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Sourvein Love Doing Split Releases
Sourvein Love Doing Split Releases
Split releases make up one of the strongest staples of the underground music scene. Whether it's releasing a three-way tape with your buddies' powerviolence bands or going all out on a 180 gram picture disc with one of your idols, doing a split is one of the best ways to get your music heard by unfamiliar ears (and can be pretty damn profitable, too, if you play your cards right and vinyl nerds g
Sourvein Stoked to Play With Pentagram, Really Dig Shrinebuilder
Sourvein Stoked to Play With Pentagram, Really Dig Shrinebuilder
North Carolina sludgemongers Sourvein are gearing up for one hell of a busy year. Currently locked away in a studio somewhere on the wrong side of the tracks, working hard to finish up their next full-length for Candlelight, the intriguingly-titled 'Aquatic Occult' while plotting a split release with Japanese bringers of doomed death Coffins, the band also has several very special live rituals lo
From the Depths: Scythian, Grave Miasma, Urgehal, Coffins
From the Depths: Scythian, Grave Miasma, Urgehal, Coffins
NEW BLOOD: UK black/thrash warriors Scythian unleashed their debut full-length, 'To Those Who Stand Against Us ...' on the inauspicious date of Sept. 9 (that's 9/9/9, for the numerically challenged). Produced by Leon Macey (Mithras) and released by Greek extremists Necroterror Records, the album features full-color artwork by Manuel Tinnemans and includes eight war songs of blindingly technical, y
Syrach Frontman Offers Doom Metal ‘Starter Kit’
Syrach Frontman Offers Doom Metal ‘Starter Kit’
Of all the subgenres of doom metal that have reared their hoary heads over the decades, one of the most interesting has to be the small, but potent, hybrid we call 'death/doom.' Over the years, death/doom has separated itself into two very distinct camps: On the one side, you've got the bands like Swallow the Sun that aren't afraid to inject melody into their compositions and take cues from old Pa
Salome’s Aaron Deal Opens Up About Black Sabbath, Cliff Burton and Corpse Paint
Salome’s Aaron Deal Opens Up About Black Sabbath, Cliff Burton and Corpse Paint
Everyone's got that one band that started them down the left-hand path of enlightenment, to their ultimate heavy metal nirvana. For some people, it was Kiss; for others, Black Sabbath. The times, they are a-changing, and nowadays it very well may be a band like Shadows Fall or Mastodon that lures the young folk in and teaches them the ways of the riff...