July was packed with strong releases. With some quality highly anticipated albums seeing the light of day in July, (Defeated Sanity, Gaerea, Imperial Triumphant), I decided to focus on some of my favourites from last month that were less likely to get loads of media coverage, (and it was a struggle to limit the selection to five). So, with that in mind, my highlights are below. What are yours? Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Draghkar’s work, (here, here, here), and have really enjoyed watching the band develop over the years, from a one-man act, (see also Azath), to a fully-fledged band, (featuring the singer of Vastum, as well as musicians from other Continue reading
In no particular order, I present to you once more with my monthly roundup – some of my favourite metal releases from July 2018. Enjoy! Continue reading
Ever since I first heard the band’s debut demo I’ve been a big fan of Draghkar. In a wide ocean of faceless death metal here is a band that stands out, and seem to be improving with every release. Draghkar’s latest is a full EP named The Endless Howling Abyss. Make sure you grab a copy when it’s released on July 27th, as it’s pretty damn killer.
Guitarist/vocalist BW was kind enough to give us a lot more information on the band and its history, so have a read of his thoughtful and comprehensive replies to my queries below… Continue reading
I’ve very much enjoyed watching Draghkar’s development, from their debut demo World Unraveled to their split with Desekryptor from earlier in the year. The Endless Howling Abyss is their first EP, and our first larger taste of what their capabilities truly are. Continue reading
Both bands offer up a single track to this release, with Desekryptor starting us off with The Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses. Continue reading
Short, filthy and with an underground fuzzy sound, the first steps into the world by Draghkar are rooted in the old-school, but not necessarily fully defined by it. Continue reading