2nd June 2020

Sinister Downfall – Eremozoic

This album was recorded and released in 2018 but for some reason I first received it lately. It shall not prevent me of giving it a spin or two and see if it’s still of […]
25th May 2020

Saturnalia Temple – Gravity

Saturnalia Temple is a Swedish Doom Metal band that has spent the last fourteen years since their inception creating and releasing their own Stoner version of the genre, culminating in Gravity, their third-ever Full-length release […]
15th May 2020

Paradise Lost – Obsidian

2017’s Medusa, saw the English gothic metal legends pull a full-circle, basically coming back to their very early 90’s doom roots. Following the band during past three decades was an interesting ride. The band’s development […]
14th May 2020

Feed Them Death – No Solution/Dissolution

Just recently I received this album, released in November 2018, but it should not prevent me for giving it a couple of spins. First a few words about the band, one-man act named Feed Them […]
11th May 2020

Misanthropic Rituals – A Path Through Absent Places

Misanthropic Rituals is an American one-man Black Metal band hailing From New Jersey, officially founded eight years ago (which would make it the year 2012 for all of you either not interested in counting or […]
7th May 2020

Father Befouled – Anointed In Darkness – Live In Europe

Anointed In Darkness – Live in Europe is the newest release from these deathly masters from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was founded in 2006, playing brutal death metal ever since. This live album, entitled Anointed […]
6th May 2020

Poccolus – Poccolus

Poccolus is a near-legendary Black Metal act hailing from Lithuania, one that was primarily active from 1993 to 1997. As such, they were a part of the Second Wave of Black Metal and helped shape […]
6th May 2020

O’Brother – You and I

Four years ago, O’Brother released Endless Light, which was the absolute highlight of their career. Now the band is ready with a follow-up, which not only marks the departure from Triple Crown Records after a […]
24th April 2020

Katatonia – City Burials

In 2018 Katatonia announced that they were going on hiatus, but already in February 2019 the band returned to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2009 album, Night Is the New Day. And already here in […]
24th April 2020

Trivium – What The Dead Men Say

It seems ages ago that Trivium busted onto the scene with their breakthrough album, Ascendancy, but it has actually only been fifteen years since. Ever since the band has been very productive and what seems […]
19th April 2020

Joviac – Here and Now

The progressive environment in Finland has done it again… They come up with bands from out of “nowhere” that just catches me. This time this is a band from Tampere in the middle of the […]
18th April 2020

Infirmum – Walls Of Sorrow

Back in 2018, the Finnish one-man band Kuolonkoura released their first (and, as it would turn out, only) EP under the title Infirmum. As far as I can tell, the and – And by extension, […]
15th April 2020

Spell – Opulent Decay

Third full length album from Canadian rockers Spell, sees them delivering a collection of music with more identity and the overall professional feel, while at the same time staying true to all of their tidemarks. […]
14th April 2020

Dool – Summerland

First glance at the cover and for a moment there, one wonders if this is another remix of Trentemøller’s Into the Great Wide Yonder, but no, this is something quite different, with perhaps only that […]
13th April 2020

Dusk Of Delusion – Watch Your 6

French quintet Dusk Of Delusion present their second full-length offering entitled Watch Your 6. It’s a wonderful conceptual album containing 10 songs about history and First World War in particular. They tell the stories of […]
30th January 2020

Sons Of A Wanted Man – Kenoma

Later this year, six years after their initial inception, Belgium quintet Sons Of A Wanted Man finally stands ready with their first ever Full-length release, after honing and otherwise perfecting their own sound across two […]
27th January 2020

Moonreich – Wormgod

Moonreich is a French Black Metal band that has spent the last decade (as well as the odd years) perfecting the art of conveying the desolation and destruction war causes in this modern day and […]
25th January 2020

Monolithe – Okta Khora

Monolithe is a French sextet originally founded in the early days of this millennium. Back then they had a heavy focus on Funeral Doom, something that has become increasingly influenced by the band members apparent […]
22nd January 2020

From the Vastland – Daevayasna

From the Vastland is a fairly consistent, albeit rare quest. The Iranian one-man band has come into a rhythm of late where he releases a new Full-length release roughly every two years. The latest of […]
21st January 2020

Mars Red Sky – The Task Eternal

Mars Red Sky is a Stoner Rock trio formed thirteen years ago in Southern France. In that time they have released four Full-length releases, with the latest of which hitting store shelves just last year. […]
15th January 2020

Dreamwalkers Inc – First Re-Draft

Dreamwalkers Inc is, in essence, the live version of the band TDW (an acronym for the single individual behind it, Tom De Wit). Originally, as far as I have been able to gather, at least, […]
10th January 2020

Marche Funèbre – Death Wish Woman

Mache Funèbre is an Austrian-based quintet that, since the year 2008, has specialised in mixing together Doom and Death Metal music in order to create a suited vessel to express their views on literature, grief […]
8th January 2020

Rancorum – The Vermin Shrine

Every now and again, you come across a band that is clearly heavily inspired by some other band. There is nothing unusual about this, since every musician I have ever talked to or heard of […]
6th January 2020

Darkend – Spiritual Resonance

Darkend is a Symphonic Black Metal band hailing from Northern Italy, which cam into prominence roughly fourteen years ago as of today. It consists of six talented musicians spread over a wide assortment of different […]
3rd January 2020

Tableau Mort – Veil of Stigma – Book 1: Mark of Delusion

Tableau Mort is a British Black Metal quintet that came into being sometime in 2017. Despite being of British descent, they do seem to have some kind of connection to Romania, since their lyrical themes […]