Archives by: Sophie Laliberté

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Loves words and music. When not writing or reading reviews, she’s writing horror stories where music plays a part.

Sophie Laliberté Posts

Review: Expunged “Into Never Shall” [Hells Headbangers Records]

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Here’s a vicious piece of blackened death/thrash metal, with some interesting ideas but a rather uneven set of songs. This album has an interesting title, and starts with ...
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Review: Enslaved “Caravans To The Outer Worlds” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Let’s get in our caravans for a trip through musical worlds. We’ll have a lot of adventures and hear all sorts of musical ideas along the way. From ...
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Review: Tombstoner “Victims of Vile Torture” [Redefining Darkness Records]

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Are you ready for some kick ass super-heavy death metal? Something brutal and fun with lots of energy through and through? Because that’s what you’ll get with this ...
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Review: Withered “Verloren” [Season of Mist Underground Activists]

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This band describe their music as “tortured blackened death metal”, and indeed, this is a great way to describe this eerie, heavy, strange and experimental album. So get ...
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Review: Swallow the Sun “20 Years of Gloom, Beauty and Despair: Live in Helsinki” [Century Media Records]

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What a promising title. And Swallow the Sun deliver on that promise, by performing some of their nicest tracks with gloom and beauty. Some description that might be ...
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Review: Decayed “Old Ghosts and Primeval Demons” [Lusitanian Music]

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Here is a nice little witch’s dance, with demons, ghosts, manitous and other creatures of the night. After a mysterious spoken words and keyboards intro about unleashing all ...
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Review: Misstress “Resurrected” [Blasphemous records]

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What a nice vampire-themed hard rock album with black metal touches, filled with dark and fun songs from beginning to end! This album is somewhere between rock and ...
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Review: Decapitated “The First Damned” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Now let’s go back to Decapitated’s early days, with this new release of their two first demos. The young band that they were at the time already shows ...
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Review: Burning Witches “The Witch of the North” [Nuclear Blast]

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This is a really nice, epic album about the adventures of the witches of the north. Burning Witches stick to their usual themes of witchcraft, but on this ...
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Interview with Wacław “Vogg” Kiełtyka of Decapitated

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Your new release is not a new set of songs, but a re-recording of your first demos. Are these new recordings of your older songs? No, it’s not ...
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Review: Xeper “Ad Numen Satanae” [Soulseller Records]

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And now, for another short black metal album that has its moments without being great, with a weird and satanic atmosphere. It’s obvious from its strange intro, its ...
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Review: Iscuron “The Nothing Has Defeated Atreyu”

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What a perfectly strange and yet pleasant dark metal album. This reminds me of those obscure one-person black metal or something-close-to-it bands I used to listen to on ...
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Review: Inflabitan “Intrinsic” [Soulseller Records]

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This may not be the most interesting album you’ll ever hear, but it does have some real energy that makes it easy to get through, and pretty thrilling ...
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Review: Wizard “Metal In My Head” [Massacre Records]

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Is metal in your head? It will be, by the end of this enjoyably epic and over-the-top heavy metal album. What can you expect from this album? Lots ...
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Review: Taake / Helheim “Henholdsvis” [Dark Essence Records]

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Here is a nice little split disc, where although you wish there was more music to get your hands on, what actually is there is fairly satisfying. The ...
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Review: Marble “S.A.V.E.” [Sliptrick records]

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Here is a pretty cool mix of power, heavy and symphonic metal, with catchy choruses, powerful verses and riffs, and an overall epic and fun tone to it. ...
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Review: Cruentus “Night Embrace Me”

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This is an album with a few good ideas, even though it’s overall not that special. It’s a nice blend of black and thrash metal that’s somewhat enjoyable ...
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Review: Hevilan “Symphony of Good and Evil” [Brutal Records]

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This heavy and power metal album with symphonic influences has some good ideas, some slightly more disposable songs, but always some interesting vocal work. The first track, Dark ...
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Review: Amoriello “Dear Dark” [Sliptrick records]

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Here is one confused and confusing EP. This is the kind of record where a wild bunch of different ideas are all thrown one after the other and ...
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Interview with Baest

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Let’s start with the title. What does «Necro Sapiens» means to you? It’s a character, or rather several characters from our concept-album. Our album is a dystopia story, ...
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