Tag: Black

A Forest Of Stars – Grave Mounds And Grave Mistakes Review

The ingredients for creating black metal suited to assuage all of the miscreants and low-lifes of a particular era during which black metal didn’t actually exist are many. In order to do it right, lest

Furze – The Presence… Review

I had trouble sleeping the other night. I woke up in that barely pre-dawn window where it’s getting light enough that you know you probably won’t be able to get back to sleep, but still

Malthusian – Across Deaths Review

With both a quality demo and EP under their belt, Malthusian has been one of the more promising acts out of Ireland in the past decade. Further, they’ve been hailed as one of the better

Sear Bliss – Letters From The Edge Review

The temptation when writing about a band like Hungary’s Sear Bliss is to obsess over what is so unusual about them (a horn section in a metal band) and neglect explaining how they excel at

W.A.I.L. – Wisdom Through Agony Into Illumination And Lunacy Vol. II Review

Three years, perhaps more. That’s how long it’s been since my copy of W.A.I.L. Vol. II arrived from a far away place—a place I had never been but had always wanted to go. There’s something

Nachash – Phantasmal Triunity Review

A lot of extreme metal isn’t particularly, well, extreme. Melody, sheen, and progressive elements might end up dominating, or maybe there’s a tendency to lift a bunch of NWOBHM riffs, leaving some screeching dude as

Destroyer Attack – Solve Et Coagula Review

Before we get to the album, a series of questions… Do you like your album art black, white, and red? Do you renounce the name of Jesus Christ? Do you pray nightly for total destruction

Tatanhammer – The Art Of Human Sacrifice Review

While no details have been given as to the recording process of The Art Of Human Sacrifice, one can only imagine it as the three band members of the grave-robbing Finnish black metal outfit Tatanhammer