A Weekend at Heavy Metal Summer Camp Reminded Us Why We Love Riffs So Much
The bands, the friends, the venue, the city, and even the free bottled water—Migration Fest was the summer weekend of our collective hesher dreams.
Krallice Had a Really Good Year
As the world burned around us, the NYC experimental metal mainstays released the most challenging, essential music of their career.
Yellow Eyes' New Black Metal Tour de Force Is Inspired by the Siberian Wilderness
Stream NYC quartet's new album, 'Immersion Trench Reveriem,' and read our interview about wild dogs, social media, and black metal as spiritual war.
Cavernlight Channel Past Suffering into Doom Metal Catharsis
Stream the Wisconsin doom outfit's painfully heavy new album, 'As We Cup Our Hands and Drink from the Stream of Our Ache' (out June 16 via Gilead Media).
The Midwestern Doom of Aseethe
Stream the Iowa heavyweights' Thrill Jockey debut, 'Hopes of Failure, and read Brian Barr's thoughts on hardcore, riffs, and Slipknot
Listen to Krallice's Head-Spinning New Album, 'Prelapsarian'
The NYC black metal contrarians are now streaming their highly-anticipated new full-length on Bandcamp.
Supercharge Your Morning With a Blast of Krallice's "Hate Power"
The NYC black metal iconoclasts are back with a head-spinning new song as part of Adult Swim's Singles Series Program.
Scenes from Migration Fest 2016, the Nicest Extreme Metal Fest in America
Photographer David Burke captured incredible performances from Thou, Panopticon, Krallice, Mournful Congregation, and many more.
Migration Fest 2016 Highlighted the Best of the Underground and the Ties That Bind Us Together
Migration Fest 2016 was a feast for the senses, a patch-vested Pacific Northwestern Roadburn cut down to scale and ignited by passion.
PREMIERE: Enter Black Metal Hell with Mizmor's Stellar New Album,'Yodh'
Surrender to one of 2016's best and most challenging black metal albums.
Dive into Lake of Violet's 'The Startling Testimony of Plumb Lines'
Stream the hypnotic new album from members of Locrian, Minsk, Catherine, and Sun Splitter.
Yellow Eyes Draws from the Past to Carve Out Black Metal's Future
"If you buy a tape machine and a Fender Squire, there you have the tools to make the coolest black metal record anyone's ever heard in their life. And that can be like $50 in total. There's no financial barrier to making cool, extreme music.”