Marissa Nadler “Blue Vapor”

The inevitability of death for all good things in life, the sweetness of heartbreak, the true beauty in a real voice. Marissa Nadler has it all. Equally haunting imagery by Thomas McMahan. The album &…

Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood “With Animals”

Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood are both favourites of SPG, and this is the title track of the album they are releasing together, while they are on the road touring together as well. A gloomy drone ball…

King Dude “Time To Go To War”

King Dude is back with a haunting gothic requiem about the time for war coming. His new album titled “Music To Make War To” will be out in August by Van Records and this is the first omino…

Heilung “Krigsgaldr” [Live]

Ancient Norse tradition on display, a ritual healing [Heilung] for a better world to come. Remember, that we all are brothers All people, beasts, trees and stone and wind We all descend from the one g…

Dead Can Dance “Opium”

Dead Can Dance‘s first album after 16 years, “Anastasis”, was released in 2012 and contained this dark beauty.…

SPG Q&A: Melentini

A few words about Melentini Melentini is a difficult to categorise act, with strong references to the dark side of music, a blend of folk, soul and world colours. Her sophomore solo album “ZRSHA…

Chelsea Wolfe “16 Psyche”

An ominous Sabbath heavy groove, with Troy Van Leeuwen (QOTSA) on lead guitar, and thus queen of darkness Chelsea Wolfe is back.…

Melentini “Asana/Metamorphosis”

Melentini has a very special voice and technique that stays with you long after the song ends. Add the fact that the weird language heard in this song is greek in reverse -“And I Can’t rea…