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Hail Spirit Noir – Mayhem In Blue (Dark Essence Records)

Hail Spirit Noir – Mayhem In Blue (Dark Essence Records)

I was first introduced to this Greek band via their second album titled “Oi Magoi” and was struck immediately by their uniqueness and their completely off the wall style. So, buckle up as we head down the proverbial rabbit hole to a sonic landscape that.. Read More
Underling – Breathe Deeply / Bloodworship (Neuropa Records)

Underling – Breathe Deeply / Bloodworship (Neuropa Records)

Californian atmospheric black metal band Underling have recently signed to Neuropa records, giving us a chance to catch up with two great releases, 2013’s ‘Breathe Deeply’ and 2015’s ‘Bloodworship’, both re-issued in glorious digipack form. Playing with a potent mix of outright aggression, blackgaze ambience.. Read More
Shroud of Satan – At the Behest of Time (Sol Records)

Shroud of Satan – At the Behest of Time (Sol Records)

Quite a statement of intent on this, Shroud of Satan’s debut full-length album. The German band’s inlay proudly proclaims the following… “Shroud of Satan considers Black Metal as a cult to be preserved and honoured. We refuse to accept any forms of softening the sacred.. Read More
Mortichnia – Heir To Scoria And Ash (Apocalyptic Witchcraft)

Mortichnia – Heir To Scoria And Ash (Apocalyptic Witchcraft)

Mortichnia, or ‘death march’ is the chilling term given to the last steps of a creature before it meets its maker (unless, and let’s be honest about this, unless its maker is merely a random and unlikely series of chemical reactions spread over billions of.. Read More
The Lion’s Daughter – Existence Is Horror (Season Of Mist)

The Lion’s Daughter – Existence Is Horror (Season Of Mist)

This poor little cub has been left on our reviews list all alone for some time, unloved with no interest and I felt sorry for it. A few days before release into the wild record shops I thought I best have a listen. The trio.. Read More
Abigail Williams - The Accuser (Candlelight)

Abigail Williams – The Accuser (Candlelight)

With only Sorceron remaining as the founding member this US act that has released some of the most glorious epic black metal albums I’ve ever heard culminating in the gargantuan opus “Becoming” three years ago. Round about this point it was rumoured that the band.. Read More
Corrections House – Know How To Carry A Whip (Neurot)

Corrections House – Know How To Carry A Whip (Neurot)

The crew behind this lot are all well known musicians in their own right coming from such diverse acts as Minsk, Eyehategod, Buried At Sea, Twilight, Yakuza, Neurosis and Nachtmystium, to name but a few. Putting them together in an industrialised mindset proved to be.. Read More
Kommandant – The Architects Of Extermination (ATMF)

Kommandant – The Architects Of Extermination (ATMF)

I have been following and enjoying the work of genocidal USBM group Kommandant since they first made Kontakt with us via their 2010 EP. Their second album ‘The Draconian Archetype’ followed on from that in 2012 and got the comment from me stating “At the.. Read More
Dawnbringer - Night of the Hammer (Profound Lore)

Dawnbringer – Night of the Hammer (Profound Lore)

Chris Black may be famous of late for his High Spirits band, but this is his original band that has been going since 1995 and listening to ‘Nobody There’, it’s clear it’s Black’s vocals, albeit a slower tempo than the High Spirits material. The music.. Read More
Nachtmystium – The World We Left Behind (Century Media)

Nachtmystium – The World We Left Behind (Century Media)

Congratulations to Blake Judd, the music industry’s biggest troll. After announcing a few months back that Nachtmystium were due to disband and upcoming opus ‘The World We Left Behind’ would be their swansong, music writers the world over were clamouring to write the best send-off.. Read More
Wolvhammer – Clawing into Black Sun (Profound Lore)

Wolvhammer – Clawing into Black Sun (Profound Lore)

2011’s ‘The Obsidian Plains’ is a helluva album to have to follow, however, considering the superstar line up of the Minneapolis/Chicago trio that is Wolvhammer – Jeff Wilson (ex-Krieg and Nachtmystium), Adam Clemans (ex-Iron Thrones and Veil of Maya) and Heath Rave (ex-Across Tundras) –.. Read More
Woe - Withdrawal (Candlelight Records)

Woe – Withdrawal (Candlelight Records)

This was my first experience of Woe, a USBM band who feature none other than former Krieg drummer Chris Grigg (and now also Shawn Eldridge of Funebrarum/Disma on drums, though it seems that he doesn’t feature on this, their third full length effort). Unlike their.. Read More