On Anatomical Venus Black Moth combine doom, garage, and psychedelic rock ,with a bit of the old metallic heavier stuff, into 45 minutes of kicking jams and beguiling songs. Continue reading
This is a very strong album, let’s just get that stated right at the start. Hadeon is 39 minutes of largely old-school death metal, mixed in with some progressive elements. Continue reading
In my humble opinion, Hamferð have recently released an early contender for album of the year in their stunning latest album Támsins Likam. Yes, yes, I know; bold claims…it’s only January…blah blah blah, but I’d be shocked if this wasn’t a release that ends up getting some seriously high places on a lot of lists eventually. Time will tell, of course…
Anyway, all I can say is that I urge you in the strongest possible manner to check these guys out. If you’re partial to emotive, melancholy doom metal, with first-rate songwriting and some deathly bite, then this is a release you have to check out. Continue reading
One listen to Defecto’s latest release – Nemesis – will have you banging your head and singing along to their infectious metal faster than you can say “stadium-friendly”. It’s an album that’s a very meaty listen, one that will not only satisfy your immediate cravings for something tasty, but will also leave you full and satisfied afterwards.
Main man Nicklas Sonne tells us a bit more about his band, how it came to be, and the beast that is Nemesis… Continue reading
Ahhh, now this is the stuff. 27 minutes of harsh, relentless, nasty music. Continue reading
Here we have 44 minutes of music that combines contemporary, doom, sludge, progressive, black, and post-metal. The material on Mire offers up everything from slow, monolithic crawls, to focused blast beats, meaning that Conjurer cover Continue reading