Special Feature: The Metal Gods Of Psychedelic Black Metal (PBM)

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After determining Norway’s Issolei was my favorite discovery of 2021, I realized I should have called it a tie with Cosmic Putrefaction. The Horizons Towards Which Splendour Withers by COSMIC

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