SONG PREMIERE: Cuban Black Metal Band Skjult

Skjult- Progenies ov Light

Two years have passed since Cuban black metal band Skjult released their first full length ‘Within the Flesh’, and now the one-man project has returned with a follow-up titled ‘Progenies ov Light’.  On this newest release band creator Conspirator has once again stuck with abrasive, icy riffing that focuses on fast paced blasting and slower, […]

ALBUM PREMIERE+INTERVIEW: Greek Death Metal Band Ectoplasma

Ectoplasma

Memento Mori had a pretty packed year in 2017, releasing a considerable amount of quality death metal from all around the world.  The label isn’t slowing down at all this year, as they’re putting out three albums today that are sure to catch your attention if you’re a fan of anything death metal related.  One […]

SONG PREMIERE: German Crust/Noise Rock Band [b.abuse]

[b.abuse]

One of my favorite parts of writing about music is discovering long running bands that hadn’t been on my radar previously.  Germany’s [b.abuse] is the latest to come across my desk and they’ve made a strong first impression with their fifth full length ‘Memories Of Better Days Are Gone’, due out February 23rd on WOOAAARGH, […]

SONG PREMIERE: Spanish Death Metal Band Neter

Neter

Spanish death metal band Neter has been around since 2004, making a name for themselves through the release of two full length albums and prominent tours throughout their home country.  This year the group is preparing for the release of album number three, which they’ve titled ‘Inferus’.  The material continues to find Neter offering up […]

SONG PREMIERE: Greek Black Metal Band Inhibitions

Inhibitions

Satanath Records has been on a roll when it comes to finding noteworthy black metal from around the world.  One of their latest signings is Greek black metal duo Inhibitions, a group that has been around since 2008 and has released two full length albums to date.  Despite flying under the radar until now, it’s […]

SONG PREMIERE: Colombian Black Metal Band Evil Nerfal

Evil Nerfal

Colombian black metal band Evil Nerfal has been lurking in the underground for close to a decade now, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the group released their debut full length ‘Hail Black Metal​.​.​. Vobiscum Buer​.​.​.’.   With their roots in European and South American black metal, the group delivered a dose of scorching material that […]

EP PREMIERE + INTERVIEW: Indian Heavy Metal band Knight

Knight are a heavy metal band from Silchar, Assam. The duo of vocalist/guitarist Shibam Talukdar and bassist Soumyadeep Nath Barbhuiyan have been working on their EP High on Voodoo for quite some time now and it is going to be released next week via new label Slaytanic Records. We’ve got an exclusive stream to it below. […]

SONG PREMIERE: Polish Death Metal Band Manipulation

Manipulation

It’s not uncommon for albums that have hit the ten year mark to get a re-release of some type, especially if it has been out of print for a few years.  But what’s a little more unusual is a band making significant tweaks to that release.  This is what Poland’s Manipulation has done with the […]

November 2017 Highlights – Transcending Obscurity Webzine Staff

Jupiterian (Brazil) – Terraforming (Atmospheric Doom/Sludge Metal, Transcending Obscurity Records) Appearing from the swirling mists of pre-history like monolithic giants of ancient myth, (or something), this mysterious doom/sludge four piece seem to have appeared from nowhere and released a colossally heavy album of occult magnificence. Combining atmospheric sludge metal with death/doom intensity and post-metal texture, […]