ארכיון קטגוריה: Features

Album Premiere and Interview: Experience Spintria's Blazing Avant-Garde Metal

'Tis spring, the flowers are blooming, the trees unsheathing their fresh foliage, the world is burning, and avant-garde droning, jazzy metal is here to take your soul. We had the honor (just to… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere: France's Peine Kapital unleash abrasive sludge doom metal

Very excited to be able to deliver some fresh, painful sounds on all you wonderful music-receptors known as human beings. And this time it's going to be harsh: the new EP from French… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere: Witness the Delicate Majesty of Neo-Folk/Goth Project IJdelheid

Readers of this fine mess of a blog will undoubtedly have encountered my love and admiration for Dutch avant-garde black metal trailblazers Grey Aura. Other than releasing last year's AOTY (you can read… להמשיך לקרוא

ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2021: AN INTERVIEW WITH GREY AURA

Artist: Grey Aura Album: Zwart Vierkant Label: Onism Productions Favorite Song: "Het schuimspoor van de ramp" In a year packed with unbelievable music, some of which the direct result of artists locked in and forced to… להמשיך לקרוא

Machine Music Presents: The Best Metal of 2021

Well, well, well. Here we are, again. This year began with me feeling a bit underwhelmed, I have to say. A lot of great releases came and went, but I was beginning to… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Stream Exclusive New 夢遊病者 and Drune tracks off New Compilation Milim Kashot Vol. 3

It's that time of years, folks, where we are most excited to announce our latest annual, globe-busting compilations in the MILIM KASHOT series. The goal, as always, is to somehow make manifest the… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Sentiero dei Principi's Bittersweet Black Metal Harshness

Back again with The War Inside My Head interview series, our exploration of the musical obsessions and inspirations behind some of the best and most exciting in contemporary extreme music. This time we're… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Enter the Black Metal Wastelands of Cogas

It with great joy that we present the latest in our series of exclusive premieres, this time a fantastic track from U.K. black metal project Cogas, coming from their upcoming full-length debut due… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere: Enter the Unbound, Avant-Garde Metal World of Spintria

And now, to quote the great Monty Python, for something completely different. Spintria, whose debut is due next week via Moonlight Cypress Archetypes, is a new avant-garde, post-modern, free-form, and and other kind… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere and Interview: Crushing Death Metal Dissonance from Defacement

It is my/our/whatever distinct pleasure to present a new installment in The War Inside My Head interview series, a pleasure inextricably tied to just how fucking great this band is. Oh, and there's… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM – DREW HAYS EDITION

This is usually that space in the weekly post where I actually don't have anything to write and/or I promote the week's long-form contributions (here's this week's, btw). And, really, the state of… להמשיך לקרוא

How Darkthrone Killed Hitler: The Post-Modern Path from Soulside Journey to Eternal Hails 

We don't usually host guest posts round these parts. Actually, we never do. But with the new (and excellent) Darkthrone album, Eternal Hails now out it seemed appropriate to release this great piece by Jonathan Shkedi… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere: Cloak of Altering Unveil Splendid Euphoria of Murdering Ravens

I would write something like "Maurice de Jong (Mories) needs no introduction" but then that's kind of a post-modern introduction, now isn't it? Especially given that we premiered another one of his projects… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: Track Premiere and Interview with Black Metal Duo Pando

It's been a busy week of premieres here at MMHQ, with a fantastic new single streaming from grinding wonder Feed Them Death earlier this week, so be sure to check that one out… להמשיך לקרוא

THE WAR INSIDE MY HEAD: TRACK PREMIERE WITH AVANT-GRINDCORE MONSTERS FEED THEM DEATH

Along with such bands as Chepang and Karkait, Italian/British project Feed Them Death represent one of the most refreshing, bizarre voices in that murky in-between space of grindcore and death metal. Mixing the… להמשיך לקרוא

Interview and Video Premiere: Unleash Mathy Insanity with Fawn Limbs

The international insanity corporation otherwise known as Fawn Limbs has been fucking shit up quite nicely in their relatively short existence. Nicely enough, it should be said, to shoot from relative obscurity to… להמשיך לקרוא