Georgian doom trio Negative Wall (ex-Hallows Eve) are set to release their debut album, Gammagelu, via Black Doomba Records with a tentative release date of February 8, 2019. The forthcoming infectious and massive sounding record will feature three doom metal sci-fi tales and a cover of Electric Wizard‘s “Torquemada 71”. In anticipation of its release, we at Svbterranean bring you the exclusive promo video premiere of one of the aforementioned doom metal sci-fi tales, “Hybrid Genus Serpentis”. Continue Reading
Armed with corrosive tones and an endless supply of abrasive riffs,Warp and Weft‘s brand of noise metal was practically made for ripping faces off. Taking cues from early noise rock/metal acts such as Today Is the Day, as well as modern practitioners like KEN mode, Warp and Weft‘s sound features all of the dissonance and chaos extreme music weirdos can handle. Continue Reading
Thunderous groove and gloom-ridden atmospheres collide on Dead Register‘s haunting and infectious new EP, Captive. Continue Reading
In Svbterranean’s Album Dissections, artists break down the construction and/or lyrical themes of their records track by track.
Tomorrow, October 5, experimental sound architects Gridfailure and Megalophobe will release their second collaborative album, Tasukete, via Nefarious Industries. Gridfailure’s Dave Brenner and Megalophobe’s Benjamin Levitt stopped by in this edition of Album Dissections to give an insight into the creation of this maddening work of noise. Check out what they had to say below. Continue Reading
Mixed, Not Stirred is a weekly column in which artists curate special, themed playlists via Spotify or other mediums.
In this week’s Mixed, Not Stirred, New York prog metallers Paragnosis curate a playlist highlighting artists that had an influence on their sound and musicianship. The band said the following: Continue Reading
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada based progressive Metalcore outfit THE WANING LIGHT have unveiled the first single/video from their yet as untitled 2nd ep. Eyeball the sagacious new video for the bands’ recent single “Eight” below. Founding member/guitarist Sage Davies assumed the reigns in directing and editing the clip. This new single follows 2015’s well-aimed ep One Plague Shy of Utopia. The band’s following expanded dramatically upon the ep’s release and resulted in countless shows supporting the likes of AMORPHIS, SWALLOW THE SUN, NUMENOREAN, and RINGWORM.
Richmond hardcore up-and-comers Candy wreak thrashing havoc on their debut full-length, Good to Feel. Continue Reading
Swedish band, WE ARE THE CATALYST have returned with the first single/video from their forthcoming 2nd album Ephemeral. This new offering is a calculated, fine-tuned, triumph for the band. Listeners inclined towards epic and tremendously memorable, female-fronted metal not unlike LACUNA COIL or OTEP will find plenty to love with WE ARE THE CATALYSTS. Continue Reading
Swiss post-metal trio Ølten are poised to release their sophomore full-length album, Ambiance, on November 2 via Hummus Records. Forgoing a lot of post-metal’s tropes in favor atmospheric beatings and anxiety-inducing tension, Ølten’s forthcoming record proves to be a unique and menacing reinterpretation of the genre. Continue Reading
Extreme music is an odd and fickle thing, constantly changing and moving through various trends and phases, constantly picking one subgenre has it’s acceptable choice to get in to the group, before slowly fading them into the background of life when it becomes apparent. You then name drop the band, letting people know that you knew and liked a certain band and a certain type of music before it was cool, making you cool for a time, until ultimately that band falls behind the curve, leaving you to find another band and another subgenre to exploit for selfish gains. I mention this because we are all guilty of it, and at the same time, it is the way we expand as people, learning about new ideas and bands, and help to create cornerstones for what we create ourselves. Continue Reading