Hasard – Malivore (Review)

Hasard - MalivoreThis is the debut album from one-man black metal band Hasard.

Malivore contains 45 minutes of dark, nightmarish black metal. It’s a dissonant, avant-garde style, infected with bleak atmosphere and classical symphonic influences. For a rough guide, think of bands such as Ævangelist, Abyssal, Akhlys, and Blut Aus Nord. Continue reading “Hasard – Malivore (Review)”

Anguis Dei – Angeist (Review)

Anguis Dei - AngeistThis is the debut album from Anguis Dei, a black metal band from Japan.

If you have a craving for old-school symphonic/orchestral black metal in the style of bands such as Dimmu Borgir, Emperor, and Cradle of Filth, then Angeist is one for you. Across 45 minutes Angus Dei transport Continue reading “Anguis Dei – Angeist (Review)”

Noctem Aeternus – Landscape of Discord (Review)

Noctem Aeternus - Landscape of DiscordNoctem Aeternus is a one-man atmospheric black metal band from Argentina.

Although Landscape of Discord was originally released in 2019, this is an album worth getting to know now that it’s being released by a label, (Naturmacht Productions). Continue reading “Noctem Aeternus – Landscape of Discord (Review)”

Interview with Profane Burial

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Profane Burial’s debut album The Rosewater Park Legend gets released at the end of this month, and I heartily recommend you get hold of it. It’s a forceful collection of orchestral black metal songs, all delivered with skill, passion, and obvious ability.

I once more had the pleasure of catching up with the talented André Aaslie about his music, so sit back, listen to the tunes, and learn more about Profane Burial… Continue reading “Interview with Profane Burial”

Profane Burial – The Rosewater Park Legend (Review)

Profane BurialProfane Burial are an orchestral/symphonic black metal band from Norway and this is their debut album.

There’s a lot of music out there in the world, and sometimes you have to decide just how you’re going to filter through it all and give something a listen. Sometimes this can be tricky work, but not in the case of Profane Burial. I knew I had to listen to this due to the presence of Continue reading “Profane Burial – The Rosewater Park Legend (Review)”

Argus Megere – VEII (Review)

Argus MegereArgus Megere are a Romanian black metal band and this is their latest album.

Argus Megere play a combination of second wave and atmospheric black metal, with long songs and plenty of depth and texture. Continue reading “Argus Megere – VEII (Review)”

Images at Twilight – Kings (Review)

Images at TwilightImages at Twilight are an orchestral Black Metal band from Norway. This is their début album.

Featuring the same orchestral mastermind behind the stunning symphonic Death/Doom début by Abyssic, Images at Twilight is essentially a Black Metal version of this, (or the other way around, actually, as this album came first), with rich, sumptuous orchestration and classical grandness.

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