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Under the Influence with Virginia Monti from Psychedelic Witchcraft

We asked Virginia Monti from Italy’s occult doom band Psychedelic Witchcraft about the 3 records that have influenced her the most as a musician and song writer.

Under the Influence with Scott Crouse from SECT

SECT guitarist Scott Crouse selects 3 records which have influenced him the most as a musician. Check out their new album ‘No Cure For Death’, which is released on November 24th through Southern Lord.

Exclusive Album Stream: Shitshifter – PYRE

Shitshifter | Facebook | Bandcamp Shitshifter was founded in may 2012 by members of I Am The Bayonett, NVRVD and Hungry Lungs. The idea behind this was fairily simple: worship the riff! Equiped with the legendary HM-2 and Big Muff guitar pedals as well …

Under the Influence with William Robertson from Disposable

We asked William Robertson from Edinburgh based thrash metal band Disposable about the 3 albums that have influenced him the most.

Album Stream: Jozef van Wissem – Nobody Living Can Ever Make Me Turn Back

Jozef van Wissem | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter Jozef van Wissem, minimalist composer and exemplary, exploratory (custom-built) lute player, invites us to surrender to his strange musical world on his new solo record Nobody Li …

Under the Influence with Paul Kenney from Kroh

We asked Paul Kenney from Birmingham doomsters Kroh about the 3 albums that have influenced him the most as a guitarist and musician. Read on for a very interesting and mixed selection…

Exclusive Album Stream: Monnik – Bedevaart

Monnik | Facebook | Bandcamp  Monnik came in to the limelight with 2015’s Vondeling. The album was an almost solipsist experiment into guitar drone music. Over the years, Monnik has never ceased to experiment, and purify his sound. His progress wa …

Video Premiere: Spook the Horses – Crude Shrines

Spook the Horses | Website | Facebook Imagine: if band members can rotate between instrument positions within the band, because every band member can play every instrument, then this must imply a seldom degree of freedom and mutual musical understandin …

Track Premiere: Mirror Queen – Curse the Night

Mirror Queen | Facebook The new LP from NYC volume dealers Mirror Queen, Verdigris, is a masterclass of riff-driven melodic hard rock, combining edgy, street-level rock ‘n’ roll with more cerebral elements of poetry and literature. The group’s driving …

Album Stream: Throane – Plus une Main à Mordre

Throane | Facebook The second full length from Throane is the most fully realised vision of enigmatic photographer / illustrator / designer Dehn Sora. One of the most stunning trips of the year, Plus une Main à Mordre (“No Hand Left to Bite”) seek …

Exclusive Album Premiere: Charnia – Het Laatste Licht

Charnia | Facebook | Bandcamp After the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Dageraad in 2014, Belgian post-metal group Charnia didn’t exactly sit still and rest on their laurels. They have immediately started crafting a whole new pie …

Track Premiere: YLVA – Lapse

YLVA | Facebook | Bandcamp Drawing influences from a deep well of experience in past outfits, YLVA, hailing from Melbourne, Australia’s capital of underground music, create patient, dark and mysterious pieces of heavy music. While the fi …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Kroh – Rigor Mortis

Kroh | Facebook | Bandcamp  Koh is the brainchild of Paul Kenney, a former member of Mistress, and founder of Fukpig. He reunited with his former Mistress band mate, Darren Donovan (also ex-Sally and current Burden of …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Project Nefast – SEX MONEY POWER

Project Nefast | Facebook | Bandcamp On Cassette Store Day, 14 October 2017, the new album from Project Nefast will be out on Dutch cassette label Tartarus Records. The album consists of four minimalistic tracks with one simple message: existence means …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Nomasta – Dawnbreaker

Nomasta | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp Nomasta, a 3-piece forged in the fires of the Leeds underground, deftly infuse doom-laden thrash with bursts of elephantine riffs and dancing time signatures. Since forming in 2015, they’ve complimented their fer …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Viva Belgrado – Por La Mañana Temprano

Viva Belgrado | Facebook | Bandcamp Since their first show in Córdoba in late 2011 Viva Belgrado has offered more than 200 shows along 23 countries, including performances on festivals such as Primavera Sound 2016, Resurrection Fest 2016 or ArcTan …

Track Premiere: Vassafor – Illumination of the Sinister

Vassafor | Facebook Vassafor is the sound of the space between the stars, the howling void into the abyss, the silence outside of time… Nothing could better illustrate the esoteric universe of this legendary entity which brilliantly captures the s …

Track Premiere: The Moth – Fail

The Moth | Facebook | Bandcamp Signed to This Charming Man Records just one year after their formation in 2012, Hamburg-based doom/sludge trio The Moth are one of Germany’s leading underground lights. Upon the release of their acclaimed debut album …

Video Stream: Amenra – Children Of The Eye

Amenra | Facebook | Twitter | Bandcamp As they prepare for the release of their phenomenal Mass VI LP on October 20th, heavy music luminaries Amenra have unveiled the album’s first single ‘Children Of The Eye’ as a stunning music vi …

Album Stream: Briqueville – II

Briqueville | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp Briqueville is a band shrouded in mystery. On stage, they create an instrumental mantra of spooky guitars, modified field recordings and eery sampled chants. These meditative bui …

Video Premiere: Camerata Mediolanense – Mi Vuoi?

Camerata Mediolanense | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp Ever since its foundation in 1994, Italian collective Camerata Mediolanense merges wave and post punk with the musical spirit of the Renaissance and Baroque periods and doesn’t shy fr …

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