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.


Sabbath Assembly Are Setting Aside Occult Hymns for Human Ones

With 'Rites of Passage,' the occult rockers leave their cultish beginnings behind and look to the future.


Bhavachakra's Hellish Take on Experimental Black Metal Might Just End Us All

Stream the new album and delve into the darkness behind this angular new beast of a release.


Why Gorguts' Luc Lemay Wrote a 33-Minute Death Metal Song About an Ancient Iraqi Library

We talk hitchhiking, algebra, and the House of Wisdom with the Canadian avant-death metal legend.


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.


'Altars of Synthness' Is an Incredible (and Unholy) Union Between Black Metal and Retro Synth

I bet you didn't even realize you needed a distorted dark ambient club remix of "Genital Grinder," but trust me, you do.


Hail Canada! An Ode to Metal from Up North

We had members of Fuck The Facts, KEN Mode, Mitochondrion, the Ross Bay Cult, and more weigh in on the best Canadian metal bands and why our neighbors to the North are so great at slaying riffs.


Get Lost in Experimental Supergroup Pyramids' Dreamy New Single, "Indigo Birds"

Members of Blut Aus Nord and Gorguts join Texas black metal/drone/shoegaze outfit Pyramids on a lush new album.