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Review: Patria “Hexerei” [Dawnrazor Records / Ketzer Records / Helvete Records]

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When I think of Brazilian black metal, or South American extreme metal general, I usually think of music that sounds extremely barbaric and primal. It almost seems to ...
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Review: Lacuna Coil “Comalies XX” [Century Media Records]

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What a way to celebrate your best album’s anniversary, with a reedition that’s just as great and might even be better in some ways. So let’s use this ...
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Review: Black Altar / Vulture Lord “Deathiah Manifesto” [Odium Records]

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Black Altar and Vulture Lord come together to deliver a blistering split EP that will not disappoint long time fans of either band. Deathiah Manifesto is the blending ...
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Review: Black Blood of the Earth “Bleak Light, Fervent Dark” [Art of the Night Productions]

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Polish doom/death metal band Black Blood of the Earth finally has released their debut album Bleak Light, Fervent Dark through underground metal label Art of the Night Productions. ...
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Review: Krisiun “Mortem Solis” [Century Media Records]

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Krisiun are back to kick our asses with a loud, heavy and powerful album, with a set of nice but somewhat uneven song. Let’s look at the best ...
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Review: Funeral Mist “Deiform” [Norma Evangelium Diaboli]

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For those living under the rock; Funeral Mist since the late nineties released the most intense sonic works under the black metal’s darkened wings. Helmed by Mortuus (from ...
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Review: Unanimated “Victory in Blood” [Century Media Records]

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There are good times for Century Media and Swedish melodic death/black legends Unanimated, after re-releasing all their LPs, Unanimated finally granted the pleas of many fans in releasing ...
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Review: Vassago “Storm of Satan” [Nuclear War Now! Productions]

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Is this the ultimate album of Satan? Well, it may not be the best thrash-influenced black metal album you’ll ever hear, but it’s definitely enjoyable. The album kicks ...
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Review: Expulser “The Unholy One” [Cogumelo Records]

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Although often put into the same category, none of the early Brazilian extreme metal bands had the same thrash/death/black metal ratio and in Expulser’s case, we’re talking about ...
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Review: Unleashed “No Sign of Life” [Napalm Records]

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Here’s a nice death metal album with a lot of energy and a selection of tracks about death, chaos and various questions, that should get you pumped up. ...
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Review: Gaahls Wyrd “The Humming Mountain” [Season of Mist]

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Let’s hear the songs of the mountains, and explore their musical landscape, bask in their beautiful and odd atmosphere. Yes, this is the kind of album that inspires ...
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Review: Runemagick “Darkness Death Doom” [Aftermath Music]

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For some reason I was convinced that Darkness Death Doom was the Runemagick album that changed the band’s dynamics for the worst, but fortunately I was rather mistaken. Yes, the ...
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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: Serpent Throne “Beyond the Chains of Decadence” [Australis Records]

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Their first full-length since their first demo release in 2012, Serpent Throne deliver 47 minutes of crossover metal straight from Chile’s underground scene. An intro of clashing swords ...
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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: 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: Abigor “Totschläger (A Saintslayer’s Songbook)” [W.T.C. Productions]

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“When all worship is done, when all candles burned down, it’s time to claw at knife and sword again”. With 27 years of existence, Abigor stands as one ...
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Review: Necrophobic “Dawn of the Damned” [Century Media Records]

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Who is the leading force in the Swedish extreme metal scene? Dissection, Sacramentum or maybe Naglfar? Yes, they are great bands without specially the Swedish black metal scene ...
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Review: Naglfar “Cerecloth” [Century Media Records]

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After 8 long years the melodic black metal elite from Sweden strikes again. In the 80s and 90s far away from the drama of the Norwegian scene Naglfar ...
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Review: Themgoroth “Gate to the Unknown…” [Morbid Noizz Productions]

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By the mid-90’s, black metal was all over the globe and while my knowledge of Polish black metal (or Polish metal in general for that matter) is fairly ...
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