NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 27 – JAN 2 – PLAGUE (BLACK METAL) EDITION #40

So, I'll make it quick since I thought I would actually take the weekend off after doing 60 of these straight but I couldn't help myself. All black metal, mostly demos, I have… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 20 – DEC 26 – PLAGUE (PUNK) EDITION #39

The year is done, the Best of 2020 list is done, which means I'm pretty sick of music right now. And that all means I guess it's time for the first all-punk/hardcore edition… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 13 – DEC 19 – PLAGUE EDITION #38

Hi! OK! Before the music just this: it was a weird week but we also kinda published a new interview with Swiss gods Samael about Passage (and some Ceremony of Opposites) as part… להמשיך לקרוא

PILLARS OF THE 90S: SAMAEL DISCUSS THE MAJESTY OF PASSAGE

[This is the Seventh installment of the Pillars interview series. You can check out the rest here] Artist: Samael Album: Passage (and kind of Ceremony of Opposites – we'll get to that later) Year: 1996 Label: Century… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 6 – DEC 12 – PLAGUE EDITION #37

Wasn't an easy week, just on a personal level but also on a very musical level. I find that when I'm building something up, say planning a long-term interview project or transcribing a… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 29 – DEC 5 – PLAGUE EDITION #36

Hi, hello. It was quite the week of "top-notch content" here at MMHQ with quite a few features that we've been pretty excited to finally share. The first is a brand-new interview with… להמשיך לקרוא

MACHINE MUSIC PRESENTS – THE BEST METAL OF 2020

Ah, that last vestige of OCD-tastic satisfaction that is the dreaded Year End List! It was a funny one for, I think, obvious reasons, this 2020 of yours. And yet amid the chaos,… להמשיך לקרוא

Album of the Year 2020: An Interview with Sweven

Artist: Sweven Album: The Eternal Resonance Label: Ván Records Favorite Song: "Mycelia" Well, in a Machine Music first the crowning of the albums of the year turns somewhat more dramatic this time around with an interview… להמשיך לקרוא

Pillars of the 90s: Testament Talk Low and The Return of the Heavy

[This is the Sixth installment of the Pillars interview series. You can check out the rest here] Artist: Testament Album: Low Year: 1994 Label: Atlantic Records Favorite Song: "Dog Faced Gods" The Bare Bones: Low is the sixth… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 22 – NOV 28 – PLAGUE EDITION #35

Hi, hello. A very stressful week is over, an even more stressful one is coming but here's music to help us all (me) survive. If you haven't already I encourage you to check… להמשיך לקרוא

THE WAR INSIDE MY HEAD: AN INTERVIEW WITH EMPRESS

The year of someone's lord 2020 hasn't been the best year in recorded memory, that much is sure. And yet the continued flow of incredible new music threatens to drown out even the… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 15 – NOV 21 – PLAGUE EDITION #34

Hi, hey, hello. Music! Great. Be sure to check out most recent The War Inside My Head interview with American death/black band Heretical Sect (also featured in this very post) and more importantly… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: An Interview with Heretical Sect

The War Inside My Head, our interview series focusing on the musical inspirations and influences of some of the best and most exciting voices in the contemporary extreme music scene is back, to… להמשיך לקרוא

Rare Footage of Megadeth's Gar Samuelson Unearthed

This is going to be one of those rare "newsy" posts on the site, and I realize this ins't the usual "content" found therein but I thought it was worth highlighting given the… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 8 – NOV 14 – PLAGUE EDITION #33

Hello, hi, here is music. Also, we had the great pleasure and honor of interviewing the legendary Beherit about their 1993 classic Drawing Down the Moon, as part of the Pillars of the… להמשיך לקרוא