A lot has happened in the world of Black Metal since our resident Black Metal Expert Cheryl Carter’s last column, and there’s never enough room to talk about it all. Curse those bloody word limits / the internet’s embarrassingly short collective attention span. Whatever. Here are the 6 things that Cheryl thinks are worth your time and interest in Black Metal right now.
There is more than one recording artist that goes by the name Tribulation:
1) Tribulation is a death metal band from Arvika, Sweden. In 2004 Tribulation arose from the ashes of the fallen angel Hazard. After a few line-up changes Tribulation became a four piece consisting of D.D. Sars and Evil Kid Joe on the guitars, Jonka on the bass guitar and throat, and Bob Gentle as the devil on the drums. In 2005 the delayed “The Ascending Dead”-demo was released. Read more on Last.fm
Tribulation on Thrash Hits
April 29th, 2014
Roadburn Festival describe themselves as “Europe’s leading underground festival for psychedelic, avant-garde, doom or any other variation of leftfield sonic pleasures that push the boundaries of music.” It’s that offering that brought Rob McAuslan over the sea and back to the festival for his third consecutive visit – this year featuring line-up choices and a day of curation from one Mikael Åkerfeldt.
Six Things We Learned At Roadburn 2014: