2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

Triptykon – “Tree Of Suffocating Souls” Video

Thomas Gabriel Fischer once led the legendary Swiss underground metal band Celtic Frost, and now he's the main man in Triptykon, a band that's made…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2014 - 4:55 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Triptykon Melana Chasmata

The later, post-Optimus Prime death seasons of the original Transformers cartoon took place in the distant, futuristic year of 2006, when the Decepticons' most powerful…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 4:38 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – March 2014

I spent the second week of March at SXSW, and I spent a pretty good percentage of my SXSW at metal shows. In truth, most…
Michael Nelson | March 31, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Triptykon – “Breathing” & “Boleskine House”

I'm at SXSW right now -- I literally just got back to the hotel after a blistering set by Power Trip -- and in most…
Michael Nelson | March 14, 2014 - 7:45 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel’s Top 50 Albums Of 2010

Clichés be damned -- this really was a good year for metal. I had a harder time organizing a Top 10 in 2010 than ever…
Brandon Stosuy | December 21, 2010 - 11:58 am

Haunting The Chapel

Win Tickets To Triptykon’s Haunting The Chapel-Presented First North American Headlining Tour

In addition to Triptykon, Tom G. Warrior's post-Celtic Frost outfit (and keepers of one of 2010's best records in Eparistera Daimones), you'll also catch longtime…
Brandon Stosuy | September 29, 2010 - 10:21 am

Haunting The Chapel

Triptykon (Hellhammer, Celtic Frost) First North American Headlining Tour Co-Presented By Haunting The Chapel

Despite booking a series of metal shows in Brooklyn, I'm not really a show promoter, but when a particular tour or invented/imagined potential lineup seems…
Brandon Stosuy | July 28, 2010 - 10:47 am

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 6

In this installment I intentionally paired two longstanding bands who've shifted their approach/sound significantly during the course of their careers, not always to their fans'
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2010 - 8:15 am