Hail metal maniacs!!! Please dive into the latest interview with Mike Hrubovcak, vocalist of the mighty Hypoxia and support the true spirit of the underground!!! Let the metal flow eternally!!!

New review added 9.04.2024:

New interview added 5.03.2024:
Interviewing Matti Kärki from Dismember was a dream come true, so read our chat below and let's hope the new album is ready soon. In the meantime, listen to their previous records and try to get a copy of the incredibly awesome "Historia Mortis" box set as I think it's a must have for any Dismember fan!!!
Recent interviews:
HYPOXIA (19.01.2024), PENTACLE (19.12.2023), OPPROBRIUM (18.12.2023), MORTA SKULD (16.12.2023), HIRAX (13.12.2023), ATHEIST (6.12.2023), IMPERIAL CRYSTALLINE ENTOMBMENT (5.12.2023), BENEDICTION (4.12.2023), NECRONOMICON (24.11.2023), CRYPTOPSY (22.11.2023), BLEEDSKIN (19.11.2023), HELLWITCH (10.11.2023), SADUS (26.10.2023), ETERNAL EVIL (20.10.2023), BERZERKER LEGION (12.10.2023)

New interview added 1.03.2024:
Kaivs is a very young but promising death metal band from Italy. They released their debut EP last year and new songs are already in full swing. My questions were answered by Max Foam (vocals) and Tiziano Mortician (guitar).

New interview added 28.01.2024:
Brodequin is clearly one of the most brutal death metal bands out there, and the unbridled trio will soon return with a new album. So I asked Jamie Bailey (bass/vocals) to shed some light on the subject. Now I suggest you scroll down and read the final result!

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I am happy to present you the 9th printed issue of Encomium 'zine. 30 pages of A4 format featuring interviews with ATHEIST, BENEDICTION, BERZERKER LEGION, BLEEDSKIN, CRYPTOPSY, ETERNAL EVIL, HELLWITCH, HIRAX, IMPERIAL CRYSTALLINE ENTOMBMENT, MORTA SKULD, NECRONOMICON, OPPROBRIUM, PENTACLE, SADUS and the usual pile of reviews!!! Diehard underground maniacs can order the printed version for the price of 6,66 € (plus postage) or equivalent by sending an e-mail to: kornel.kontros@gmail.com! Spread the word!!!

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13.05.1967 - 13.12.2001
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I know there is no way to
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I value our life and trust.
Years of questioning why
things happen the way they do in life.
Wishing that I could turn back
time, so we could join our souls.

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