Melancholic/Depressive Category

Cruda Sorte - Nekrolog CD
Today, I picked an album that had stuck in my heart deeply and I am sure it will be there for a long time. Meet Cruda Sorte whose sophomore piece “Nekrolog” has everything it takes to be among the most fascinating melancholic/depressive black metal albums released in 2016! Foreword Cruda Sorte hails from Berlin, Germany. The band was established back in 2005 and offers a short but consistent list of quality material to explore. My journey to get to know their music started in opposition to chronology with “Nekrolog.” After a numberRead More
Cień - Ecce Homo / support black metal

Posted On November 15, 2015By LifeloverIn Albums, Melancholic/Depressive

Cień – Ecce Homo

The season of the dead known as Winter is on the way to take over and the opressive greyness is about to consume the light, the colors and turn all this into depressive silence. Drawing a picture with such words would not be enough but fortunately, I have found the perfect black metal album that can do it instead of me. Cień (means “shadow” in Polish) might be familiar to some of you because they are part of SBM sampler vol. 2 (check it out HERE). The moment I found aboutRead More
Vyrju - Black / support black metal

Posted On January 26, 2015By LifeloverIn Albums, Melancholic/Depressive

Vyrju – Black

When it comes to Norwegian black metal, first assosiations are related to some of the most famous yet controversial bands that contributed in laying down the foundation of this genre and become a powerful source for aspiring artists. Throughout the years have been a major change and this style has been pushed further with more complexity in every manner. In this installment, I’d like to present you Vyrju, which is a Norway-based one-man band and his debut EP “Black” – a perfected version of the classic Norwegian sound, I’d say.Read More
Erfundene Welten_inexistenz
(Here comes the first guest review by UnholyBlackMetal’s in-chief editor Herjann who dissects Inexistenz’s  latest album “Erfundene Welten” In addition, the album can be streamed for free via the bandcamp player below.) With Erfundene Welten we enter the dark atmospheres of depressive black metal. The artist who created this album is called Inexistenz, a one-man band from Slovenia. B. (so he lets himself be called) started this project in 2010 and was immediately very prolific: in the same year the debut album Lebenswegcame out. The new album Erfundene Welten (‘Fictional Worlds’) dates back to 2013; it is a six track album with aRead More