US black metal outfit, Hulder, are just beginning their most extensive tour to date, from February 21st, as headliners of the Decibel Magazine Tour 2024. The nearly month-long venture will run through to March 18th, with support from Devil Master, Necrofier, and 20 Buck Spin labelmates, Worm. Keep reading below for live listings and more from Hulder.
Ah yes, Black Metal, the undisputed industry leader in the one-person-performs-all-of-the-music subgenre.
Not sure why that is, but it seems like you can’t swing a dead cat in a burned down church without hitting seemingly dozens of these acts. One of the latest of these projects to hit my desk is Washington’s Hulder with Verses in Oath (20 Buck Spin).Continue reading
LA death/doom ensemble, Civerous, are getting set for the release of their next album, Maze Envy. The follow up to debut, Decrepit Flesh Relic, it is due on LP, CD, MC, and digital platforms March 22nd, via the record label, 20 Buck Spin. The band have now shared the album’s lead single, “Labyrinth Charm,” which features a guest vocal appearance by Derek Rydquist ( The Faceless). Check out the video for “Labyrinth Charm” and more below.
North American black metallers, Hulder, are currently building up to the release of Verses In Oath, their second full-length offering. The album is due out on February 09th, via 20 Buck Spin records. They have given the first taste of its contents with the single, “Vessel Of Suffering,” and will hit the road after it drops, headlining The Decibel Magazine Tour across the US. Keep reading for more, and check out the new track.
Running from February 21st through March 18th, The Decibel Magazine Tour 2024 celebrates the magazine’s twentieth anniversary with its return in February 2024 as Northwest black metal executioners Hulder headline Decibel’s eleventh nationwide expedition. Support for Hulder will be supplied by labelmates in Floridian blackened doom swamp things Worm, supreme Philly vampunk warriors Devil Master, and Houston black metal earth-scorchers Necrofier. Presented by 20 Buck Spin, the tour is sponsored by Pull The Plug Patches, Relapse Records, Night Shift Merch, Hell’s Heroes, and Magnanimous Brewing.
For those unaware, there has been a resurgence in metal when it comes to unsettling, haunting noise and eerie, sonically paralyzing sound.
Technical progressive Death Metal trailblazers Tomb Mold must have known they had something remarkably special on their hands when label 20 Buck Spin announced out of nowhere on social media that The Enduring Spirit would be released.
The Swedish death metal scene, especially the Gothenburg-based one with quintessential names like At the Gates, Entombed, and Dark Tranquility surrounding, is indeed all-around influential; many bands heavily inspired by the Gothenburg death metal scene have emerged throughout the past years. The Minneapolis-bound Majesties is one of the said bands. With members originating from the equally groundbreaking extreme metal acts Obsequiae and Inexorum, there was born a convergence, an allied force between those two acts– which is Majesties who recently have just released their first full-length entitled Vast Reaches Unclaimed, through 20 Buck Spin.
If you’ve ever been in a position of power that requires you to sift through a dictionary-thick pile of resumes, Ulthar would be the candidate that instead offers a cover letter, three recommendations, and a pristinely polished curriculum vitae.
The cutting room floor after a Worm brainstorming session must be quite the sight to see!