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Obsidian Kingdom – A Year with No Summer (Season of Mist)

Obsidian Kingdom – A Year with No Summer (Season of Mist)

My first encounter with Obsidian Kingdom came at last year’s ProgPower Europe. My recollections are of a dynamic performance, laden with heavy but spellbinding post metal intensity. We enter a world of contrasting forms, sophistication and imagination. The opening title is strong and emotive, combining.. Read More
Belphegor – Conjuring The Dead (Nuclear Blast)

Belphegor – Conjuring The Dead (Nuclear Blast)

These Austrians have been a band that I have always had a very fleeting interest in but never paid much attention to. On the occasions that one of their albums has come by it has always had the once over, a nod of the head.. Read More
Dynasty of Darkness – Empire of Pain (The Leader’s Group)

Dynasty of Darkness – Empire of Pain (The Leader’s Group)

This collective of extreme metal musicians is ostensibly based in Germany, where “Empire of Pain” was recorded. Indeed, the venue was an abandoned SS complex. The principal force behind Dynasty of Darkness is Morbid XIII of Synergy of Souls. On drums is Mayhem’s Hellhammer with.. Read More
Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare (Season of Mist)

Mayhem – Esoteric Warfare (Season of Mist)

7 long years have passed since Mayhem’s last full length sweep of decrepit blackened murk ‘Ordo ad Chao’ hit our speakers, covering listeners in a filthy napalm-like phlegm which ate deeply into the beings of those who were willing to let its dark expanses take.. Read More
Shining – 8 ½ Feberdrömmar i vaket tillstånd (Dark Essence)

Shining – 8 ½ Feberdrömmar i vaket tillstånd (Dark Essence)

With so many bands going for the numerical album title I cannot think of any that have included a ½? I’m sure there are some out there and somebody will write in but there is a reason behind Swedish band Shining’s numerical anarchy. Having released.. Read More
Kommandant - The Draconian Archetype (ATMF)

Kommandant – The Draconian Archetype (ATMF)

Chicagoans Kommandant first fired across my bows with their Kontakt EP back in 2010 via Planet Metal Records. At the time I declared that the disc gave me a cataclysmic short sharp shock and left me wanting more and finally it has come via ATMF.. Read More