Jo Quail

The Hidden Forest; an Interview with Jo Quail

.:.THE HIDDEN FOREST.:. An Interview with Jo Quail by Custom ___ Jo Quail is a London-born cellist and composer with a unique dedication to her instrument and the people to ...

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Twilight Magick; an Interview with Abby Helasdottir of Gydja

.:.TWILIGHT MAGICK.:. An Interview with Abby Helasdottir of Gydja by Danica Swanson ___ Accomplished musician, artist, writer, and esotericist Abby Helasdottir has devoted her vibrant artistic career to exploring the ...

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Exclusive: Premiering the Video for Green Elder’s “Cairn of Starlight”

Having published Patrick Bertlein’s review of the project’s debut releases in Home and Ruis just over a month ago, we’re no strangers to the eclectic folk vision that is Tennessee’s Green Elder, ...

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SIG:AR:TYR To Release New Album This Fall

Canadian blackened heavy metal act SIG:AR:TYR are proud to announce that they ...
Zeena Schreck

Zeena Schreck Performs a Typhonian Tantric Ritual Soundscape at the Egyptian Museum, Leipzig

Presented by: Wave-Gotik-Treffen festival for dark music and arts. When: Saturday May ...
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Tor Ist Das! Festival of Psychedelic / Drone / Folk / Metal & Noise Music

Tor Ist Das! Festival is a special one off music event that ...
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Cold Spring presents: Skullflower, Iron Fist of The Sun, Khost, Tunnels of AH

We’re extremely proud to announce our first Manchester show, featuring 4 of ...
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Giving a Baby a Chainsaw – The Hafler Trio: An Art Apart

Andrew McKenzie is a highly renowned British artist frequently associated with sound ...
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Death in June & Die Weisse Rose – The Honour Of Silence Tour 2015

France: 6.V.2015 : PARIS Of The Wand & The Moon  + Die Weisse ...

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Crone – Gehenna

Crone is a new project from two German metal musicians—sG, guitarist/vocalist from seminal black metal act Secrets of the Moon, and Markus Renzenbrink, drummer of brutal death band Embedded. Secrets of the Moon’s best moments on the last few albums had little to do with blast beats, tremolo picking, or icy high-pitched screams; their own […]

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The Ruins of Beverast – Blood Vaults—The Blazing Gospel of Heinrich Kramer

Since the turn of the new millennium it’s become rather easy to be a bit more discerning when it comes to music, particularly when new releases are involved. Additionally, the “Age of Information” in which we live has allowed these more recent albums and those of the past to be at our fingertips at all […]

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Have a Nice Life – The Unnatural World

Gloomy music—from doom metal to goth rock, to put it in the most basic categories—is often dismissed as something created for a teenage market or a specific type of culture. While this is often true, where band after band comes out with some mournful yet tacky tune for the younger crowd, Have a Nice Life […]

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La Pietra Lunare

La Pietra Lunare – Same

The use of literature as a source for inspiration in music is a time-honored and beautiful approach in creating something contemporary. Even within fiction there is a history formed by the sources of—and psyche behind—the thoughts and observations composed by our creative predecessors. Regardless of the distance in time between ourselves and these scribes, a […]

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Lux Occulta – Kołysanki

Lux Occulta was a definitive band of my youth, combining black metal with electronics that led to moody, eerie, experimental, and, at times, simply beautiful compositions. Being a fan of music that pushes boundaries and the avant-garde in general, the average metal band rarely did it for me at that point in my life. I […]

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Waffenruhe – Stuka

Stuka is a three-track, digital-only EP by Waffenruhe, released this past March by Germany’s criminally overlooked Castellum Stoufenburc imprint as a means to commemorate the project’s eight-year anniversary. The digital release is being offered for free to fans and can be found at this location. Stream ‘Stuka': This is a conceptual EP, focusing on the […]

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Exclusive Podcast: The Forest Passage – Episode 3

  .:.THE FOREST PASSAGE – EPISODE 3.:. Walpurgisnacht 2015 ___ The end of April marks two important events in my calendar. On April 30th those of a Satanic bend celebrate Walpurgisnacht, a Germanic gathering of witches on Brocken, the highest peak in the Harz Mountains. In literature and folklore this sabbath marks the height of demonic power in the world […]

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Satanic Warmaster – Fimbulwinter

At their weddings, funerals, and other such life events, the Karelians like to sing a song to announce that, one day, they shall sing so loudly that all of Finland will hear it. It appears that a certain Herr Werwolf has taken it upon himself to make this prophecy come true—although it seems that the […]

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Pogrom – Degančios Suros

Degančios Suros quickly sold out when previously released on cassette by Unrest Productions in 2013, so it’s nice to see a label in our community willing to re-release for a wider audience. For this CD release, Unrest share duties with Pogrom frontman Levas Urlo’s own Lithuanian label Terror. I missed Degančios Suros the first time around, […]

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Thomas Nöla & the Black Hole – Future Illusions

It would be difficult for one to claim that they were well-versed in the American post-industrial scene and yet not know about the work of one Thomas Nöla or his Disques de Lapin imprint, now at nearly a decade in age. I will admit that, prior to my experience here with his Future Illusions album, this […]

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