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French Doom Sludgers AZKEN AUZI sign with ARGONAUTA Records; new single I HATE YOU now streaming

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Hailing from Toulon, France, Sludge Doom force AZKEN AUZI announces the signing with Italian powerhouse label Argonauta Records. It was in the Spring of 2021 that Ludo, Laurent &Fred decided to ...
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US Heavy Doom Force MOURN THE LIGHT announce new EP

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After the critically acclaimed full-length debut “Suffer, Then We’re Gone” (2021), New England-based MOURN THE LIGHT announce their upcoming EP “Stare Into the Face of Death” via Argonauta ...
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Review: As Divine Grace “Romantic Beatitude of Faded Dawn” [Folter Records]

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What’s the deal with the dramatic side of doom/death metal and pretentious album titles? I’ve stumbled upon Desire’s Infinity… A Timeless Journey Through an Emotional Dream and Love History’s The Astral ...
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Review: Edge of Insanity “Redemption”

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Doom is a genre that has definitely grown on me ever since I got into metal all the way back in high school. In my earlier years I ...
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Review: Virgins of the Seven Seas “The Sacrificed Tape”

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As you may know if you’ve been following the history of the metal genre, doom metal is one of the oldest styles of metal. It’s pretty much the ...
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Review: Sidus Atrum “Spiral of Life” [Kvlt und Kaos Productions]

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Life is pain. In both immeasurable atrocities and mundane disappointments, there is only acceptance that no one gets out alive, no one escapes without scars, and no one ...
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Review: Stratuz “Osculum Pacis” [Sliptrick Records]

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Stratuz’s Osculum Pacis can be summarized in one sentiment: almost. Their blend of symphonic death-doom with influences of melodic black metal is almost refined; their dynamic compositions and ...
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Review: Varechian “Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom)))” [Sliptrick Records]

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Last October, French black/death/doom metal trio Varechian has returned from five-year-long slumber, presenting their newest album with double title Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom))), joining forces with ...
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Review: In Grief “Echoes of Doom” [Ablaze Productions / Ripping Storm Records]

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Since In Grief’s An Eternity of Misery has recently come out, I decided to revisit the EP that I had heard years ago, but back then had quickly forgotten about. ...
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Review: Syrach “Silent Seas” [Autonomy Productions]

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Unlike several other countries, Norway’s contribution to the development of doom/death metal has been limited, but that did not mean that the country’s been without important figures. Bands ...
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Review: Pyogenesis “Waves of Erotasia” [Nuclear Blast]

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It’s easy to assume that doom/death metal bands lost it once they had settled for a lighter sound, regardless of the actual outcome. The unfortunate truth is that ...
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Review: Asphyx “The Rack” [Century Media Records]

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Long-lasting doom/death metal veterans Asphyx were one of the earliest bands from Holland that slowed the hell down once speeding up became the norm. Quickly joined by Martin ...
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Review: Conteiner “Light Demolator” [Violence in the Veins]

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The mountainous northern coast of Spain brings us Conteiner, with their first full length release and their second outing since 2018’s self titled EP. Mixing together an eclectic ...
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Review: Hex A.D. “Funeral Tango for Gods & Men” [Fresh Tea]

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Covid-19 pandemic made a good favor for musical bands, giving them enough time to compose and to record more material. Hex A.D. always was an active band, and ...
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Interview with Max of Smoke Rites

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Greetings and welcome to Antichrist metalzine! Considering the nature of your music I believe this is a very nice fit. Thank you very much for your time for ...
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Review: Funeral “Praesentialis in Aeternum” [Season of Mist]

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Here is a band working through their sorrows and difficult emotions with the help of a tortured doom metal album, and with rather musically enjoyable results. The overall ...
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Review: 1914 “Where Fear And Weapons Meet” [Napalm Records]

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First of all I need to say that in this review I can hardly remain impartial due to some valid reasons. In my early years I found two ...
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Review: A Pale Horse Named Death “Infernum In Terra” [Long Branch Records]

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In 2010 the former drummer of Type O Negative and Life Of Agony, Sal Abruscato founded his own band, A Pale Horse Named Death, where he mostly continues ...
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Interview: WOE UNTO ME

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Here you can read an interview I had with Artyom Serdyuk, who is active with several bands: Woe Unto Me, Disloyal and Deathbringer. Artyom discussed Woe’s new EP ...
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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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