Black Metal

Upcoming Metal Releases: 1/21/18 – 1/27/18

<i>…</i><p>Raise your hand if you actually read this part.<p><i>Here are the new metal releases for the weeks of January 21, 2017 – January 27, 2018. Release dates</i> …

Sweden

How Venom Accidentally Bootlegged Their Own Black Metal History

Founding guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn gives us his honest opinion of bootlegging, the new 'Assault!" boxset, and Venom's wild, strange legacy.<p>Venom. Formed in 1978 in Newcastle, England. The starting line for black metal. Satanic legions of iron and steel; men of war revealed. Authors of some of …

Music

Log Liquor Dispenser

The taste of wood and whiskey is one of life’s simple pleasures. However, there’s no need to make the process of combining the two extra complicated. …

NÒTT's Self-Titled Debut EP Is Atmospheric Black Metal At Its Finest

<b>Nòtt</b> is the new project from James Benson, who you might know from <b>Amiensus</b>, <b>Adora Vivos</b>, or <b>Fail To Decay</b>. Benson's project Nòtt is releasing its debut …

Entry Level: Phil Elverum’s Inner Battle With Black Metal

<i>…</i><p>Entry Level is a new series where musicians re-examine the records that piqued their interests in heavy and loud music as children and young …

MENDACIUM's New Song "Decimating Titans" Levels Everything With Crushing Black Metal

<b>Mendacium</b> is the project of <b>Void Ritual</b>'s Daniel Jackson, who apparently needs more than one outlet in which to bring forth devasting music. Mendacium …

Elegiac's "Black Clouds of War" Hang Low

Meet the new school, same as the old school. Continue reading…<br>This is a content summary only. Click on the story to read the whole thing at …

Black Metal Legends IMMORTAL Complete New Album, Explain Vocalist Situation

It's been about a year since we learned that Immortal would be heading to the studio for their first album since frontman <b>Abbath</b>, announced he felt …

New Albums

Long and Slender Apartment Where each of the Spaces has been Used to the Fullest

The architectural firm XS Studio for compact design, with the help of its architecture professionals Rony Avitzour, Avital Broide and Ofer Rossmann, …

Lofts

Black Metal Drummer Has a Rocky Mountain High

Like Norwegian black metal acts who drew inspiration from harsh Norse landscapes, Star Isatum writes lyrics inspired by the Rocky Mountains.<p>"<b>Our</b> …

Denver

Top Albums of 2017 – Jon Rosenthal

10<p>Sun of the Sleepless<p>To The Elements<p>(Prophecy Productions, Austria)<p>Following a decade-long slumber, Markus “Ulf Theador Schwadorf” Stock’s sleepless …

NAMM 2018: ESP debuts a host of new guitars and basses, including signature, multi-scale, Evertune and Black Metal models

<b>NAMM 2018</b><b>: As per tradition, ESP has served up an early Christmas gift, sharing a sneak peek at its announcements for 2018.</b><p>However, given the sheer …

Guitar

Upcoming Metal Releases 12/17/2017-1/16/2018

All the best metal (or otherwise) to spin (or skip) until next year. Continue reading…<br>This is a content summary only. Click on the story to read the …

Death Metal

Freeze With NECROSEXUAL's Classic Thrash Track "Black Metal White Winter"

<b>The Necrosexual</b> has been providing the metal world with comedy since time immemorial, or at least the creation and popularization of metal-based …

Embrace Your Dark Side With These Black Metal Comics

Black metal fans aren't known for their sense of humor, and they seem like they'd be too busy applying corpse paint to their faces and adding spikes …

Comics

This Week in Tech: Dec 2 – 8, 2017

An insurance company announced a discount for using Tesla's Autopilot<p>Tesla announced six new projects to bring power to Puerto Rico<p>China launched the …

Puerto Rico

A new black metal album was just published — and it wasn't made by a human

Artificial Intelligence Shreds<p>Artificial intelligence has already proven its prowess at tasks, from driving cars to making nuclear reactors safer. …

Artificial Intelligence

As the singularity approaches, neural network pens black metal album

<b>RotM</b> If <i>Coditany of Timeless</i> was released without the high-tech fanfare, no one in the notoriously elitist black metal scene would bat an eyelid. …

Machine Learning

Listen to a Black Metal Album Created by an Artificial Intelligence Neural Network

There's no denying that artificial intelligence is going to replace us all, ruling the world in an unstoppable takeover. Most of us think that robots …

Deep Learning

A.I. bots just dropped a black metal album that will make your head explode

We tend to think of robots as suitable for repetitious and mundane mechanical tasks, and that creative endeavors like art or music are things only …

Artificial Intelligence

This heavy metal music made by a machine will rock your human face off

An artificial intelligence recently released a death metal album created entirely by algorithms. This isn’t the first time someone’s programmed a machine to create new music. But this time is different. Because it’s actually quite good. And that’s pretty spooky.<p>DADABOTS’ debut album was created, …

Machine Learning

Abba Songs In A Black Metal Style — Kerrang!

The good folks over at MetalSucks posted this gem on their YouTube channel t’other day. Black metal parody outfit Woods Of Trees has given Abba’s …

Snoop Dogg

5 More Insane Black Metal Drummers

Previously, on 5 Insane Black Metal Drummers, we stated the following:<p>Black metal can be a tricky subject to tackle. To some, it’s a neat little …

Drums

Example of the Typical Tube Houses Constructed with an Emphasis on Verticality in Vietnam

Đàm lộc House, as this contemporary home is called, is located in Vietnam, and represents a prime example of the typical tube houses constructed in …

Interior Design

HARD NOISE: VENOM INC // Are Hailing Avé Australis In 2018

Forefathers of extreme metal Venom Inc are taking their first ever sojourn to Australia, announcing an Avé Australis tour for 2018.<p>They will land in …

Music (Australia)

“Kr. Vy. Portals” is DSKNT’s Window Into Hell

<i>…</i><p>There is no shortage of black metal artists who deliver their work from behind a purposefully affected shroud of mystery. One of the latest comes …

The Master & Dynamic Greene Street Collection takes on the concrete jungle

Master & Dynamic is a respected maker of many premium headphones, earphones and one concrete Bluetooth speaker. For the 2017 holiday season, they’ve …

Headphones

So You Accidentally Booked a White Supremacist Band

In bars and clubs nationwide, white power bands are on the rise. But anti-racist activists are trying to get them off the stage.<p>Dressed in black leather vests with dark balaclavas covering their faces, the members of the Texas-based black metal band Nyogthaeblisz looked out of place on the stage of …

Racism

Auðn's New LP Represents the Next Generation of Icelandic Black Metal

Stream the quartet's stunning new Season of Mist debut, 'Farvegir Fyrndar,' and read on for their thoughts on Mayhem, tech death, and leaving their island home.<p>Judging a battle of the bands is a task not to be taken lightly, whether it's taking place at a high school talent show or out among the …

Music

The Inaugural TORMENT IS FLESH Festival is An Underground Black Metal and Noise Fan's Dream

A number of North America's most prominent cabals are coming together for a brand new festival in the Pacific Northwest. The inaugural Torment is …