15th November 2018

Art Against Agony – Shiva Appreciation Society

Art Against Agony is a self-styled ‘musical collective’ that first saw the light of day eight years ago and consists of twelve members apparently scattered around the globe (the band seems very secretive about many […]
4th November 2018

Striborg – Mysterious Semblance

Striborg is probably one of the most dedicated and hard-working one-man-bands that I have had the pleasure of coming across in quite a while. Since the Ambient Black Metal band was formed just over twenty […]
29th October 2018

The Sullen Route – Last Day in Utter Diseases

Last Day in Utter Diseases is the third full-length album by the Russian Melodic Doom and Death Metal quartet which originally saw the light of day two years ago. After the band went into hiatus […]
25th October 2018

Orkan – Element

Element marks the end of a three-year writing period for the Norwegian Black Metal quartet Orkan. Due to several personal reasons as well as similar hardships, Element did not see the light of day until […]
23rd October 2018

Cavus – The New Era

Eleven years ago five Finnish musicians banded together to form a band, one hell-bent upon joining the already rising Second Wave Black Metal scene. They did so the following year by releasing their first EP, […]
20th October 2018

Helsótt – Slaves and Gods

Helsótt, despite the very Old Norse word (meaning ‘fatal illness’ in case any of you out there either are a fan of viking history or collect random trivia) is in actuality an American quintet, founded […]
19th October 2018

Satanath – Your Personal Copy

Satanath is quite a peculiar band, to say the least. First of all, both the name of the one-man band (Satanath) as well as the name of every single one of the twenty tracks present […]
16th October 2018

Riven – Hail to the King

Riven is a Belgian-based one-man band known for two other projects: Namely Svarthart (a Doom/Death Metal mix) and Verderf (Death Metal). Riven, his by default solo project, explores a darker, more powerfully down-trodden path than […]
3rd October 2018

Bâ’a / Verfallen / Hyrgal – Split Album

Forgive me for generalizing and being somewhat blunt when describing this upcoming Split Album – It is not because it is a particularly bad album, nor by any means generic – In fact, I quite […]
26th September 2018

Vcid – Jettatura

Vcid (alternative spelling for ’Void’, no doubt inspired by their interesting logo) is something as relatively rare and fresh as a Black N’ Roll act – That is to say, a band that specializes in […]