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JARBOE: The MetalKult Interview

With a resume that includes membership in seminal post-industrial band Swans, collaborations with Neurosis, Byla, and Jesu’s Justin K. Broadrick, and a prolific, provocative solo career, it’s safe to say that experimental vocalist Jarboe has many stories to tell. So when she came to New York on January 26, 2008, to play at a show […]

NINE INCH NAILS Offer Free Download of new GHOSTS I Release

Nine Inch Nails mainman Trent Reznor released his latest work Ghosts I-IV on 6:00 p.m. PST, March 2, 2008, via This release is a four volume collection of 36 untitled instrumental tracks, nearly two hours of music, recorded over a 10-week period last fall. Ghosts I-IV was conceived as an experiment: Following the conclusion […]

NACHTMYSTIUM Post Previews of New EP and Full-Length

Chicago experimental black metallers Nachtmystium prepare for the biggest assault in the band’s history with the Worldfall EP and Assassins: Black Meddle Part I full-length. First, the new Worldfall EP will be released as a precursor to their upcoming full-length, and will only be available direct from Century Media as well as iTunes. Then in […]

MINSK: Announce Spring Tour

Psychedelic doom act Minsk has announced a spring tour in support of their The Ritual Fires of Abandonment album. Minsk will begin this two-week run of dates on March 18th in Columbus, OH, working their way to meet up with Atlanta’s Zoroaster in Wilmington, NC. From there, the two bands will tour together through much […]

Live Kult: HIGH ON FIRE "Blessed Black Wings," "Nemesis" and "Turk"

On February 10, 2008, when Oakland’s High On Fire came thundering into New York to play Brooklyn’s Club Europa in support of their latest album, Death Is This Communion, MetalKult braved the cold weather and packed crowds to document this event. When all was said and done, and we finally looked at the footage we […]

CULT OF LUNA Enter Studio to Record Fifth Album

Swedish experimental rockers Cult of Luna have entered Tonteknik Studios in their home town of Umea, Sweden, to record their fifth full length album. The band have eight songs ready to commit to tape, having spent the preceding weeks fine tuning the material that will look to build further on the success of Somewhere Along […]

CARCASS Unveil Trailer for The Pathologist's Report

Seminal grindcore masters Carcass have posted a trailer from The Pathologist’s Report DVD documentary series, which forms the extra bonus material on the forthcoming reissue of the Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious album. The documentary interviews, filmed in London and Liverpool at the end of 2007, feature the main members of Carcass – Ken Owen, […]

Kult Reviews: HELLHAMMER – Demon Entrails

Before they were creating proto-black metal in Celtic Frost, guitarist/vocalist Tom Gabriel Fischer and bassist Martin Eric Ain were members of seminal blackened thrash outfit Hellhammer. If you’re a fan of Celtic Frost, Hellhammer, or extreme metal in general, you should definitely check out Hellhammer’s new demo reissue, Demon Entrails (Century Media), which sheds new […]

Live Kult: IMMORTAL "One By One" & "Sons of Northern Darkness"

You wanted them, you got em! Here’s two more live Immortal videos! When Norwegian black metallers Immortal—guitarist Abbath, drummer Horgh, and Aura Noir’s Apollyon on bass—hit New York on their 7 Dates of Blashyrkh tour, on July 13, 2007, MetalKult had the opportunity to film their killer set. Below, take a look at Abbath and […]

In the Studio: GENGHIS TRON Board Up the House

When MetalKult trekked out to Brooklyn on June 16, 2007, to catch Pig Destroyer’s record release show, we knew we were in for a night of sonic bludgeoning from the Virginia grind band. But, what we didn’t know was that we would also be thoroughly won over by opening act Genghis Tron’s bombast of finger […]