Nott – Vestigium Mortis (Review)

NottThis is the latest EP from Nott, an Italian one man black metal band.

Influenced by classic Scandinavian black metal, this EP contains 27 minutes of darkness and foul blackened venom. Continue reading

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Sykelig Englen – Hagall (Review)

Sykelig EnglenSykelig Englen is a black metal solo project from the UK and this is the artist’s second album.

Hagall features short slices of Scandinavian-influenced black metal. Bands such as Marduk, Mayhem, Shining, and Gorgoroth are probably pretty decent starting reference points, but don’t tell the whole story. If you throw in some depressive black metal alongside this, as well as some other, quirkier elements, then I suppose you’ve largely a got a good idea of what this sounds like. Continue reading