Chicago multi-instrumentalist and Reader contributor Luca Cimarusti is having a busy summer. In July his minimalist postpunk trio, Luggage, dropped the album Happiness, and now he’s about to put out the second full-length from his black-metal solo project, Annihilus. Cimarusti originally wanted to keep this project anonymous, but he dropped that idea after releasing his […]
Annihilus uses black metal’s powers for good
Inspired by comic books and science fiction, the new Annihilus album Ghanima proves that negative emotions can draw people together, not just drive wedges between them.