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Sun Of The Dying – The Earth Is Silent (Art Of Propaganda)

Currently the earth is not silent, far from it, it is a tumultuous place seething with monstrous acts as nature battles with humanity for dominance, and if Sun Of The Dying had anything to do with it then this would… Continue Reading →

Omnium Gatherum – The Burning Cold (Century Media)

Wow! While I’ve seen Omnium Gatherum a good few times and have a couple of their albums, I did not realise they have been around for 22 years already and that this is their eighth album. Granted, there have been… Continue Reading →

Dysrider – Bury The Omen (Tenacity Music)

Appearing from seemingly nowhere this Swiss band hits 2015 with an intriguing debut of predominantly death metal but offer some very interesting differences not least the addition of female vocals but also said lady plays a cello on this album… Continue Reading →

Liv Kristine – Vervain (Napalm)

The work ethic of Liv Kristine seems boundless as this fifth solo album hits the Autumn shelves in the light of her collaboration with Anneke Van Giersbergen and Kari Rueslåtten, the latter of very early 3rd And The Mortal fame,… Continue Reading →

Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo (Century Media)

During their twentieth year of existence Lacuna Coil are releasing their seventh full length album amid the recent announcements that after 16 years guitarist Cristiano ‘Pizza’ Migliore and drummer Cristiano ‘Criz’ Mozzati have decided to retire from the band. Opening… Continue Reading →

Macbeth – Neo-Gothic Propaganda (Dragonheart)

I reviewed “Vanitas” by Italian Metallers Macbeth back in 2001 (for a short-lived UK metal magazine called Sound Barrier). Kind of blacker/heavier Theatre Of Tragedy with much promise I seem to remember saying – I’ve still got the Dragonheart Records… Continue Reading →

Aut Mori – Первая Cлеза Oсени (Bad Mood Man Music)

The beauty and the beast style of gothic doom is not an easy sound to master. Popularised by the likes of Draconian and Theatre of Tragedy (until that dingbat decided he wanted to be a robot), the key is the… Continue Reading →

Liv Kristine – Libertine (Napalm Records)

Those that have followed this site and its predecessor with any regularity will know that my penchant for Liv Kristine’s unique voice were sown way back when she was in Theatre Of Tragedy. I have followed her solo career and… Continue Reading →

Edenian – Winter Shades (Bad Mood Man Music)

Female fronted gothic doom bands are two a penny these days, as is so often the case when a genre becomes in vogue. Ukrainian sextet Edenian are the latest band to roll off the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ production line,… Continue Reading →

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