Forlesen draws from dark ambient, epic doom, black metal and slowcore, to create a dynamic and experimental sound. The quartet are preparing to unveil their black metal cover of Type O Negative’s “Red Water (Christmas Mourning)” on streaming platforms on December 15th. Vocalist and guitarist Ascalaphus comments: Type O Negative were foundational for me, serving … Continue reading 24 Songs of Xmas 2023: Forlesen – Red Water (Christmas Mourning) [original by Type O Negative]
Good grief, where do we start today? So much to pick from! Here we go... Type O Negative On March 13th 2007, American gothic metal band Type O Negative released their seventh and final studio album, Dead Again (reissue out now). This year marks the 15th anniversary of the band's final record before the passing … Continue reading Video Roundup: Type O Negative / Depuration / Judicator / Vėlių Namai / Sugar Horse / Lansdowne
When you record a cover and the original artist comes back and pretty much says you did a better job of it than they did, you know you must be onto something good. Such is the case with Modern Mimes, who've done a cracking job with goth metal legends Type O Negative's "I Don't Wanna … Continue reading Classic Covers: Modern Mimes – I Don’t Wanna Be Me
This one's been doing the rounds on facebook recently, but in case you missed it here's Type O's classic "Christian Woman" being given the female vocal treatment. It's a very interesting change from the original with Pete Steele's famous "cement truck on full rotation" baritone being replaced by a much higher pitcher, ethereal voice but … Continue reading Classic Cover: Nicole Dollanganger – Christian Woman
It's been a rough month so far in the metal world with three bassists passing in a matter of days, and the anniversary of the death of another on this very day three years ago. There's little I can write that's not already appeared on umpteen other web sites and facebook posts, so I'll simply … Continue reading A bad time for bassists?