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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: Overoth “The Forgotten Tome”

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Overoth “The Forgotten Tome” Hostile Media The metal scene in Ireland is poker hot at present and among the leading lights is certainly Overoth, whose second album has ...
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Review: Myrkur “Mareridt”

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Myrkur “Mareridt” Relapse Records There is a scene early on in the intellectually gripping Scandi Noir drama Midnight Sun in which a woman sits across from a breathtakingly ...
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Review: Cardinals Folly “Deranged Pagan Sons”

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Cardinals Folly “Deranged Pagan Sons” Nine Records The delightfully deviant and dysfunctional Cardinals Folly have been brewing their particularly potent and addictive brand of Finnish doom music for ...
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Review: DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT “Finisterre”

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DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT “Finisterre” Season of Mist records This is just a fleeting glimpse inside the bewitching black magic box of tricks known as Finisterre, the new ...
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Review: Kimi Kärki “Eye for an Eye”

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Kimi Kärki “Eye for an Eye” Svart Records Eye for an Eye isn’t the usual kind of album readers would expect to encounter on a platform such as ...
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Review: Völur “Ancestors”

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Völur “Ancestors” Prophecy Productions Völur’s debut album took inspiration from female figures from mythology. So it’s only right and proper that the Canadian trio’s follow-up release gives itself ...
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Review: Canyon of the Skull “The Desert Winter”

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Canyon of the Skull “The Desert Winter” Releasing an EP with just one track may seem a bit miserly at first glance. But then Canyon of the Skull ...
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Review: Nordland ”European Paganism”

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Nordland- European Paganism The very title of this release signals its intent right from the off as UK solo project Nordland pin their heart to the pagan pole. Putting ...
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Review: KHOST “Governance”

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KHOST “Governance” Cold Spring Records Khost create songs of such a punishingly bleak and disturbing nature that most people would probably not even acknowledge their latest album Governance ...
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The Crawling to play Metal Days

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Northern Ireland’s doom/death deviants The Crawling are looking forward to joining a stellar line-up at Metal Days in Slovenia later this month, writes Paul Castles. Northern Ireland is currently standing shoulder to ...
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Review: Persecutory “Towards the Ultimate Extinction”

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Persecutory “Towards the Ultimate Extinction” Godz Ov War Productions There are very few corners of the planet not yet touched by the diseased hand of death metal. Istanbul ...
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Review: MERRIMACK “Omegaphilia”

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MERRIMACK “Omegaphilia” Season of Mist records Merrimack’s dark and distorted roots reach back in time to the mid 90s when they first starting building scorched soundscapes of rabid ...
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Review: FOSCOR “Les Irreals Visions”

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FOSCOR “Les Irreals Visions” Season of Mist records Foscor’s interpretation of Black Metal is lightyears away from the crusty corpsepaint clan but their melancholic approach resonates in a ...
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