Obsequiae – Aria of Vernal Tombs

August 22nd, 2015 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Minnesota’s Obsequiae have crafted a masterpiece of medieval-influenced black metal with sophomore release Aria of Vernal Tombs.
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Ifing – Against This Weald

April 16th, 2015 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Ifing‘s brilliant debut album Against This Weald should really have had a lot more than three songs.
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Fen – Carrion Skies

December 16th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Carrion Skies is the latest from UK atmospheric metal masters Fen.
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Stryvigor – Forgotten By Ages

November 18th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Stryvigor‘s debut full-length Forgotten By Ages is an icy slab of atmospheric black metal in the vein of Drudkh and Khors.
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Myrkur – Myrkur

October 28th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

The sudden emergence of one-woman black metal group Myrkur was certainly surprising, but the music speaks for itself.
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Falls of Rauros / Panopticon – Split

October 17th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

This split showcases some interesting experimentation from two of the USBM scene’s strongest and most respected groups, Falls of Rauros and Panopticon.
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Botanist – VI: Flora Track Preview

July 14th, 2014 in Upcoming Albums0 Comments

Preview a song from the upcoming Botanist album VI: Flora.
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Neige et Noirceur – Gouffre Onirique et Abîmes Cosmiques

May 30th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Montreal black metal entity Neige et Noirceur takes a more aggressive turn on their latest full-length.
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Amiensus / Oak Pantheon – Gathering

February 3rd, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Short but excellent split featuring two promising US black metal bands.
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Gris – À l’âme enflammée, l’äme constellée…

November 28th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

You’ve heard atmospheric black metal albums with acoustic guitars keyboards, clean vocals, etc., but Gris does it better than most.
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