All posts by Manny-O-War

Infinitely committed to the expansion of artistic horizons. Interested in hearing your grandparent's anecdotes and recipes. @mannyowar

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Be’Lakor – Vessels Review

For those of you who indulge in World of Warcraft (turns out it’s actually Warhammer), the name Be’lakor will likely mean something to you. He may be the original Daemon Prince raised up by the

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Gevurah – Hallelujah! Review

True, dark spirituality is not often found within black metal. Sure, bands like to posture that they are Satanists while the vast majority of them probably don’t even know what that actually means. Basically, there’s

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Ygfan – Köd Review

Face it, hosers: 2016 has not been a great year for black metal thus far. Fans of the genre have been left grasping at straws to find something worth listening to. Sure, there have been

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Zealotry – The Last Witness Review

Aside from a child quietly gestating inside the warm confines of its mother’s womb, it would be hard to say anyone, or anything, has had a better nine months than Phillipe Tougas (aka Pat Tougas).

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Grave Miasma – Endless Pilgrimage Review

Long before 2006, when Grave Miasma wised up and changed their name from Goat Molestör, the band cemented their sound as a pragmatically chaotic blackened death metal outfit. Sharing members with Cruciamentum, Destroyer 666, Binah

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Coffin Lust – Manifestation of Inner Darkness Review

It seems like these days you can’t swing a dead possum without hitting another throwback, old-school death metal band. Certainly many of these revival bands mimic the Gothenburg sound for its palatable ease. Yet, some

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Victims – Sirens Review

Swedes have forever been at the forefront of the d-beat movement, taking inspiration from the incomparably influential Discharge with bands like Rude Kids, KSMB (En Slemmig Torsk), Missbrukarna and Mob 47 (to name a few). Historically, the Swedish

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Tombs – All Empires Fall Review

Brooklyn based experimentalists Tombs have been climbing their mountain of success for nine years. In that time, they have yet to find the proper footing as a foundation for their ascent. Across three full-lengths, a