Tag: Debemur Morti

Selbst – Relatos De Angustia Review

Disclaimer: This is not a DSBM album. For some odd reason, “depressive” black metal gets associated with a certain trope of mournful, angsty sadboys drooping around their candlelit bedrooms and gazing up softly at the

Aara – En Ergô Einai Review

Here’s something that sounds like a shitty non sequitur of a lead-in to a review of an excellent black metal album: The quest for perfection often inhibits the quest for betterment. We want the best

Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen Review

For months, Hallucinogen hung on the horizon sparkling and twinkling in the dim light of the cosmos like a star ready to be born. The transmissions from that spatial quadrant were sparse, but what was

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White Ward – Love Exchange Failure Review

Extreme music is an evocative artform that inspires a lot of great album covers. Every metalhead can rattle off a few classics that screamed DANGER in their eager youth, or recent releases that caught their

Yerûšelem – The Sublime Review

For a band that was originally shrouded in a fair bit of mystery and anonymity, Blut Aus Nord has come perilously close to oversaturating its own relatively niche market. Although Vindsval and company have slowed

In The Woods… – Cease the Day Review

The reunion of Norway’s In the Woods… a few years ago was as pleasant as it was unexpected. In the 90s, the band released three wildly different albums that brought a whole lot of sweeping

Blut Aus Nord – Deus Salutis Meae Review

Just in time for Halloween: what could be spookier than an extremely disappointing album from a typically vital and engrossing artist? Blut Aus Nord’s Deus Salutis Meæ again trudges into the bleak blackened industrial abyss in

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Au Champ Des Morts – Dans La Joie Review

Having only a two-song, seemingly one-note EP (Le Jour Se Lève) to go on, you can imagine the surprise at hearing the diversity of sounds, the mellowness, the near desert rock-like atmospheric touches across French black