.:.ARCHITECTS OF THE ABYSS.:. An Interview with Sutekh Hexen Written by Raul Antony Photography by Martha Yesenia ____ Sutekh Hexen first popped up on my radar when going through the lineup for the Stella ...
With Enslavement and Death, Corvus Rex (Fury 161, Black Crow King) unleashes his second album of hate-filled noise on L. White Records under his Project: Void moniker. Enslavement and Death continues to work in the aggressive and hostile territory of his debut, The Anthropogenic Process, which was originally self-released by Project: Void until Crucial Blast […]
“The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify […]
Always eager to discover new work in the realm of post-punk, I was excited to come across a promising new act. Coming out of the alternative underground of San Francisco, the debut release by Vaniish, Memory Work, delivers a personally beloved form of shadowy post-punk. This trio has long been creating music within the genre, as […]
I will admit that when I read Faun’s new album, Von den Elben, included remakes and covers, coupled with a signing to Universal Records, nervousness crept in. After undergoing line-up changes and the signing of a new record deal, this was always going to be a sceptical listen. I have always loved the raw and […]
Frantic screams, heathens jump and twist in ecstatic patterns, a woman in a flowing gown dances among the crowd, letting the music flow through her body in another form. The thin man on stage chants and hollers incantations of the most esoteric sort. He is clad in a cape, perhaps wearing a cowl or a […]
I met Aaron Martin, briefly, in the spring of 2014 when he played alongside Sontag Shogun and Diving Bell at the Public Library of Cincinnati’s Experimental Music Night. In that corner of the downtown building, next to the grand piano, Martin delivered a beautiful and contemplative performance. Melancholy, flowing notes reverberated from his cello to […]
Sami Kettunen’s Eternal Flame of Gehenna (Loputon Gehennan Liekki) has the self-explanatory subtitle of “Finnish Black Metal Documentary”. The film’s trailer appeared online in late 2011 and immediately generated intense interest, not to mention dismay and–it must be said–hilarity. Later in the same year, the film’s premiere was by far the most popular event in […]