All posts by Ryan Tysinger

I listen to music, then I write about it. On Twitter @d00mfr0gg (Outro: The Winds Of Mayhem)

Valdrin – Effigy Of Nightmares Review

Blood. The life force that flows through us all. Some are repelled by the sight or even the very thought of it; some find a primal, sexual fascination stemming from its power over life and

Hexenbrett – Zweite Beschwörung: Ein Kind Zu Töten Review

There’s a big difference between the words, ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid.’ ‘Naked’ means you don’t have any clothes on. ‘Nekkid’ means you don’t have any clothes on… and you’re up to something. – Lewis Grizzard What

Golden Ashes – In The Lugubrious Silence Of Eternal Night Review

lugubrius (lu·gu·bri·ous): mournful; especially : exaggerated or affectedly Depression wears many masks. It can feel like despair and hopelessness, it can morph into anger, frustration, or contempt. Often times it wears the guises of sorrow and longing,

Golden Light – Sacred Colour Of The Source Of Light Review

Cults are fascinating. We often hear about the disastrous results of the more famed movements such as the Peoples Temple (Jonestown) or Heaven’s Gate, or the bizarre “successes” of Scientology or Mormonism in weaving their

Witches Hammer – Damnation Is My Salvation Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. In the earliest days of thrash, a great prophecy was foretold. It spoke of a day when the False had inherited the Earth and roamed freely, spewing forth

Traveler – Termination Shock Review

Each generation thinks it invented sex; each generation is totally mistaken. Anything along that line today was commonplace both in Pompeii and in Victorian England; the differences lie only in the degree of cover up

Crossing The Fiery Path: Into Thy Mighty World Of Hellenic Black Metal

The importance of Bathory to black metal can never be overstated. By 1990, Quorthon had already laid out the blueprints for every black metal scene of any major relevance, and this was three years before

Temple Of Void – The World That Was Review

When Temple Of Void released Of Terror And The Supernatural back in 2014, they had their sights set. The album sounded like proper death / doom ought to sound: not just slow death metal or