Band Interview: Satyricon

Matt Albers, Nick Licata Few subcultures within heavy metal are regarded with as much reverence (or with as much controversy) as Norwegian black metal.¬†After bands like¬†Venom, Bathory, Mercyful Fate, Hellhammer and Celtic Frost began the darkest, most extreme metal subgenre at the time (and arguably still to this day), bands from Norway like Mayhem, Darkthrone,…

Two seminal albums by Corrosion of Conformity (C.O.C.) to be re-issued on Vinyl

Two seminal albums by metal pioneers Corrosion of Conformity (C.O.C.) — the 1991 landmark “Blind” and its acclaimed 1994 follow-up “Deliverance” — will be reissued on vinyl by Prosthetic Records this fall. While an exact release date has not yet been confirmed, both titles — limited to 1,000 copies each — are currently available for…