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” […]
21st September 2021

Temple Of Decay – Last Manifestation Of Life

It’s third time this week that I have to write a few words on some material released by Polish musicians. However, all comparisons with the other bands also stop here for two main reasons; Temple […]
20th September 2021

Brainstorm – Wall of Skulls

For a long time, Brainstorm have been one of the shining names in often static power metal genre and they have done that without ever really breaking outside the rather narrow frames of the genre. […]
5th December 2013

Chimaira (USA)

Interview with Mark Hunter (Vocals) www.chimaira.com Since the turn of the Millennium, Chimaira has consistently been releasing new full-length studio albums every odd year. 2013 is no exception-Crown of Phantoms hit the streets in late July, […]
4th November 2013

Dead Like Swansea (Germany)

Interview with Johannes Zehl (Vocals) www.facebook.com/deadlikeswansea Dead Like Swansea is a young German group with a eviewecently-released debut LP and an ever-increasing number of local gigs on its resumé. On Fragile Man, the up-and-coming sextet […]
4th November 2013

The Charm The Fury (The Netherlands)

Interview with Caroline Westendorp (Vocals) www.facebook.com/thecharmthefury The Charm The Fury is  a young Amsterdam-based metalcore quintet whose debut LP, A Shade of My Former Self, will be hitting the streets smack dab in the middle […]
3rd November 2013

Darkfall (Austria)

Interview with Thomas Spiwak (Vocals) www.darkfall.at Austrian thrash/melodic death machine Darkfall was formed in the mid-90’s, and has been plagued by minor mechanical problems throughout its existence. Seems like every time Darkfall has begun to […]
10th May 2013

Leprous – Coal

Whether jamming alongside Ihsahn (both on stage and in studio) or performing their own off-kilter brand of playfully progressive metal, the Norwegian foursome known as Leprous have been steadily turning heads, increasing their fanbase, and […]