Black metal stalwarts Ascending King are back! They’ve just dropped a new single “Lignum Vitae,” which is a collaborative effort with Sebat Frost from Frost Like Ashes. Whether it’s due to that influence or not is hard to say, but the doomy elements first heard on the Ascending King EP released last year are gone this time in favor of a faster-paced black metal sound.… Continued →
August 9, 2019
August 5, 2019
Introducing Central Texas' Spirit Filled, Straight Edge, Hardcore act: Perseverance. Fans of Debtor and Fire the Sun take note....
October 21, 2018
Ascending King is a one-man extreme metal project from Texas. Stylistically it’s a straight-up 50/50 mix of raw black metal and funeral doom. What’s strange about that mix is just how incredibly well it works here. Slower tempos overall and crushing heaviness reminiscent of sludge without the leftfield tendencies of that subgenre, but with occasional mid-paced blastbeats?… Continued →
August 27, 2017
In case you were living under a rock or don’t have cable TV/Internet coverage, a terrible tragedy has struck our fellow brothers and sisters in the state of Texas. Instead of posting the typical news story or giving links on where to buy your new favorite albums I figured it was much more appropriate to offer a few links on how to help those in need.… Continued →
July 21, 2010
On a dark and stormy night in Texas, three bands meet at a crossroads... only one emerges...