Davao City, Philippines: Black/Death Metal Scene, Part I

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The international underground scene is proliferate with bands deserving of more media coverage. From Southeast Asia, located in the southern-most island Mindanao, of the Philippines, Davao City has quietly birthed a fertile hotbed of underground black/death/thrash metal. Davao City has been the scene of many metal shows in the Southeast Asian region, including tourstops by the likes of Impiety and Abhorer. It’s about time some of the local bands from this city get some due attention. This article is the first in a series focusing on the Philippine metal scene. Continue reading