Asagraum – Potestas Magicum Diaboli (Review)

AsagraumAsagraum are a black metal band from the Netherlands/Norway and this is their debut album.

This is largely old-school Satanic black metal, firmly influenced by the 90s Scandinavian second wave style, but not without its own merits or character. Continue reading


Karne – Symposium of Torments (Review)

KarneThis is the second album from French black metallers Karne.

2014’s Faith in Flesh saw Karne nail their colours to the mast with their brand of high-speed black metal that had melodic bite and grim determination. Continue reading

Narbeleth – Indomitvs (Review)

NarbelethNarbeleth is a Cuban one-man black metal band and this is his fourth album.

I’ve been willingly following Narbeleth’s work for a few years now, starting with 2014’s A Hatred Manifesto and then with 2015’s Through Blackness, and Remote Places. There’s just something so pleasingly atavistic, raw, Continue reading