Arcturus – Arcturian

Arcturus are one of the first names that pop into one’s mind when avant-garde metal is mentioned. The brain-child of keyboardist Steinar “Sverd” Johnsen, the band has been home to many prominent artists in the Norwegian black metal scene, including Ulver, Mayhem, Borknagar, Emperor and Dimmu Borgir. All four of their previous…

Hey! Listen to Rose Kemp!

There is no reason for time to be a constraint on music. While we do try to keep things current, there are some great artists that we might have discovered recently or only just thought to tell you about. The latter is true for Rose Kemp. Kemp hails from the…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Listen To Livhzuena’s “Mars” From The Upcoming Dark Mirror Neurons

You likely haven’t heard of France’s Livhzuena, but we’re here to tell you that you should probably perk your ears up at this post and give them a bit of a listen. Following in the massive footsteps of country mates Gojira, the band play their own special mix of “neckbreaker…

Vattnet Viskar Streaming New Track, “Colony”

New Hampshire post-black metal outfit Vattnet Viskar are poised to release a 2015 highlight (and possibly their best work yet!) with their upcoming record Settler. A lot of post-black bands these days tend to be on the flowery side of the spectrum, but what makes Vattnet Viskar such a great…

Arsonists Get All The Girls Call It Quits

In the words of Robert Frost, “nothing gold can stay.” And unfortunately, it’s my duty as a news writer for Heavy Blog Is Heavy to tell you that something gold has left. The experimental-deathcore-turned-psychedelic-deathgrind masters, Arsonists Get All The Girls, have called it quits. To be honest, this has been…