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.
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:
January 21st, 2014
Embrace The Dark
01 February 2014
by Rob McAuslan
Ohio’s latest thrashing export Dismemberment have broken out of the ‘demo/short tour/demo’ cycle to bring us a full album. Embrace The Dark bears a lot of similarities with their more famous buddies in Skeletonwitch, but does it do enough to set them on their own path?