Tag: Black

Darkenhöld – Arcanes & Sortilèges Review

Do you believe in destiny? In the power of fortune over the tides of fate? Are the threads of happenstance so tightly woven that one’s future is irrevocably set in stone, decided upon from the

Invincible Force – Decomposed Sacramentum Review

Invincible Force worships in a chapel of ghouls, is ready to bleed for the devil, and has conjured a sophomore album that offers up a blistering maze of riffs to torment the demented ears of

Necrophobic – Dawn Of The Damned Review

[Artwork by Necrolord] Consistency is obviously ideal and a noble goal for anyone producing a consumable product, including music, but even that eventually wanders into an unfavorable light if the dreaded s-word, stagnation, rears its

Anaal Nathrakh ‒ Endarkenment Review

Let’s get the obvious point out of the way right now: about half of Anaal Nathrakh’s career has been rather superfluous. They haven’t really done much new since they truly cemented their formula on the

Enslaved – Utgard Review

The greatest artists tap into something beyond themselves and speak elemental truths from everyday syllables. Certainly in the case of music, the presence of a sympathetic or at least engaged listener helps to close the

Vous Autres – Sel De Pierre Review

Cover artwork by Romain Barbot French black metal stands proudly, shoulder to shoulder with their Scandanavian and American brethren, having provided the world with gloriously hateful music since the second wave. Bands like Merrimack, Deathspell

Autonoesis – Autonoesis Review

I could probably save both you and I a great deal of hassle by simply stating that the debut from Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Autonoesis has The Riffs™. I could just mention a few, well-timed, brilliantly

Körgull The Exterminator – Sharpen Your Spikes Review

On album number five (and first in five years), the black / thrashing maniac Spaniards in Körgull the Exterminator have turned over a new leaf and found their sensitive side. From the meditative Nick Drake