Tag: Black

Cradle Of Filth – Damnation And A Day Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Let me start off by saying I’ve been listening to Cradle probably longer than just about any other extreme metal band I listen to, but the idea of a new

Marduk – World Funeral Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Marduk has always been a band that’s been better known for their live attack, as opposed to their studio material. Personally, I think their studio stuff is awesome; Swedish black

Naglfar – Sheol Review

Originally written by Dan Staige. I don’t know exactly what it was that caught my attention about this album, but upon a first listen of song content in random order, I felt compelled to wholly

Emperor – Scattered Ashes: A Decade Of Emperial Wrath Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett The Emperor is dead, but its reign shall forever be seen within extreme metal. From 1991 until 2001, Emperor built a legacy in black metal that will never be toppled.

Woods Of Ypres – Against The Seasons Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett From the frozen tundra’s of Ontario arrives Woods of Ypres. Combining elements of old black metal while still doing something original, this band is on the quick road to black

Shining – Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Review

Originally written by Russ Wallin. Shining III – Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie is the third album from “Shining” It consists of 6 tracks and runs just under 48 minutes. I don’t know much about this group

Rotting Christ – Genesis Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett From the land of gyros and Minotaurs, arrives Rotting Christ with yet another powerful ode to the grim genre known as black metal. Just when you thought Immortal and Dimmu

Necrophobic – Bloodhymns Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Necrophobic seems to be one of those bands that is always able to put out a solid recording; no crap periods like so many other bands. Needless to say, their

Ancient Rites – Dim Carcosa Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Ancient Rites is a band that has been playing extreme metal for more than 10 years now. They’ve gone through quite a few hardships during this time, like losing a

Arcturus – The Sham Mirrors Review

Jon Eardley’s take: When I hear the term “experimental metal” tossed around the scene on various metal web sites and on various metal message boards and in various reviews of metal music, I immediately think