Tag: Black

Azrael – Into Shadows Act II: Through Horned Shadows Glimpse Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett What a stellar year for black metal this has been. Already receiving solid new releases from 1349, Mayhem, Leviathan, and Blut Aus Nord, we are yet again blessed by the

Blut Aus Nord – The Work Which Transforms God Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance I am just a casual fan of black metal. I have a begrudging respect for the genre, but for the most part I focus my energy elsewhere. However, I do

Leviathan – Tentacles Of Whorror Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas I hit ‘play’ on my CD player and my headphones engulf my sense of hearing. As I lay in the hazy area between deep sleep and conscious awareness, my mind

Borknagar – Epic Review

Originally written by Ian Dreilinger. Oh, Borknagar, what changes hast thou seen? From the self-titled debut to this new offering, Epic, it’s as though you’re listening to an entirely new band. With only one original member to

Krieg – The Black House Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas I’ve been curiously entertained by some US black metal of late, as Forest of Impaled, Fall of the Bastards and Veneficum have delivered some material worthy of their European counterparts

1349 – Beyond The Apocalypse Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Wait a minute… what is going on here? There is decent production, a solid sound… there’s no way this could be the same 1349 that released Liberation just a little

Svartsyn – Destruction of Man Review

Originally written by Drew Ailes Svartsyn invokes cursed black metal. No, seriously. It’s true. They invoke cursed black metal. I’m not fucking around – they do it. At least that’s what their bio says, and anyone

Lunaris – Cyclic Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas I never did get around to hearing the debut The Infinite, so I was expectant to hear an album that has guest appearances by members of Arcturus, Testament, Dragonlord, Borknagar