Tag: Atmospheric

Lurker Of Chalice – Lurker Of Chalice (Reissue) Review

originally written by Chris McDonald I was more relieved than a fat kid who got out of gym class when I found out that Southern Lord was finally re-releasing the lone Lurker Of Chalice album

Agalloch – The White Review

originally written by Chris McDonald The EP is an interesting format. For most bands it’s either a way to get rid of old material that‘s been sitting around for awhile, or a quick cash-grab (usually

Tenhi – Airut: Aamujen Review

This year’s Maaäet was my first exposure to Finland’s Tenhi, and based on how often I spun the record over the course of a month, I was pretty quick on the trigger when I saw

Negură Bunget – OM Review

Originally written by Jeremy Garner I’ve been taking my time with this one, but no matter how much time I give myself or how many times I’ve tried to capture this album with words, I

Sunn O))) & Boris – Altar Review

No other band in extreme music today garners the “love ‘em or hate ‘em” label more than Sunn O))). Regardless of whether or not you consider their achievements to be “real” doom, or even “real”

Blut Aus Nord – Metamorphosis Of Realistic Theories (MoRT)

Over the past couple years, a lot of American critics and fans have commented on France’s recent burgeoning and impressive contributions to metal, and one of the albums that’s often cited in examples of this

Eyes of Ligeia – A Fever Which Would Cling To Thee Forever Review

One gets the distinct feeling that this meeting happened someplace horrifically dark and hateful–a place you wouldn’t want to go without a floodlight and a baseball bat. Somewhere, in fact, like what must lay just

Agalloch – Ashes Against The Grain Review

Originally written by Jason Jordan. Following Pale Folklore and The Mantle is not an easy task – much less improving on them – but Agalloch have done both. Ashes Against the Grain is the band’s finest full-length: a classy, pristine offering of atmospheric,