Ocean Gates

By Ocean Gates Ocean Gates was formed in Ferrol (Galicia), the northwest corner of Spain, in March 2018. The actual origin of the band goes back to December 2017 when Moya (drums) and Santi (bass), both now in Inerth, were touring with their former band Looking For An Answer and decided to push the idea…

Seismic

By Ken Miller Seismic is an instrumental doom metal trio from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Arriving with monolithic force on their maiden recording last fall, Seismic channels the ominous and existential horrors of our time and forges them into a lumbering, dynamic landscape of slow-motion sludge and doom metal without vocals or lyrics guiding the way. Immersive,…

Beesus

3eesus by Adriano aka Mudd  Beesus Established in 2009, Beesus is a heavy rock band from Rome, Italy. Since 2015 we released three albums ‘Rise of Beesus’ 2015 (Goodfellas, New Sonic Records) ‘Sgt. Beesus… And The Lonely Ass Gangbang!’ 2018 (New Sonic Records) ‘3eesus’ 2020 (More Fuzz Records, Go Down Records, NewSonicRecords). We are active…

Hex A.D.

Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden by Rick Hagan The band name was inspired by the album ‘Hex’ by Bigelf. At first, the band was only called Hex, but it became quite obvious quickly that there were other bands out there with the same name. So to avoid confusion I added Anno Domini as a…

Bone Church

Acid Communion by Dan Sefcik Bone Church is a heavy Rock & Roll band from New Haven, CT. Formed in 2016, they’re primarily influenced by the era when rock was transforming into the earliest forms of heavy metal, but still had its feet planted in the blues. Their sonic foundation is built upon classic bands…

Cirith Ungol

Forever Black by Robert Garven Cirith Ungol is a Californian Heavy Metal band formed in late 1971 in Ventura, California. The group is known for lyrics based on sword and sorcery, and doom-laden imagery. Few bands in the history of underground heavy metal have a story as remarkable as that of Cirith Ungol.  It is…

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…

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…

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…

Atramentus

Stygian by Philippe Tougas, François Bilodeau Philippe Tougas: Atramentus is the god of winds in the shared Atramentus, Chthe’ilist, Eternity’s End lore. In the Atramentus album’s conceptual story, the sun dies, and this deity would be driven to madness by two other lesser gods of the names of Carcophanex & Sharos. To bring forth doom,…

Insect Ark

The Vanishing by Dana Schechter Regarding the band name: I’ve always been enamoured with the natural world, especially for those things that exist on a scale either too small or too expansive, for human eyes. The mysteries they hold are inspiring and humbling. For me, the name refers to the movements inside my body, my…

Black Lotus

Sons of Saturn by Hug Ballesta The Black Lotus name came as the ideal concept for the project while I read Conan The Barbarian stories by R. E. Howard. One of them talks about the black lotus pollen. The black lotus flower has both magic, venomous and addictive properties, which perfectly fits the musical concept…

Witching

Vernal by Jacqui, Lev, Nate, Miles, Tatiana HMA: What is Witching? Jacqui: It is about connecting to the earth and spirit; it doesn’t mean pointy hats and broomsticks. The intangible art form of music to transfer emotion. It’s ethereal. ‘Vernal’ refers to the spring equinox, also known as the Vernal equinox; it is a time…

Convocation

Ashes Coalesce by MN, LL LL: Naming a band is hard. Really hard. We had some initial ideas, but all of those were already used by other groups. So we did what most of the bands do, compile a long list of potential names. And to further strip down the mysticism around the naming process,…

SuperNaughty

Temple by Alessio SuperNaughty is an Italian Heavy rock band formed in Livorno in 2014. All band members were part of the hometown underground scene and played for decades with independent projects. In 2015 SuperNaughty self-produced the EP ‘Welcome to my V’, followed by an extensive live activity. At the end of 2016, the original…

Mercury Circle

The Dawn of Vitriol by Jaani Peuhu The name Mercury Circle came to me more like an unseizable cloud of interwoven stories, ideas and enigmas. Mercury, known as the messenger of the gods, patron of travellers, the god of thieves and magic, and the guide of the souls into the underworld, represents so much we…

Volcanova

Radical Waves By Volcanova Volcanova means new volcano and the name came up a few years ago when Sam was in class studying about the Icelandic landscape and natural disasters. The conclusion of the songs that we had written, which became ‘Radical Waves’ had a topic that we could all agree upon, which is party…

Shadow Witch

Shadow Witch, who inked a worldwide deal with Argonauta Records last year, are a heavy rock/stoner metal band from the Hudson Valley region of New York. Forming in the autumn of 2015, the band have released three full-length albums Sun Killer, Disciples of the Crow, and ‘Under The Shadow of A Witch’ to excellent reviews…

Miea

Miea is a four-piece heavy rock and metal band created in Prague (Czechia) since late 2017, typical of its massive live atmosphere, but yet heavy and piercing music. Their compositions fluctuate around styles like stoner, doom and post with the prog elements. The original members Simon Kdyr (drums) and Miki Hank (vocals, guitar) did another…