All posts by Megan Astarael

The Queen of Frozen Forests (blastbeats in the distance intensify)

Stare Into Death and Be Still

Ulcerate – Stare Into Death And Be Still Review

Anger. It’s one of the unifying themes of extreme metal. Anger against authority is perhaps most common. Anger at parents, anger at priests, anger at politicians. Anger against certain particular non-authority people comes up now

Bâ’a – Deus Qui Non Mentitur Review

“I love French black metal, like I love the French language. I have sampled every language, French is my favorite. Fantastic language. Especially to scream with.” – The Merovingian, The Matrix Reloaded Or at least

Spectral Lore Mare Cognitum Wanderers

Spectral Lore And Mare Cognitum ‒ Wanderers: Astrology Of The Nine Review

There’s a certain freedom to creating your own band. Whatever ideas you have, you can manifest. The vision will be pure, uncompromised. People will be impressed by your abilities to play multiple instruments. Bandmates won’t

Intronaut - Fluid Existential Inversions

Intronaut – Fluid Existential Inversions Review

It’s interesting to watch something grow. I have a window box of Morning Glories outside my living room. They started out as tiny little seeds and then became an unruly mass of green vines and