Tag: Candlelight

Nihilist – (1989-1989) Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Lets make a quick run of the formalities and then get on with the real critique. Getting their start at the tail end of the 1980s, Nihilist were one of

Monolithe – II Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance If I were to tell you that one of the finest pieces of music I’ve heard in the past few months was a 52 minute concept album of funeral doom

Throne Of Katarsis – Helvete: Det Iskalde Mørket Review

Originally written by Kris Yancey Truncated review: The band’s from Norway, the album’s in black and white, they’re covered in corpsepaint, sing about cold winds and blasphemy, and they have the word “Throne” in the

Severe Torture – Bloodletting Review

Originally written by Patrick Dawson Silent since 2002’s Misanthropic Carnage the Netherlands number one exporters of sadistic misogyny have returned with a live album to placate their fans in the absence of a new full-length.

Slumber – Fallout Review

Originally written by Patrick Dawson As a member of a crowd that at times feels fairly small, I greatly enjoy the work of bands like While Heaven Wept and Pandemonium. Melodic Doom is a style

Crowbar – Lifesblood for the Downtrodden Review

I’m not going to pretend to be an expert on Crowbar here. Fact of the matter is, the only album of theirs I’ve heard before this (in its entirety) was their previous effort, Sonic Excess

Crionics – Armageddon’s Evolution Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. Now this is what I like to hear. Polish blackened death metal, or vise verse—whichever you prefer—played with a level of speed, aggression, and coherency matched by few since the days of Emperor’s IX

Entombed – Unreal Estate Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Now here’s an interesting concept for you. You take a group of classic death metal misfits, place them on stage in front a crowd of Swedish socialites at the Stockholm