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Review: Sigh “Infidel Art” [Cacophonous Records]

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Falling between the grim Scorn Defeat and the even stranger, mania of Hail Horror Hail, Infidel Art sees Sigh heading into a theatrical direction that had not been explored before. Now I’m not ...
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Review: Caedes Cruenta “Of Ritual Necrophagia and Mysterious Ghoul Cults” [Helter Skelter / Regain Records]

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Third album from Greece’s Caedes Cruenta brings us over an hour of manic macabre metal to upset the neighbours with. Eerie samples, moody synths, melodious riffs, scorching solos, ...
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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: Druadan Forest / Old Sorcery [Werewolf]

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The Finnish Werewolf Records, well-known for their black metal collaborations, this February has released the Split of two local bands – Druadan Forest and Old Sorcery, where every ...
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Review: Grabunhold “Heldentod” [Iron Bonehead]

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As moody and pensive as the ex your mother never liked, Dortmund’s Grabunhold impress with their first full-length, Heldentod, released on Iron Bonehead Productions. It’s black metal, but ...
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Review: Zebadiah Crowe “Lych Milk”

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This EP may be a ‘companion piece’ to Zebadiah Crowe’s last release, the remix mini-album The Cloven Hand, but that doesn’t mean Lych Milk isn’t strong enough to ...
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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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Valfreya – Release Music Video For “Warlords”

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Canadian Melodic Black/Folk Metal band Valfreya release music video for “Warlords”, the song taken from band’s second full-length album “Promised Land”. Watch “Warlords” here on band’s official youtube channel Music & production: Valfreya | Filming ...
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Review: Imha Tarikat “Sternenberster” [Prophecy Productions / Lupus Lounge]

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Imha Tarikat is Turkish for set of destruction. That is the right description of the second record from the black metal duo from Germany. There is a lot ...
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Review: AKHLYS “Melinoë” [Debemur Morti Productions]

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Naas Alcameth who you may know from Nightbringer, is known for his dark and nightmare awakening musical creations. AKHLYS is an emotional ride for the mind. If you ...
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Review: Urkraft “Urkraft” [Narcoleptica Productions]

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Permeating in the dark fog, under the full moonlight of the Norwegian sky arises the black metal, one-man band known as ‘Urkraft’. Fronted by one Andreas Wærholm, ‘Urkraft’ ...
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Review: Worm Shepherd “In The Wake Ov Sòl”

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We begin here in instrumental that converges into the heavy bringing on a haunting feeling and depressive overtones that continues thrusting the blades deeper into your soul as ...
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Interview: THRON

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Thron is a German black metal act, which presents a new album entitled as Pilgrim. An album with a mix of sound elements from black to death metal, ...
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Review: Hulder “Godslastering Hymns of a Forlorn Peasantry” [Iron Bonehead]

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Antwerp/Portland’s black metal multi-instrumentalist returns with her first full-length album since starting out with 2018’s promising EP Ascending the Raven Stone. In true black metal fashion, earthy growls, ...
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Review: THRON “Pilgrim” [Listenable Records]

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Thron’s impressive run in blackened melodic death metal continues with their third LP in 6 years. A bestial release that shows off their colours – feral vocals, sophisticated drumming, ...
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Video interview with Malice Divine

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Interview video with Malice Divine, a Black-Death Metal project from Canada. https://www.facebook.com/malicedivineband https://www.instagram.com/malicedivineofficial ...
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Interview: MORK

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Norwegian black metal act, Mork, released an EP at the end of November, entitled as Pesta, I’d say an interesting release name, framing today’s situation caused by covid ...
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Review: Valravn “Prey” [Primitive Reaction]

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Valravn is a Finnish black metal band formed in 2016. On 4 December 2020, their first album “Prey” was officially released. It features sounds typical of the genre, ...
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Review: Snøgg “Ritual of the Sun”

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One long-format song, a ritualistic paean to the Mayan sun god, Kinich Ahau, set to an organically shifting, amorphous black metal soundtrack. This is the technical description for ...
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