Nemesis Sopor play atmospheric black metal with long songs and a cutting, second wave influence. Continue reading
Through Lunar Gateways provides us with terrifying apocalyptic black metal that’s steeped in atmosphere and blackened gloom.
The music on this Continue reading
Unborn Undead saw the music just starting to develop some elements of atmospheric black metal, and I’m pleased to say that Continue reading
Here we have a black metal album that has a decidedly American flavour to it that includes some minor aspects of post-black metal, hardcore and a pinch of death metal.
The album is Continue reading
Falls of Rauros are a band that I know can always be relied upon to deliver. Across their various releases they have produced a wealth of atmospheric and engaging folk-influenced black metal that has never failed to impress and satisfy me. The same can be said of Vigilance Perennial in this regard too. Continue reading
Featuring three songs, each 13 minutes in length, Remnant Light is atmospheric black metal with a bleak demeanour and a grim personality. Continue reading
Apparently this is an EP, but at 40 minutes in length it’s longer than some albums.
The artwork firmly caught my eye when this appeared; as soon as I saw the cover I knew I had to listen to it. I’m glad I did. Continue reading
Fen combine atmospheric, progressive and post-black metal into their beguiling music. Taking the appropriate elements of each and using them to suit their own purposes, the music on Winter is expansive and full of dark vision. Continue reading
Here we have 62 minutes of atmospheric black metal with dark, nihilistic, apocalyptic themes.
Manetheren’s approach to black metal is one of layering. Various Continue reading
Both of these bands are ones that I really enjoy, and both have a history of quality releases, (check out The Ladder, Prehistory and Shamaniacal Essence), so when I found out they were sharing a split release, the expectation levels rocketed up. Continue reading