14th January 2019

Aetranok – Kingdoms of the Black Sepulcher

Aetranok, to me, represents what seems to be a rise in popularity for Second Wave Black Metal in the US. Since the beginning of the 2010’s, I have seen a fair amount of such bands […]
25th December 2018

Blurr Thrower – Les Avatars Du Vide

Cascadian Black Metal, as I have heard quite a few bands being referenced as these days, seems to be a genre growing exponentially faster and faster as time progresses – And, seeing as it is […]
19th December 2018

Pensees Nocturnes – Grand Guignol Orchestra

Pensees Nocturnes is, without a doubt, one of the most peculiar mixtures of genres and themes that I have come across all year (which, coming in at the end of said year, is saying something). […]
28th November 2018

Myrd – Negativisme

Myrd has recently released their third full-length album – Negativisme (Danish for ‘negativism’) which, this time around, is a collaboration between the lead singer (as far as I can tell, the only remaining member of […]
22nd November 2018

Unendlich – Misanthropic Sedition

Unendlich is, despite the clearly German name (it means ‘infinite’, in case anyone was wondering) actually a US-based duo, one that has been playing and performing together under said German moniker for four years now. […]
16th November 2018

Circle Story – Uncovered Fears

Circle Story is a French Melodic Rock band founded around a year ago as far as I have been able to gather. Since that time, they have honed their skills and their performance, finally culminating […]
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 […]