Profile: Callum John Cant of Tyrannus

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What do you get when you mix Absu and Mortuary Drape with crusty speed metal? Survey says: Scotland based Tyrannus. The band has a self titled EP and recently released three track It Taketh demo to their name thus far and comparing the two is like hearing a band trying to claw their way to idea fruition and hearing these ideas come roaring to life. Their demo may not be fully fleshed out as far as band members are concerned however, these three tracks are buzzsaws to the ears full of whipping black and death metal with a psychedelic lean and extremely high on octane. We wanted to know more so we posed our set of Profile questions to vocalist and guitarist Callum John Cant to get the scoop. Read on to see how it went down and be sure to show them some support via the links contained within.

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Album Review: Dawn of a Dark Age — “Le Forche Caudine”

This one’s for the history buffs out there: what do you get when you cross jazz, black metal, folk and ancient Roman history all in one Frankenstein of a project?  Dawn of a Dark Age, that’s what.  On Le Forche Caudine, the nominally one-man project expands itself once again, and digs extremely deep into territories of history that even avid historians might consider too niche to talk about.  But such is the way of things: we all have our hyper fixations, and while mine might not be ancient Roman history, I can certainly appreciate the passion of those who dig that sort of thing.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Mehenet and Black Butte

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Mehenet’s Ng’ambu and Deschutes Brewing Company’s Black Butte.

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Embracing the Descent: September 5 – 11, 2021

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Been awhile since we did one of these. Extra day off, extra time, all that jazz. Whatever. You know how this rolls, we pick a fresh batch of albums that struck a chord and you go binge on them. Simple, right? We don’t need to tell you but will anyway; 2021 has given us some gems and will continue to do so and for that we all need to thank the dark lord that bands are even still making music after the shit everyone has been through and still going through. New favorites are coming out every week with no end in sight. This week we’ve got five that struck like lightning; two of them are from last week, but demand your prompt attention. Head inside to see what’s in store and don’t forget to check out the full listing from Monday’s Initial Descent.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Fluisteraars and Guthrie Cider Works’ Brut with Blackberry Currant

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Fluisteraars’ Gegrepen Door de Geest der Zielsontluiking and Guthrie Cider Works’ Brut with Blackberry Currant.

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