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Ehlder – Nordabetraktelse (Nordvis)

Whatever was written way back in 2002 is long since forgotten and indeed lost but I distinctly remember the impact behind Armagedda’s debut album of Swedish black metal that was ‘The Final War Approaching.’ It was a hefty album of… Continue Reading →

Murg –Strävan (Nordvis)

If you somehow managed to miss Murg’s frost-bitten and pretty fucking stunning debut, perhaps holed up in your wintery forest domain wearing corpse paint and living only on food you caught and strangled with your bare hands, I can only… Continue Reading →

Waldgeflüster – Mondscheinsonaten (Nordvis)

From the promo track I listened to before deciding to review the album, I was expecting this to be mellow ethereal black metal full of atmosphere, they are called forest whisperings after all. Well I got the black metal bit… Continue Reading →

Bergraven – Det Framlidna Minnet (Nordvis)

It’s been a decade since last album ‘Till makabert väsen’ from Sweden’s Bergraven. This shouldn’t be too great a surprise though. The band members are all involved in Stilla as well as individually other acts such as Lik, Deranged, De… Continue Reading →

Fedrespor – Fra en Vugge i Fjellet (Nordvis)

Although the art form itself is centuries old, there has been a recent resurgence of interest in music using ancient Scandinavian instruments to recreate traditional atmospheres and to reconnect with ancient Nordic roots while still looking to the future. If… Continue Reading →

Prag 83 – Metamorphoses (Nordvis)

Without much information forthcoming on mysterious German multi-instrumentalist Herr K., Swedish label Nordvis present ‘Metamorphoses’ from Prag 83, an eight-track album of dark, acoustic folk music. Inspired by the literary works of Franz Kafka, the music here is lilting and… Continue Reading →

Panopticon & Waldgeflüster – Split (Nordvis)

This is the split that’s been hinted at since 2011 between one man metal act Panopticon (Austin Lunn) and Germany’s Waldgeflüster (forest whispers), aka Winterherz. The two musicians originally met in 2011, while getting drunk in Norway, parting with the… Continue Reading →

Forndom – Daudra Dura (Nordvis)

“Let us wander to the worlds beyond ours……” I opened the review of Forndom’s 2015 EP “Flykt” with a quote from the media blurb and feel obliged to do so again since it seems apt for the musical experience on… Continue Reading →

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