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Exclusive North American Aluk Todolo “Archive Vol. 1” Stream

Archives vol.1 is a collection of unreleased and rare material documenting the first decade of the band’s existence : raw, unpolished rehearsal captures, bizarre recording experiments, early or alternate versions of existing pieces, these 8 tracks, selected from the band’s [...]

March 14, 2017 Announcements

Episode 23

And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and [...]

March 12, 2017 Plaguecast

Episode 22

Show notes: Trepaneringsritalen “All Hail the Black Flame” (Deathward, To The Womb – 2017 – Cold Spring) Teitanblood “Anteinfierno” (Death – 2014 – Norma Evangelium Diaboli / The Ajna Offensive) Foie Gras “Devotee” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) 777 “Across the Abyss” (Self-Released – 2017 [...]

February 26, 2017 Plaguecast

Episode 21

Show notes: Perturbator “Cult of 2112” (The Uncanny Valley – 2016 – Blood Music) Anji Cheung “Phillip Traum” (Hypatia – 2016 – Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere.) Dynatron “Wormhole” (Escape Velocity – 2016 – Blood Music) Nox Formulae “Yezidic Nox Formulae” (The Hidden [...]

January 21, 2017 Plaguecast

Hetroertzen : Uprising Of The Fallen

2017 : Listenable Records Format : LP/CD It’s been two years since Hetroertzen released their last full length album, Ain Soph Aur. What an incredible album it was. I exalted it as one of the best records I’d heard over [...]

December 15, 2016 Reviews

Tour De Garde : Fall 2016 Batch (10 out of 12 ain’t bad)

Listen, I’ll be the first to admit my fanboy bordering on obsession love for this label. Founded in 2001 by Akitsa frontman Pierre-Marc Tremblay, this Québécois label has been releasing some of the most intense underground Black Metal there is. [...]

December 3, 2016 Reviews

Crimson Moon : Oneironaut

2016 : Dark Adversary Productions Format : CD Noun. oneironaut ‎(plural oneironauts) A person who explores dream worlds, usually associated with lucid dreaming. It’s been far too long since we’ve had a proper full-length release from Crimson Moon. Before I [...]

November 22, 2016 Reviews

TOMB ‎: Fury Nocturnus

2016 : Peaceville Format : LP/CD Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy, or TOMB as they are commonly known, have been creating their own strain of noisy, Blackened electronic desecrations for nearly 20 years now. After a slew of releases on various formats [...]

November 8, 2016 Reviews

Adaestuo : Tacent Semitae

2016 : World Terror Committee Format : CD It seems to be in my nature to gravitate towards these faceless and enigmatic projects. Adaestuo has made next to nothing public about who they are or where they’re from. This is [...]

October 24, 2016 Reviews

Episode 19

Show notes: Jess And The Ancient Ones “13th Breath Of The Zodiac” 7″ version (S/T – 2011 – Svart) Vpaahsalbrox “Swallow The Wound” (14 Sovereign – 2016 – Pale Horse) Hetroertzen “Blood For The Egregore” (Capax Infiniti split w/Dødsengel – 2013 [...]

October 16, 2016 Plaguecast

Ehecatl : Quetzallitztly Demo

2016 : GreySun Records Format : Cassette Let me begin by saying there’s at least five bands of varying quality slinging the “Ehecatl” moniker. This one happens to be the best. In the Aztec pantheon, Ehecatl was the god of the [...]

September 16, 2016 Reviews


In the fall of 2015 I drove up to New Orleans to meet a friend that flew in from Seattle to see the first night of Watain’s U.S. tour with me. We got in a day early and walked around [...]

September 1, 2016 Interviews