Hammers of Misfortune


Leila Abdul-Rauf's New Solo Album Is a Dark Storm of Ambient Introspection

Stream the prolific extreme metal (and otherwise) musician's brooding, ambient new solo album, 'Diminution.'


'XX' Is Dawnbringer's Final Gift to the World

Stream the EP and read our interview with the heavy metal institution's "Professor" Chris Black about their swansong, High Spirits, and staying hungry.


"Humanity Is Horrific": Vastum's Leila Abdul-Rauf Operates on Death Metal's Dark, Ugly, Sticky Side

Stream Vastum's new death metal masterwork 'Hole Below' and read an in-depth chat on sex, gore, and misogyny with guitarist and vocalist Leila Abdul-Rauf.


Toppling the Ivory Towers With VHÖL's Sigrid Sheie

Stream the new VHÖL album and read the bassist, piano professor, and new mom's thoughts on creation, why keyboards get a bad rap, and how she secretly hopes her son grows up loving Iron Maiden.


Check Out the New Video for Sabbath Assembly's "Jehovah on Death"

Nevermind Ghost, this is that real occult shit.