Kvlt Kolvmn – April 2019

Welcome to Kvlt Kolvmn. Spring has sprung, but the very last vestiges of our dearly beloved winter cling like icy hands to the soil. My home state is preparing itself for a very late snow storm over the next few days, which fills my deadened heart with something akin to…

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Hybrid Nightmares – Obelisk

There has always been a tension between the more irreverent and serious sides of Hybrid Nightmares. On one hand is the clearly black metal band’s refusal to “restrict themselves to any one style of metal” and insistence that they “are able to capture a sound that transcends genre”; on the…

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Release Day Roundup – 4/12/19

Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

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Hey! Listen to Hybrid Nightmares!

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Hybrid Nightmares are best categorised simply as extreme metal, for they combine pure black metal vocals with progressive tendencies and the musicianship typical of both death metal and classic heavy metal. Today we’re introducing you to the first instalment of The Ages, a series which essentially splits a double album’s worth of material onto four EPs, all of which were released in 2015. Not only that but the whole series is a concept release, detailing the fall of a utopian human civilisation into a maelstrom of chaos and death. Sounds pretty cool right? Check it out below.