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Ian Rache Nor
Passionate about metal music, I fell into the barrel quite naturally after discovering both Pink Floyd and Mötorhead in 1976. This passion led me to everything related to the environment of this music style. Addicted since 45 years!

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Review: Shadowspawn “The Biology Of Disbelief” [Emanzipation Productions]

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Denmark, a country that has given so many explorers, champion of the well-being art (like most part of Scandinavian countries), of the little mermaid, of the writer Hans ...
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Review: Venomous “Tribus” [Brutal Records]

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So what should I review among all these albums piling up on my desk? Ah! A Brazilian band stamped Melodic Death Metal and called Venomous. Oh yes Brazil ...
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Review: Slavocracy “Slavocracy” [On Parole]

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From Slovenia, two things immediately come to my mind, the winner of the last “Tour de France” Tadej Pogacar, as well as the industrial metal band Laibach. Formerly ...
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Review: Distant Past “The Final Stage” [Pure Steel Records]

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In Switzerland, we have: the banking system, the cows (usually black & white), the Milka chocolate, Ovomaltine, the “Grasshopers” at Zürich, some famous headquarters of international organizations and ...
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Frontman of Entombed A.D. passed away

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Lars Göran Petrov was stricken with “incurable” bile duct cancer. Today (March 8) he passed away last night: “We are devastated to announce that our beloved friend Lars-Göran ...
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Review: Snær “Frozen Alchemy”

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The United States of America are synonymous with freedom for many, it is also the lands of the Big Four. However by dint of aging and remaining on ...
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Review: FØG “La niebla de las ánimas” [Australis records]

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What do we know about Chile, this South American country stuck between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Cordillera? Not much! Oh sure, Allende or Pinochet remind something ...
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Review: Szary Wilk “Wrath” [Putrid Cult]

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In the land of Solidarnosc, Metal music is king: Vader, Decapitated and for Black metal in all its forms: Behemoth, Batushka, Mgla, Darzamat as well as a multitude ...
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Review: Cathartic Demise “In Absence”

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Ah!! Finally some thrash music to listen, moreover a non-European band which comes straight from lands of the maple syrup. Cathartic Demise hails from Kitchener, a town located ...
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Review: Lotan “Nihil sacrum” [Uprising!]

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Yesterday evening at midnight, everything was ready for the big weekly incantation, for a very Black Metal evening. I had received an EP “Nihil Sacrum” from the Danish band ...
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Review: Varang Nord “Pārķiuņa Uomurs” [Sliptrick records]

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What do we hear in the distance? A war horn through winter and mist! Varang Nord attacks and the world knows the fury of the warriors from the ...
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Review: Hogstul “Ominous Fragmenta Tuptdalr”

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A band: HOGSTUL, a brain: Kjetil Ytterhus, also keyboardist with PROFANE BURIAL, an album: “Ominous Fragmenta Tuptdalr“. Three long tracks including an eponymous one: “A Nightmare at 40 ...
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Review: MYRHOLT “…sjelebot…”

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Clearly if you do not know what pure original Norwegian black metal is and you are eager to learn about it, one priest: MYRHOLT, one gospel: “Sjelebot”!!! Right ...
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Review: Astral Tomb “Degradation of Human Consciousness” [Blood Harvest]

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It’s your best friend’s birthday and you don’t know what gift to choose for him, don’t hesitate, make him discover this EP “Degradation Of Human Consciousness” by the ...
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Review: Maestitium “Tale of the Endless” [Black Lion Records]

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What could be better than listening to a good melodic death metal album after a hard day’s work? Nothing at all, especially after talking to Maestitium leader Elias ...
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