Sigh are a Japanese black/avant-garde metal band and this is their eleventh album.
A new Sigh album is always somewhat of an event, and you never really quite know what you’re going to be getting yourself into with it. This latest album follows on after the symphonic blackened offering of 2015’s Graveward, but distances itself from its predecessor quite significantly by giving us 53 minutes of material that’s been influenced by folk and old/obscure progressive rock more than ever before. Continue reading →
Khanus are a Finnish blackened death metal band and this is their debut album.
Featuring a member of Code, Khanus play unorthodox black/death metal with a depth of appeal that comes from ritualistic, shamanistic, and occult influences, as well as the aspects of non-death metal styles that the music incorporates into itself. Continue reading →
Horrorgraphy are a symphonic doom metal band from Greece and this is their debut album.
Here’s a rather unusual release, (for 2018 at least), both in form and consistency; the band is made up of three vocalists and one multi-instrumentalist, while the music is layered old-school doom metal, with a firm symphonic side and rich melodies. Continue reading →
This is the debut album from US black metal band Eigenlicht.
Majestic and ethereal, esoteric and occult, expansive and exploratory…all of these words and many more can easily be used to describe the music on Self-Annihilating Consciousness. This is atmospheric black metal that truly is all of those things and so much more. Continue reading →