Null

Beyond The Shores (on Death and Dying) by Davide Straccione Shores Of Null is a Rome-based metal band, an unwavering presence within the metal underground since their musical outset in 2013. They have churned out three impressive records: the melodic and sombre ‘Quiescence’ (Candlelight, 2014), the darker and more complex ’Black Drapes For Tomorrow’ (Candlelight/Spinefarm, 2017), and…

Lantern

Dimensions by Kimmo Utriainen Lantern was formed in 2007 in Kuopio Finland by Cruciatus (guitars, bass, drums) and Necrophilos (vocals) as an experimental, originally even somewhat improvisational underground metal output. The band is known for balancing on the border of death and black metal, with twists of other metal and music genres in the mix.…

Mass Worship

Mass Worship by Fred Hailing out of Scandinavia, Mass Worship is a darkened metal band tastefully adding onto Scandinavian metal’s rich legacy with their uniquely heavy and gritty sound. The Stockholm-based band was officially formed in January of 2018. Still, the members carry a rich history comprising of relentless touring and recording schedules, and the…

Skam

The Sound of Disease by M. Skam was formed in 2019 as an emotional outlet in the form of extreme music. It is a mix of relentless grindcore, crust punk, death metal and black metal fueled by feelings of despair, panic and sadness. This is because it became a sort of musical act that hopes to…

Sign of Evil

Psychodelic Horror by Camilo Pierattini (Witchfucker) Sign of Evil is the critical vision, and how I got to the name frequently, I came across the term ‘Sign of Evil’, for example, in Violent Force, Sodom, literature, movies, etc. The ‘Firmar con el mal’, or ‘Sign of Evil’, called a lot of attention because it is…

Nubivagant

Roaring Eye by Omega The idea of Nubivagant came up to my mind many years ago; it is hard to remember exactly when, but it was only in the half of 2019 that I found the time and the right motivation to start working on it. I’m primarily a drummer, so always playing the music…

V: XII

Rom, Rune And Ruin. The Odium Disciplina by Daniel Jansson I have been active in the extreme music scene since before 2003. Releasing albums ranging from Black Metal and Doom Metal to Experimental, Industrial and Noise. My main focus is on V:XII and experimental doom metal band Culted, where I handle the vocals and additional…

Front

Antichrist Militia by Von Bastard, Kaosbringer Our new record it’s called ‘Antichrist Militia’, and it’s a pure attack of the old school, black, death, thrash metal with Motörheadish fist. An obnoxious sound of rusty barbed wire moving at the speed of a missile. A soundtrack for the burning world. It was recorded in 2018 but…

Elvenscroll

Never to be Mourned by Anni Helenius Elvenscroll is a folk metal band from Kerava, Finland. The band consists of seven members, of which the founding members started playing together over a decade ago. Our first EP, ‘Never to be Mourned,’ was released in the fall of 2020. We have gotten a lot of positive…

Bâ’a

Deus Qui Non Mentitur by Maximilien Brigliadori The Bâ’a entity materialises itself in the year 2017 in the south of France. It is composed of three individuals coming from the French black metal scene. Their stylistic approach is both modern and respectful of the broad lines carved by the essential black metal acts of the…

Chugger

Of man and machine by Robert Bjärmyr Chugger is a groove metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, successfully fusing the signature Gothenburg metal sound with the groove of American southern metal. Since the start in 2012, Chugger has been crushing Europe with their brutal sound and intense stage performance, comparable to acts like Lamb of God,…

Lord Orots

Conquering The Infinite Void by Lord Orots Lord Orots is a one-man-band project from the Basque Country born in mid-late 2019. Lord Orots can be categorised under the genres of dark ambient, dungeon synth and atmospheric black metal. It’s been just over a year since I started this project, and despite that, I can’t remember…

Malokarpatan

Krupinské Ohne by As Despite being from different cities, we all live a stone’s throw away from the Carpathian mountains. Their local part here is called Little Carpathians, Malé Karpaty in the Slovak language. Malokarpatan means an inhabitant of Small Carpathians. So it´s a purely local name paying tribute to our surroundings and culture. The…