Totenwerk / Fanaticism

KR: Totenwerk appears to deliberately remain in the shadows, with quite a prolific body of work to date so far, though printed in very limited editions – there seems to be a following for the label and perhaps a certain “mystique” surrounding it. Under which circumstances did Totenwerk come to life?  TOTENWERK: The label was…

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Worthless Endeavors

I’ve been a rabid fan of Worthless Endeavors and his work since around 2007 or so when I’d seen the video project he did for the song, “Dajjal.” It was promoting not just the song, but what would be the entire body of work on his self-titled debut. It wouldn’t be until almost four or five years later…

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Hellgoat

Anti-matter is granted a rare interview with Amon of US Black Metal stalwarts Hellgoat. PH: So after several attempts at this we’re finally ready to give it another go. But before that I feel the need to orient the uninitiated by asking a very basic question; How long ago did you form Hellgoat, who were…

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Deadwood

***Interview completed in 2010 and originally intended for Waters Of Phlegethon printed zine, which never saw release due to faulty printing.*** Some basics out of the way first, and always a good way to begin an interview; could you please provide some background information on Deadwood, detailing your initial impulse to create your brand of…

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Gräuen Pestanz

***Interview completed in 2010 by K.R. and originally intended for Waters Of Phlegethon printed zine, which never saw release due to faulty printing.*** The earliest beginnings of Gräuen Pestanz saw the project originally taking form as a Black Metal band, later making the transition to purely Dark Ambient / Death Industrial based music. What swayed…

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Ian Read / Fire + Ice

  When I think of NeoFolk, there’s few names, or voices, more iconic than that of Ian Read. He was part of the genre’s inception and continues to breath new life with each consecutive album. If I had to pick my top ten NeoFolk records, Fire + Ice would hold at least four positions. I was…

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Emit

It took us more than a year to present you this… A sword of death for the weak A key for the apprentice 1 – Unknown Icon, what does it stand for? The meaning of the name is a reflection of my anonymous nature, the mysteries of the Kingdom and my role within it… 1.1…

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Drear

J Dread has a word with Niall & Glen of UK Black/Doom act Drear… Hello. To start things off with, would you please give a short introduction to Drear to those still unfamiliar; what is Drear, a short history of the band and such… Niall: I suppose Drear started to come together around the end…

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Brethren

K.R. interviews the legendary Power Electronics unit So far in 2008, Brethren has released a 10″ MLP entitled “The Chosen”, and you’ve also been a part of the Revolutionary Command “New Era” LP, lending your vocal abilities. How has the feedback been on both releases to date? The feedback has been positive. There have been…

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