Belphegor

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Devastation OnThe Nation Tour 2019 To Feature Dark Funeral, Belphegor, Incantation

Having just seen Dark Funeral twice on 70,000 Tons of Metal, the announcement of a joint tour with Belphegor makes our black hearts beat at a ferocious pace. The Devastation on the Nation Tour will overtake North America beginning in May, and will feature support from Incantation, Hate, Vale of Pnath and Nightmarer. “Hail! What a lineup,” commented Belphegor vocalist/guitarist Helmuth. “This will

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Jamie Lee’s Must-See Bands On 70,000 Tons Of Metal

While SkullsNBones has had the pleasure of covering the 70,000 Tons of Metal on several occasions, this marks the first time that I and my trusty partner in crime and photographer Jason Carlson will set sail. It is certainly a bucket-list type of party, and we are ready to bring the noise. Before I delve into the acts that I

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Jason Carlson’s Must-See Bands On 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Managing Editor Jamie Lee asked me to put a list together of the bands I’m looking forward to seeing and photographing on this year’s 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise. The quick answer is obviously all of them! Since that’s super generic and a total cop-out of an answer, I’ll try and get more specific. This is my first time attending

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Jason Carlson’s Top 10 Live Photos Of 2017

Jason Carlson joined the SkullsNBones team this year as a photographer, and he quickly cornered the Chicago area metal scene, shooting numerous shows and delivering a host of incredible photos. Given the many shows and many photos that he captured, we asked Jason to pick out his 10 favorites of the year from his portfolio. Thanks to Jason for all

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Jason Z’s Top 10 Metal Albums Of 2017

Another year passed and another top 10 list to write … but 2017 was better than the last few. This year saw a mass of awesome metal and death metal releases. It was extremely hard to nail down 25, yet take that list to 10. I finally used the album play count on my computer and phone to decide this

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Jessica Pimentel’s Top 10 Metal Albums Of 2017

It’s that time of year, and we are kicking off our series of Best of 2017 lists with Jessica Pimentel. Not only is Jessica a friend of SkullsNBones, but she is the vocalist for New York City metallers Alekhine’s Gun, has been hitting the road of late with Brujeria, and shines as part of the cast of Netflix’s Orange is the

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Belphegor Live Photos From The Forge In Joliet, IL

Belphegor brought their mighty “Totenritual Death Black Metal Crusade 2017” to The Forge in Joliet, Illinois, on December 3. The show featured support from Orinoco, Blood of the Wolf, Panzerfaust, and Cryptopsy. All photos by Jason Carlson.

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Belphegor: “Totenritual” Album Review

Austria’s Belphegor have a rich history of pummeling audiences worldwide with their brand of black metal. While some bands mellow and get comfortable with age, this isn’t the case with this band. Totenritual is an all-out bludgeoning, and they give no less than 110 percent here! They have taken their combination of black, death, and thrash to a pinnacle on this

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Belphegor Release Music Video For “Baphomet”

Belphegor released their new album, Totenritual, on Friday, and they have followed it up with a new music video for “Baphomet.” The sinister footage captures occult themes that serve the track well, and there is plenty of blood and blasphemy to go around. The video was shot and edited by Polish company Grupa13.  Watch the “Baphomet” music video below, and buy Totenritual from

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Hot And Heavy: Week Of September 15, 2017

If you haven’t been in the cross-hairs of a natural disaster over the last week, you really lucked out. Hurricanes, fires, earthquakes – it has been one for the books. What better way to end a crappy week, though, then with a number of epic releases, including new ones from Belphegor, Church of Void, Myrkur, and The Contortionist. Enjoy. Albums

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Jason Carlson’s Top 10 Live Photos Of 2017

Jason Carlson joined the SkullsNBones team this year as a photographer, and he quickly cornered the Chicago area metal scene, shooting numerous shows and delivering

Totenritual Cover

Belphegor: “Totenritual” Album Review

Austria’s Belphegor have a rich history of pummeling audiences worldwide with their brand of black metal. While some bands mellow and get comfortable with age, this

Hot Heavy

Hot And Heavy: Week Of September 15, 2017

If you haven’t been in the cross-hairs of a natural disaster over the last week, you really lucked out. Hurricanes, fires, earthquakes – it has