mutilation rites

Best Debut Metal Albums of 2012
I've never understood why people spend so much time at the end of each year debating the merits of music released by the best-known names in metal. Although it happens, only rarely does a band with an established, branded style break away and surprise everyone with a rule-breaking, game-changin…
Mutilation Rites Keep to the DIY Side of the New York Underground
New York City and Brooklyn in particular have rapidly developed into a metal mecca of a certain kind -- 'hipster metal' dominates, while the underground is left to its own diabolical devices. The N.Y.C. black metal scene is full of bands that embrace technicality, progression and more ofte…
Evoken, Castevet, Woe and More Confirmed for Heart of Winter Fest II
The lineup and running order for the second annual Heart of Winter Fest has recently been released by the festival's creators, Drew and Elway of Richmond, Va.-based black metal destroyers Bastard Sapling.
Elway took a few moments out of his hectic schedule to give Noisecreep the lowdown on what is ra…