Alunah – Violet Hour (Review)

Alunah - Violet HourThis is the fifth album from UK doom metal/rock band Alunah.

Having enjoyed 2017’s Solennial, the band have now returned with a new lineup, (including a new singer/guitarist, and the bassist of Diamond Head on second guitar). Continue reading “Alunah – Violet Hour (Review)”

Aphonic Threnody – Of Loss and Grief (Review)

Aphonic ThrenodyAphonic Threnody are a funeral doom band with an international lineup and this is their second album.

Featuring members of Arrant Saudade, Towards Atlantis Lights, and Dea Marica, and with guests from many other bands, including Alunah, Mournful Congregation, andĀ My Shameful, before you even press play it seems apparent that there’s little chance of Of Loss and Grief falling flat on its face. And, when you do finally press play, you’re Continue reading “Aphonic Threnody – Of Loss and Grief (Review)”

Alunah – Solennial (Review)

AlunahThis is the fourth album from UK doom metal bandĀ Alunah.

An obvious focal point for anyone listening to Alunah is the incredibly impressive singing voice of their vocalist. She has the kind of voice that can soar ethereally, while also providing softer, more intimate vocals when Continue reading “Alunah – Solennial (Review)”