Deafheaven is back with a new song called “Black Brick”, which is a B-side of their 2018 album Ordinary Corrupt Human Love. It is a ferocious-sounding tune with violent beats, and some crust elements that resemble the one of Cult Leader’s can be sensed.
Blackgaze is a fusion genre that happens to be a mixture of black metal and shoegaze elements. It first emerged in 21st century and was pioneered by acts associated with a French musician Neige, namely Alcest and Ameoseurs. The sounds of blackgaze have some notable characteristics such as tremolo picking riffs that sound softer than black metal and resemble shoegaze, rapid blast beats, and shrieking vocals. In this playlist, contributor Ralka Skjerseth would offer her best picks of some of the most renowned blackgaze tunes. Enjoy!
Deafheaven is a band hailing from San Francisco that incorporates elements of black metal, shoegaze, and post-rock. They were previously associated with the label Deathwish Inc. and now ANTI- Records. In this article, contributor Ralka Skjerseth writes a review of her best picks of Deafheaven songs.