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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Avichi – Catharsis Absolute

February 25th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Avichi‘s third full-length is a mature display of black metal that’s easily one of the better USBM releases in recent memory.
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Blut Aus Nord Releases Debemur MoRTi EP

February 18th, 2014 in Recommended Music0 Comments

Blut Aus Nord and Debemur Morti have teamed up for an exclusive EP to commemorate the label’s 100th release.
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Ars Diavoli – Ars Diavoli EP

January 16th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

The latest release of suffocating blackness from Portuguese project Ars Diavoli comes in the form of a two-song self-titled 7″, and it’s some of their best material yet.
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Bilskirnir – Wotan Redivivus

December 12th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

With the Norse mythology imagery and song titles like ‘Blood and Spirit’ it maybe doesn’t come as a huge surprise that Bilskirnir is an NSBM band, but if you can look past the ideology issues this is a really fun album.
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Fyrnask – Eldir Nótt

October 20th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Albums like this are why I love music. Fyrnask‘s debut Bluostar definitely showed some promise, but in now way was I prepared for the level of ambient metal mastery displayed on sophomore release Eldir Nótt.
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Falkenbach – Åsa

October 20th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

The perfect combination of Viking aggression and folk-driven melody, Åsa is everything we hoped the next Falkenbach album would be.
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