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Wilt – Moving Monoliths (Bindrune)

Upon forming, back in 2010, Winnipeg’s Wilt’s original intention was to create a black metal studio-only project. Since, the duo of guitarist Brett Goodchild and vocalist Jordan Dorge have assembled a full lineup and have started hitting the festival circuit… Continue Reading →

Scaremeister – 31 Spirits (Metropolis)

With a line-up including cEvin Key, Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall and Traz Damji I figured this, at the very least, would be a class act but also probably a bit of a nightmare to figure out how to turn in an… Continue Reading →

Gog – Ironworks (Season Of Mist)

More ambient/noise at Ave Noctum? Indeed. At first unlikely bedfellows, the more you think on it, the smaller the step between a great deal of the atmospheric/depressive black metal and true dark ambient/noise. In fact when you think of artists… Continue Reading →

Steel Hook Prostheses – The Empirics Guild (Malignant Records)

If anyone’s capable of sonically replicating the sound of a human brain dissected and rewired by the hands of a grinning sadist, this is it. Imagine all those album covers from melodic death metal bands covered with screaming faces but… Continue Reading →

Mare Cognitum/Spectral Lore – Sol (I, Voidhanger)

And so we plunge boldly into the deepest reaches of space here courtesy of two one-man projects who very clearly have at least one eye set on the stars. ‘Sol’ is a conceptual 3 song split featuring one long track… Continue Reading →

Goatcraft – All For Naught (Forbidden)

If you took one look at this album and had to guess, I reckon most of us would go for ‘old school black metal’ as the contents. An Ildjarn friendly racket? This however is actually, according to the PR, dark… Continue Reading →

Arktau Eos – Ioh-Maera + Unworeldes (Svart)

A little break from the Ave Noctum norm this time around. Arktau Ross are a Finnish duo and this pair of odd releases are split between a CD only release and a vinyl release and definitely are my introduction to… Continue Reading →

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