Archive for the Metal Category
When TSJUDER hit the black metal underground with their first EP, ‘Throne of the Goat’ in the year 1997, the Norwegians quickly established a strong reputation within their scene. The EP’s ultimate rawness and demo character were balanced off with vitriolic fierceness and the spirit of “trueness” that adherents of […]
Comprised of personnel from several legendary cult acts, Disma are the new gods of U.S. death metal—fronted by none other than Craig Pillard (ex-Incantation), one of the most influential death metal vocalists of all time who has returned to sing for a full-time band for the first time in over […]
Swedish trio Svvamp’s self-titled debut was a breath of fresh air—unpretentious and free, primordial homespun classic rock that landed in the Top 20 Albums of 2016 in the Doom Charts consortium of writers and radio. The most common remark was how genuine and uncontrived it sounded, unlike most bands that posture and mimic […]
Bubbling up from the oozing sewers of Toronto like a bizarre insectoid of mutant genotype, Tomb Mold reanimates with their second album, and first for 20 Buck Spin, Manor Of Infinite Forms. Constructing monumental towers of obscure shape, jarring yet coherent, this band’s compositions evoke a distorted world alongside this […]
This album, already a doom metal cult classic, saw Albert Witchfinder join forces with Finland’s most ancient metal band and breathe new, heavy life into the genre. Difficult to find on disc for years, this official reissue has been inspected and revamped by the hand of Mr Witchfinder himself.
Ghost will release their highly anticipated fourth studio album Prequelle, on Loma Vista Recordings. Previous Ghost albums have dealt with broad themes like impending doom (Opus Eponymous – 2010), the antichrist and the Inquisition (Infesstimum – 2013), humanism and avarice (Meliora – 2015). Prequelle delves into the plague, the apocalypse, […]
Behemoth’s album Messe Noire. Available on Rootbeer Colored Double LP. Messe Noire includes the band’s victorious shows in Warsaw, Poland on October 8, 2016 and Brutal Assault 2016 as well as The Satanist cinematic archive. Commented singer, guitarist and mainman Nergal: “‘Messe Noire‘. Well, that is everything that the Behemoth […]
Banished’s 1994 slice of brutal Death Metal presented on the vinyl format. Banished formed in Buffalo New York in 1987, initially under the name of Baphomet, and belonged to the early prolific generation of US death metal, beginning with their ‘Morbid Realities’ demo in 1989, & then the ‘The Dead […]
Back on Black Records re-issue the classic works of Austrian death metal band Pungent Stench. “Been Caught Buttering” is Pungent Stench’s second album, originally released in 1991 on Nuclear Blast. The album art, which depicted two severed, partially decomposed heads kissing (in fact, it is one head which had been […]
DELUXE VINYL EDITION!!! Back on Black Records re-issue the classic workds of Austrian death metal band Pungent Stench. “Club Mondo Bizarre” is the third album of the Austrian death metal band Pungent Stench originally released in 1994 on Nuclear Blast records. On “Club Mondo Bizarre”, Pungent Stench tones down its […]
ROOTS: EXPANDED EDITION features a newly remastered version of the original album, plus 17 bonus tracks. Standouts include demos for “Dusted” and “Roots Bloody Roots,” instrumental versions of “Dictatorshit” and “Cutthroat,” a version of “Attitude” recorded live at Ozzfest, and the unreleased first take of “Kaiowas.”
Limited to 100 copies on BONE coloured VINYL. Second pressing. The sophomore full-length by Norwegian thrash/black metal outfit CONDOR. The band gets its inspiration from old school bands such as Sodom, Sepultura, Sarcofago, Kreator and especially Destruction.
3rd pressing. An expanded 8 track EP on black vinyl, limited to 266 copies. Night Demon is a young trio from California who literally fell out of the sky from now where. They’ve gone from just creating a bandcamp page to being invited to play KIT festival in Europe before […]
Formed in 2008 by guitarist J Frezzato (ex-Electric Six) and vocalist Masha Marjieh, this ten-legged groove machine began as the channelling of a nocturnal hallucination. Where many other like-minded bands adhere rigidly to an ethos of total-retro-or-die, Octopus sound neither like the past nor the present. Instead, this is a […]
Standing at a crossroads of light and dark, Sacramento’s doom quintet CHRCH wields epic, lengthy songs, massive low end and an occult vocal presence in a perfect blend of height and depth. They have been hard at work crafting their particular sound since late 2013. There is no image or campy gimmick […]
Unpolished malevolence dripping with vile iniquity, occultic force and eerie demonic sentience is draped across the audial essence of the band’s debut, from the hellish introduction of “Death’s Fuming Passage” to the closing keys of “Grave Portals.” The very primordial elements of the abyssic fire are summoned in this ancient […]
A reflection of the Rocky Mountains and high plains of their native Colorado, this album tells a story that is uniquely American. Drawing influence as much from the dusty, dark Americana of the “Denver Sound” and the scores of epic westerns as they do the fury and melody of black […]
Absolutely no one makes music like The Body. On their follow up to 2016’s acclaimed No One Deserves Happiness, the Portland duo of Lee Buford and Chip King conjure the sublime from the unexpected by turning their compositional approach on its head. The Body continue to defy the constraints of […]
Massive new album from stoner legends Sleep on Third Man. Limited to 1000 Copies Only with alternate album art and split colour Green / Black Vinyl. Only available in the shops. The Sciences marks their first LP since Dopesmoker, their seminal release which first saw the light in 1998.
The Somberlain is the debut album by Swedish Black metal band Dissection, released on December 3, 1993. It proved to be a highly influential release for both black metal and melodic death metal. The band dedicated the album to Euronymous, who had been murdered in August the same year. This […]
The Age of Wrath is upon Us! At long last, Dark Descent Records presents “Holokauston”, the follow-up to Bestia Arcana’s acclaimed debut “To Anabainon ek tes Abyssu”. Four aphotic hymns to the End-of -Days spoken in sepulchral tongues. Fever- dream oracles of howling gods. Dissonant paeans to mankind’s ruin and […]