Qrixkuor – Poison Palinopsia (Review)

Qrixkuor - Poison PalinopsiaThis is the debut album from Qrixkuor, a death metal band from the UK, (who also feature from New Zealand a member of Temple Nightside/Vassafor).

Although you can rightly call Poison Palinopsia death metal, Qrixkuor’s music is definitely not your average incarnation of that venerable style. For starters, Poison Palinopsia contains only two tracks, but each is 24 minutes in length. Apart from this, it’s the type of death metal that Qrixkuor play that’s bound to turn some heads. Or turn them inside out, at least. Continue reading “Qrixkuor – Poison Palinopsia (Review)”

Vassafor – Malediction (Review)

VassaforVassafor are a black metal band from New Zealand and this is their second album.

Now this is a nasty, otherworldly offering. With immense songs and monstrous presence, this is individualistic black metal that liberally pilfers from the darkest recesses of death metal to produce a harrowing, ugly album of darkness and bleak, blackened soundscapes. Continue reading “Vassafor – Malediction (Review)”