18th September 2018

Utburd – The Horrors Untold

When it comes to gloom and powerful melancholy, very few can measure up to the Russians. This is true in poetry, but also very much so in regards to the slower, more distorted genres on […]
14th September 2018

In Tenebriz – Winternight Poetry

I might as well admit it, first instead of last: For numerous reasons, I am what could be called partial as far as this album is considered. Not because I know the musician personally or […]
12th September 2018

Symphony of Symbols – Historiociticism

Symphony of Symbols is a Hungarian six-piece, one that could celebrate its twentieth anniversary last year, having seemingly spent the majority of their early years honing their craft and perfecting their own sound – Which, […]
11th September 2018

Thron – Abysmal

Thron is a German Black Metal quintet that was formed three years ago this year. In that relatively short time-span they have so far managed to release one self-titled Full-length release and announced the emergence […]
4th September 2018

Avast – Mother Culture

Avast is a rather unique creation – Even more so the more I delve into it. From what I have been able to gather so far, we are dealing with a Norwegian quartet that has […]
26th August 2018

Au-Dessus – Au-Dessus

Lithuanian Au-Dessus (who still confuses me a bit with their French name), was founded four years ago as as Post-Black Metal quartet and cemented their status as a worthy addition to the genre a year […]
17th August 2018

Paganland – XX Years of Paganland

Paganland is a Ukranian-based Black Metal band with strong roots and other connections to their history and past as part of the Slavic countries. The five musicians take great pride in both their nationality and […]
11th August 2018

Farsot / ColdWorld – Toteninsel

Toteninsel (German for ‘Isle of the Dead’) is a rather interesting EP with quite a bit of history already, despite the fact that it is not to be released for another month. A few years […]
6th August 2018

A Forest of Stars – Grave Mounds and Grave Mistakes

I remember one cold autumn weekend four years ago where a friend and I had travelled to Leeds on order to attend a one-day festival with a particularly great line-up. At the time I did […]
28th July 2018

Greedy Capitalist – Filthy Tenacities

Greedy Capitalist is a fairly new band in the world – As far as I can tell, they were founded a little over a year ago in Greece. In the time that has passed, the […]