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Pyramids‘ career has been a curious one so far, in that their debut in 2008 enabled them to work on multiple collaborations and with many different artists (Nadja, Mamiffer, Jesu, Blut Aus Nord and Horseback to name only a small selection) before they even thought about creating a true follow

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The English translation of As Wolves Among Sheep provoked a few anxious emails from the editors at CVLT Nation. If you didn’t know, CVLT Nation is against Nazism. I was proposing to report on the National Socialist Black Metal history book. To be clear, I am against Nazism, and I

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When you have been around since 1997, you are entitled to go through some changes. This 1349 album Massive Cauldron of Chaos might please some fans who did not like some of their more experimental moments on albums past, but they have reverted back to the traditional first wave of

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Well, well, well. German blackened crust/black metal horde Ancst will hit the road for a 3 week EU/UK tour with Vendetta Records label mates  and California-based hardcore/doom destroyers Children Of God, in support of their new split LP with Ast and the repress of their highly acclaimed debut LP In Turmoil released

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Lvthn’s Adversarialism isn’t a polarizing listen for any black metal fan. Influenced by second wave style black metal, they have released this caustic two song EP with little fanfare and marketing magic. Lvthn’s Adversarialism is an ode to raw black metal, tributary without sounding hackneyed. If you’re looking for groove or doom,

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Corpse paint might be fading from the new crop of black metal bands. With black metal’s inverted cross-pollination taking hold with in the metal genre, the attitude and philosophy many black metal artists claim to be as important as the music is not where the influence is taking hold. So

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