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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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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Stream Agalloch’s ‘The Serpent & The Sphere’ on NPR

May 5th, 2014 in Recommended Music, Upcoming Albums0 Comments

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Check out a full album stream of Agalloch‘s upcoming full-length The Serpent & the Sphere on NPR’s First Listen.
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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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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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Teratism – La Bas EP

September 3rd, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

A brief but ferocious slab of bestial Satanic black metal from US band Teratism.
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Botanist – IV: Mandragora (2013)

May 12th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Equal parts weird and amazing, Botanist‘s album is one of the early 2013 releases that absolutely has to be heard.
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Reviews Blitz

November 15th, 2012 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Quick looks at some recent offerings from Candlelight, Ván Records and Daemon Worship.
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