Tag Archives: Liturgy

Liturgy Singer Comes Out as Transgender

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, frontperson of black metal band Liturgy, has come out as transgender. Taking to the band’s and her own social media accounts, Hunt-Hendrix states: “I am a woman. I’ve always been one. The love I have to give is a woman’s love, if only because it is mine. To varying degrees many already […]

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Metal makes appearances on year end lists

Posted by on December 1, 2015

There’s pretty much nothing as arbitrary as a mainstream music magazine or blog’s year-end list. As Rolling Stone, Spin, Pitchfork, Stereogum and more pick their year-end albums, they all coalesce into one list that defies genre. The tastes of many different writers battle it out for who can make what album or song seem more […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/1: These charts are no joke

Posted by on April 1, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I debated doing some April Fool’s prank for the charts today like making metal bands take over the top 10 or featuring One Direction as the top debut for the week. But I didn’t. […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 24th – Embrace Nothingness

Posted by on March 24, 2015

This week’s release schedule isn’t dead, but there is a lot of talent that is unexplored by many. Give some of these albums a listen for some undiscovered gems. Of course, you’ll know the lead band as the self-proclaimed heaviest band in existence, and one of the few with the credentials to back a claim […]

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Liturgy album streaming now

Posted by on March 16, 2015

The Ark Work, the third album from transcendental black metal band Liturgy, is streaming at NPR. It will be out on March 24th on Thrill Jockey.

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Liturgy premiere new track on Rolling Stone

Posted by on March 9, 2015

Brooklyn black metal band Liturgy became a lightning rod for the “but is it really metal?” debate a few years ago  with their sophomore album, Aesthethica. Much of that might have had to do with frontman Hunter Hunt-Hendrix and his thesis on Transcendental Black Metal. There’s nothing particularly metal about a thesis, and Hunt-Hendrix seemed to […]

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The new drummer for Liturgy is really old, also Peter Fonda

Posted by on October 28, 2014

We don’t watch The Blacklist, an NBC drama starring James Spader. However, it’s not every day black metal appears on prime time network TV. It’s even less often that the black metal in question is by Brooklyn’s Liturgy. And it’s even rarer still when guest star and Golden Globe award winner Peter Fonda is playing […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day Two Recap

Posted by on June 26, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show in the coming week, but here’s our take on day two of the […]

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Volbeat, Baroness Added To Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest

Posted by on May 21, 2012

If we were to have handicapped the final two slots of who would wind up playing Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival when it was first announced, we would’ve definitely had Baroness and Volbeat in the top ten. Baroness are now being managed by Metallica’s management company Q Prime, and with Yellow and Green coming out […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/10: Our Thoughts On Metallica’s Orion Music + More Lineup

Posted by on February 10, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now, most fans have already heard the news that Metallica will be holding a two day festival in Atantic City, NJ this coming […]

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