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Ysengrin – Réincrudation (I, Voidhanger)

It’s pretty sad to say that I never got to live through the sort of ‘golden age of Metal’ if you will. In fact I didn’t even get to live through the underground tape trading days of the 80’s, you… Continue Reading →

Interview – Deinonychus

  Landing at the tail end of last year ‘Ode to Acts of Murder, Dystopia and Suicide’ was an album that wrapped up 2017 with a more than healthy blast of negativity. One could be forgiven for having all but… Continue Reading →

Empyrium – The Turn Of The Tides (Prophecy)

  Firstly, I should say that I think I’ve been given this to review because I really like The Vision Bleak, have heard some Empyrium in the past and a some Noekk too. I’m not really coming at this like… Continue Reading →

Humut Tabal – The Dark Emperor Ov The Shadow Realm (S/R)

Always a pleasure when a self-released CD turns up in well done, thoughtful packaging with a good bit of PR stuff and a few stickers thrown in. It just kind of helps convince you that the band have put in… Continue Reading →

Order Of Isaz – Seven Years Of Famine (Season Of Mist)

I seem to be encountering building wave of Gothic Metal bands that seem intent on recapturing Gothic Metal from the symphonic Nightwish-a-likes that got dubbed with the term more due to image than sound. Gothic Metal – the male (more… Continue Reading →

Blutmond – The Revolution Is Dead (Code 666)

Despite what I wrongly thought the Swiss have actually had their fair share of revolutions and had a short but humdinger of one in 1847 which led to the country becoming a federal state. Anyway before I start doing more… Continue Reading →

A Forest Of Stars – A Shadowplay For Yesterdays (Prophecy)

[Very strangely a second word doc turned up with this review and puzzled us a fair old bit. Sometimes the music we listen to does really get beneath the skin and does strange things to us poor writers and it… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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