Tag: Candlelight

Ihsahn – Pharos (EP) Review

Earlier this year Ihsahn, the immortal, ever-evolving genius of Norwegian prog, released Telemark. That EP saw Ihsahn dialing back the clock and bringing the raw fury that made people love his solo records such as

Ihsahn – Telemark EP Review

Imagine waking up in the morning and looking in the mirror only to see the face of Vegard Sverre Tveitan looking back at you. Imagine the pressure of knowing that you were responsible for Emperor’s

Ihsahn – Àmr Review

It’s undeniable that After will remain the classic Ihsahn record. If someone wants to get into his work, that’s the album they select. It’s not even out of the realm of possibility some would rate After higher


Winterfylleth – The Dark Hereafter Review

British black metal outfit Winterfylleth certainly produce music that is tiresomely consistent: Their signature sound features monotone, alto-1 desperate vocals, thin but relentless guitars, blast beats, and just a modicum of melody squeezed in. Prior

Ihsahn – Arktis. Review

Originally written by K. Scott Ross. Ihsahn is many things to many people. The father of modern black metal. The killer of TRVE black metal. Master of interlocking jigsaw riffs. International sex symbol. Musical genius. Overrated

Sigh – Graveward Review

Originally written by K. Scott Ross. A lot of the music that we listen to as metal heads is extremely similar. When it really comes down to it, is there that much difference between Immolation and Incantation? Sure,

Voices – London Review

Originally written by K. Scott Ross. The Concept Album is a tricky beast. On the one hand, having a unified theme or story for an album can take already mighty music to the next level

Corrosion Of Conformity – IX Review

Originally written by Matt Longo In many respects, legacies mean jack shit — especially when faced with the prospect of releasing new material and touring on its strengths to pan-generational audiences. But true to form