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Live footage of Brutality Will Prevail @Hamburg – December 5th, 2019

Live footage of Brutality Will Prevail @Hamburg – December 5th, 2019

Brutality Will Prevail have evolved into a force to be reckoned with, as their latest album “Misery Sequence”. They played a short headliner tour this month and proved their class on this once more.

Live footage of Dagger Threat @Hamburg – December 5th, 2019

Live footage of Dagger Threat @Hamburg – December 5th, 2019

Dagger Threat played a hometown show at Bahnhof Pauli last night and delivered a heavy show. Supporting Brutality Will Prevail on a short European Tour, the dudes knew how to fill 30 minutes with heavy-hitting hardcore. Check out their debut album “Gestaltzerfall”!

Tour recommendations: December 2019

Tour recommendations: December 2019

As a reminder to myself (and to interested readers) and as way to sharpen negativeblack’s approach to music, I’ve decided to cover every month with recommendations of interesting tour, one-off shows, and festivals. Great idea? We’ll see how this turns out. December holds two interesting […]

Heaven Shall Burn return to With Full Force in 2020

Heaven Shall Burn return to With Full Force in 2020

I’ve attented With Full Force Festival more than 15 times since 1998 and I have tons of stories, memories, and impressions stored in my mind (and on several hard drives and websites). Heaven Shall Burn certainly can say the same about the festival in their […]

Review: Mass Worship – Mass Worship

Review: Mass Worship – Mass Worship

If you’re hailing from Sweden and earned a name as a musician in the heavy guitar-kind of scene, it may feel odd to never have played in a HM-2-band. Dunno if that theory holds true, but Mass Worship may prove it. The dudes around Claes […]

Review: Sect – Blood of the Beast

Review: Sect – Blood of the Beast

Music-wise, my personal journey, socialisation, and (ongoing) transformation began with Swedish Death Metal. Thus, the Boss HM-2 played a critical role. And even though I discovered new genres and new favourites in the last twenty years, I’ll always love the buzzing sound of HM-2 (and […]

Review: Russian Circles – Blood Year

Review: Russian Circles – Blood Year

I kinda liked “Guidance” und “Memorial”, the last two albums by Postrock heavyweights Russian Circles, but never loved them as much as “Empros” (which has been written eight years ago… time flies, folks) and their earlier works. The albums didn’t click with me, even though […]

I love the latest The Ocean song

I love the latest The Ocean song

Did you check out “Devonian: Nascent”, the latest song off the upcoming The Ocean album “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic”. Even though the song, which has Kataonia-head Jonas on guest vocals, clocks in at eleven minutes, it never lets down in intensity. The Ocean evolve their sound (as much […]

Review: Fragments Of Unbecoming – Perdition Portal

Review: Fragments Of Unbecoming – Perdition Portal

I’ve never expected to buy, listen, or review another Fragments Of Unbecoming album. The band released three pretty cool death metal records in the early 2000s, but I’ve lost track of them after “Chapter III”. Now the band is back with “Perdition Portal”, which took […]

Review: Craft – White Noise And Black Metal

Review: Craft – White Noise And Black Metal

It took me a while ’til I managed to give “White Noise And Black Metal” a full spin. Craft took several years to write, create, and evolve their latest output, turning it into a dark and twisted piece of music. It’s one of those records […]