Heilung isn’t a metal band, at least not in the conventional sense. Nor is it quite a world music project. Yet the sounds they develop, and the people present at their performances, are a definite intersection of both. Ceremony, ritual, and spirituality are major components of the Heilung live experience.
Everything in nature consists of vibrations. The body is like an instrument, and it can be played by drawing out maximum harmony and resonance. This is one of the main principles of DO.OMYOGA, a practice that combines loud atmospheric Doom/Drone/Ambient/Avant-garde/Psychedelic music with yoga. DO.OMYOGA holds regular sound healing ceremonies, usually
Photos by Marfa Capodanno I first saw Pelican perform live in 2006 as part of their City of Echoes tour and I always felt that it was City of Echoes that found the band settling to a particular tone and modus operandi. Carrying over the heavier elements of Australasia and
Photos: Taylor Ferguson A Night of Death and Doom is an ongoing series of showcases in Vancouver that brings the darkest, most vile bands together to crush the Astoria Hotel on Hastings. On Sept. 18th, NECROT brought their decaying fury alongside locals Erosion, Encoffinate and Cranial Sodomy. I managed to
With summer beginning to fade and Halloween approaching – who I am I kidding, it’s Halloween every day that ends with a -y for me. Meaning, I sit in a dark room with horror movies on, not answering the door. So when someone says to me, “Oh, wow you must
MORILD are insanely rad Black Metal band from Denmark, who came out with their unrelenting album Så kom mørket in February of this year. On the day of their album release, they played a very special show at the Danish National Aquarium Den Blå Planet in Copenhagen. The setting is takes