News Posts

The metal wolfpack is back! Deströyer 666 unleashed ‘Guillotine’, the first unrelenting single from their upcoming new album ‘Never Surrender’, to be released in December via Season of Mist!

Evil Invaders’ Max Mayhem joins Bütcher as the second guitarist of the Belgian black/thrash/speed metal outfit! Check it out!

After a quite strong month with many releases by big names, it seems like February is more dedicated to the underground!

Deströyer 666 will release an EP to keep us fans happy inbetween 2 albums! The wolfpack unleashed yet again…

Festival Reports

The 2nd day of Steelfest XI, a day with intense performances from bands like Ymir, Infernal, Totalselfhatred, Ride For Revenge, and Kalmankantaja, a couple of firsts with Gravespawn and Grenadier visiting Europe for the first time, blistering shows by Tsatthoggua, Sex Messiah, and Witchtrap, and legendary black metal acts Gehenna, Behexen and Carpathian Forest!

Photo Reports

The outdoor stage on the 2nd day of Steelfest XI was the place for explosive and often high velocity performances by Tsatthoggua, Sex Messiah, Grenadier, Witchtrap, Kalmankantaja and Behexen!

Album Reviews

Daeva’s first studio album “Through Sheer Will and Black Magic” is a must for fans of blackened thrash metal, the Philadelphia quartet managed to boast some adrenaline energetic riffing, if you are into bands like Bathory, Nifelheim and Aura Noir then you must check out this stellar release. Out via 20 Buck Spin.

On November 11th, 2022 Fateful Finality will release their fifth longplayer album called ‘Emperor Of The Weak’. An impressive skull splitting thrash metal record from one of Germany’s finest and at the same time maybe massively underrated bands in this genre. Listen for yourself!

On the debut full length album Proscriptor McGovern’s Apsû incarnates the legacy of Absu and takes a new approach to the domains of avant-garde black/thrash metal.

“Churches without Saints” delivers a gritty performance from the German quartet that managed to provide gnarly riffs in the violent style of the classic blackened thrash metal.

Inflabitan ensures some kind of stability between raw black metal, death metal, and thrash metal on his debut full-length.


Finnish festival Steelfest is a true celebration of the underground, but it you’re not convinced yet, here are some reasons why you should go