Tag: Atmospheric

Striborg – Embittered Darkness/Isles De Morts Review

What’s On Tap: Miserably grim, buzzing, subnormal, unhealthy, lo-fi, simplistic, wacky black metal from a guy who lives in fucking Tasmania. Deep in the heart of ‘Frisco, there’s a fantastic little store called Aquarius Records

Wolves In The Throne Room – Diadem Of 12 Stars Review

Originally written by Jeremy Garner Hmm…this is interesting. Just when I was giving up on US black metal and the genre in general of putting out anything that really advances and pushes conventional boundaries, a

Arcturus – Sideshow Symphonies Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas How do you follow up landmark albums like La Masquerade Infernale andThe Sham Mirrors? I mean, seriously. Well in the case of Arcturus, you don’t. You just bring in the only other voice in

Cult Of Luna – Salvation Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance What comes after? After you prove yourself. After you ascend to the top of your field and quiet all detractors. Where do you go from the top? Do you allow

Rwake – If You Walk Before You Crawl You Crawl Before You Die Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Fuzzed out, stoner doom has never really been my thing, but when laced with slivers of grating extremity and a caustic sense of foreboding, it creates an overall ambience I

Neurosis – The Eye Of Every Storm Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Why has it taken so long for me to write this review? I’ll tell you why. I keep falling asleep. With the shifting ambience of an oncoming storm (pun intended),

Eyes Of Fire – Ashes To Embers Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Without boring you too much with band history, basically Eyes of Fire is the new project of former Mindrot/Shiva members Dan Kauffman and Matt Fisher (I highly recommend Mindrot to

V:28 – NonAnthropogenic Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas It would be easy to say V:28 sound like Enslaved because of Grutle Kjellson’s guest appearance, but the truth of the matter is that V:28 do sound like Enslaved’s latter