Black Demon Rites are from Sweden and their music is an intense mixture of sludge, doom and black metal. Motmänniskan, their first and so far only release, contains of four long compositions in which the listener will be dragged through variations of these genres. Why not talk with the band about the concept and the background of it all.
Norwegian black metal band 1349 have just released their fifth album Massive Cauldron of Chaos, a great thrashy black metal album that’s their best since Hellfire nearly a decade ago. On the back of the release frontman Archaon took the … Continue reading
Norwegian black metal group Vreid celebrated their tenth year in 2014, and as such have embarked on a special Sognametal tour. Formed out of the ashes of Windir after the tragic death of vocalist Valfar, and with members having also … Continue reading
Earlier this month Posthum released their third album The Black Northern Ritual, a cold atmospheric brand of Norwegian black metal. Currently they’re touring with Vreid around Europe and I got the chance to interview them at their London show: Good evening … Continue reading
Dark Fortress are one of the finest black metal bands that Germany has ever produced, and on the tour for their new album Venereal Dawn (reviewed here) I had a chance to interview the guitarist, V Santura Thank you for talking … Continue reading
Indian death metal group Dhwesha released their debut album Sthoopa earlier this year. It’s a fantastic release with a great cavernous sound, and vocalist/guitarist Ajay Nagaraj took the time to answer questions for Swirls of Noise Sthoopa is your debut release … Continue reading
Major Destroyer Records is a source of strange but interesting music. Brown Angus would be the latest release by this label. A good chance to talk to this young band and to bring some light on the band name, the music and whatnot.