September 26, 2018

When you think of German Metal you tend to think of traditional metal bands like Scorpions and Accept or the Power Metal power-houses of Helloween and Primal Fear. What doesn’t spring immediately to mind is Black Metal and although there are plenty of world class Germa...

July 5, 2018

Immortal are one of black metal's most well-known bands, having formed way back in 1991 and having been one of the most prominent of the so-called 'second wave' of the Norwegian black metal acts. So, the chances are that if you're even remotely into black metal, you pr...

June 19, 2018

Marduk and their fascination with the war machine is back once more in one of their most savage offerings yet. June 22nd sees the band release ‘Viktoria’, a record filled with some blistering black metal the band are synonymous for 28 years into their career and what a...

May 1, 2018

Wiegedood were ambitious straight out the gate in 2015, planning to release a trilogy of intense, black metal albums; A tribute to their friend who sadly died at the young age of 21. The band have done just brilliantly so far, releasing the first two albums to critical...

April 11, 2018

Since they burst onto the scene in the early 90's, Behemoth have been at the forefront of Polish extreme music. The black metal outfit, arguably Poland's biggest musical export, have gone from strength to strength serving up the best in the dark extreme.

Twenty-six year...

March 13, 2018

The streets are Digbeth are full of colour this evening. As the sun sets over the Birmingham city skyline many a drunken revealer spills out of the public houses and onto the streets regaled in green. Today was the annual St. Patrick’s day parade in the city and everyo...

December 15, 2017

For the past few weeks the Islington Assembly Hall has seen anything from crooner acts to seats on the floor are a must, so it’s refreshing that the heavier side of the music genre we love so much at therevivalmusic.co.uk has stopped by in London to give us some love.

I...

December 14, 2016

We've been finding some really cool bands who are just at the beginning of their journeys as of late and seeing as it's the time of giving we thought we would share yet another great released by Black Metal/Black-gaze band L'homme Absurde.

Their debut album 'Monsters' d...

December 7, 2016

It wasn’t too long ago when Sibiir first surfaced. 2014 in fact. Unleashing their vicious hardcore-esque sound that infused other genres quite nicely. Their initial 7” release garnered the attention of many and put them on the “one to watch” list.

Fast-forward to 2016 a...

November 3, 2016

The dark and utterly relentless Downfall Of Gaia are once again back with an ‘Atrophy’, an album that is the follow up to 2014s ‘Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay’ and it feels as if this band are just getting started. The new album is just as terrifying sounding as it...

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