Tag: Black Metal

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Cult Of Erinyes – Tiberivs Review

In the never-ending quest to reconnect with our youth, perhaps because it offers us a glimpse into what we perceived as better times, cassette tapes have become the alternative format du jour. And it makes

10 for 10: Black Metal – Showcasing Spotify’s Best Bands with Under 100 Monthly Listeners

Hi everyone! I know I haven’t been writing a whole lot these past few years. I hope all of that is about to change and I know I’m the only one who can change it.

Pass The Carrots, Please – A Provocative Lugubrum Primer

One of the most considerable windfalls afforded by the second wave of black metal in the early 90s was the fact that it provided a harsh and crucial reconnection with metal’s Primordial Soup. That’s not

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Lantlôs – Melting Sun Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Lantlôs will always be tied to Alcest. Neige provided vocals for the project’s most prominent releases (to date), so comparisons are unavoidable. But while Alcest’s praises were humming on the lips

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5Q5A – Forest of Tygers – United In Devastation

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Forest of Tygers‘ debut EP, Bruises, is a brilliant bastardization. As Captain noted back in April, it’s a smoldering, streamrolling mass of a record, as furious as it is genreless. That

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Don’t Cut the Crusts Off – Black Monolith, YAITW, and the New Black

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Metal fans are constantly railing against whatever they perceive to be fashionable. It’s a behavior we pick up at metallic birth, as soon as we penetrate the first rung of

Agalloch – The Serpent & The Sphere Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell At the risk of stating the obvious, Agalloch is regarded as something of a critical darling. Since their second album, The Mantle, was released in 2002, the band has enjoyed

Triptykon – Melana Chasmata Review

Originally Written by Jordan Campbell Thomas Gabriel Fischer’s career has been one of the most tumultuous in metal history. Recounting the 80s exploits of Hellhammer and Celtic Frost is unnecessary. Just as interesting—for completely different

Satanist vs. The Satanist – Is Behemoth The Rightful Heir?

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Behemoth is making some serious waves in the run-up to the release of The Satanist, due February 4th via Metal Blade. The hype shouldn’t be surprising. Over the course of

Deafheaven – Sunbather Review

There’s always a certain amount of skepticism that haunts a band that attempts to merge seemingly divergent styles. And when one of those styles is heavy metal, people transform from skeptics to irrational mouth-breathers with