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: Cynic “Ascension Codes” [Season of Mist]

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Finally, by the end of the year Season of Mist were relieved to announce the new album Ascension Codes by iconic American progressive band Cynic. Seven years of ...
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Review: Opera Diabolicus “Death on a Pale Horse” [Season of Mist]

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In the late autumn of 2021 Swedish experimental duo Opera Diabolicus has released their sophomore record with symbolical name Death on a Pale Horse through Season of Mist ...
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Review: Swallow the Sun “Moonflowers” [Century Media Records]

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Two years have passed before Finnish doom/death metal stars Swallow the Sun delighted us with full-length records, and in the late fall Century Media has released their eighth ...
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Review: Omnium Gatherum “Origin” [Century Media Records]

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Finnish melodic death guys Omnium Gatherum in early November have released their ninth LP Origin in collaboration with Century Media Records. And despite some line-up changes (new drummer ...
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Review: Imaginature “Imaginature”

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The end of the year for the Polish symphonic power metal band Imaginature was a landmark milestone – the release of self-titled debut album Imaginature. And from the ...
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Review: Blood Red Throne “Imperial Congregation” [Nuclear Blast]

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For the first time during the course of their 25-year career Norwegian death metal icons Blood Red Throne have got the deal with Nuclear Blast, and in the ...
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Review: Mandragora Scream “Nothing But The Best” [Music for the Masses]

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Gothic metal scene isn’t prospering at this moment, but there are some high-quality bands that have made their names and now are firmly holding their positions (not in ...
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Review: Dark Redeemer “Into the Deep Black” [Blasphemous Records]

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In the end of September Italian band from Lombardy Dark Redeemer has released its debut album Into the Deep Black through Blasphemous Records. Yes, this is their first ...
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Review: Orbstruct “Deimos Falling” [Envenomed Music / Paragon Records]

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In the end of September of 2021 the Ukrainian young death metal formation Orbstruct has released its sophomore full-length album Deimos Falling through local Envenomed Music together with ...
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Review: Howlin May Queen “Tapes from the White Ballroom”

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The debut album Tapes from the White Ballroom from British band Howlin May Queen has been released on 21st September of 2021 via mysterious music label Indian Summer. ...
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Review: Hallows Die “Masks”

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Finally, finally, Canadian melodic death metal band Hallows Die has ripened for their sophomore full-length album Masks, releasing it absolutely independently. Twelve years have passed since their debut ...
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Review: Existentia “Calculating Failure”

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Last year was very significant for the young American band Existentia from Pennsylvania State, when they have released two singles and one EP Calculating Failure, independently and via ...
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Review: Rotted Through “/the_Depths”

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On September 10th American band Rotted Through from Connecticut state has released its first ever record – full-length album /The_Depths. This is a digital record, released independently, and ...
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Review: Toxic Ruin “Nightmare Eclipse” [M-Theory Audio]

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After five year of inactivity American-based thrash metal foursome Toxic Ruin has returned with their sophomore full-length album Nightmare Eclipse, signing the contract with M-Audio Theory. They have ...
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Review: Crescent “Carving the Fires of Akhet” [Listenable Records]

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In the middle of the summer Egyptian iconic band Crescent has released their third LP Carving the Fires of Akhet via Listenable Records. They have decided to continue ...
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Review: Mask of Satan “Underneath the Mire” [Iron, Blood and Death Corporation]

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After four years of silence Finnish deathsters Mask of Satan have returned with their sophomore record Underneath the Mire, releasing it through Mexican extreme music label Iron, Blood ...
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Review: Dimentianon “Dreaming Yuggoth” [Paragon Records]

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Eleven years have passed after American Dimentianon from Long Island has again appeared on the metal scene, and finally in the summer of 2021 they have presented through ...
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Review: Elderblood “Achrony” [Drakkar Productions]

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After five years of silence Ukrainian symphonic black metal formation has returned in hot summer of 2021 with their brand new LP Achrony which was released by BM-friendly ...
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Review: Beneath the Void “…​into Oblivion” [Metal.hu]

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From the first glance the Hungarian death metal formation Beneath the Void is pretty new on the metal scene, but that’s not so. Almost for twenty years they ...
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Review: Sorrow Enthroned “The Grave of Endless Writhing”

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This year wasn’t too productive for the new black/death metal band Sorrow Enthroned from American Connecticut; there’s only one EP The Grave of Endless Writhing as compared to ...
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