Ofermod : Sol Nox

2017 : Shadow Records Format : LP/CD/Cassette The most surprising thing about the coming of a new Ofermod album was exactly how little fanfare had greeted it. Perhaps not so much upon further reflection though, as a friend had astutely pointed out that the oversaturation of the black metal market with covens of void-worshipping, qilipothic…

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Dødsengel : Interequinox

2017 : Debemur Morti Productions Format : LP/CD Yes! It’s happened, a new album from Norway’s, Dødsengel.  And it’s every bit as magical as one could hope. A follow up album to the mammoth, two-part, Imperator, Dødsengel’s fourth LP, Interequinox is given a much more straightforward presentation than its predecessor. I have to admit, while Imperator…

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Episode 25

Show Notes: Dødsengel “Illusions” (Interequinox – 2017 – Debemur Morti Productions) David E. Williams “Thailand? (Why Can’t All The World Be) (Hospice Chorale – 2017 – Old Europa Cafe) The Wraith “Dolor” (Shadow Flag – 2017 – Poison Cult) Leathers “Day For Night” (Day For Night – 2017 – Northern Lights Records) Colter Wall “Kate McCannon”…

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Wülfskol : Hellshock

2017 : Heretic Thorns Format : CD For a lot of us into “extreme metal”, the forefathers that shaped our listening habits are pretty well entrenched as legends in the overall music landscape: The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig, Motörhead, Slayer, Bathory, et al, what I guess the youngins now call Dad Rock, but fuck all of those…

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Episode 24

The Plague Haus crew welcomes our very special guest, David Herrera. Currently a member of Imprecation, Christ Dismembered, Wülfskol, and formal of Bahimiron as well as Morbus 666, David’s work is known worldwide. He’s been a force on the Houston Metal scene for over 25 years. Join us as we delve into a spiral of…

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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 private tapes, are compiled in an unchronological order, forming a whole and unveiling new aspects…

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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 – Bandcamp) Leviathan “The Smoke of Their Torment” (Scar Sighted – 2015 – Profound Lore Records / Devout…

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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 Paths To Black Ecstasy – 2016 – Dark Descent) Tommy ’86 “Citymutilation” (Transhumanism – 2016 – Blood…

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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. However, my complete adoration comes not only for Tremblay’s impeccable taste in metal, but for having…

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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 explain to you why this is probably the best release of the year, I’m going…

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