For those of you who have lived under a rock for eight years, Horror Vacui are at the forefront in the bleak ascent of European deathrock and happen to be hitting their stride as we speak. Today it was announced that their fifth release, New Wave of Fear, is released
Italian and European amp-worshippers prepare: TUBE CULT FEST has announced its 10th ANNIVERSARY LINE-UP! Pescara is a small city, yet the most populated of the Abruzzo region on the eastern coast of central Italy. It is the home of great food and of both breathtaking coastal and mountainous sceneries (as both the
“I’m not jealous of my secrets. I’m very open. I don’t take part in many tattoo conventions, but recently we did one in Milan and we’ve been filming everything with plenty of close-ups on the needles. And it all was displayed live on a screen, so that people could see
In Italy, not many bands play grindcore like Jesus Ain’t in Poland. They are super-fast, extremely aggressive and heavy. The band started out playing punk-based grindcore on their first EP, Holobscene (2008), and then they shifted to a more death metal-influenced style on their second album, Freiheit macht frei (2012). Now,
Avant! Records: It’s not goth, it’s not post-punk, it’s not coldwave – It’s the dark side of Europe.
Usually, dark songs come from dark places. That’s why when you think of goth, you think of England. Yes, England is dark, not only because it’s mostly cold and damp but also because they were, and sort of still are, one of biggest colonialist countries, and that’s some dark shit
As far as it concerns a certain style of occult-related, gloomy aestethics, Italy has no doubt a glorious tradition. The fascination for Italy’s dark side is deeply rooted in time (Horace Walpole’s The Castle Of Otranto, set in Apulia and conventionally referred to as the ancestor gothic novels, was published