Seventh Genocide – Toward Akina (Review)

Seventh GenocideSeventh Genocide are an Italian post-black metal band and this is their second album.

Now this is quite the ambitious and expansive work. 59 minutes of post-black metal, delivered with passion and no small amount of skill. Continue reading


LÜÜP – Canticles of the Holy Scythe (Review)

LÜÜPLÜÜP is a, (deep breath), Greek one man experimental avant-garde blackened classical band, (phew), and this is his third album.

Canticles of the Holy Scythe features 37 minutes of music that consists of a black metal undercoat, which has then been fully fleshed out and painted with colours from folk, progressive, avant-garde, ambient, and classical music. Continue reading


Nortt – Endeligt (Review)

NorttNortt is a one-man black/doom metal band from Denmark and this is his fourth album.

Here we have 40 minutes of black metal that’s been bent to the will of funeral doom and dark ambience. This is music to listen to in a lightless environment, preferably while staring up at the stars and contemplating how insignificant you are. Continue reading


Dunjin – The Conqueror Worm (Review)

DunjinThis is the latest release from one-man UK-based experimental drone band Dunjin.

The Conqueror Worm is 43 minutes of experimental soundscapes and grim ambience, taking in drone, noise, industrial, and dark atmospherics. Continue reading


Kval – Kval (Review)

KvalKval is a one-man black metal band from Finland and this is his debut album.

Apparently starting out life under the name Khaossos and released in 2015 with the title Kuolonkuu, this new version is a re-recorded beast that’s now been updated and Continue reading


Vindkast – Archaic Collapse (Review)

VindkastVindkast are a black metal band from Germany and this is their debut album.

Vindkast play atmospheric black metal with ambient influences. Underneath this simple description, however, lies the wealth of rich, textured, layered music that we are presented with on Archaic Collapse. Continue reading