Tag: Pagan

10s Essentials – Volume Two

Greetings, travelers! Welcome to Volume 2 of our 100 Essential Albums of the 2010s. Were you present and accounted for when Volume 1 landed last week and promptly asked to be escorted to your leader?

Marrasmieli – Between Land And Sky Review

Hyperbole is a useless endeavor, particularly when allowed to run amok within the often comedic realm of music reviews. Beyond the sheer awkwardness of it, limitless hyperbole mostly ends up yielding the opposite of its

Ehlder - Nordabetraktelse

Ehlder – Nordabetraktelse Review

Both autocorrect and Google will be convinced that you have a typo and are looking for psychedelic heavy rock band Elder. If you’re not Swedish, they will also be convinced you misspelled Nordabetraktelse, which very

Horn – Retrograd Review

Like a majestic dolphin breaching the icy ceiling of the ocean, leaping high into the air as it fills its lungs with oxygen before returning to the darkness of the deep sea, Horn returns with

Enslaved – E Review

I hated Vertebrae for nine years. Unless you’ve been a part of the LR crew, you probably weren’t privy to that particular tidbit. And now that you are aware, it’s quite likely that you don’t really

Moonsorrow – Jumalten Aika Review

Moonsorrow has never been a band to shock their fans, or anyone for that matter. Over the course of six albums and one really long “EP,” the greatest carriers of Quorthon’s legacy have generally stayed

Varg – Das Ender Aller Lügen Review

Funny how the brain works. I had been put off this band for at least a while due to the name being immediately associated with legendary asshole Varg Vikernes; it had to be a side

Týr – Valkyrja Review

Just to be clear upfront: Yes, I previously gave Faroese folk metallers Týr the dubious honor of crowning them “World’s Most Boring Band.” Having not heard any of the band’s albums since 2006’s Ragnarok, I