Tag: Melodic Death

King – Fury And Death Review

Fire and ice have always entangled themselves in a tug-of-war, a relationship as old as time. Together, fire, the more aggressive, grandiose element, and ice, the solid, more submissive counterpart, create a symphony of symbiosis.

After Earth – The Rarity Of Reason Review

There have been a few revivalist bands of late, but only a handful of newer melodic death metal bands have come close to matching the intensity of the earlier releases from In Flames, Dark Tranquillity,

Suotana – Ounas I Review

Suotana is a Finnish melodic death metal band that I, and many others, discovered after the release of their sophomore effort, Land of the Ending Time, in 2018. I was on a Children of Bodom

The Halo Effect – Days Of The Lost Review

Metal sees so many reformations and regroupings that genuine surprise is rare. Yet when it was announced that Mikael Stanne, Jesper Strömblad, Peter Iwers, Niclas Engelin, and Daniel Svensson had formed a band together my

Buried Realm – Buried Realm Review

Too awkwardly dated and impure to be obviously cool in the social media age, melodic death metal (melodeath) revivalism is – compared to its metalcore cousin, and despite the loaded term – well, not a

Best of 2021 – Chris C: It’s Been A Year

This has been a strange year in music. Blood Incantation announced their hour-long, ambient Century Media debut. Andi Deris proved the best bobbing head on the new and remarkable Helloween hydra. Melodic black metal not

Vaelmyst – Secrypts Of The Egochasm Review

The world is not lacking for metal bands. Between Bandcamp and blogs, there’s an endless supply of new discoveries at our fingertips. Though somehow we’ve heard and seen it all. Several times over. Yet once