Death, Doom and Cursed Ledgers: An Interview With Dave Wagner of Evoken

Funeral doom legends look back on the making of 2018’s Hypnagogia Rounding out an utterly thrilling year for extreme metal, Evoken released Hypnagogia this past November — a bludgeoning masterwork that stood not only as the strongest material of their own twenty-eight year career, but as one of the most captivating doom releases of 2018.



Meshuggah: The Vinyl Remasters

The Swedish tech metal pioneers serve up a limited re-release of EPs and full-length albums with full vinyl remastering and brand new art Swedish technical metal pioneers Meshuggah have created an expansive legacy of such depth and such uncompromising ambition that recounting their achievements feels redundant. They are a genre unto themselves; a fully-realized creative



Review: Flight – A Leap Through Matter

Flight’s sophomore outing sees the Norwegians doubling down on their 70s rock and roll fantasy. Like their fellow Scandinavians in Audrey Horne, this retro Norwegian quartet joyfully worship at the Altar of 70s Hard Rock. Tapping into the swaggering might of early Judas Priest, Scorpions and Thin Lizzy, Flight waste zero time trying to obscure



Recovcation Announce New Lovecraft-Inspired Album

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, on August 20, 1890, Howard Phillips Lovecraft was a deeply-reclusive eccentric who devoted the lion’s share of his adult life to generating mountains of pulp horror fiction for sci fi and horror periodicals of his time. Deeply resentful that his work – which he viewed as important — languished unappreciated



Daily Writing Prompt: A Plot of Earth

February 20: A plot of earth. You’re given a plot of land and the financial resources to do as you please. What’s the plan? I don’t think I’m hitting anybody with a Sixth Sense-type ending when I share that my first and overriding design is to render the property a sprawling dog rescue. Sure, we’re