…Head-banging anthems that will live on for generations. Now in very-late 2021, Phrenelith has offered a top contender for Best Death Metal Album of the Year. … Continue reading“Chimera” by Phrenelith — Death Metal Album Of The Year?
“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]
The most epic metal music festival in the USA, featuring underground extreme metal bands performing in front of the Teton Mountains in Wyoming. … Continue readingPhoto Gallery – Fire In The Mountains 2019 (Wyoming, USA)
Seattle’s finest re-released their sleeper classic “The Tomb Of All Things”, and I almost missed out on this reissue. One of the two color variants is now sold out, which is no surprise. The other will be sold out soon, no doubt, and I’m ordering a copy right now. … Continue readingUn – The Tomb Of All Things [Doom 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]
Spectral Voice is one of those bands that is both slow and fast. Importantly, they’re always crushingly heavy. My favorite moments from Spectral Voice, as a biased blast-beat fanatic, are when things get fast. The doom parts are also very enjoyable, convincing me to “give the doom side a chance” when I’m usually… … Continue readingSpectral Voice – Eroded Corridors Of Unbeing [Death Metal] [Death-Doom]