canadian metal

Interviews

35 Years In, Prog-Thrash Greats Voivod Are Still Reaching for Outer Space

Guitarist Dan Mongrain explains how his classical training helped lead the Quebec legends into new dimensions on their 14th album, 'The Wake'.
Nathan Carson
9.25.18
To Hell And Back

We’re Already in Hell, So You Might as Well Blast Some Evil Metal

Everything sucks but at least we have new tunes from Ilsa, Chthonic, Paroxysm, Black Awakening, Untamed Land, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.7.18
Premieres

Altars of Grief Bring Death and Doom to the Canadian Prairies

Stream the Regina-based blackened funeral doom outfit's windswept new album, 'Iris.'
Cody Davis
3.19.18
Premieres

Vile Creature's Confrontational Queer Doom Is Exactly What Metal Needs in 2018

Stream the anti-oppressive Canadian doom cult's crushing, crucial new album, 'Cast of Static and Smoke.'
Kim Kelly
3.2.18
Interviews

Wake's 'Misery Rites' Is a Grinding Blast of Misanthropic Therapy

Stream the Canadian grindcore outfit's most focused, caustic, and introspective work yet, and read our profile with vocalist Kyle Ball and guitarist Rob LaChance
Eric Gallippo
2.21.18
Premieres

La Torture Des Ténèbres' Raw, Noisy Black Metal Explores a Dark Future

Stream the Ottawa-based black metal/noise project's chilling, retro-futuristic new album, 'IV - Memoirs Of A Machine Girl.'
Kim Kelly
11.1.17
Premieres

Enter the Twilight of Lovecraftian Death with Chthe'ilist's Ambitious Debut

Stream the Montreal death metal cult's debut LP, 'Le Dernier Crépuscule,' in its entirety.
Kim Kelly
1.26.16
Scene Reports

An Insider's Guide to Montreal's Vibrant Underground Metal Scene

From Voivod and Gorguts to Chthe'ilist and Starlight Ritual, Canada's cultural capital is an absolute hotbed for quality heavy metal in all its forms.
1.25.16