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Lice – Woe Betide You (Season Of Mist)

Black Metal has a way of worming its way into all manner of other subgenres, almost unlike any other Metal subgenre. I’ve seen Blackened Hardcore, Black Noise, Blackgaze Post-Black Metal the list is frankly endless. I think in part this… Continue Reading →

Joyless Euphoria – Dreaming In Ultraviolet (Boersma Records)

As broad a genre as Metal is each and every new avenue explored is often met with ridicule and disgust, it really is a wonder how we have come to have so many genres today. Speaking of modern times this… Continue Reading →

Falaise – A Place I Don’t Belong To (A Sad Sadness Song)

Where’s the righteous rage paired with the credible threat of action gone from music? You know, the thing that hardcore had a claim on. Black metal, too, but in a different way. From today’s perspective, anyway, being anti-Christian seems pretty… Continue Reading →

An Autumn for Crippled Children – The Light of September (ConSouling Sounds)

Well, I suppose there’s not much that’s more depressing than suffering children. Especially, when the suffering is of a kind that cannot be traced back to anyone’s wrong choices. Children that are born with some kind of genetic defect, that… Continue Reading →

Lumnos – Ancient Shadows Of Saturn (Flowing Downward)

This is The first physical release by Brazilian musician Putrefactus after a few digital only ones and as the title suggests this is very much of the cosmic black metal variety. Even from the opening note, there is a huge… Continue Reading →

An Autumn For Crippled Children – Eternal (Wickerman Recordings)

Reviewing this album is a Herculean task.  Wait don’t strop off muttering “bloody net reviews with their freebies moaning”!  This is no “ugh I have to put myself through THIS?!!” cry for pity. I really like this band. Well to… Continue Reading →

Alcest – Kodama (Prophecy)

Blackgaze is a compound noun that strikes fear in the heart of many metaller, conjuring up images of bearded hipsters with pocket watch tattoos wanting to get their emo “awn” in a more mature and serious way. Alcest are the… Continue Reading →

Deuil – Shock/Deny (Consouling Sounds)

‘Shock/Deny’ is the second album release from this Belgian band, and just like the first, ‘Acceptance/Rebuild’, it comprises of just two long tracks of black/doom/sludge/drone/ambient. But this time round, with decidedly better production values. Once again the band deal with… Continue Reading →

Lantlôs – Melting Sun (Prophecy)

German musician, Herbst, has created two of the most iconic albums in blackgaze music – ‘.neon’ and ‘Agape’ – both were collaborations with Alcest’s Neige and fans have been anxiously awaiting the product of Herbst’s solo effort, after the pair… Continue Reading →

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