Author: Bec Helvete

“Its great to still be doing this and being intense like this. It is nothing I could imagine or forsee” – An Interview With Attila Csihar Of Mayhem

In the world of extreme music, few bands are more well known, and more infamous, than  Mayhem. One of the founding bands of the notorious Norwegian black metal scene, and one of the most influential, Mayhem has a long and storied history.  At the center of this epic story is one of the most well known and highly regarded albums in extreme music: De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Recorded during a tumultuous time for both the band and the scene, it is now considered a classic. In celebration of its legacy, Mayhems latest tour has featured the band playing the...

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“We have done a lot of Europe there and the U.S and we are ready to do Australia. ” – An Interview With Travis Young From Cattle Decapitation

One of the most brutal, relentless and vital forces in extreme music, Cattle Decapitation will return to Australia in February! Over the course of twenty years and eight full-lengths San Diego’s Cattle Decapitation have more than proven themselves in the international metal scene and with their current album The Anthropocene Extinction (Metal Blade) they have delivered a volatile, apocalyptic beast that is as hideous as it is compelling. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with lead singer Travis Young to discuss their upcoming Australian tour, their successful career and plans for a new album. The band have been...

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Review: Grimtone – Memento Mori

Swedish black metal band Grimtone may be new to the music scene but the band arrives with an already impressive pedigree. The band is comprised of Michael Lang of doom metal band Stonegriff, and Linus Calstedt of Nebulous Aura and Extermination. Grimtone came in to existence in 2016 when Grimtone was inspired to write black metal music and Momento Mori is their debut. As the name of the band suggests, this album contains some truly grim style black metal that hearkens back to the early Norwegian days. The album eases you in with the first track, a melodic instrumental that is...

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