Ende play raw, occult black metal. Having come to my attention with their second album The Rebirth of I, hearing Emën Etan reminds me just how much I enjoyed that release, and I really must listen to it again soon. Continue reading
Craven Idol are the real deal. Their latest album The Shackles of Mammon is an absolute scorcher. As with the best of releases; the more you listen to it, the better it gets.
As I said in my review of their latest creation – this is old-school quality with new-school fury and bite. It’s partly this combination that gives Craven Idol such a distinct personality, one that definitely sees them stand out from the hordes.
The very amicable Vrath went into detail about what makes the album so special, and what makes the band tick… Continue reading
Il Nuovo Mare is the follow up to the band’s 2013 debut Dopo l’Apnea. This was a release that established Buioingola as a band that were travelling their own way, and a release that firmly stuck in my mind as one of the more memorable ones of that year. Continue reading
This is a competent and engrossing mix of old-school death and black metal. This sits Continue reading
This is a blackened doom release that really does blur the line between the two styles. Is this doom metal with a distinctly blackened feel to it, or is this black metal with a doom metal veneer? Possibly more the latter than the former, but either way, the Continue reading
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