Tag: Funeral

Mournful Congregation ‒ The Exuviae Of Gods – Part I Review

In his intro of our Devil’s Dozen of My Dying Bride, Dan Obstkrieg describes the UK greats’ overwhelming commitment to sadness, and I would go even farther and anoint MDB the all-time lords of heavy

Shape Of Despair – Return To The Void Review

Immersed in loss, Of something –Dissolution Despair is a powerful force. It has a gravity that when experienced acutely can be felt as though your insides are being inexplicably drawn through your feet towards some

Worm – Foreverglade Review

There’s an odd inversely proportional relationship between the clarity of Worm’s logo and the clarity of — or at least, the quality of — their musical output. On their (then, his) first record, 2017’s Evocation

Skepticism – Companion Review

[Cover artwork by Tuomas A. Laitinen] Let us consider for a moment the notion of change and how the majority of living creatures prefer to avoid it in favor of steadfast routine swaddled in comfort.

Self Hypnosis ‒ Contagion of Despair Review

Contagion of Despair, the first full length from the UK’s Self Hypnosis, is a huge, sprawling album in more ways than one. Most obviously, it pushes 80 minutes in length, which would seem very long

10s Essentials – Volume Nine

Well, how goes the isolation? Crawling out of your skin yet? Brain beginning to turn on you yet? Has the home office basically become the place you watch Star Trek: The Next Generation and King

10s Essentials – Volume Three

Greetings and felicitations, children of technology! Not much has really happened in the weeks that have passed since Volume 1 and Volume 2 dropped, right? RIGHT?? We soldier forward, we denizens of the heavy metal

Slow – VI – Dantalion Review

First of all, apologies for this review coming after the release date, but with Silence Lives Out/Over Whirlpool, slow is the name of the game. The Belgian one-man act has been on a bit of