.:.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 ...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
.:.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 […]
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, […]
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 […]