Kvaen – The Great Below (Review)

Kvaen - The Great BelowThis is the second album from Swedish black metal solo act Kvaen.

I really enjoyed 2020’s The Funeral Pyre, but never had a chance to give it a proper review, so I jumped on The Great Below as soon as it appeared. As I suspected, this is not one to miss. Continue reading “Kvaen – The Great Below (Review)”

Naxen – Towards the Tomb of Times (Review)

Naxen - Towards the Tomb of TimesThis is the debut album from Naxen, a German black metal band.

Mixing classic second wave black metal with the atmospheric style from the US, Towards the Tomb of Times contains 47 minutes of compelling material divided into four epic tracks. Continue reading “Naxen – Towards the Tomb of Times (Review)”

Black Mass Pervertor – Life Beyond the Walls of Flesh (Review)

Black Mass PervertorBlack Mass Pervertor are a Finnish black metal band and this is their latest EP.

As this is the band’s first outpouring of filth since 2016’s Phanerosis, I knew I had to expose myself to their virulent and toxic take on black metal as soon as I could. Hey, it’s worth the risk. Continue reading “Black Mass Pervertor – Life Beyond the Walls of Flesh (Review)”

Veiled – Black Celestial Orbs (Review)

VeiledVeiled are a black metal band from the US and this is their debut album.

Black Celestial Orbs features 40 minutes of the deepest, darkest black metal. This is music that swallows light and exudes mystical malice on a cosmic scale. Continue reading “Veiled – Black Celestial Orbs (Review)”