Interview: Wannes Gubbels of Pentacle

Pentacle are without a doubt one of death metal’s most powerful enduring flames. Formed at the tail end of the ’80s and eternally channeling the spirit of the earliest days of the genre, Pentacle have never compromised their musical quality, style, or ideals even across some of death metal’s darkest years; in 2019, they returned for the glorious Spectre of the Eight Ropes (review here), and Wannes was kind enough to respond to questions for this monstrously long interview with me. When Pentacle started really releasing music, the type of death metal you play was at an all-time slump. Spectre … Continue reading Interview: Wannes Gubbels of Pentacle