Shape of Despair Premiere Demo, "Shadowed Dreams"

Shape of Despair Premiere Demo, "Shadowed Dreams"

Shape of Despair has released the first offering from Alone in the Mist, a collection of demos from the early days of the band. 

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TRACK PREMIERE: LOUISVILLE BLACK METAL EXPANSIONISTS ANAGNORISIS ROOT AMONGST ASHES OF THE PAST ON "5306 MORNINGSIDE"

TRACK PREMIERE: LOUISVILLE BLACK METAL EXPANSIONISTS ANAGNORISIS ROOT AMONGST ASHES OF THE PAST ON "5306 MORNINGSIDE"

Lord! Anagnorisis certainly doesn't pull any sonic or emotional punches on its majestic, seriously affecting gut-punch sophomore full-length Peripeteia -- a powerful blend of forward-thinking, nuanced black metal and excerpts from circa '82-87 family recordings he found on two cassette tapes after his father's death. 

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Full Album Stream: Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard - 'Y Proffwyd Dwyll'

Full Album Stream: Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard - 'Y Proffwyd Dwyll'

Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard combine ethereal psychedelic and crushing doom on their latest, Y Proffwyd Dwyll. Stream it now before it hits stores. 

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Video Premiere: A Trip to the Woods with Negura Bunget

Video Premiere: A Trip to the Woods with Negura Bunget

Romanian black/folk metal pathfinders Negura Bunget prowl through the woods in the hypnotic video for "Stanciu Gruiul."

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Malignancy debut new track ‘Antiquated Vernacular.’ No LOLZ Allowed

Malignancy debut new track ‘Antiquated Vernacular.’ No LOLZ Allowed

OMG the nu Malignancy track totes rulz. amirite? ttlr

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Rot Hard: Scorched drop exclusive track "Rot in Confinement"

Rot Hard: Scorched drop exclusive track "Rot in Confinement"

Get ready for the heaviest death metal record of the year with this exclusive premiere of "Rot in Confinement," from Scorched's debut album, Echoes of Dismemberment

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Don't Leave Your Head Unprotected: Hear Black Table's "Helm"

Don't Leave Your Head Unprotected: Hear Black Table's "Helm"

To suggest that I've been excited for Black Table to release their debut full-length would be something of an understatement. 

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Merzbow Records Noise (Surprise) to Benefit Endangered Bird (Surprise)

Merzbow Records Noise (Surprise) to Benefit Endangered Bird (Surprise)

Oaken Palace Records teamed up with noise godfather Merzbow for a half-hour drone/noise release whose profits will go to the Kakapo Recovery Trust with the intent of helping this aviary species grow to more robust numbers.

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Video Premiere: MONO - 'Requiem for Hell'

Video Premiere: MONO - 'Requiem for Hell'

MONO's video for "Requiem for Hell" is an emotional and visually beautiful companion to the song. Also included: Exclusive Q&A with MONO's Takaakira "Taka" Goto.

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