News Posts

German black metal experimentalists Der Weg Einer Freiheit released a brand new live video for the song ‘Eiswanderer’! If you like what you see and hear, make sure you catch them live on their upcoming European tour with Igorrr, Amenra and Hangman’s Chair!

Absent In Body unveils the first oppressive track ‘The Acres/The Ache’, from their upcoming debut album ‘Plague God’!

Hard times require even harder music. Enter Doodseskader. A new project with ties to some of Belgium’s most beloved sludge and metal bands…

Ieperfest 2019 add 12 new names to the poster. Early bird ticket sales have now started.

Time to add some local talent to the lineup of Alcatraz 2019! The extremely popular and talented sludge / post-metal band Amenra from Belgium!

A brand new clip of a band that brings brains to thrash metal, smashing boundaries along the way!

Lists

Darkness, underground, dripping of hate and vile regret… our editor-in-chief has delivered his ode to absolute and relentless black in his albums of the year 2017…

2017 seems to be the year one-man projects had the biggest impact on C’kes listening habits!

A full year of incredible releases that we are trying to cram into a list of “albums of the year”, here we go again…

Album Reviews

Some of the guys from Wiegedood, Amenra and Oathbreaker got together with the bass player from Yob to invoke Living Gate, a gateway to the metal of death from three decades ago, of which the ‘Deathlust EP’ is its first spawn.

Mass VI is een stap richting de toekomst, getekend door de pijn, het verdriet, verlangen en het leven.

Een natte droom wordt werkelijkheid

What you find in this album will strongly depend on yourself and what you’re looking for.

The Abyss stares Back is a series of releases by Hypertension Records. Over the course of several years there have already been 4 installments, this fifth one is the final chapter of the series. The core idea of this series was a collaboration between various artists from the Hypertension stable. With a certain kind of […]

Gig Reports

Amenra put down yet another exceptional show in Helsinki, as we have come to expect from this band!

Oathbreaker played post black-metal with a twist to it and they didn’t dissapoint.

Festival Reports

While almost blown away by the hard wind on the second day of Alcatraz, the bands blew us even more away. Time to read up how everything went down.

The best of the doom, sludge, stoner and even industrial scene showed up for one weekend in Helsinki at a wonderful small underground festival. Check out our report!

It’s oh so quiet, it’s oh so hot…! This year’s edition was one of heat, historical events and many records!

“I love the smell of seaweed burgers and moshpits in the morning!”