All posts by Lone Watie

Siegfried – Nibelung Review

What I expected when I signed up to review Siegfried’s new album, Nibelung, was an interminable hour or so of intolerable symphonic pablum in the guise of a metal album. What I got instead was

Enochian Theory – Evolution: Creatio Ex Nihilio Review

Enochian Theory are an enigmatic bunch. They prefer to leave their art open to interpretation – everything from the band name to the lyrics and concept behind their new album. Fittingly, Evolution: Creatio Ex Nihilio,

CoeXistence – Carrion Comfort Review

Coexistence began as an internet collaboration between a dude in France and another in Sweden, who wrote and then shared (emailed) pieces of the songs that ultimately came to comprise Carrion Comfort, their demo EP.

Witches Mark – A Grim Apparition Review

Witches Mark’ s debut EP, A Grim Apparition, features the sort of kickass cover art that would have had me buying it blind back in the day. Fortunately, the music contained therein avoids the cursed

John Ray’s Top 20 Of 2009

First, my apologies for being so late with this.  Thing is, I spent the last couple of weeks battling an upper respiratory infection and simultaneous nasal staph infection.  If you’ve never had the pleasure of

Thousand Year War – Defiance Review

You really have to admire Thousand Year War for their tenacity.  They’ve endured the tribulations that commonly befall a fledgling band and some that are probably unique to one that plies its trade in the

Temple Of Baal – Lightslaying Rituals Review

Satan surely smiles on France. Not because they’re content to let the world war around them, but because there is an awful lot of God hatin’ goin’ on up in that bitch. Several French bands

Rimfrost – Veraldar Nagli Review

Obvious anus jokes aside, a name like Rimfrost at least lets you know pretty clearly what you’re going to get. The band call it Scandinavian black metal. Because that’s where they’re from and that’s what