Tag: Ihsahn

Ihsahn – Das Seelenbrechen Review

2012’s Eremita did a fine job of pushing the experimental envelope that Ihsahn so dearly loves to push, but Das Seelenbrechen bulldozes the poor bugger down an escalator and lords over it with a pointed

Rev and Redar – Bazaar 2.0

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Reverend’s Bazaar was a feature that ran intermittently for years, barely surviving the MetalReview / Last Rites changeover before staggering to its deathbed weeks ago. But instead of giving the

Rae Amitay’s Best Of 2012: Here’s A Clever Title

2012 didn’t bring about the apocalypse, but it was still a tempestuous collection of days. Still raw from the loss of David Gold and my future in Woods of Ypres, I spent the first few

Ihsahn – Eremita Review

Art moves, or it dies. While never fully escaping the shadow of history, while always subject to what Harold Bloom called the withering ‘anxiety of influence’, art is an ellipsis, not a period. Art cannot

John Ray’s Top 20 Of 2010

I’ve seen a lot of folks talking about how weird 2010 has been.  And how shitty.  I don’t know how I feel about it yet, except that it went too fucking fast.  Or maybe not

Last Rites’ Best Of 2010 – Combined Staff List

Another year, another list. 2010 brought yet another onslaught of heavy metal, and we at Metal Review sifted through the gross majority of it. Finally, the dust has settled, and all that remains are our

KK’s Best Of 2010

This December marks the end of a long, tiring and treacherous year. Most unfortunate were the deaths of many of our favorite musicians, as well as an abnormal amount of tragic events that happened to

Zach Duvall’s Top 20 of 2010

What a year… I don’t know if I just paid more attention in 2010 due to free time or if this much stuff really did blow me away, but I never remember listening to and