Poland’s BEHEMOTH, are set to make their much anticipated return to North America on “The Invaluable Darkness Tour Part 2” as direct support to Dimmu Borgir. The month-long trek, which kicks off tonight, also features Keep of Kalessin in the support slot and marks BEHEMOTH’s third stateside run in support of The Apostasy. Nergal (vocals, [...]
Upon returning from more than a month touring Europe on their new album The Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull, Seattle’s masters of Americana-style drone, Earth, begin waves of US touring. Beginning this month they’ll hit the Midwest and South a bit then travel up the East Coast. More waves of dates will be [...]
When Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta came to New York this past February for a press tour to promote his NOLA metal project Kingdom of Sorrow, featuring Down’s Kirk Windstein on guitar, we invited the hardcore stalwart into MetalKult’s Manhattan headquarters for an exclusive video interview. In the following clips from that interview, hear touch on [...]
When I first learned that Nadja’s Bliss Torn From Emptiness was a three-song CD that clocked in at fifty-three minutes and eleven seconds, I was intrigued. Since Nadja’s 2003 formation, the Toronto-based ambient/shoegaze metal duo, made up of multi-instrumentalist Aiden Baker and bassist Leah Buckareff, has been creating increasingly heady, epic and swirling dirges, and [...]
Check out the new uncensored video for Lair of the Minotaur’s “War Metal Battle Master,” replete with blood-soaked, topless necro chicks! Go HERE to view this carnage.
On January 24 and 25, 2008, Mastodon converged on Brooklyn’s Masonic Temple to play two nights in support of experimental doom legends, Neurosis. Because this was the first time Neurosis played New York in over four years—and we’re always down for a good Masto adventure—we had to tag along. In our four-part documentary, we not [...]
This past January, MetalKult had the opportunity to catch up with Children of Bodom singer/guitarist Alexi Laiho at the winter NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. Check out the following interview, in which Laiho describes his latest injuries, the inspiration behind Blooddrunk and how he planned to destroy George Lynch at the NAMM ESP shred-off.
Swiss dark metal band Samael have announced their first US tour in nearly five years in support of their latest Solar Soul release. The band will be making the trek with headliners/labelmates Amorphis as well as Leaves Eyes and Virgin Black. Co-founder, Xy, had this to say about Samael’s return to US shores: “We haven’t [...]
Denver avant-grinders Cephalic Carnage has announced a number of upcoming festival appearances as well as a Spring European tour. Cephalic Carnage will first take part in the Dawn of Destruction Festival this weekend in Calgary, AB alongside Watain, Averse Sefira, Divinity, and more. Following, Cephalic Carnage will perform an exclusive ‘doom’ set as part of [...]