It’s fall time, it’s the weekend, and it’s time to listen to the darkest black metal music this side of Iceland.
Batushka, Immortal, Vinterland, Palus Somni… … Continue readingIt’s Black Metal Saturday
“Atropos” is as spiritual as any music I can think of, including Arvo Part and Gorecki. The twist of dark neofolk blending with blackened doom metal is exactly what everyone forgot they’ve been waiting for. I want to say that Vouna is “ahead of their time”, but it’s not accurate. Vouna is timeless. Vouna is spiritual music for nihilists like us. … Continue readingVouna – “Atropos” [Ambient Metal/Blackened Doom Metal]
What’s this, black metal with major chords and post-prog passages? Remniscent of Enslaved, and I know that’s a moving-target of a comparison. Fortid keeps their energy between uptempo and mellow, with a generally “bright” spin on things, in the underground metal sense, equal or greater to that of modern Enslaved (which I also love, by the way). … Continue readingFeatured Band: Fortíð (aka Fortid) [Melodic Black Metal]
Ellende brings us a perfect balance of post-rock introspection with all the intensity of traditional black metal.
With Triebe, Ellende brings us a perfect balance of post-rock introspection with all the intensity of traditional black metal. … Continue readingElend – Triebe [Melodic Black Metal] [Post-Metal]