Exclusive Beirut thrashers Blaakyum reveal a revolution-themed video for the track Destined To Rise
He made a career helping to define black metal across two decades with the likes of Trelldom and Gorgoroth. So what made him leave the subgenre behind for his new venture?
As humanity celebrates 50 years of heavy metal, here’s half a century’s worth of pioneering heavy music, from the classics to the contemporary hard-hitters
What started off as an underground curiosity has become one of metal’s true modern phenomenons. We unearth the mystery of Heilung - the world’s biggest cult band
Premiere Blackened voyagers Schammasch premier a spectacular video for to Rays Like Razors from their forthcoming album, Hearts Of No Light
1994 was the year when metal came of age, bands twisting heavy music into new forms that would echo through the ages. We take a look back at the year's essential releases
Live We're on-site at BOA and we're bringing you the lowdown on the biggest and best performances all weekend
Premiere Listen to the heartrending Vigil, taken from the reissue of Madder Mortem's debut album, Mercury
Exclusive French cosmonauts Blut Aus Nord announce a new album, Hallucinogen, and reveal their stunning new artwork
Premiere Listen to the opening track from Asagraum's stunning, imminent album, Dawn Of Infinite Fire
Drawing from the ranks of Mayhem, Morbid Angel and Cryptopsy, Vltimas are the ultimate extreme supergroup and they've created the sound of the apocalypse
If you're looking to hear and experience something different at this year's Download, look no further!
Live Review Om, Amenra and Fu Manchu captivate Camden at Desertfest, the UK's premier fest for all things heavy and trippy
Wardruna's Lindy-Fay Hella to play an intimate yet mind-expanding show at The Black Heart on September 26
Premiere Enter the mysterious world of Gaahl's new band, Gaahls Wyrd with a video for the track Carving The Voices