Tag: Doom

Fórn – Rites Of Despair Review

These days it’s safe to admit publicly that things aren’t going well. It’s not uncommon to take your personal demise to social media and let the world know just how under-appreciated you feel. And why

Owl – Nights In Distortion

Over the course of a couple full lengths and several EPs, Germany’s Owl has delivered a blend of synth-heavy ambient and dark, morose doom/death, never twice bringing the same mix or balance of the band’s

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

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

Embrace Of Thorns – Scorn Aesthetics Review

You know what I miss? Rating systems. When I first started writing here there was a rating system, and most other review sites had rating systems. For us it was 666. I can’t remember what

Atavisma – The Chtonic Rituals Review

Talent is a fickle beast. Those who possess it are often led down the pompous, overwrought path of say Dave Weckl or Steve Vai. One might spend more time endorsing drumsticks than supporting the mostly

Cavurn – Rehersal Demo Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. It’s not often a rehearsal demo receives much light outside of the darker corners of the metal underground. However, Washington’s death/doom act Cavurn have been creating quite a

Khanus – Flammarion Review

Finland’s Khanus is a very strange band, and not necessarily for the reason most of us westerns likely think–that snicker-friendly name that has no conveniently available translation. No, Finland’s Khanus is a strange band to