Tag: Doom

Cover art is “Pluto and Charon" (1972) by David A. Hardy

Darkthrone – Eternal Hails…… Review…….

What’s in a name? I don’t recall precisely when I first heard Darkthrone’s name – unfortunately I was a pitiful excuse for a metal fan at four years old when Soulside Journey was released. I didn’t

Lord Mortvm ‒ Diabolical Omen of Hell Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Norway’s Lord Mortvm plays the type of metal that was best back when dirtbags knew they were dirtbags. Back when Saint Vitus was adding the punk grit to

Sunbomb – Evil And Divine Review

Another of Frontiers Records’ apparently endless combinations of hard rock all-stars, Sunbomb is the pairing of Stryper vocalist / guitarist Michael Sweet with L.A. Guns / ex-Brides Of Destruction shredder Tracii Guns. Per Guns, the

Hagel ‒ Veneration of the Black Light Review

The African elephant has the longest known gestation period of any animal on our Blue Dot at about 645 days, which isn’t too far away from rounding up to an even two years. It takes

Track Premiere: Coffin Lurker – “Of Suffering”

At the dawn of the millennium, there was a trend within the resurgence in the popularity of the zombie film. The “fast zombies” resembled more of a mob of crazed and rabid animals than the

Anatomia – Corporeal Torment Review

You remember that godawful REM song from way back, “Shiny Happy People?” The people that Michael Stipe was singing about… well, they weren’t the guys in Anatomia, that’s for sure. To all outward appearances, these

Diamonds & Rust: Moonspell ‒ Wolfheart

[Original cover art by Axel Hermann] Of all the bands that began their careers in more extreme terrain only to shift into sounds that were in some ways experimental, more commercial, or just downright different,

Cover art by Dr(o)))ned Artworks

Witchtit – Intoxicating Lethargy Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Any alchemical brew is only as strong as that of its weakest components. When  potioncraft is handled lovingly, with each component carefully selected, harvested, and integrated to serve