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” […]
20th January 2015

Sweet & Lynch – Only to Rise

On a paper this alliance between two of 80’s hard rock profiles seems like a good idea, nonetheless because artist whose hay-day was in that era are not as represented among the otherwise huge number […]
1st July 2015

Dawn of a Dark Age – Volume 2: Water

Water is the second concept album released by Dawn of a Dark Age, one that is closely tied in with its predecessor which was entitled Earth. This time, there is a heavy emphasis on the […]
1st August 2015

Paradise Lost – The Plague Within

Most bands dessapear long before they reach a ’30-year mark’. Not so for veritable British doom veterans Paradise Lost. They seem to get better and better for each new release. They’ve had a few relatively […]
4th September 2015

Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls

Few things you need to know about me before you read this review. I’ve been following Iron Maiden for three decades. I think that The X Factor is a phenomenal album. I think that the […]
6th October 2015

Antimatter – The Judas Table

Three years after the release of Fear Of a Unique Identity, Mick Moss & Co. are ready with a follow-up. The 2012 release was not only their best so far, but also one of the […]
19th October 2015

Paramnesia – Paramnesia

I recent times my eyes have begun opening upto the wonders of the French Black Metal scene, which, I discover more and more, is not only a lot bigger than I first anticipated; it is […]
28th November 2015

Days Of Loss – Our Frail Existence

Days Of Loss is a melodic death/thrash metal band from Vienna, Austria. The band was founded already in the mid-90s and have a few very succesfull releases in its discography. The latest arrival is a […]
28th December 2015

Steven Wilson – 4 ½

Less then a year since the release of Hand.Cannot.Erase., album that topped our Top 10 of 2015 list, Steven Wilson is ready with a new release entitled 4 ½, indicating that this release is meant […]
5th January 2016

Grace Disgraced – Enthrallment Traced

Despite having been around since 2004, it was not until 2012 that the band felt ready to release their debut album. And personally, I feel that it was well worth the wait. One the surface, […]
13th February 2016

The Cult – Hidden City

There are bands that follow you through you entire life, the bands, which in a way play a role in defining your life. These aren’t necessarily the greatest and most revolutionary bands, but rather the […]