To Hell And Back
Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good
The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
German Label Prophecy Productions Wants to Conquer the American Metal Scene
The extreme metal-focused label just opened a new U.S. office, a daring move in a changing industry. Will their gamble pay off?
GlerAkur's Debut Illustrates the Dynamic, Bombastic Side of Icelandic Metal
Stream 'The Mountains Are Beautiful Now,' the ambitious debut album from this eclectic Icelandic metal/drone composer.
Neun Welten's Dark Folk Enters a New Dimension on 'The Sea I’m Diving In'
Listen to the veteran neofolk act switch things up (in English!) on their first new album in eight years.
Canadian Trio Völur Elevate Folk Doom Beyond This Mortal Plane
Stream the violin/bass/drum trio's electrifying new album, 'Ancestors,' out June 2 via Prophecy Productions.
German Black Metallers Farsot Go Dark on 'FAIL-LURE'
Stream the long-running black metal crew's spooky, atmospheric Prophecy Productions debut
The Moon and the Nightspirit's Neofolk Odyssey 'Metanoia' Brings Hungarian Folklore to Life
Stream the ethereal new album from the long-running Hungarian neofolk duo (out March 17 via Prophecy Productions)
DOOL Usher in a New Wave of Dutch Rock Fury with 'Here Now, There Then '
Members of The Devil's Blood, Gold, and singer Ryanne van Dorst coagulate on an intriguing new psych rock project
Les Discrets' New EP, 'Virée Nocturne,' Is a Chilly Post-Punk Dream
'Virée Nocturne' serves as a precursor to the band's next full-length, and offers an unexpected glimpse at what's to come.
Germany's Prophecy Festival Brought Black Metal, Doom, and Neofolk to Life in a Stone Age Cave
From a fan perspective, Prophecy Fest is up there with small-scale, passion-driven fests like Iceland’s Eistnaflug and the most hallowed of them all, Roadburn.
Stone, Light, and Decibels: Scenes from Inside the Cave at Germany's Prophecy Festival
Prophecy Festival 2016 brought together Germ, Alcest, Vemod, Sol Invictus, and many more to play inside an exquisitely lit Stone Age cavern.
Alcest Continue Chasing Perfection with a Stunning Japanese-Influenced New Album, 'Kodama'
Stream a new song, “Oiseaux de Proie" and read our conversation with Neige and Winterhalter, conducted outside a Stone Age cave in Germany.