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THE FUTURE SOUND OF ULVER?: AN ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE (REVIEW)

Reinventing themselves is what Ulver do, cryptically, with each release expressing a desire to transcend beyond the now. While the band’s latest LP, Childhood’s End, surprised by the very nature of its composition, few could’ve guessed their next move: A unique live show in the remote Tromsø....

TAAKE PLAN 20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WITH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM AND TOUR

‘True Norwegian Black Metal’ force, Taake was formed in 1993 and since the world hasn’t ended, their 20th birthday will go ahead as planned.  A “20 song, 2 CD collection of Taake rarities” will be released worldwide on 4th March 2013 through Dark Essence Records in celebration of the...

MIKE SCACCIA – RIP

According to a Facebook posting by Rigor Mortis/Warbeast frontman Bruce Corbitt, Mike Scaccia of Ministry/Rigor Mortis passed away on stage, tonight December 22/23 during a performance in Fort Worth, TX.   More details when they become...

EXHALE SIGN TO PULVERISED RECORDS

The Swedish grindcore outfit Exhale have just joined the ranks of Morbus Chron, Desultory and Bombs of Hades after “inking a deal with Pulverised Records.”  The band commented that they are “really proud” of the signing and it “feels great” to be associated with such a great catalogue of...

Top 5s: UK Grind/Death Crew Weigh In On 2012

Fuck Crimbo.   Just had to get that out of the way. Moving along, as we near the dawn of a new year, we all inevitably look back trying  figure out where the hell those 365.25 days went. Though many were lost to a drunken belligerent haze, I do know I went batshit at Gorguts, travelled to eight festivals...

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