Thy Catafalque

Geometria by Tamás Kátai Thy Catafalque was born in 1998 in Makó, Hungary with János Juhász (guitar) and Tamás Kátai (keyboards, programs, vocals), playing black metal in the very beginning. They released their first album one year later and their fifth one, ‘Rengeteg’ was released by Season Of Mist in 2011. By that time the…

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Sönambula

Bicéfalo by Rapha Decline Rapha Decline (guitarist, lead vocals), a founding member of the Bilbao-based band Typhareth, set aside his personal project Decline; to join up with Maider (drums) and gave birth to Sönambula. In 2018, after numerous lineup changes, they were joined by Aleksey (bass, backing vocals). They soon entered the studio to record…

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Unto the Wolves

Year Two by Gage Sifuentes ‘Unto the Wolves’ is a hard rock/metal project. The music typically has a heavy edge and transitions between different variants of hard rock and metal. The feel of the music is riddled with driving rhythmic guitars, a crisp bass, hard-hitting drums accompanied by melodic but aggressive vocals. In addition, most…

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Splendidula

Post Mortem by David Vandegoor Splendidula was formed in 2008 in Genk (Belgium). The self-titled debut album ‘Splendidula’ was recorded in 2013 and released on June 22th 2013. After some serious line-up changes the music evolved to a mix of Post, Sludge & Doom metal, with some additional grunts for a heavier sound. The current…

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Dezaztre Natural

Crossover Thrashcore Metal band, formed in 2008. Santiago, Chile. Influences: Motorhead, GBH, Crumbsuckers, Kreator, D.R.I, Agnostic Front, Sepultura, Cro Mags, Testament, Razor, Toxic Holocaust, Misfits, Suicidal Tendencies, Ratos de Porao, S.O.D, Ludichrist, Overkill, Exodus, Discharge, Vio-lence, Sin Dios, Sodom, Nuclear Assault, Soziedad Alkoholika, Pantera. Dezaztre Natural was formed in 2008 in Santiago de Chile, by…

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Skinned

Shadow Syndicate By Travis Weickum Firmly rooted in the death metal spectrum, USA’s Skinned have since their inception in 1995, always combined styles to create their very own kind of Extreme Metal by twisting and re-shaping sub-genres, the result is a unique mix of traditional Death Metal, dark Doom soundscapes, hyper blasts, Black Metal dramatic…

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Misrule

Forced To Suffer By Sean Mahoney MISRULE is a dissonant death-grind band from Portland, OR consisting of Sean Mahoney, Carter Higbee, and Daniel Faulkner. Our latest release “Forced to Suffer” is something I (Sean Mahoney) had been working on for some time before it’s release. The album was written over the course of 2017 and…

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Mentor

Cults, Crypts and Corpses by King of Nothing In times when the majority tend to categorize music by coming up with the most bizarre tags and shoving it all the way through pigeon holes, Mentor’s blasphemous and straightforward emanation of heavy music’s essential traits appears like a spit in the face. Enforcing the idea of…

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Depressed

Afterlife In Darkness By Giovani Venttura Formed in 1998, Depressed represents the search of founding members Giovani Venttura (vocals) and Rodrigo Jardim (guitars) for an aggressive and authentic sounding Death Metal. After recording the demo “Diabolical Servants of the Cross” in 1999, the band ceased its activities in 2000, but returning with full power in…

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Crisix

Against the Odds By Juli Bazooka Spanish Thrash metal champions Crisix released their last album Against the odds this April via Listenable records and toured all year starting with sold out Full metal cruise, series of headlining shows across Europe, summer festivals as Hellfest, Alcatraz, Download, CMOA, Rude, Mise Open Air, Kutten Fest, Metal Scar,…

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Cryptworm

Verminosis by Tibor Hanyi & Joe Knight Crypworm is a death metal band formed by Tibor Hanyi (vocals, guitars) and Joe Knight (drums) in 2014 when Tibor moved from Hungary to the United Kingdom. Our first demo got released by Goatprayer Records in 2017 and followed up with the 2018’s “Verminosis” 7” EP released by…

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Inhumankind

Self​-​Extinction by Pablo Selnik and Àlex Reviriego Inhumankind is a project by Pablo Selnik (flute) and Àlex Reviriego (double bass), two of the most active, original and fearless musicians on the Barcelona scene. After several years working on projects of such diverse styles as modern jazz, metal, contemporary composition or drone, and being key members…

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Device

Godless By Italo Guardieiro & Diego Campos Hailing from Distrito Federal, Device was formed in 2004, propagating mainly politic and religious critics through the aggressive stamp of thrash and death metal genres. Three years after its formation, the band debuted the EP “Behold Darkness”, whose songs were part of the independent movie “A Capital dos…

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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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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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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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