interview

Nikita Kamprad Talks DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT’s New Album “Noktvrn”, Dreams & Inspiration

Progressive, avant-garde black metal experimentalists DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT have never stopped smashing through the boundaries of the genre they’ve called home since forming in early 2009. And with 2021 welcoming the release of their fifth album, “Noktvrn”, the Germans are looking to expand the minds and perspectives of their ever-increasing fanbase, similar […]

PUTA VOLCANO: “AMMA represents the idea of going through dark times”

PUTA VOLCANO has always played a significant role in the Greek heavy rock scene, pushing forward what they first set in 2012. “AMMA” is the band’s latest release, enforcing a long-lasting relationship with their fanbase. Their talent for constructing new sounds from the old building blocks of heavy psychedelia is simply awe-inspiring. We […]

JAHMOLXES: “The only Truth in this world is Jahmolxes”

JAHMOLXES is an emerging instrumental group that tells the stories of the main character Jahmolxes and his adventures across distant lands. They are mere vessels for his teachings, spreading his word using mesmerizing harmonies and hard-hitting riffs. We had a short chat with them about this special character. CVLT: Hello! […]

KING SOLOMON: “Every generation has its own hardships to overcome”

King Solomon, is not another band, with absolutely no members whatsoever from RoadkillSoda, Damage Case, or Crossbone. With a live performance that includes their heavy yet infectious grooves and stream of consciousness approach to improv jams, King Solomon is the fresh new good-looking face from the local music scene. Their debut record […]

CHURCH OF CTHULHU: “Sometimes you just need to lay back and worship the Devil”

Church of Cthulhu was born from the cosmic horror stories of H.P. Lovecraft. After five discographic materials, this obscure cult has started to seek new followers that might feed their occult, doom, stoner, and sludge frequencies. Soon a church with proper documents, seeing their live performance at Roadkill Festival is mandatory if you […]

Join the Other Side of Death: Interview w/ OF BLOOD AND MERCURY

Successfully creating a personal sound, Of Blood and Mercury is a project that infuses you in the most hidden inner places. They recently staged, exclusively for Roadburn, a breathtaking material called “The Other Side of Death”. By mixing deep lyrics and dark musical themes, they’ve produced an album worth keeping. […]

Tara VanFlower Talks LYCIA’s New Album, Inspiration, Love & Death

Lycia is an American darkwave band formed in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona. The main personnel of the band is Mike VanPortfleet, Tara VanFlower, and David Galas. Devoted to cold, somber, and synthetic sounds, these pioneers of the ethereal are responsible for some of the most acclaimed underground albums of the ‘90s. We talked to Tara VanFlower about their newest material, […]

Stefan Schmidt Talks VAN CANTO’s New Album, Creative Process & Future Goals

German a capella metal masters VAN CANTO return with their energetic Rakkatakka-power and are set to release their eighth inimitable offering, ‘To The Power Of Eight’, on June 4, 2021, via Napalm Records. We talked to mastermind Stefan Schmidt about their newest material and many more in an enchanting interview. CVLT: Hello, Stefan! Van […]