Archive for the Metal Category
With a Sabbath-on-downer-encrusted sound that blends billowing rock, clenched-teeth blues and an underground punk attitude, psychedelic sludgecore masters BONGZILLA fire up thunderous mega-rock with a pronounced emphasis on the big riff. Gateway showcases a BONGZILLA sound fertilized tenfold – simultaneously aggressive and mellow – with thunderous percussion, smoke-seared vocals and […]
This remastered, repackaged, reissue of BONGZILLA’s first full-length album and Relapse EP will give you a contact buzz all over again. Stash/ Methods… proves that BONGZILLA was as far ahead of their time as they were behind it.
Mayhem need no introduction. The legendary band has been a league of their own ever since their formation in the eighties. “Wolf’s Lair Abyss” was originally released in 1997 and is now proudly being re-issued on all formats via Soulseller Records. Carefully constructed from its original release, including original hand-written […]
Social Disservices is quite possibly Austin Lunn’s most scathing and pained album to date. Sonically, in performance/execution and of course in the very content lyrically, every nuance of this album screams with the agonizing reality of mental health issues and the often broken inner workings of the institution born to […]
Diocletian, who have always reigned at the apex of the extreme, unrelenting war metal movement, have resurged with founder / guitarist Atrociter unearthing the band with a new formation and sense of purpose. The result is the New Zealand unit’s most primal, barbarous, unhinged-yet-remorselessly-calculated and violent album Amongst The Flames […]
London’s premium metal force Craven Idol unleash their second album of ruthless first wave blackened thrash in the vein of early Bathory, Gospel Of The Horns, Manilla Road, and Inquisiton. After four years of toil, the U.K. four-piece present: The Shackles Of Mammon, an uncompromising and unique blend of tag-less extreme […]
The long-awaited debut full-length from Montreal’s Phobocosm is upon us. Several years in the making, Deprived is a suffocating and beastly dark death metal album with injections of doom, black and ambient elements throughout. Eight songs, 47 minutes. 16 page booklet, with gatefold jacket.
“What a journey it has been. Ok, technically speaking, this isn’t their first proper full-length—Burial Dimensions is. Although Burial Dimensions was recorded in 1994, it remained unheard in the vaults until seventeen years later and was finally released as a stand-alone album in 2016. Despite an initial short run, Sarcasm […]
“In the past, not many knew of the Swedish black / death metal band Third Storm, still they managed to keep this beast going from 1986 – 1988. Other than founding member Heval Bozarslan, the lineup was completely different back then. Four 14-15 year-old crazy metalheads who worshiped extreme metal […]
Now the moment has come: “We Are Not Your Kind”is the title of the 6th album, which will be released on 9th august. With “Unsainted”, there is a first single with videoclip. Filmed under the direction of Slipknots M. Shawn Crahan. The track and the video spend a first […]
Author: Audiopile Records
Reissue of this 2000 album! All the songs on the debut by this German act breathe the atmosphere of heavy groove rock in the tradition of Kyuss or Black Sabbath and the modern equivalents as Datura, Thumlock or Natas. On 180-grams vinyl.
Author: Audiopile Records
Second (regular) edition with 3-panel-fold-out in inside-out-highgloss heavy cardboard and 2 x 180 gr. Over four years since ‘All’ (2008) and two years since recording started, its hard to believe that ‘She Said’, the new album by stoner/heavy psych masters Colour Haze is here! It’s been a long, gnarly road […]
Inspired by the sounds of doom metal, Indica intended to desolate the local music scene with its own brand of slow and heavy music, pulling influence from the psychedelic and spiritual undertones evident within the depths of the underground heavy sub-genres. This edition is limited to 500 copies on 180-gram […]
22 years after their first release (1999) and ten years after their last album (2008), Nebula are back. And you’re thinking “Holy shit!” right now, you pretty much nailed it. Holy Shit is Nebula’s first LP since 2009’s Heavy Psych, and it quickly puts to rest the question that’s loomed […]
DRUDKH have written one of the most successful underground Black Metal stories with their previous eight albums. Now “Eternal Turn of the Wheel” witnesses the Ukrainians returning to their atmospheric black roots, which are most loved by their dedicated following around the globe.
Expectations are soaring as Pagan Black Metal legend DRUDKH unleash “Handful of Stars”. Their eighth album once again lives up to the Ukrainians’ expressed values of individualism and self-improvement. Although the band preserve their unique sound, they move into a more atmospheric and progressive direction. This ties in well with […]
As a rule within the Black Metal scene many followers always consider any band’s first album to be the best. This also applies to DRUDKH as they created their trademark Slavonic Pagan Metal sound with “Forgotten Legends”, which embraces epic folk-influenced melodies and creates cinematic and luxuriant atmospheres charged with […]
With the new album ‘They Often See Dreams About the Spring’, DRUDKH’s traditional black metal sweeps in like a cold wind from the East. Timeless frozen melodies adorn an uncompromising attack, creating yet another epic work from one of the genre’s most important bands.
Formed in 2008 by DOMINIC FINBOW from legendary UK doom abusers MOSS, and NICK and ADAM (of Vancouver’s scum cult RADIOACTIVE VOMIT, GOATSBLOOD, DEATHWINDS and CEREMONIAL BLOODBATH), and influenced by the tormented legacies of forebearers Grief, Noothgrush, Eyehategod, Burning Witch, Corrupted, Goatsblood, Winter, Melvins, Leechmilk, etc., Canadian sludge-doom aberration Nightfucker […]
“Surprisingly born under San Diego’s sun, Ascended Dead are nevertheless as ugly as it can be. Not by design nor by trying their best to sound that way but just because that foul stench they ooze from every pore is their true nature. Yes, their founding members and some of […]