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Xasthur, ‘Portal of Sorrow’ — New Album
'Portal of Sorrow' is going to be the last undertaking to bear the Xasthur name. "The honorable thing to do is to end the band and not hang around too long, like so many metal/black metal bands do. Enough is enough, right?" The multi-instrumentalist Malefic stated on the …
Sewer Goddess Invoked by Black Plague Records’ Relaunch
After seven years, Black Plague Records will return with the release of a new Sewer Goddess album. The return of the Maryland-based outfit was announced with a quote from the label's owner stating that there was no better way "to have it resurrected than with some ultra grim and hopele…
Blackened Music Weekend Takes Hold of New York City
New York City's Blackened Music Series has announced a three-day mini-festival featuring Krallice, Liturgy, Skeletonwitch, Black Anvil, Rwake, Malkuth, Orphan and capped off by the premiere performance of doom supergroup Shrinebuilder. Set for November 13-15, the Blackened Weekend follows in the foo…
The Evolution of Heavy Metal Design
In heavy metal design, images of dragons, maidens and swords have been replaced with an enigmatic mixture of color, shape and mood that reflect the "glacially slow" and intricate heaviness in drone and avant-garde metal's rising popularity.
Ian Christe, author of 'Sound of the Beast: The Co…
Sunn O))) Give It to New York, Robed and Lasered
Before the music started, smoke machines pushed out enough fog to fill Brooklyn Masonic Temple Sept. 22. The same venue where Repulsion played 'Horrified' in its entirety, sold out for the biggest doom show of 2009: Sunn 0))) with Earth, Pelican and Eagle Twin...

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