Tag: Season Of Mist

Rimfrost – Veraldar Nagli Review

Obvious anus jokes aside, a name like Rimfrost at least lets you know pretty clearly what you’re going to get. The band call it Scandinavian black metal. Because that’s where they’re from and that’s what

Drudkh – Microcosmos Review

originally written by Chris McDonald For many black metal fans, myself included, our first exposure to Drudkh was something of a revelatory experience. Here was a band that completely shunned both the theatrical superficialities that

Destroyer 666 – Defiance Review

A howl pierces the night and the shepherd awakens. In an instant, five years of peace and tranquility are forgotten. Is that the glint of yellow eyes in the shadows? A lamb bleats in terror,

Naer Mataron – Praetorians Review

Originally written by Kris Yancey I’ll give it to Naer Mataron: they’ve got fire in their bellies, if only dinky embers capable of creating an ulcer at worst. But I almost feel like the Darkthrone

Trinacria – Travel Now Journey Infinitely Review

From Wikipedia, “Trinacria is both an alternative name for Sicily and its national symbol (an ancient form of the Triskelion), which also appears on its flag.” In case you don’t have a Word-A-Day calendar, a triskelion

Esoteric – The Maniacal Vale Review

Many metal fans have issues gobbling down funeral doom. In that regard, I suppose it could be considered the creamed corn of our beloved genre. Actually, that seems a bit harsh, as some of us

Bestial Mockery – Slaying The Life Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Fans of Sabbat and other thrash/black hybrids, take notice–Slaying The Lifeis a seriously destructive album. Bestial Mockery (who are now, unfortunately, split-up) take old-school thrash riffage and channel it through the blasphemous energy and

Red Harvest – A Greater Darkness Review

Originally written by Jason Jordan. Red Harvest have been releasing material since the early ‘90s, and from my understanding, they periodically undergo stylistic changes that result in each album sounding different than its predecessors. Still, though