metal

BOTANIST + THIEF Announce Split Album & Release 1st Single

At a casual first glance, San Francisco post-black metal outfit BOTANIST and Los Angeles-based electronic project THIEF seem to have little in common to justify a split album with six tracks from each of both acts. Yet on closer inspection, this misconception is quickly dispelled. Please see below for more details on both bands. […]

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 […]

SOJOURNER Talks ‘Perennial’, Inspiration, Modern Times & Nature

Melancholic black metal symbiosis SOJOURNER paves the way for another undeniably impressive next chapter with their outstanding new offering, “Perennial”, to be released as an exclusive vinyl edition and digitally on June 4 via Napalm Records. We talked to Emilio and Mike about their newest material and many more in […]

THY CATAFALQUE Shares 3rd New Track of Forthcoming Album

THY CATAFALQUE is unveiling the third brand-new track ‘Köszöntsd A Hajnalt‘ of the upcoming avant-garde album ‘Vadak’. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on June 25th, 2021 via Season of Mist. Hungarian mastermind Tamás Kátai comments: ‘Köszöntsd a hajnalt means Greet the Dawn and it features Martina Horváth on vocals and although the song has some folky vibes, […]

LANTLOS Announce New Album & Release 1st Video Single ‘Lake Fantasy’

LANTLOS are revealing the psychedelic tripping video ‘Lake Fantasy’ as the first single taken from their forthcoming album “Wildhund” (“Wild Dog”), which is slated for release on July 30, 2021. The German alternative metal project headed by multi-instrumentalist Markus Siegenhort is also revealing cover art, tracklist, and further details of the new full-length. LANTLOS comment: “I am incredibly excited to finally be able to share this […]

Swedish Guitarist & Producer Ola Englund has Released 2nd Solo LP ‘Starzinger’

Swedish guitarist and producer Ola Englund, renowned for his work with Six Feet Under, The Haunted, and Feared, finally release his second solo album titled “Starzinger” on CD, vinyl, and digital download.  Mixed and mastered by Clawfinger’s Jocke Skog, “Starzinger” follows up Englund’s debut solo album “Master of the Universe” released in early 2018 and features Delta Empire on drums along with a number […]

Prog Metal Band MISH will Re-Release their 2nd LP ‘Entheogen’ in May

As part of the Bird’s Robe Records label 10th-anniversary release/re-release series, Sydney progressive metal band Mish will release their second album ‘Entheogen’ internationally in May this year. Available on digital and CD format, the album is a powerful step forward for the band whose 2011 debut album ‘The Entrance’ earned them a cult following and the opportunity […]