Abjection Ritual

Soul Of Ruin, Body Of Filth By Doug Corey Hailing from Erie, Pennsylvania Abjection Ritual started life as the project of sole member D.C. in 2014. After two self-released Malignant records unleashed the debut full length ‘Futility Rites’ followed in 2018 by a second full length ‘Soul Of Ruin, Body of Filth’. ‘Soul Of Ruin’…

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Ivan

Memory by Brod Wellington Ivan was formed in the midst of 2015 from a mutual desire to create thoughtful and otherwise heavy music by Brodric Wellington and Joseph Pap, who had previously worked on similar music in their teenage years together. Enlisting the help of another; they set to creating their debut release ‘Aeons Collapse’…

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Malthusian

Across Deaths by M.B. A sum of our influences and personalities. Have obvious traits of the music we listen to and love but hopefully throw our own inept madness into it as well. Crazy amount of music and styles that we listen to individually as batshit crazy music lovers. Every twinge of lunacy you hear…

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Languish

Unworthy By Zack Hansen Languish was formed by Zack Hansen (drums) and Matt Mutterperl (guitar) of longtime sludge band North, as an outlet to release faster, filthier, and more fucked up music. In need of a frontman, they approached longtime friend Sean Mears, bassist of Arizona death metal group Gatecreeper to handle vocals. Rounded out…

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Lydia Laska

Ego Death by Voldswagen A hedonistic mixture of all things weird and dangerous! Our musical tastes go far and wide, so we throw in everything we like and cook ourselves a witches brew of proto-punk, krautrock, psychedelia and old school black metal. Not so much black metal perhaps, but it’s lurking there in the background.…

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King Apathy

Wounds By Matthias King Apathy is a melodic metal band from Germany. Everyone knows that we are destroying the earth, but hardly anyone fights against this blatant injustice. Plain and simple: a KING called APATHY rules our everyday life. The musicians share interests in the ideas of environmentalism, anarchism and veganism and are criticizing capitalism…

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Crone

Godspeed By Phil Jonas Crone is a dark rock band from Northern Germany, led and shaped by Secrets of the Moon mastermind Phil sG Jonas and Markus Renzenbrink (Embedded). ‘Godspeed’ is the group‘s first full-length LP and follow-up to Crone‘s 2014 debut, ‘Gehenna’, an EP hailed as “morose, thick, melodic music for cloudy days”. A…

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Clandestine Blaze

Tranquillity of Death By Mikko Aspa Clandestine Blaze is a one-man black metal band formed in Lahti, Finland in 1998. During 20 years of existence, CB has published ten full-length albums and various other releases. It is pure Black Metal, in a very straight forward style. It leans towards influences from bands such as Burzum,…

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Enthroned

Hell Sovereigns by Nornagest We play black metal with all the baggage that the term implies, or at least implied back in the days it meant something. Enthroned’s music is bathed within spirituality, musically intense, fast at times with an uncomfortable, ceremonial feeling throughout.  Our latest release was the ‘Sovereigns’ album, released in 2014. Our…

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Brainoil

Singularity to Extinction By Greg Wilkinson & Nathan “Nate” Smith Sludge and Doom are often used to describe Brainoil. To us Brainoil has always been a blend of punk, metal, rock with elements of doom, sludge, crust, hardcore. HMA: What can you tell us about your latest release and writing process? NS: Singularity to Extinction…

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Blodskut

Forgotten Remains By Henker Blodskut was founded in early 2014 when Farliath (Drums) and Mordoc (Vocals, Guitar) started to meet for regular jam sessions. Later that year, Jonta joined on bass guitar. Shortly after the first songs have been finalized, Henker took over the second guitar, completing the Line-up. While playing some shows in Germany…

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Beldam

Pasung By Grahm Reynolds Beldam hails from Tacoma, Wa., playing sludge/doom with blackened touches. With influences like Sleep, Eyehategod, Graves at Sea and Black Sabbath, they pair primordial, buzzsaw guitars and massive low-end bass with earth-shattering drums and intense vocals/lyrics invoking death and despair. Beldam is a Pacific Northwest sludge metal band that incorporates both…

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11 Paranoias

Killing Sadness, minds and dreams since 2011 by Nathan Perrier (drums) and Adam Richardson (bass/vocals) HMA: Can you tell us about your musical background(s)? NP: Doom, Rock, Hardcore, Grindcore, Crust, Punk, Death Metal, Psych, Drone etc. We have all been around for a long time and have made many records with different people and bands,…

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Karg

Dornenvögel by J.J. Karg was founded back in the summer of 2006 as a one-man project. Between 2010 & 2014 Karg was fully formed as a band to play gigs, formally in Germany, Austria and Central Europe. In the years till 2018, Karg was, like in its beginning, held as a one-man project and released…

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Inhume

Exhume: 25th Anniversary Edition by Ben Janssen Inhume started out in 1994 after the demise of Dutch death metal band Malignant (former band of Roel and Ben) with an initial try-out of nine people (among them was also Twan “Kiës” Fleuren of Occult). The idea was to start the most extreme/diverse band out there with…

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Infera Bruo

Cerement by Galen Baudhuin Black Metal from New England. Formed in 2009 by members of the Boston and New England metal scenes who sought to create unique and epic blackened metal with a wide array of influences drawn from the diverse backgrounds of each member. Infera Bruo released their 3rd full-length September 7th 2018 on…

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In Vain

Currents by Sindre Nedland In Vain is a progressive extreme metal band from Norway. They have released four studio albums and two eps. The band consists of guitarist Johnar Haaland, guitarist Kjetil D. Pedersen, bass player Alexander Bø, drummer Tobias Øymo Solbakk, singer Andreas Frigstad and singer Sindre Nedland. Our latest release ‘Currents’ it is…

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In Shadows and Dust

Enlightened by Darkness By Stephane Thirion Born from the ashes of Pelvic Bones (1997) and The Evil One (1998), In Shadows and Dust is a one-man HM-2 obsessed Death / Black powerhouse from France. The band released their first EP in March of 2015 entitled “Fateless”. The first full-length album, ‘Soul Crusher’, would come soon after…

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Hostia

Hostia by St. Anacletus Polish groovy death/grind band. The group was established in 2017 in Warsaw. It engages musicians who have been active on the metal scene since the late 1990s. The band presents an openly anti-clerical and anti-religious image, further reinforced by the pseudonyms of the members, which were borrowed directly from the dead…

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