Nergal took his followers to ‘church’

What I witnessed last night at the Theatre of the Living Arts among some members of the Behemoth audience was nothing short of spiritual ecstasy. I have seen this extreme euphoria exhibited by people of all religions. I guess you could also say it was simply like Beatle-mania, but really it was far more intense …

Alhazred reignites Baltimore’s death metal scene

AlhazredIf you are a fan of H.P. Lovecraft, you may recognize the name Alhazred, as in Abdul Alhazred, the "Mad Arab" from the Cthulhu stories. Alhazred is also the name of a fairly new Baltimore area technical death metal group.The first time I encountered Alhazred was at the December 7, 2011 Obscura show at Sonar. …

Behemoth to unleash fury on Rams Head Live

BehemothFew extreme metal bands are surrounded by as much controversy as Behemoth, who play Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Saturday, May 5. Together with their tour mates Watain, The Devil’s Blood and In Solitude, concert goers should expect an evening of fire, brimstone and rock and roll. In their home country of Poland, Behemoth …

Win free passes to see Behemoth at Rams Head Live

Y U No Enter Mary's Contest?The kind folks at 24-7 Entertainment have given me two passes to GIVE AWAY to see BEHEMOTH! Saturday night, May 5 at Rams Head Live in Baltimore.So here is what you have to do: it's a two step process. Go to the Facebook page for Metallomusikum and like that page. …