Last year, a little known band called Patrons of the Rotting Gate dropped one of the best black metal releases of the year to significant critical acclaim. The Rose Coil was a harrowing, enthralling, and frankly ingenious declaration of dark grandeur. After I described the album as pure Lovecraftian beauty, the mastermind behind POTRG found his way to our humble bowl. I connected with Andrew Millar, and he was kind enough to grant me an interview and allow us a deeper look into the mystique of Patrons of the Rotting Gate.
Recently I got to sit down with Dimitri Myshkin, Tovarish vocalist and friend of the Toilet. Tovarish is a dark ambient band melding blackened soundscapes, propaganda tracks, and droning instrumentation into a potent and spellbinding concoction. Presented here is my conversation with our striking comrade.
ShadowStrike’s debut EP Infinite Power was a minimal flusher and even managed to strike a chord with a few of the power-hating ToH regulars. I dug it so much that I asked guitarist/lead vocalist Matt Krais to answer a few questions for us. Check out the exclusive ToH ShadowStrike interview! Continue Reading
Greetings, motherflushers, and welcome to a new column called Interview with the Devil. We love our little community, so we wanted to take an opportunity to shine the spotlight on some our awesome members. Today, I’m interviewing our dear old dead composer friend Stockhausen from the band Dischordia.