All posts by Manny-O-War

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

Apostle of Solitude – From Gold to Ash Review

Have you ever been given a nice chunk of 18K rose gold that’s been rendered into a beautiful shine and made ready for you to temper and bend into whatever hellish shapes you see fit

Chaos Echoes – Mouvement Review

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. Some people might think of the English darkwave band with such hits as “If You Leave.” Some might randomly associate the British spelling with the similarly British spelling of France’s

Slow – V – Oceans Review

Few people know that “funeral doom” is really just an acronym for the elements that make up the art form. It was just a coincidence that the acronym formed such a perfect title for the

Tribulation – Down Below Review

Many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many things have been said about Tribulation lately and almost all of them have nothing to do with the actual music that’s contained on

Ectoplasma – Cavern of Foul Beings Review

What is Ectoplasm? Well, Ectoplasm, (from the Greek ektos, meaning “outside,” and plasma, meaning “something formed or molded”) is a term coined by Charles Richet (probably a dickhead) to denote a substance or spiritual energy

Panphage – Jord Review

One of the most glorious culinary inventions in the history of the modern world is incontrovertibly iced cream (or cream ice as it was known). Combining milk rich with fat proteins along with sugar and

Sinistro – Sangue Cassia Review

Since the release of their debut LP in 2012, Sinistro have rolled along the bloody waters of the Lake of Fire. Their sanguine tunes and morbid aura lapping at the fiery shores. From simple opening

Best Of 2017 – Manny-O-War: You No Fit Touch Am

What can be said about this year of our Lord 2017 that is now (thankfully, in many ways) behind us? I am tempted to go on a political rant about the demise of our planet