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Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault will take place at in Fortress Josefov in August 7 ~ 10, 2019. Czech Republic’s iconic metal festival Brutal Assault has issued another number of confirmations. Dimmu Borgir and Godflesh are among the highlighted bands, but there are many more. Read the statement below: Let’s open this mega update with black metal stormblast! [...]

December 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

After the huge successful show in 2014, Behemoth return for another concert as tour headliners. In the bag comes the critically acclaimed “The Satanist” album. Along came their compatriots MGŁA and the German band Secrets of the Moon, thereby filling the room at Paradise Garage. MGŁA – From the underground comes this formidable and fearful force, serving [...]

November 10, 2016 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

Interview: ESOTERIC – Soundtrack to your funeral

Interview: ESOTERIC – Soundtrack to your funeral

Last February, the British Doom metal masters ESOTERIC were in Lisbon to headline the second day of Under the Doom Fest. We had the chance to have a pleasant chat with them, led mostly by Greg and Mark. With more than twenty years of extreme metal to cover… Paragon of Dissonance by Esoteric Hi guys. [...]

April 8, 2016 Lucifer Interviews Comments Off on Interview: ESOTERIC – Soundtrack to your funeral

MGLA release live video for “Exercises In Futility VI”

MGLA release live video for “Exercises In Futility VI”

MGLA, polish black metal act has released a live video for the track “Exercises In Futility VI”, which can be seen bellow. The song was taken from their latest release “Exercises In Futility” that came out last year, and was considered The Black Planet’s choice for metal album of 2015. The video was recorded during [...]

March 2, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on MGLA release live video for “Exercises In Futility VI”

TOP Albums of 2015

TOP Albums of 2015

With the year of 2015 coming to an end it is time to choose the best metal albums of the year. In the past few days every one of our staff members had the opportunity to share their personal list, which can be seen in here, so now, it is time for our final and [...]

December 30, 2015 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on TOP Albums of 2015

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Mütiilator

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Mütiilator

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best Metal albums of the year. These are the choices of Mütiilator (due to difficulty in chosing a specific order, only the top 3 will be numbered): Leprous – The Congregation 2. Ghost – Meliora   3. Mgła – Exercises In Futility   Shrine [...]

December 29, 2015 Filipe Gomes Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s Choices – Mütiilator

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Slania

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Slania

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of Slania: 1. Mgla – Exercises in Futility 2. Leprous – The Congregation 3. TesseracT – Polaris 4. Sullen – Post Human 5. Swallow The Sun – Songs From The North I, II & III [...]

December 27, 2015 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s Choices – Slania

2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório

2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of J.Osório: 1. AMORPHIS – Under the Red Cloud 2. HAMMERCULT – Built For War 3. MGLA – Exercises in Futility 4. TRIBULATION – The Children of the Night 5. PARADISE LOST – The Plague [...]

December 24, 2015 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Phobia

2015: The Staff’s Choices – Phobia

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of Phobia:   1.MGLA – Exercises in Futility   2. Black Breath – Slaves Beyond Death 3. Misthyrming – Söngvar elds og óreiðu 4. My Dying Bride – Feel The Misery   5. Ufommamut – [...]

December 23, 2015 Phobia Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s Choices – Phobia

2015: The Staff’s choices – dcustodio

2015: The Staff’s choices – dcustodio

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of dcustodio: 1. Ghost – Meliora   2. Leprous – The Congregation   3. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss   4. Moonspell – Extinct 5. Myrkur – M   6. Kontinuum – Kyrr   7. Grave Pleasures – Dreamcrash   8. [...]

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2015: The Staff’s choices – Lucifer

2015: The Staff’s choices – Lucifer

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of Lucifer: MGLA – Exercises in Futility 2. VI –De Praestigiis Angelorum 3. SERPENTS LAIR – Circumambulating the Stillborn 4. ACHERONTAS – Ma​-​IoN (Formulas of Reptilian Unification 5. MISTHYRMING – Söngvar elds og óreiðu 6. [...]

December 20, 2015 Lucifer Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s choices – Lucifer

MGLA advance song from future album

MGLA advance song from future album

Polish Black Metal mysticists MGLA have announced that their third full length will see night light late Summer 2015. The effort will be out through No Solace and Northern Heritage Records and has already an advance song available for listening: “Exercises in Futility” first track can be felt below. The album will contain six Nihilistic [...]

August 1, 2015 Lucifer News Comments Off on MGLA advance song from future album

Report: UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014

Report: UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014

Back at Bornicke woods for another edition of the mature UNDER THE BLACK SUN FESTIVAL. This year the organisers planned the largest band bill version of the festival history, joining also some none black metal bands. 25 acts from 16 different countries that were embraced by the black feelings of hundreds of headbangers, proving once [...]

July 20, 2014 Lucifer Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014

Report: SPEYER GREY MASS

Report: SPEYER GREY MASS

The small city of Speyer, in western Germany hosted one of the darkest band bills of recent years. Underground and dedicated performers, allied with convict and extreme headbangers erected an event forged in three words: Obscurantism, Satanism and Death. The organisers, known by more than a dozen of prior extreme underground events (under the name [...]

March 27, 2014 Lucifer Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SPEYER GREY MASS