Tag: Symphonic

Cradle Of Filth – The Manticore And Other Horrors Review

It should be relatively uncontroversial to suggest that Cradle of Filth’s finest days are almost certainly in the past. That’s not intended as a withering indictment of the band’s recent output, but one imagines the

Nightwish – Imaginaerum Review

[Fade in on a small, modern office space with a number of desk stations scattered throughout. Several individuals are answering telephones in what appears to be some type of crisis counseling center. One of the

Dekadent – Venera: Trial & Tribulation Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Slovenia’s Dekadent is a new act to me, but after reading some glowing press, I checked the band out for myself, and now I can hopefully expose this superb act

Fleshgod Apocalypse – Agony Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay Hailed as Fleshgod Apocalypse’s masterpiece, one thing is certain: Agony is undeniably epic, incredibly well-written, and a brilliant sophomore effort. There are a few aspects of the album that, for

My Dying Bride – Evinta Review

Let me paint you a picture: A chill autumn wind rustles leaves like dry bones as it creeps across the fog-enshrouded fields of verdant Mother England. There is a small house at the top of

Hell – Human Remains Review

A childhood spent over-indulging in the royal bombast of the King (Diamond) and Queen has left me with a long-lasting love of the theatrical; years of love for prog-rock have given me a liking for

Septic Flesh – The Great Mass Review

We all experience music differently. Most of that ought to be put down to genre preferences, listening habits, level of intoxication, and so forth, but you can’t necessarily pin it all on these subjective factors.

Saille – Irreversible Decay Review

It is no small secret that symphonic black metal has been in a lull for several years now. Really, calling it a lull is far too nice. A more accurate statement would be to say