Tag: Mithras

Chris Sessions’ Best of 2016: Blerp Blerp

To quote Burgess’ Alex: “One thing I could never stand is to see a filthy, dirty old drunkie, howling away at the filthy songs of his fathers and going blerp, blerp in between as it

Manny-O-War’s Best Of 2016 – The Death Of Angels

It seems like last year fans of loud music sat around talking about how the world had gone to shit and the only thing saving us from mental annihilation was quality heavy metal. Imagine if

Last Rites’ Best Of 2016 – Combined Staff

Every year we get hundreds of thousands of letters from all over the world asking how we manage to compile our annual Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25 List. It’s no easy task, we’ll have

Mithras – On Strange Loops Review

Mithras. I mean, damn. Mithras. I heard Mithras years ago when this site was still MetalReview and even then thought “for all the familiarity of this music, this is something completely else.” So in my

Mithras – Time Never Lasts Review

originally written by Chris McDonald With over four years passing since the release of a new Mithras recording, any new material is a good thing, even if its only in the form of a stop-gap

00s Essentials – Volume Six

Somewhat fittingly, Volume 6 contains some of the most sinister, diabolical concoctions this decade has seen. This edition of the 100 Most Essential contains some wickedly twisted stuff, but tempers the assault with some calming

Mithras – Behind The Shadows Lie Madness Review

originally written by Jim Brandon About three years ago on another website, I stated if I ever hear a Mithras album worth owning long-term, I’d be one of the first to give the devils their

Sepia Dreamer – The Sublime Review

Wow, this one took me by surprise. Pairing the instrumental expansive ebb and flow mastery of Pelican with the shoegazing reflectiveness of Katatonia, and progressive tendencies and meticulous songcrafting associated with bands like Enslaved and Opeth, Sepia Dreamer have released a wolf in