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Live Suffer Die – A Voice From Beyond Death (Moribund)

There’s no way of sugar-coating band names and song title in these dangerous times. It’s the nature of the beast and all we can really do is look upon things with a sense of gallows humour. Live Suffer Die were… Continue Reading →

Ævangelist – Nightmarecatcher (Hell’s Headbangers)

If you’ve missed out on all the drama that has been plaguing Ævangelist, it follows pretty much the same pattern as Batushka – band splits, both parties claim to be the original, blah, blah, blah, no one really cares. On… Continue Reading →

Porta Nigra – Schöpfungswut (Soulseller)

Back in 2012 a dark delicious deutsche slab of musical decadence appeared in the form of debut album Fin de siècle from this German band. It also contained one of the catchiest songs of the year in the form of… Continue Reading →

Benighted In Sodom – Carrier Of Poison Apples (I, Voidhanger)

Matron Thorn is one of those musicians who work constantly revolving through various projects. The amount of bands past and present he has been involved in is really quite staggering. From Bethlehem to Ævangelist, Death Fetishist, Devil Worshipper, Oblivion Gate,… Continue Reading →

Bethlehem – Lebe Dich Leer (Prophecy)

1991 The year of Bethlehem’s inception. Since then they have released a plethora of LP’s, splits and EPs. The style within those recordings has whipped between DSBM, Industrial, Black Metal and the outright weird. In 2016 the present incarnation with… Continue Reading →

Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult – Mardom (War Anthem Records)

This 22 year old Germanic Black metal institution that is Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult is back with their 6th sacrifice in the form of ‘Mardom’. This is pure, raw, traditional, venomous black metal in its purest form and Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult… Continue Reading →

Obscuring Veil – Fleshvoid To Naught (I, Voidhanger Records)

With just four tracks, only two of which could be considered songs in the traditional sense, my initial impression of “Fleshvoid To Naught” was dismay at what appeared to be an incoherent jumble of half formed ideas drowning in a… Continue Reading →

Interview – Deinonychus

  Landing at the tail end of last year ‘Ode to Acts of Murder, Dystopia and Suicide’ was an album that wrapped up 2017 with a more than healthy blast of negativity. One could be forgiven for having all but… Continue Reading →

Deinonychus – Ode To Acts Of Murder, Dystopia And Suicide (My Kingdom Music)

What a delightful album title, fair warms the cockles and caresses the soul. Well at least someone looking to buy a loved one a present this festering season can’t be excused for making a mistake and it could be given… Continue Reading →

Bethlehem – S/T (Prophecy Productions)

Starting out as a black/doom metal band in 1991 in Germany, 25 years on and many many more line-up changes later, bassist/guitarist Jürgen Bartsch is the only remaining founding member, with long time drummer Wolz retaking his 12 year post… Continue Reading →

Death Fetishist – Clandestine Sacrament (Debemur Morti)

Darkness has become very dark indeed these days. Rarely is that more so than in the work of Ævangelist mastermind Matron Thorn whose black metal has been providing a cutting edge for the scene for some time now – with… Continue Reading →

Sektemtum – Panacea (Osmose)

Mix black metal with punk and the French predilection for the bizarre and the grotesque, and you get an opener which sounds like Enslaved. Born largely of the eccentric Doctor Livingstone and Arkhon Infaustus, Sektemtum have released this album as… Continue Reading →

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