• Absu


    Absu (Candlelight). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Black Metal Satanica

    Black Metal Satanica

    What? You’ve watched every episode of Metalocalypse and find yourself with nothing left to fill the sick, black void in your soul? Get thee to the source, man. Scott Adams recommends this Viking-fueled history of Black Metal.

  • Bergraven


    Dödsvisioner (Hyrdra Head Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Peccatum


    The Moribund People (The End Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Emperor

    Scattered Ashes (Candlelight Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

  • The Kovenant

    In Times Before The Light (Hammerheart Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • …And Oceans

    A.M. G.O.D. (Century Media). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Bal-Sagoth

    If a band takes its name from a Robert E. Howard tale, they’d better have some epic lyrical battlescapes to back it up. Symphonic metal masters Bal-Sagoth deliver on the promise of their name. David Lee Beowulf talks with swordsman — er, frontman Byron about Howard, weaponry, and metal!

  • Zyklon

    World Ov Worms (Candlelight). Review by Mitchell Foy.

  • Mortiis

    You’re black metal’s favorite troll, at the head of Norway’s most popular metal act, the legendary Emperor. What happens when you leave the band to make ambient, keyboard-driven instrumental records? Nathan T. Birk delves into the crypt of Mortiis.

  • Emperor

    IX Equilibrium (Century Media). Review by Wil Endriga

  • The New Wave of European Heavy Metal

    Feature by Bryan Reesman

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