This is the debut album from Greek black metal band Chaosbaphomet.
This album is bookended by a long, ritualistic, avant-garde track that serves as an introduction, and by a Necromantia cover at the other end of the album. In the middle, however, we get 24 minutes of Chaosbaphomet’s furious own-brand black metal. Continue reading →
Cardinals Folly are a Finnish doom metal band and this is their fourth album.
I have a certain fondness for Cardinals Folly’s second album Our Cult Continues!. This was basically an hour of fuzzy traditional doom metal which had plenty of character and personality. Continue reading →
This is US blackened doom band Atriarch’s fourth album.
The band’s last album An Unending Pathway was a notable, individual, and very engaging release from 2014, managing to combine elements of doom, black metal, and deathrock effectively and enjoyably. Continue reading →