Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Fleshpress are dark, complex and atmospheric. With fingers in many musical pies, their sound touches on doom, psych, black metal and even a touch of hardcore (think more angular noise core). Conan are like cream, they have risen to the top. The bellowing low
Temples Fest just closed it’s doors for 2015 and we’re already looking forward to 2016! Our Day Three coverage via Gemma Shaw features unreal photos of MONARCH!, YEAR OF NO LIGHT, GHOLD, TRIBULATION, PALLBEARER, GOATWHORE, VOIVOD and EARTH…Enjoy these awesome photos below! MONARCH! YEAR OF NO LIGHT GHOLD TRIBULATION PALLBEARER GOATWHORE VOIVOD EARTH
On April 8th to 11th of this year, a very special fest took place called Doom Over Leipzig, that featured so many unreal bands, such as AMENRA, KAYO DOT, MONARCH!, SUBROSA, MINSK, FLOOR, UZALA and many more. Our comrade Jan Zeleny was on hand to capture this rad fest –
I’m not going to front – at CVLT Nation we are extremely HUGE fans of France’s Doom Warriors MONARCH! We fucking way beyond stoked to share with you this sonic HULK of a performance by the band in St. Petersburg, Russia. Respect due to Anton Baronov for filming MONARCH killing
CORRUPTED & MONARCH! full sets from 17-08-14 in Osaka, Japan…are you ready to be destroyed? I love both of these bands – now spark one up and get HEAVY!
These are the ten albums that stood out above the rest to us here at the CVLT Nation HQ. We listen to new music every day, and we’ve listened to literally all of the thousands of streams and albums that we’ve posted about on CVLT Nation. When music is your
Even though I was familiar with Monarch, I never really followed their work as it was released. I sort of just happened to stumble upon a split here, an EP there and some of their full-lengths, and I always liked what they were able to offer. I still consider Speak
I know beauty, I know Pain, I know Isolation, I know Heavy…and I fucking know that the new MONARCH album Sabbracadaver RULES! Is this record punishing? Yes! Is this record sinisterly ethereal? Yes! MONARCH are are masters at weaving low end and drone into otherworldly structures of doom! Sabbracadaver marks
Oozing wretched melancholia; that’s exactly what “We…Martyrs” does, the full-length album released in late 2010 by French sludged out doom merchants The Pledge of Cain. France is very much fertile ground for this breed of sonic molestation in recent years with the likes of Monarch and Year of No Light.
Falling Down Zine out of France has been puts out killer content and compilations, and they have just released their latest compilation set, Falling Down IIV. Falling Down IIV features unreleased tracks from bands like Julie Christmas, but also Mouth of the Architect, OCOAI, Rorcal, Black Sun, Terra Tenebrosa (with
Buried deep, deep down in the tomb of decaying drone, the bones of repetitive ghostly feedback are rattling together to manifest sounds that will have you bowing at the altar of infinte bleakness. On Febuary 28th, ethereal funeral dirge sorcerers MONARCH will be releasing their new album, Omens, via At
Lately I have really been into checking out the visuals that bands are creating to go along with their releases. To me, creating interesting videos to work in partnership with songs make perfect sense. This is just the case for French drone/sludge masters MONARCH who will releasing their new album,