This is black metal that skilfully builds progressive, atmospheric, and post-metal elements into its construction. Continue reading
Playing harsh black metal, Slaves of the Vast Machine consists of one long 45 minute track.
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This is black metal that embraces classic, thrash and progressive metal in its search for a perfect form of artistic expression. Continue reading
Falls of Rauros are a band that I know can always be relied upon to deliver. Across their various releases they have produced a wealth of atmospheric and engaging folk-influenced black metal that has never failed to impress and satisfy me. The same can be said of Vigilance Perennial in this regard too. Continue reading
Fen combine atmospheric, progressive and post-black metal into their beguiling music. Taking the appropriate elements of each and using them to suit their own purposes, the music on Winter is expansive and full of dark vision. Continue reading
Redemption is just under 35 minutes of atmospheric black metal with post-metal and progressive influences included in its misty embrace. Continue reading
2014’s Hail Death was a firm favourite of mine. They’ve now produced the follow up to this, and it’s great to have them back.
Black Anvil play black metal that combines elements of thrash metal with a more epic, expansive side. Continue reading