Tag: Solstafir

Best Of 2020 – Dan Obstkrieg: Only Kindness Matters

For reasons largely unknown, I gave myself precise word limitations for the blurbs which follow. For those of you playing along at home, this means that I wrote 100 words exactly for each metal album,

10s Essentials – Volume Six

Remember bars? Man, that sure was fun sitting in a dimly lit hole-in-the-wall and knocking back a few while discussing sports, politics and work. If only we could teeter on an uncertain bar stool again

Sólstafir – Ótta Review

“We must use time as a tool, not a couch.” – John “What the” F. Kennedy The above quote is relevant to Ótta for a couple reasons. First, as some of you are likely already

Sólstafir – Svartir Sandar Review

Those who have not yet had the pleasure of experiencing the band that one of our writers described as “Jim Morrison’s corpsepainted and drug-addled suicidal spawn” should know right now that no comparisons, regardless of

Jordan Campbell’s Top 20 of 2009

Another year in heavy metal…and what a year it was. It seems like every band on the planet released something in 2009; when Immortal, Absu, and Destroyer 666 all emerge from hibernation at once, it’s a sign that things

Solstafir – Köld Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Admittedly, this album is far from a new release. In fact, it was initially released over nine months ago, on a record label that has inexplicably ceased to distribute adequate