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 →
LÜÜP 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 →
Ketha are a Polish experimental metal band and this is their third album.
Combining elements of technical, progressive, modern, avant-garde, dissonant, and melodic metal into 43 minutes of material, this is an album that packs a lot into its playing time and uses this to take the listener on quite a journey. Continue reading →
This is the sixth album from Akercocke, an extreme metal band from the UK.
If you aren’t familiar with Akercocke’s previous output, then I’m afraid to say that you’ve been missing out. Across their body of work they have released some absolutely fantastic songs, and have always been a particular favourite of mine. Their Continue reading →
This is the fourth album from Polish black metallers Blaze of Perdition.
2015’s Near Death Revelations was a hideously enjoyable release, succeeding in capturing the essence of what makes sophisticated, forward-thinking black metal so compelling and engaging. Continue reading →
Bedwetter are a UK grindcore band of sorts. This is their debut EP.
From the prolific mind behind Barrabus, Medulla Nocte, Lazarus Blackstar, The Sontaran Experiment, and more, this is crazy stuff. A sort of chaotic, avant-garde grind/hardcore blend of violence and insanity, Bedwetter have unleashed seven minutes of frenzied absurdity on the world. Continue reading →
Father Murphy are an Italian experimental/avant-garde band and Jarboe is a highly-regarded artist in her own right from the US. This EP sees these two forces combining their considerable talents into 10 minutes of new music.
First off I have to note that I love the EP cover; simple and striking. Continue reading →