Tag: Gilead Media

Couch Slut – Contempt Review

In 2014, Brooklyn’s Couch Slut dropped one of the most harrowing listening experiences of the year in My Life As A Woman, a bleak examination of emotional depravity set to a noise/sludge hybrid. Part of

Dead To A Dying World – Litany Review

One of the things that seems most consistently difficult to understand for people who don’t particularly like heavy metal is just how it is that it can be soothing and meditative. And certainly, if you

Krallice – Ygg Huur Review

Krallice has spent the better part of the last seven years causing piles of people to shit their faces off in sheer delight because of their brand of extreme metal. That is a wonderful thing.

False – Untitled Review

For as much as the genre flaunts its supposed nihilism and negativity, at its best, black metal produces a sort of ecstatic trance in the listener. Thus, although the style is easy enough to muster

Alraune – The Process Of Self-Immolation Review

Your affinity for The Process of Self-Immolation, the debut full-length from Nashville’s Alraune, may depend on your tolerance for genre traditionalists tinkering at the margins by melding together styles of black metal that don’t often


Gilead Fest 2014 – Let’s Do This

Originally written by Jordan Campbell What better way to cap a slow news week than with a vacation, eh? I’ll be abandoning the comfy climes of Minnesota to spend a long weekend in the bastard


Blut Aus Nord – What Once Was​.​.​.Liber III Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Last Friday, Blut Aus Nord released What Once Was…Liber III via Bandcamp. With zero fanfare. Unless you were one of the forty-odd people slavishly following Debemur Morti’s Facebook feed, this

Lychgate – Lychgate Review

For a genre as steeped in the rich, pungent peat of occult historicism as black metal, Lychgate is nearly a perfect band name. A lychgate is a small gate topped with a pointed wooden roof