Tag: Profound Lore

Nocturnus AD – Paradox Review

Way back about a billion years ago, the first version of Nocturnus was formed when drummer / vocalist Mike Browning split from a young Morbid Angel. After a pair of demos and a shifting line-up

Vaura – Sables Review

[Album artwork by Terence Hannum] If you’re a music fanatic or have any sort of strong connection to music fanatics, you probably heard about the unfortunate and sudden passing of Scott Walker on March 22nd

Evoken – Hypnagogia Review

New Jersey’s Evoken has been one of metal’s great purveyors of misery for over 20 years now, and within the already extremely specific niche of funeral doom has maintained a bit of a micro-niche by

Mortiferum – Altar Of Decay Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. I have no clue how many times a year I type the phrase “…doesn’t really do anything new,” but I guaran-gatdang-tee it’s equaled by the amount of times

Portal – ION Review

For anyone who hasn’t been keeping up with death metal for the last 15 years or so, Portal essentially take the stylings of death metal pioneers Incantation and apply the dissonance of Immolation and the

Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper Review

The average football game lasts roughly three hours and twelve minutes. During that time there are numerous commercial breaks, TV timeouts, team timeouts, penalties, official reviews, challenges and, of course, the either 25 or 40

Impetuous Ritual – Blight Upon Martyred Sentience Review

One of life’s rules of thumb: No one really cares about your dreams, particularly the ones you think are “really fucked up.” Those nightmares are made-to-order for you and you alone – carefully crafted by

Loss – Horizonless Review

I ought to have more of a fondness for blackened death/doom than I do. With my depression, one would think it would speak to me as no other music can. But depression is not actually