Monthly Archive:: October 2010

Coffinworm / Unearthly Trance / SUMA / Racebannon

Racebannon, SUMA, Unearthly Trance, Coffinworm October 10, 2010 The Melody Inn Indianapolis, Indiana What was a relatively calm and quiet Sunday quickly erupted into delightfully chaotic madness after the sun went down and a thick blanket of darkness fell over Indianapolis, Indiana. The historic Melody Inn was once again the host of a sizeable crowd, [&hellip

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Sargeist

Few names conjure as foreboding an apparition as Sargeist.  Releasing their first demo in 1999 and with the release of their classic debut full-length, 2003’s ‘Satanic Black Devotion’, this Finnish cult made their presence felt early on with the sheer power and nobility of their rituals.  Including members of Behexen, Horna and several other underground cults, [&hellip

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Towards Global Holocaust – Feuersturm

The agonizing screams of the dead and the dying are all around you. A thick fog of endless smoke blackens your lungs and burns your eyes. At any moment, your head could be removed from an unseen enemy’s shot in the dark. Racked with fear, you march on into the Feuersturm. The nine battles that [&hellip

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Von – Satanic Blood Ritual

Well, what have we here? Why, it’s the only live footage known to exist (well, as of recently. Just read on!) from the band everybody knows as “the band Watain got their name from!” Cool! Okay, sure. There’s no doubting Von’s place in underground history: their simple, rough, echo-abusing, and hypnotic tracks are the stuff of legend. Blackmoon-era Dark [&hellip

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Lightning Swords of Death – The Extra Dimensional Wound

In 2003, the USBM horde known as Lightning Swords of Death made a pact that birthed the beginnings of their unholy mission. It was in that blood oath that Autarch, Roskva, Menno and Vega collectively vowed to apply the occult sciences to their electrified and unholy assault on the senses. Since their fateful formation in [&hellip

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1349 – Demonoir

Beginning in 1348, the Black Death (or bubonic plague) wreaked merciless havoc across much of Europe, piling the bodies to the sky and eventually killing off thirty to sixty percent of the continent’s population before all was said and done. It was around October of the year 1349 when an English ship filled to the [&hellip

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Soul Devour

Punishing nu-school poseurs with relentless riffs and vomiting vocals, Singapore’s Soul Devour are an uncontrollable force of nature not to be fucked with. This trio of soulless maniacs are not afraid to give praise to the ways of old and grind out their own incarnation of American-style death metal in the Far East… Thanks for [&hellip

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Mortuous – Mors Immortalis

Mortuous are a new band from San Jose, CA who formed in 2009. Beginning life as a one man project of Colin Tarvin, guitarist of Funerealm (another killer Death Metal band from the Bay Area), Mortuous grew into a five-piece featuring members of Exhumed, Repulsion, Dekapitator and Bruxers. As you can tell by now, Mortuous have a promising future ahead of them. [&hellip

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Spellcraft – Infernal Demos Revelation

Having summoned their first demo in 1997, Spain’s Spellcraft earned a deserved reputation for their dark art early on. That demo, Funeral in the Night, as well as 2002’s The SoulDevourer demo, has been resurrected as Infernal Demos Revelation — ten rituals spread over nearly fifty minutes of black agony and unholy hatred for all [&hellip

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Haeresiarchs of Dis

Spawned from the smoldering abyss of San Jose, California in 2004, Haeresiarchs of Dis is a USBM project comprised of a sole member, Cernunnos. Deep within the California woods, the Haeresiarchs sound is ultimately forged into the shape of a misanthropic, anti-Christian monstrosity which, while maintaining a largely black metal stance, also contains new kinds [&hellip

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