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Posts tagged "Monumentum"
Malvento – Pneuma (Third I Rex)

Malvento – Pneuma (Third I Rex)

I should feel guilty for never coming across Malvento in their 20 odd years of existence but then again there are many “cult Italian” acts so shrouded in obscurity within the underground that there are no shortage of them to discover. Malvento have been around.. Read More
Zifir -  Kingdom Of Nothingness (Duplicate)

Zifir – Kingdom Of Nothingness (Duplicate)

I have no idea what being a black metal band in Turkey is like, but if you believe news I suspect it must be increasingly difficult. Two piece Zifir though (Onur Onok and Nursuz respectively) have been doing this for over ten years, and two.. Read More
Emptiness - Not For Music (Season Of Mist)

Emptiness – Not For Music (Season Of Mist)

Belgians Emptiness have been on the go since 1998 and this makes their fifth studio album and my first encounter. Yep, finger on the pulse as ever… Anyway, I gather they come from a kind of black/death background which on the strength of Not For.. Read More
Shining / Monumentum – Pale Colours / The River (Avantgarde / Blood Music)

Shining / Monumentum – Pale Colours / The River (Avantgarde / Blood Music)

One of many requests that we get in a week caught my attention stating “We know that in the jungle of promo links and releases to review as for today it might be not possible for you to cut some space in your Media to.. Read More
Shining - Redefining Darkness (Spinefarm)

Shining – Redefining Darkness (Spinefarm)

Yes this is the Swedish Shining and they do have a proper album title this time round and have dispensed with the numerology. In case you were wondering though this is album number VIII. I had a very good insight into this having got hold.. Read More
Chaosweaver - Enter The Realm Of The Doppelgänger (Napalm)

Chaosweaver – Enter The Realm Of The Doppelgänger (Napalm)

Chaosweaver do look great; kinda like a bunch of malevolent faery Carny folk dreamt up by Neil Gaiman after he’s been ripped off at a fair.  It’s the kind of flair you rarely see and looking at the images I hope it points to a.. Read More
Canaan - Of Prisoners, Wandering Souls and Cruel Fears (Eibon Records)

Canaan – Of Prisoners, Wandering Souls and Cruel Fears (Eibon Records)

Not knowing much about this Italian group, from the description I was expecting some descent into utter Hell carved out by the collective sickness of something akin to Khanate meets the Axis of Perdition. Er… No. This is an altogether more gentle and romantic form.. Read More