Black Witchery forges on with blasphemous new axeman

Under the name Black Witchery, vocalist/bassist Impurath and his horde have been offering up some of the most aggressive, brutal and primitive black metal on the American scene since 1999. This month, the group reconfigured their lineup with a new man on guitar. They continue to play one-off shows and fests across the country, including …

INTERVIEW: Mortuary Drape want to know if US metals heads are as crazy as Watain claims

If you go to the 2012 Maryland Deathfest on Sunday, May 27 you must make one promise: that you will stay to the very end to hear and see Mortuary Drape. After all, they came all the way from Italy to play for you! But more than that, you will regret it if you miss …

Countdown to MDF X: (28) Black Witchery

Somehow in the sunny, Disney-fied, land of Florida (or perhaps because of it), one of the most wretched, satanic, and brutal black metal bands in existence has been spawned. Listen to Black Witchery and you'll be convinced that they have crept directly from the pit of hell. I think this is the effect they are …

Countdown to MDF X: (29) Archgoat

The satanic black metal band, Archgoat, hails from Finland and has been performing their blasphemous rituals since about 1989. They will perform Saturday evening, May 26, at the 2012 Maryland Deathfest.The trio that is Archgoat plays fairly straightforward, traditional black metal, but with more death metal vocals and certainly better recording techniques. Expect serious blastbeats …