Tag: Doom

Year Of The Cobra – Ash And Dust Review

Being named Year of the Cobra (and writing some bitchin’ tunes) means that with every new release, you have to see “20__ is totally the year of the cobra, bro!” as often as a boy

Runemagick – Into Desolate Realms Review

In music, true economy is rare. There are, of course, essentially an infinite number of ways to make a musical point. Variations in instrumentation, melody, rhythm, harmony, tone, and so on enable musicians to paint

The Lone Madman – Let The Night Come Review

[Artwork by Timo Ketola] A number of articles have been written over the years detailing Finland’s unique connection to metal. Most of these works have played the numbers game, underscoring the curious truth that no

Profetus – The Sadness Of Time Passing Review

[Artwork by Yuka Yoshihara] More so than any other branch of metal, funeral doom represents a true “sink or swim” moment. People who love it seem wired to do so from the womb for reasons

Mortiferum – Disgorged From Psychotic Depths Review

It’s probably for the best if we address the elephant in the room right away so we can get to the true business of the matter. That’s some butthole. Maybe that sentence should have ended

Atlantean Kodex – The Course Of Empire Review

It’s been six years since we’ve gotten a studio full-length from the epic metal titans in Atlantean Kodex in the form of The White Goddess, the album that solidified the band’s place amongst the upper

Nightfell – A Sanity Deranged Review

Are you, reader, afraid about the end of the world? Are you worried about the moment when the bombs, be they atomic or otherwise, start falling from the sky? Have you already given up on

Crypt Sermon ‒ The Ruins Of Fading Light Review

Epic doom metal is called such because from its earliest days it was linked to the nature of epicness ‒ heroics, theatricality, a grand tale, etc. ‒ to the point that the title of the