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Ephemeral – VII (S/R)

Ephemeral is a three-piece Melodic Death Metal project based out of Thessaloniki in the northern reaches of Greece. With its main core composing of E2 (vocals/guitar/bass/orchestration), Angel (keyboards/orchestration) and Kostas Matis (drums), the trio have created a tight melodic death… Continue Reading →

Acherontas – Psychic Death – The Shattering Of Perceptions (Agonia)

Stalwarts of mysticism and Hellenic blackness Acherontas should really need no introduction to the initiated. Led with unswerving passion by V Priest since formation in 2007 they have a plethora of releases to their name and ‘Psychic Death’ sees them… Continue Reading →

Hail Spirit Noir – Eden In Reverse (Agonia Records)

Transcending the norms of progressive blackened extremity Greek act Hail Spirit Noir continue their exploratory sonic narrative carved out on three previous exhilarating releases whose last album, ‘Mayhem In Blue’, which I reviewed here, and contained everything you could desire… Continue Reading →

Death Courier – Necrotic Verses (Transcending Obscurity Records)

This Greek band has been around since the mid-80s which is surprising to me considering my penchant for old school death metal especially of the underground variety and my continual trawling to find gems within the scene. With a plethora… Continue Reading →

Firewind – Firewind (AFM Records)

My penchant for this Greek metal outfit is well known within my circle of friends as I adore every album this exceptional band has released in the last two decades and whilst I do have my favourite releases and songs… Continue Reading →

Fallen Arise – Enigma (Rock Of Angels Records)

Fallen Arise are a Greek Melodic Symphonic Metal band who are now fronted by fabulous British Vocalist Fiona Creaby. Also the vocalist in in Apparition, her classy, note-perfect, mature vocals show right from the start that her introduction into the… Continue Reading →

Nox Formulae – Drakon Darshan Satan (Dark Descent)

And so the sound of song birds bounced around the forests, the scent of verdant, leaf-strewn soils drifting high into the pristine woodland canopy just as…. The clawed hand of Satan ripped through the fabric of reality and a single,… Continue Reading →

Dexter Ward – III (No Remorse Records)

So yes, it would be a little less formulaic if a band named their fourth or second album “III”, just to mess with people, but in the cynical world we live in the joke would no doubt backfire on the… Continue Reading →

On Thorns I Lay – Threnos (Lifeforce Records)

This is the 9th album by this 25 year old Greek band. Granted this may be the first album of theirs that I’m actually listening to, but I was aware of their existence owing to their contemporaries which I follow… Continue Reading →

Arrakis – Technontology Vol.1 (S/R)

Greek instrumentalists Arrakis formed back in 2012 and are firm believers in tripping through the endless musical universe via the medium of music. Regularly posting demos and jams online for all to hear, this psychedelic orientated stoner-doom band consists of… Continue Reading →

Serpent Noir – Death Clan OD (World Terror Committee)

An atmospheric guitar piece opens ‘Death Clan OD’ with ‘The Black Knighthood Of OD’ before Serpent Noir launch a full-on attack on the senses. ‘Cutting The Umbilical Cord Of Hel’ is a brutal affair and leads with battering fretwork and… Continue Reading →

SL Theory – Cipher (Rock Of Angels Records)

SL Theory is the brainchild of Greek multi-instrumentalist Sotiris Lagonikas, Co-founder of the bands What’s The Buzz? And Double Treat and a former member of six piece ‘Four Wheel Drive’. Based out of Piraeus, Lagonikas is a long time veteran… Continue Reading →

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