Bestial Black Metal: Is This the Most Extreme Genre of Metal Yet?

Since the early days of heavy metal, the genre has perpetually expanded in countless extremities. Many thought music could not possibly become any more extreme than some of the most intense artists to appear in the last twenty-five years within Death Metal, Black Metal, and more. However, one subgenre has remained hidden in the underground since the early 1990s and is starting to rapidly gain more attention in recent years. War Metal/Bestial Black Metal has truly combined some of metal’s most relentless aspects. Is Bestial Black Metal the most extreme subgenre to currently exist? 

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Show Review: Cannibal Corpse & Behemoth

Venue – Jannus Live
Location – St Pete, FL
Date – March 6th, 2015
Lineup – Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon, Tribulation

A few times a year, fans will see a tour announcement that causes their jaw to drop to the floor. Extreme metal fans were the latest crowd to experience this phenomenon at the announcement of what will be arguably one of the best metal tours of 2015. What metalhead wouldn’t drool at the thought of a co-headlining tour between two of extreme metal’s biggest names? Tampa’s death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Poland’s blackened-death metal legends Behemoth trekked across North America for a little over a month in support of CC’s thirteenth album “A Skeletal Domain” and Behemoth’s critically acclaimed album “The Satanist”. Supporting CC and Behemoth would be Sweden’s Aeon and Tribulation. I was lucky enough to catch the tour at the second to last tour-date in St. Petersburg, Florida at Jannus Live. With such an incredible line-up, was the tour everything I thought it would be? Or were my expectations too high? Continue reading