Category: Interviews

An Interview With Massive Slavery

Originally written by Sasha Horn. “No slouches.” Straight from the keystrokes of fellow staffer, Erik Thomas, when he not so long ago took on the task of reviewing Massive Slavery’s latest offering, Global Enslavement. This, above all

An Interview With Woe – A Treatise On The Elite

Originally written by Jordan Campbell. At long last, the perpetually nascent USBM scene seems to be coming to a boil. In stark contrast to the late 90’s, when the words ‘United States’ and ‘black metal’ typically

Ufomammut – Music As A Religion

Originally written by Juho Mikkonen Although the plate of underground metal is full of impassioned zealots who seem to do nothing but harness all their energy to bring new pieces of art into being, only

Demilich – Excerpts From A 17-Year Swansong

originally written by Juho Mikkonen It’s rather unfortunate that the term “cult” (let’s just pretend that the other transcription doesn’t even exist) has gone through a process of depreciation through inflation of Weimarian proportions and

An Interview With Pestilence – The Quest for the Holy Grail

Originally written by Melissa Mercury. Hailing from the Netherlands, the influential death metal band Pestilence can be credited with creating the foundation for what death metal is today. Originating in 1986, they exploded onto the scene with

An Interview With Torture Division

Originally written by Erik Thomas. In my many years of metal journalism, I’ve met and interviewed numerous folks. None are more entertaining than Lord K Philipson, he of The Project Hate MCMXCIX and the now-defunct God Among Insects. With

An Interview With Alcest – Luminous Dimensions

Originally written by Patrick Rennick. One of metal’s greatest strengths as a stalwart sonic form is the enduring musical backbone laid down by its original innovators. Within the major metal genres,characteristic musical elements exist. For

Ikuinen Kaamos – Not Yet At Closure

originally written by Juho Mikkonen If someone was to write a book about metal bands and their bad experiences with record labels, that someone would have to be prepared to compile a whole anthology. Almost