Author: Darren Cowan

Within The Abyss: August 2021

Welcome to another installment of Within The Abyss. Each month I dissect albums from the global black metal scene with …

Within The Abyss: July 2021

Within The Abyss is a monthly black metal column meant to shed light (or darkness) on black metal albums featuring …

Within The Abyss: June 2021

Welcome satanic hordes to another installment of Within The Abyss. Each month we review black metal albums from bands from …

Grief Collector Interview

Minneapolis-based Grief Collector are a three-piece doom collective featuring vocalist Robert Lowe. Many of our readers will recognized the name …

Within The Abyss: May 2021

Within The Abyss is a monthly black metal column meant to shed light (or darkness) on black metal albums featuring …

Within The Abyss: April 2021

Welcome to another installment of Within The Abyss. Each month I review black metal albums, looking at a variety of …

Within The Abyss: March 2021

Every month I present reviews of black metal albums culled from throughout the world. Whether progressing into unknown territory or …

Sodom Interview

Nearly 40 years after their formation, Sodom are still thrashing vehemently. Their new album Genesis XIX is an absolute scorcher. …

Venom – Sons Of Satan Review

Sons of Satan: Rare And Unreleased is a collection of early demos originally released as a deluxe vinyl boxset titled …

Incantation Interview

Incantation have not only consistently released albums since the early ‘90s, they’ve stayed consistent to their evil sound. This is …

Paradise Lost – Obsidian Review

Death/doom pioneers Paradise Lost return with their sixteenth studio album, Obsidian. Long time fans will be “happy” to know Obsidian …

Vader Interview

Vader didn’t limp into their fifth decade of making music. The Polish death/thrash machine burst into 2020 with a barrage …

Burning Witches Interview

The Swiss heavy metal group Burning Witches are set to release their third full-length album, Dance with the Devil. Although …