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Paul Castles
Living in the 'birthplace of metal' - Birmingham, UK - Paul Castles has been covering the extreme metal scene for many years.

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Review: My Silent Wake ”There Was Death”

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My Silent Wake – “There Was Death” (Minotauro Records) There Was Death is the tenth studio album from the much-heralded UK doom outfit My Silent Wake. Passionate devotees of ...
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Review: Spite “Antimoshiach”

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Spite – “Antimoshiach” (Invictus Productions) Antimoshiach is the debut album from black metallers Spite. It translates as Anti-Messiah which conveniently spells out which side of the barbed wire ...
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Review: Labyrinth Entrance ”Monumental Bitterness”

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Labyrinth Entrance – “Monumental Bitterness” (Godz Ov War Records) It takes a while to discover quite which direction Labyrinth Entrance are moving in. All six songs on this ...
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Review: Corrosion Of Conformity “No Cross No Crown”

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Corrosion Of Conformity “No Cross No Crown” Nuclear Blast Records There’s a storm brewing and it comes in the fabulous form of the eagerly anticipated latest release from ...
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Review: Jess and the Ancient Ones “The Horse and Other Weird Tales”

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Jess and the Ancient Ones “The Horse and Other Weird Tales” Svart Records Anyone of a certain vintage may recall those mindbending children’s toys which you held to ...
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Review: SORROWFUL LAND “Where The Sullen Waters Flow”

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SORROWFUL LAND “Where The Sullen Waters Flow” Solitude Productions Sorrowful Land figure among the growing Ukrainian doom community, impressing plenty of knowledgeable observers with last year’s debut album ...
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Review: IGNIS HAERETICUM “Autocognition Of Light”

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IGNIS HAERETICUM “Autocognition Of Light” Goathorned Productions As we enter the traditional month of Christian celebration it’s safe to suggest that Ignis Haereticum won’t be first through the ...
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Review: Helvetestromb “Demonic Excrements Cursed with Life”

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Helvetestromb “Demonic Excrements Cursed with Life” Wormhole Death As album titles go, Demonic Excrements Cursed With Life, is right up there, as indeed are several of the 11 ...
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Review: Mork “Eremittens Dal”

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Mork “Eremittens Dal” Peaceville Records The reinvention of Black Metal is a wheel that never stops turning. New acts are held aloft as the next big thing or ...
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Review: SATYRICON “Deep calleth upon Deep”

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SATYRICON “Deep calleth upon Deep” Napalm Records Satyricon have been held in the highest regard for more than 25 years by all who worship at the charred pulpit ...
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Review: Lisa Cuthbert “Hextapes”

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Lisa Cuthbert “Hextapes” Iron Bonehead productions It feels like we’re experiencing something approaching of a golden age of female vocalists, the likes of Darkher, Myrkur and Chelsea Wolfe ...
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Review: DRUDKH / PAYSAGE D’HIVER “Somewhere Sadness Wanders / Schnee (IV)”

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DRUDKH / PAYSAGE D’HIVER “Somewhere Sadness Wanders / Schnee (IV)” Season of Mist records – Underground Activists This three track EP features one artist I am familiar with, ...
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Review: MONARCH “Never Forever”

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MONARCH “Never Forever” Profound Lore Records I was blown away by Monarch when I caught them live at Damnation Fest in Leeds a couple of years ago – ...
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