Necropolis #51 – Dead Space Chamber Music

#51 - Dead Space Chamber Music: Coming soon to a crypt near you! Ellen and Tom from the avant garde early music industrial quartet Dead Space Chamber Music join the program to discuss their philosophy, motives, and perspectives. Their music is hard to categorize yet very accessible. Ellen and Tom grant much insight into the... Continue Reading →

Beats and yelling from: Pharmacist, Am Himmel, Hadiqat

Pharmacist: Flourishing Extremities on Unspoiled Mental GroundsOut 1st July on Hells Headbangers As I if trying to remarry the rockist flirtations of Carcass circa ‘Necroticism’ through to ‘Heartwork’ with the brutalist sobriety of early goregrind, Japan’s Pharmacist strike a welcome balance of urgent proselytizing against playful groove driven riffing. Indeed, so strikingly reminiscent of Carcass... Continue Reading →

The new vanguard

Even a genre as proud of its individualism as metal pivots on shared spaces, shared action, shared meaning, and shared purpose. Today we are encouraged to atomise our efforts, create individual digital platforms from which to craft our brand. Those meetings that do occur in the flesh are no longer a celebration of collective experience... Continue Reading →

Metal as deathcult theme park

This year’s Hellfest saw our nostalgia complex reach near fever pitch. In a symbolic act as perfect as it is chilling, the festival erected a towering statue of Lemmy, within which is enshrined a portion of his ashes. If once such blatant attempts by the past to annex the present were openly ridiculed – Dio’s... Continue Reading →

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