Unspeakable Cults


As man strives toward immortality, he grasps at a destiny that the Malefactor long ago made his own.  Triumphant over the world of flesh and the prison of the transient, his word and craft are eternal.  Behold his top ten list of 2012, the definitive guide to the year in metal.


Upcoming shows:

Fall of Man, Incisus, Human Filth, Twitch Angry

Friday, January 4th at On The Y (670 Fulton Ave, Sacramento)


KDVS and UNSPEAKABLE CULTS PRESENTS: "Murderous Intent": Apocryphon, Logistic Slaughter, Viral, Chronaexus, Embodied Torment

Saturday, January 5th at Burnt Ramen Studios (111 Espee Ave, Richmond, CA)

$6/all ages/doors at 7:30pm 


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Bands and labels, submit your music for airplay to:
KDVS Metal Department
14 Lower Freeborn Hall
Davis, CA 95616



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Thursday 1/03/2013 @ 12:00AM - 2:00AM
Pseudogod Azazel Deathwomb Catechesis Hells Headbangers Kicking off The Malefactor's top ten of 2012 list, this Russian darkness.
Murder Construct Under The Weight of the Wood Results Relapse Crushing deathgrind from members of Cattle Decapitation and Exhumed.
Heidevolk Wapenbroeders Batavi Napalm A rare non-blasting entry in the top ten, Heidevolk's Gelderland hymns.
Kommandant Downfall The Draconian Archetype ATMF The year's unquestioned supreme entry in the "ironic fascism" field.
Minenwerfer Wilhelmshaven Nihilistischen Christian Annihilation Sacramento favorites - you can listen to their performance on Unspeakable Cults last May by checking the linked archives on the official Facebook page!
Coffin Texts To Manifest The Tomb of Infinite Ritual Dark Descent Records Masterful sophomore release of modern old-school death metal, crushing the horde of mediocre Incantation clones out there.
Ereb Altor Boatman's Call Gastrike Napalm Powerful epic viking metal.
Malignancy Global Systemic Collapse Eugenics Willowtip Awesome release of brutal technical death metal, out just in time to make The Malefactor's list...
Enthroned Thy Blight Vacuum Obsidium Agonia Strong follow-up to 2010's underrated Pentagrammaton.
Chaos Inception Pazuzu Eternal The Abrogation Lavadome Productions Ripping traditional death metal.
The Secret Agnus Dei Agnus Dei Southern Lord Courtesy of Wothanaz, a refreshing slap in the face from a band some would say sounds like Converge-meets-Darkthrone.
3 Inches Of Blood At The Foot of the Great Glacier Here Awaits Thy Doom Century Media Thanks for the request!
Napalm Death Quarantined Utilitarian Century Media Another from the library of Wothanaz.
Ilsa Foreign Lander Intoxicantations A389 Recordings
Wolfbrigade Mindprowler Prey to the World MCR Company Enjoy your crusty two-pack, folks.
Excruciating Terror Don't Care Who You Are Divided We Fall Pessimiser Records Rounding out our foray into the crustier, grind-ier world.
Thunderbolt May The Dead Rise And Smell The Incense Inhuman Ritual Massmurder Mercenary Music Brutal Polish black metal from 2004.
Ritual Combat Black War 666 Deiphago/Ritual Combat split Red Stream
Rotting Christ Shadows Follow Triarchy of the Lost Lovers Century Black Throwback to 1996.
Nazxul Apostasies Legions Arise, XUL! Black Seed Seance And to 1998.
Infernal War Terrorfront Terrorfront Agonia More brutal blasting black metal from Poland. Limited political correctness.
Gorgoroth Forces of Satan Storms Twilight of the Idols (In Conspiracy With Satan) Nuclear Blast
Emperor Alsvartr (The Oath) Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk Century Black
Emperor Ye Entrancemperium Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk Century Black I bid farewell to this timeslot - beware for the future, as The Malefactor may be in command in many places and times to come... more to follow this Friday night, when the metal block strikes.