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Five The Hierophant – Over Phlegethon – (Dark Essence)

Five The Hierophant – Over Phlegethon – (Dark Essence)

If you’ve ever read some of my inane scribblings, you’ll know I’m not at adverse to firing the occasional barb in the direction of the grim, kvlt mob who like to apply corpse paint and scream, and as such it’s a real surprise that I.. Read More
BardSpec – Hydrogen (By Norse)

BardSpec – Hydrogen (By Norse)

The name will be familiar to many. It’s Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved. Inspired by trance-inducing ambiance, he formed his own project BardSpec and, to quote the publicity, “combines stirring, hallucinatory synth-sounds with mercurial guitar effects and hypnotic rhythms that navigate illusory landscapes”. The landscape is.. Read More
Aluk Todolo – Archives Vol 1 (Temple Of Torturous)

Aluk Todolo – Archives Vol 1 (Temple Of Torturous)

Self-branded ‘occult rock’ French instrumental power trio Aluk Todolo have been garnering more interest of late after releasing various albums EP’s and splits. They have collaborated with Der Blutharsch back in 2011 and are about to head out on tour with Oranssi Pazuzu. They were.. Read More
Arrakis – Electricon (S/R)

Arrakis – Electricon (S/R)

Arrakis, the desert planet, home of Spice that allows interstellar travel, known as Dune, and also a rather good Greek instrumental psychedelic power trio. To take their name from the possibly the most famous planet in Science-Fiction literature is a pretty bold move, setting a.. Read More
My Sleeping Karma - Mela Ananda (Napalm)

My Sleeping Karma – Mela Ananda (Napalm)

Translating from Hindi, Mela Ananda means “A gathering of bliss”. This is a rather fitting album title for the first live recording by Teutonic instrumental giants My Sleeping Karma in their ten year career. With MSK already receiving some pretty in depth coverage on this.. Read More
The Lumberjack Feedback - Blackened Visions (Kaotoxin)

The Lumberjack Feedback – Blackened Visions (Kaotoxin)

French doomsters, The Lumberjack Feedback have had a busy few years with a split release and two EP’s to their credit. “Blackened Visions” represents the first full length release from the band. Beefing things up with two drummers and a twin guitar attack, this all.. Read More
Clouds Taste Satanic – Dawn Of The Satanic Age (Kinda Like Music)

Clouds Taste Satanic – Dawn Of The Satanic Age (Kinda Like Music)

For three straight years now, Brooklyn based instrumental doomsters Clouds Taste Satanic have been producing an album a year, the quality of which has just continued to improve. 2014 saw ‘To Sleep Beyond The Stars’ with its single epic track in four movements; 2015 saw.. Read More
Pg. Lost - Versus (Pelagic)

Pg. Lost – Versus (Pelagic)

Having previously written music with effect-saturated vocals, the Swedish quartet have gone for instrumental, more synth-driven pieces this time around, apparently due to Kristian Karlsson’s (bass, vocals) recent heavy touring schedule playing keys with Cult of Luna. Guitarist Gustav Almberg has commented that “I guess.. Read More
Le Scimmie – Colostrum (Red Sound)

Le Scimmie – Colostrum (Red Sound)

Following the release of their debut ‘Dromomania’, Italian doomsters, Le Scimmie, took a four year break, however, it’s more than apparent that the trio were anything but idle; 2016 sees them with a major change in their small line-up and new four-track album ‘Colostrum’. The.. Read More
Slowrun – Resonance (Dunk!Records)

Slowrun – Resonance (Dunk!Records)

I had the pleasure of reviewing Slowrun’s evocative debut album “Prologue” about three years ago. Instrumental works are not everyone’s preference, but “Prologue”’s collection of progressive ambient post rock pieces did what music does so well and planted vivid images in my mind without the.. Read More