Tag: Black Crown Initiate

Playthrough: “Obeisance” from Lamentations!

Back in November Lamentations persuasion meant their Progressive Death Metal album “Passion Of Depression” was released via Willowtip Records with guitarists Jason Gobel (ex-Cynic), Santiago Dobles (ex-Cynic), Ole Borud (Extol), Ethan Mckenna (Black Crown Initiate), Max Phelps (ex-Cynic, Exist) each providing a guest solo. A cinematic concept album that portrays the pain, pleasure, joy and

NEWS: Ghosts Of Atlantis return at “Devil’s Dawn”!

Featuring guest narration from James Dorton (The Faceless, Black Crown Initiate) comes not only a new single in “Devil’s Dawn” from Symphonic Progressive Extreme Metallers Ghosts Of Atlantis but one which also severs as the official single of the upcoming supernatural thriller horror movie Witch. Depicting a tale of witchcraft, religious ignorance, and humanity’s constant struggle

NEWS: Lamentations offer second single “Ire”!

Joined by an intriguing selection of guest guitarists in Jason Gobel (ex-Cynic), Santiago Dobles (ex-Cynic), Ole Borud (Extol), Ethan Mckenna (Black Crown Initiate), Max Phelps (ex-Cynic, Exist), 11th November via Willowtip Records will see Lamentations return after six years away. The follow up to their 2016 debut album “Echoes in the Wind” will find frontman

Bootleg: Black Crown Initiate in St. Paul, Minnesota!

Pro-shot by Leo Sypniewski at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul Minnesota on 21st March, here’s a full set from Black Crown Initiate. The Progressive Blackened Death Metal monsters are currently on the road with Omnium Gatherum and Allegaeon with cuts from 2020’s “Violent Portraits of a Doomed Escape” making up the lionshare

NEWS: I, Parish on the brink…

Phoenix Arizona Deathcore collective I, Pariah are in a celebratory mood as single “Vulture Mine” has hit 137k Spotify streams so have returned to their May released debut album “Dystopian Visions” for a music video for “Denier“. The song tells of impending doom with the World in denial as mankind reaches the very edge of

NEWS: Rivers Of Nihil get clean in September?

Including a guest vocal appearance from Black Crown Initiate frontman James Dorton on “Episode“, Rivers of Nihil have announced their next burnt offering will be released on 24th September via Metal Blade Records. An eleven track affair available for pre-order over at bandcamp, it has been given the title “The Work” with “Clean” being chosen

NEWS: The Faces of Death Tour returns in 2021!

Following this weeks run of big tour news for the back end of 2021, the next incarnation of The Faces of Death Tour has been announced. It will see Rivers of Nihil, Archspire, Allegaeon, Black Crown Initiate and To The Grave join forces on the Rising Merch sponsored run that will smash its way across

Review: “Enervation” by Windchimes

Hailing from Western Pennsylvania, Gavin Fornelli (vocals), Larry Rupp (guitar/vocals), Lucas Redick (guitar), Dillon Giesler (bass) and Jordan Braverman (drums) form Windchimes, a band who break pretty much every single genre boundary that there is going. Their enticing and evil blend of Black Metal, Death Metal, Deathcore, Metalcore, Post-Metalcore and anything else you can think

Live Review: Devin Townsend: Empath Live Volume 2 (Live Stream)

Promising what would have been the full headlining performance from this year’s postponed incarnation of the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock, an 85 minute career spanning set, which centers on the heavier side of his catalog and includes material from his Strapping Young Lad and Devin Townsend Project bands this live streamed event from Devin Townsend