Dead In The Manger – Cessation

Atmosphere can make or break any media; from an album, to a video game, to a haunted house, what creates the worth and enjoyment of the experience is its atmosphere. In music, especially metal, atmosphere can be an enormous part of the equation. Masterpieces like Agalloch’s The Mantle and Neurosis’s…

PHOTOS: Hadal Maw, Eternal Rest, Kyzer Soze—January 30th, 2015 @ The Brightside, Brisbane, AUS

Following a massive year of touring with the likes of Psycroptic, Ne Obliviscaris, and Beyond Creation, Hadal Maw have recently made the trek back to Brisbane to play three shows with locals Eternal Rest, Kyzer Soze, and Sydney’s Daemon Pyre (not pictured).Easily my favourite ocean-themed band, Hadal Maw’s unmatched ferocity…

Hey! Listen To Secrets Of The Sky!

Oakland, California may not be your first guess when you listen to the bleak, crushing majesty on To Sail Black Waters, but the Bay Area, famous for it’s thrash metal scene, is the unlikely hometown of psychedelic doom band Secrets of The Sky. Effortlessly fusing doom, black metal and post…