Archives by: Ilona Adhlactha

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I am into metal music from the school times, started from traditional genres, and now exploring the experimental scene. I'm also interested in modern architecture and contemporary art.

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Review: Drudkh “All Belong to the Night” [Season of Mist Underground Activists]

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Ukrainian pagan/black metal band Drudkh is well-known and respected within the global extreme metal scene. Now their productivity isn’t so prolific, four years have passed, and finally we ...
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Review: Arallu “Death Covenant” [Hammerheart Records]

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By the end of autumn, the Israelite band Arallu has returned with their brand new album Death Covenant, releasing it through Hammerheart Records. They gave themselves a three-year-long ...
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Review: Dimmu Borgir “Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia” [2002 remixed & remastered. Nuclear Blast]

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On 28th October Norwegian black metal veterans Dimmu Borgir have released the remastered and remixed version of their legendary album Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia via Nuclear Blast Records. Originally ...
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Review: Lamb of God “Omens” [Epic Records / Nuclear Blast / Ward Records]

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In the mid-fall one of the most prominent groove metal bands Lamb of God has returned with the brand new record Omens, releasing it through Nuclear Blast and ...
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Review: Raven “Leave ‘Em Bleeding” [Steamhammer]

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The last day of September was a turning point for British iconic heavy metal band Raven, on that very day was released their compilation of best songs from ...
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Review: Rage “Spreading the Plague” [Steamhammer]

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After one year of relative silence legendary German speed/power/heavy metal quartet Rage has returned with a teasing new EP Spreading the Plague, once again in collaboration with Steamhammer, ...
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Review: Fallujah “Empyrean” [Nuclear Blast]

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Early autumn was a happy time for American progressive death metal band Fallujah; they have released their fifth studio album Empyrean via Nuclear Blast Records. And this is ...
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Review: Eihort “Consuming the Light” [Underground Kvlt Records]

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At the end of July British metal duo Eihort has released their debut album Consuming the Light, presenting to the world 30+ minutes of traditional black metal. And ...
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Review: Abstracted “Atma Conflux” [M-Theory Audio]

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In mid spring Brazilian fivesome Abstracted gave birth to their first LP Atma Conflux via M-Theory Audio Records, releasing earlier a couple of singles that marked new stylistic ...
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Review: Josh Keech “Warrior in the Clouds Pt​. 1”

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By the end of June English musician Josh Keech from Bedford has independently released his first official EP Warrior in the Clouds Pt. 1, the first part of ...
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Review: Downcross “Hexapoda Triumph” [Cavum Atrum Rex / Purity Through Fire]

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Early spring was marked by the release of the new record Hexapoda Triumph from Belarusian black metal band Downcross via local underground label Cavum Atrum Rex. And with ...
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Review: Deimoon “The Nocturnes – First Act: The Hour of Wrath”

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The new Polish/French band Deimoon has officially begun their musical path, releasing debut EP The Nocturnes – First Act: The Hour of Wrath utterly independently. This EP was ...
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Review: Lychlake “The Tragedy of Doctor Faustus”

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A year or so ago English symphonic extreme metal band Lychlake has released their first ever record – LP The Tragedy of Doctor Faustus and entirely independently. Balancing ...
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Review: Hellfox “The Call” [Music for the Masses]

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At the start of the year Italian band Hellfox has released their first full-length album The Call via local label Music for the Masses, specializing in hard rock ...
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Review: The Dark Horde “The Calling”

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One year ago Australian one-man project The Dark Horde has released their debut album The Calling inviting a bunch of local musicians. This album was released independently, without ...
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Review: Blacklore “Legend of the Lich Pirate I.”

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At the end of last fall young band from Hungary Blacklore has presented their debut album Legend of the Lich Pirate I., and has done it entirely independently. ...
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Review: Varechian “Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom)))” [Sliptrick Records]

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Last October, French black/death/doom metal trio Varechian has returned from five-year-long slumber, presenting their newest album with double title Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom))), joining forces with ...
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Review: Thundermaker “The Road” [Sliptrick Records]

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One year ago, Swedish one-man project Thundermaker has released its third full-length album The Road via Sliptrick Records, once again inviting a bunch of well-known singers. And it’s ...
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Review: Leiþa “Sisyphus” [Noisebringer Records]

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Last summer was really important period for a new black metal band Leiþa from German Bavaria. On 24th of June small German label Noisebringer Records (also responsible for ...
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Review: Avalanche “Second Hand Band”

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Australian hard rock band Avalanche is young and loud, but also it is promising and daringly audacious; for four years they were building their reputation, thanks to their ...
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