Text: Ali En / Photos: Ali En & Milton Stille It’s Saturday the 13th of May, and the Astoria is about to get torn a new one. Local quartet Heron cast the audience into a swampy miasma with a crushing start to a night of post, doom and sludge by
New Orleans is the ideal place to see sludgy, suffocating metal; the thick, humid air and stifling heat are the perfect environment for music that creates the same feelings of breathlessness and claustrophobia. Earliest in the night, Lafayette, LA’s Forming The Void eased ears into the impending thunder with their
If the dwarves in the Mines of Moria listened to music, it was Conan. For the past ten years, the UK-based trio has made their own, unparalleled genre of sword-and-sorcery, fantasy-laden doom metal. As if trudging through a bog in the dead of a warm, damp night, their sound is
Photos: Jana Vaculíková The 2016 Asymmetry Festival has passed, but today we give you visual evidence that this is one of the premiere music festivals in Poland! Jana Vaculíková captured this moving event for CVLT Nation that featured such artists as Yob, Conan, Discharge, Izah, Sinistro, Jesu/Sun Kill Moon and many more.
Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Fleshpress are dark, complex and atmospheric. With fingers in many musical pies, their sound touches on doom, psych, black metal and even a touch of hardcore (think more angular noise core). Conan are like cream, they have risen to the top. The bellowing low
Text and Photos: Colton Bills When the mighty CONAN comes to lay waste to your town, you gotta check them out! I was really lucky that they played a venue 20 minutes from my house with two other awesome bands at the last stop on their recent North American tour,