black metal

Angmaer - Towards Darkness' Paradise (UKEM Records)

A powerful (and wholly appropriate) use of apostrophes...
Release Date: 
9 May 2015 - 11:30pm

One man, black metal solo project Angmaer (that's Oscar Taylor to you) does a pretty good job of sounding like he's from the chilly North of Europe instead of the

Veer - 27 (Caverna Abismal Records)

Alright black metal...
Release Date: 
30 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

For some reason Sun of Hate, the opener of Veer's 27 reminds me of black metal flamenco, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Borknagar begins work on new studio album; guest appearance by Ulver's Kristoffer Rygg

Former vocalist helps out with a couple of tracks on the as yet untitled new album

Norwegian post-black metallers Borknagar have started recording a new studio album, to follow-up 2012's Urd! The original Borknagar vocalist, Kristoffer Rygg

Season of Mist sign Abbath

Former Immortal front man gets himself a new gig, in his own band

Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of Abbath.

Unearthly Trance announces reformation; live performances

Now back and once again in the rehearsal laboratory, the band is firing on all cylinders and has already planned live outings and has begun writing new material for album number six. Expect nothing but the most soul crushing occult doomed metal from the deepest depths and beyond.

Like a phoenix undead, Brooklyn based black/doom/sludge trio Unearthly Trance has returned!

Crom Dubh - Heimweh (Van Records)

Stirring, evocative black metal from London...
Release Date: 
23 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

London based black metalllers Crom Dubh (say it out loud as Crom Doo), named as they are for an obscure Celtic idol, look unsurprisingly very much to times immemorial for the inspi

Arvas - Black Satanic Mysticism (ATMF)

Rip roaring misanthropic entertainment...
Release Date: 
29 Mar 2015 - 11:30pm


Kult of Taurus - Adversarial Paths: The Sinister Essence (Forever Plagued)

By the twitching of my thumbs, something promising this way comes...
Release Date: 
19 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

Without wishing to race on to dessert before savouring the main course, I am looking forward to the next album from Greece's Kult of Taurus.

Possession - 1585-1646 (Iron Bonehead/Invictus)

Black. Death. Thrash.
Release Date: 
4 Jun 2015 - 11:30pm

Even with a carving knife, you wouldn't be able to remove the shit-eating grin from my face.