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Panychida – Haereticalia: The Night Battles (Cursed Records)

Welcome to the latest “memorial service” from Czech Republic brigands Panychida. I remember their last campaign well, 2013 release ‘Grief Of An Idol’ proved to be an enthralling journey of pagan metal complete with themes of ancient death rituals and… Continue Reading →

The Wakedead Gathering – Fuscus: Strings of the Black Lyre (I, Voidhanger)

Reader, I started writing this review only after having sat for a long time with my head in my hands. It’s one of those quirks of music reviewing that after a while, writing about it starts to feel a bit… Continue Reading →

Carach Angren – This is No Fairytale (Season of Mist)

Once upon a time … as ever with Carach Angren, stories are being told but they’re unlikely to find themselves on children’s television. In the past we’ve had shipwrecks and curses, and the horrors of the Second World War. We’re… Continue Reading →

The Lords Of Salem – Rob Zombie (Momentum)

Witches have long fascinated the arts and cinema is no exception. We can trace their lineage right back to the Great Grandmother of them all ‘Haxan – Witchcraft Through The Ages’ a Swedish/Danish film directed by Benjamin Christiansen way back… Continue Reading →

Witch Cross – Fit For Fight (Hells Headbangers)

All this nostalgia in metal is at least a good opportunity to join some of the dots and re-live the old days when metal hair was universally permed and speed metal riffs still sounded fresh. It’s also an opportunity to… Continue Reading →

Acid Witch – Witchtanic Hellucinations (Hells Headbangers)

Some metal albums are genuine classics, with tunes which burrow straight into your brain and stay lodged there for the rest of your life. Others are so ridiculously over-the-top you cannot help but love them despite their flaws. This debut… Continue Reading →

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