Tag: Black Metal

Mors Vincit Omnia: A Spotlight On Sentient Ruin Laboratories, Part 2

“Dear Friends…” Or so begin the always welcome mailing list updates from Sentient Ruin Laboratories with news on upcoming releases, sales, and the usual kind of information one would expect from an independent record label.

Suspiral: “The Antithesis Of Time” Track Premeire

Sometimes the only way to conquer something is by feeding it. Immersing yourself in it, becoming it. Going against what every instinct embedded in your subconscious screams against in protest. Stepping into the fire, you

Departure Chandelier – Antichrist Rise To Power Review

Though Nostradamus’ masterwork Les Propheties has come under heavy debate concerning the accuracy of his prophecies, there is no denying that, even with the stretch of mistranslation and the intentional vagueness of the original author,

Warmoon Lord – Burning Banners Of The Funereal War Review

h blessed art thou, most darkest of steel! Thy lightless array of befrozen art doth resonate profoundly within mine loins, hailing the blackened heart that lurks below! How shalt I describe thee, in this, the

Medieval Demon – Medieval Necromancy Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. On the Bathory Album Spectrometer Scale (patent pending), Greek black metal tends to fall between the Blood Fire Death and Hammerheart points of reference, known largely for big,

Vouna – Vouna Review

The self-titled debut album from the Washington State-based project Vouna is a relatively simple, immersive album, yet it draws elements from a number of styles. The tempo and ragged synths are funeral doom, the melancholy

Cultes Des Ghoules – Sinister, Or Treading The Darker Paths Review

There’s something to be said for truth in advertising. Not only can album art give an idea of the music within, but sometimes the very title can hint at what’s to be expected. Polish black

Cosmic Church – Täyttymys Review

Some albums require the tag team approach. The latest (and last) from Cosmic Church certainly pleased a lot of ears among our ranks. Ryan and Manny have the details… Ryan: Black metal. Scandinavia. The first