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hryre-recommends-part-2
As promised in the first part of “Hryre recommends”, guitarist Nathan Patchett has collected and brought to your attention a small batch of favorite albums that were released in 2015. See them below. Myrkur- M This lady has had a lot of hate directed towards her and its absolutely appalling! There have been a lot of people complaining that this isn’t “true” black metal but what is “true” black metal anyway? If it sounds good then it’s good. This album captivated me from the first listen and is one ofRead More
Akhlys - The Dreaming I

Posted On January 5, 2016By LifeloverIn Artwork, News

Black Metal Cover Art series: II

I can’t believe it’s been nearly two years since I posted the first installment of “Black Metal Cover Art series.” Frankly, one of the many reasons to postpone the new episode of this art-dedicated sequence is because of how picky I am when it comes to visual design. To me, a successfully communicating artwork embodies creativity, broad-mindedness, brush mastery over level 99999 and originality. Many of my cover expeditions ended shortly after the beginning for I was overwhelmed by the same old shit: inverted images of guys wearing corpse paint,Read More
amiensus_bandpic
(Amiensus agreed to answer some of the questions to our guest writer Nattramn. We personally want to thank every band member for their time.) How do you describe “Restoration”? Clearly this isn’t just a black metal album, it has lots of influences. James: We typically shy away from calling ourselves black metal at all because we quickly realized (and even before we released it) that this album was… Somewhat eclectic. We are obviously very influenced by black metal but this band is about using what every band member has, talents,Read More
amiensus-restoration

Posted On January 24, 2014By LifeloverIn Albums, Atmospheric/Avant-garde

Amiensus – Restoration

(Our guest-writer Nattramn shares his thoughts on Amiensus‘ album “Restoration”) I’ve been listening to the metal genre my whole life. With time one’s personality is shaped as different preferences.The genre has become more than just a music, lifestyle maybe, a hollow of feelings and emotions. The last 3 years totally defined what I enjoy mostly by artists but I’ve also become more open to experiments within the genre. As for my first review i’ve picked one very interesting album released in 2012. Restoration by Amiensus, a progressive black metal bandRead More