25th October 2021

Hegemon – Sidereus Nuncius

Hegemon (the concept of having dominance over someone else) is, in this case, a French Black Metal quintet – One that has been around for twenty-five years as of writing. In that timespan they have […]
25th October 2021

Caedere – Eighty Years War (Dutch War of Independence)

Niels Ottink (Guitars/Vocals) was kind to send me a physical copy of his band’s latest eight-tracker opus entitled Eighty Years War (Dutch War of Independence). In other words, I somehow knew what to expect from […]
21st October 2021

Beastlurker – Sanguine Elixir Of Psychotropic Divination

Beastlurker are a relatively new three piece from Chicago, Illinois. The band consists of J. Geist (guitars), S. Boersma (bass) and M. Maggio (drums, voice, elegies). They’re a former members of underground death metal acts, […]
20th October 2021

Pedophile Priests – Cancer

Once again I have a pleasure of listening to a record released almost two years ago. What we have here is another extreme band from Poland. Unlike many of other Polish acts, my knowledge of […]
19th October 2021

Rüyyn – Self-titled

Rüyyn is a French Black Metal one man act and one that, by any stretch of the definition, would be considered a new contestant onto the world stage. Springing into existance early this very year, […]
19th October 2021

Conquest Icon – Empire Of The Worm

Conquest Icon is not the most productive band on the planet, as it’s been now ten years since their debut Hellspire was released. For those of you who’re still unfamiliar with this band, I can […]
15th October 2021

Inhumanity Vortex – Reverse Engineering

In the last couple of years we’ve featured many extreme metal bands hailing from Poland. Here comes another one, Inhumanity Vortex! It is a death metal quintet from Bialystok, Poland. The band has been active […]
14th October 2021

Pazuzu – Oath Of Unholy Sacrilege

Pazuzu hails from San José, Costa Rica. Judging by the cover artwork one can see that we are dealing here with a piece of unholy underground metal, released on a cassette by French label Nihilistic […]
13th October 2021

Fausttophel – No Liars Among The Fallen

Fausttophel is an old-school black metal act, initially founded in 1999 in Ukraine. The group disbanded after two years as one member died in 2001. The band returned in 2009 but now based in Russia. […]
9th October 2021

Cruel Wonders – Clay Vessels

A while ago I reviewed a Funeral Doom act (Solemn Echoes I believe, but memory seems to fail me at the moment) who had borrowed a very talented singer to provide female vocals on one […]
6th October 2021

Necrochaos – Crawling Through Cadavers

Crawling Through Cadavers is an EP comprised of five tracks, originally released as a three-tracker demo in 2019. It is the work of German-based one-man project going under the moniker of Necrochaos. His name is […]
29th September 2021

Wendigo – Heresy

A few days ago I presented a Russian one-man ambient black metal project Astarium! The same person SiN is responsible for both projects. Unlike Astarium, his other project Wendigo is very much different heading in […]
27th September 2021

Astarium – Solar Despair

Astarium is a black metal project founded in 2005 in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation. Solar Despair is the ninth album by Astarium, and it gets even more exceptional and impressive when you find out that Astarium […]
23rd September 2021

Aorlhac – Pierres Brûlées

Aorlhac is a French Black Metal band with strong ties to (for them) local medieval history, myths and legends – Something I have vague recollections of mentioning as well three years ago, the last time […]
22nd September 2021

Sarmat – RS-28

Sarmat hails from Poland, a country that I’ve listened a lot of metal from lately. Thus, Sarmat is also another brutal band from Poland, formed in 2018 by Daniel “Hacel” Szymanowicz (guitarist) and Krzysztof “Kopyś” […]
28th November 2020

Defecto & Junkyard Drive, 27th November 2020, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: www.defecto.dk The live concert industry has been struggling a lot during this Covid-19 pandemic, and due to restrictions, there has not been that many concerts to attend at all during 2020 in Denmark. […]
25th October 2020

Defecto – Duality

I need to tell you guys that this is an album I (personally) have been waiting and looking forward to for a long time. Very much because these guys are the future of Danish metal, […]
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 […]
21st March 2020

Polaris – The Death Of Me

One of my good friends introduced me To the Metalcore Aussie band Polaris a few years ago after they released their album The Mortal Coil in 2017, and I fell in love with their sound. […]
9th March 2020

Giuseppe Zaupa – (Re)birth

Guitarist Giuseppe Zaupa from Italy is a pure genius, let’s just leave it at that. For those of our readers that hasn’t heard of him before, well listen, just listen. You will NOT be disappointed! […]
9th March 2020

Conception – State of Deception

Their Facebook page says it, YouTube channels are screamin´ it, the whole Scandinavian music lovers has been craving it… Conception are BACK! Personally, this is an album I have been looking forward to for a […]
9th March 2020

Age of Fire – Shades of Shadow

The album starts off with a great intro of pure guitar and I think to myself… hmmm… this could be interesting… Unfortunately, the album doesn’t hold the standard of that first into. I have to […]
26th January 2020

Dark Poetry – Specimen

Dark Poetry from Cyprus is releasing their first full length album February 2nd through Deathhammer Records and I have to say I am very much positively surprised by this band. They released an EP in […]
26th January 2020

Dead End Finland – Inter Vivos

Dead End Finland (from Finland, duuh) has been busy lately, as they have just released their fourth album in a few years. The new album called Inter Vivos is a TRUE masterpiece! And every music […]
5th January 2020

Darktribe – Voici L’Homme

Darktribe from France has been around for a while, and they are well known and liked in the progpower community. It has been about four years since Darktribe released their last album “The Modern Age”, […]