Vordemfall – Gravity Problems (Review)

Vordemfall - Gravity ProblemsVordemfall are a German noise rock band and this is their debut album.

Here we have 32 minutes of experimental rock, mixing elements of noise, progressive, and post-rock together into an expressive and quite thrilling collection of tracks. Continue reading

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Sol Sistere – Extinguished Cold Light (Review)

Sol Sistere - Extinguished Cold LightThis is the second album from Sol Sistere, a black metal band from Chile.

Extinguished Cold Light lasts 52 minutes and contains aggressive atmospheric black metal that’s largely influenced by the 90s era. Continue reading

Mavradoxa – Nightmarrow (Review)

Mavradoxa - NightmarrowMavradoxa are an atmospheric black metal band from the US and this is their third album.

Afer enjoying 2017’s memorable Lethean Lament, Mavradoxa have now returned with a shorter album, (43 minutes vs its predecessor’s 62 minutes), that sees them focused, lean, and firing on all cylinders. Continue reading

Lörd Matzigkeitus – From the Many Splintered Minds (Review)

Lörd Matzigkeitus - From the Many Splintered MindsLörd Matzigkeitus are a black metal band from Canada and this is this project’s third album.

From the Many Splintered Minds mixes a harsh form of black metal with elements of death metal and a multitude of blackened underground styles of extremity. Parts of the album are more traditionally brutal, while others are more avant-garde in range and delivery. Continue reading

Norden – Z Popiołów i Krwi… (Review)

Norden - Z Popiołów i Krwi...Norden is a one man black/Viking metal band from Poland and this is his second album.

This is a Bathory-influenced Viking metal album, (complete with Bathory cover song), that combines this with elements of black and pagan metal to produce a blackened, yet still authentic, take on the Bathory style of Viking metal. Continue reading