Tag: Funeral

Monolithe ‒ From Equinox To Solstice – Live At Beltane Review

The concept of a live album is an interesting one in 2019. It has, after all, been over 40 years since the heydey of The Live Album when records like Comes Alive, At Budokan, Tokyo

Evoken – Hypnagogia Review

New Jersey’s Evoken has been one of metal’s great purveyors of misery for over 20 years now, and within the already extremely specific niche of funeral doom has maintained a bit of a micro-niche by

An Interview With Monte Mccleery Of UN: The Pacific Northwest, Cancer, And Edgar Allan Poe

Residing in the Pacific Northwest, doom is hardly an outlier in the emotional terrain of music. Seattle, Washington’s UN has drawn from their landscape, the gray skies and their own profound experiences with life’s terminal

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

Mournful Congregation – The Incubus of Karma Review

Are the placid waters of a large lake best disrupted by a deluge, or by singular drops upon its surface? Sit near any calm body of water as dark clouds approach, and you’ll probably experience

Slow – V – Oceans Review

Few people know that “funeral doom” is really just an acronym for the elements that make up the art form. It was just a coincidence that the acronym formed such a perfect title for the

Nortt – Endeligt Review

Most art forms have their own genres, stereotypes, and conventions. A fairly time-worn convention in literature is the idea of the “beach read.” This is typically the sort of book – often lightweight, sometimes trashy,

Spectral Voice – Eroded Corridors of Unbeing Review

The mind of a death metal fan wanders. A morbid and picturesque landscape, dotted with caves appears. From each cave comes the rattle of death metal. Bands hunker deep within the earth, spaces normally reserved