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The Old Black: 8. Blackened Death Metal

This week we discuss Blackened Death Metal and why it is so hard to find a band playing in the style.

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The Old Black: 7. Symphonic Black Metal

This week we discussSymphonic Black Metal and the hostility that has been garnered from traditional Black Metal fans.

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The Old Black: 5. Changing Styles

This week we discuss the pioneering bands, both First and Second Wave, who changed stylistically, some abandoning the genre all together.

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The Old Black: 4. The Second Wave Outside Norway

This week we discuss the Second Wave outside of Norway and how it led to a lack of diversity within the scene.

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The Old Black: 3. The Second Wave in Norway

This week we discuss the controversial scene in Norway in the early 90’s and how it revolutionised the face of Black Metal.

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The Old Black: 2. Between Waves

This week we discuss the bands who came of age before the Second Wave in Norway and the particular brands of Black […]

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The Old Black: 1. The First Wave

On this weeks show we discuss the origins of Black Metal, some of the pioneering bands and how the facination with the […]

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The Old Black

The Old Black is the story of Black Metal, one of the most mysterious and controversial musical genres in history. From simple […]

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Andy the Kid Interview

The Hoist’s Lauren interviews Melbourne-born LA-famous bassist and songwriter, Andy the Kid.

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Walk

I often find myself thinking back to some of the earlier bands I listened to when I was younger that got me […]