Tag: Osmose Productions

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

Diamonds & Rust: Enslaved ‒ Mardraum ‒ Beyond the Within

Enslaved’s career is one defined by eras. They started as perhaps the most prodigious band of Norway’s second wave of black metal, releasing their Hordanes Land EP when guitarist Ivar Bjørnson was a mere 15

Best Of 2020 – Ryan Tysinger: Maybe We All Deserve The Hammer

Go, then. There are other worlds than these. – Jake Chambers The zombie sub-genre of horror film introduced some interesting hypotheticals. Everyone reading this has, in all likelihood, at least pondered on how they would

Bâ’a – Deus Qui Non Mentitur Review

“I love French black metal, like I love the French language. I have sampled every language, French is my favorite. Fantastic language. Especially to scream with.” – The Merovingian, The Matrix Reloaded Or at least

Bütcher – 666 Goats Carry My Chariot Review

The kitchen sink approach is risky. Throwing a bünch of inflüences together in hopes of carving oüt a distinctive soünd can have its payoffs, büt can come out as a jümbled mess much more easily.

Pernicion – Seek What They Sought Review

Innovation is intrinsic to all living creatures and necessary for survival, and stagnation means death—the death of thought, invention and viability. Without evolution, we’d still be using a sharp stone to carve our knickers from

Binah – Phobiate Review

As a student of biology with a love for evolution, I tend to assign human reactions or preferences to evolutionary necessities and then think about what mechanism could have brought them about. Sort of an

The Ominous Circle – Appalling Ascension Review

I have in my time as a death metal fan tried to classify the vocal styles of the various vocalists. Some you are already familiar with: pig squealing, bull roaring, demonic howling, witch snarling; maybe