Skáphe – Skáphe²

Black metal has the unique trait of being a simultaneously phenomenal and abysmal genre. With an innately prolific trait and a relatively simple, consistent formulaic structure, the genre has spawned countless innovators as well as countless more bedroom warriors churning out one “Name Your Price” Bandcamp dud after another. Unfortunately,…

The Body & Krieg – Self-Titled

Collaborative ratios are one of the first points of discussion mentioned before and after two prominent bands announce that they’ve entered the studio together (whether physically or virtually). Full of Hell & Merbow initially had fans pondering the potential interplay between Full of Hell’s powerviolence and Merzbow’s noise, which then…

Twilight Disbanding After Release Of Final Album, III: Beneath Trident’s Tomb; New Song Available

How long has this new Twilight album been ready? I remember reading in Decibel magazine about the band, which features Jef Whitehead (Leviathan — bass, drums, vocals), Stavros Giannopolous (The Atlas Moth — guitars), Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth — guitars), Imperial (Krieg — bass, vocals), and superproducer Sanford Parker (guitar, synth)…