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]
“It is very hard to find any negative reviews or opinions at all when researching the VM540ML and its predecessors. It might be just perfect…” -VinylRestart.com … Continue readingAudio-Technica VM540ML/H: A Turntable Cartridge That’s Worth Its Price (Trust Me)
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]
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]