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Lychgate - The Contagion in Nine Steps front cd / support black metal
Not so long ago I did announce that I’d put an end to the album recommendations / reviews section and today, I’ll do it and hopefully you’ll remember it to be with grace and honour. Those years of active scribbling were an integral part of my life and I had to choose a CD that summarizes all the magnificent shades of a genre that I care about so damn much. Although this task appears to be challenging at first sight, it was, in fact, for the first time so easyRead More
Lychgate - An Antidote for the Glass Pill / support black metal
The rise of what is to become an omnipresent entity; of genious and consuming madness. Let me start with a foreword. This year has been exceptional because I have been honored to follow the development of a massive manifestation of evolvement and progress in what many old-fashioned folks claim that is “dead” for a long time. Black metal has reached another level of supremacy that is far beyond the surface and it transformed in what could serve as a source of invaluable knowledge and inspiration for people willing to loseRead More
It has been two years since I was introduced to the debutĀ self titled album of Lychgate, which brought to the fans of obscure music a different vision of black metal from what we are all used to listen to. In many ways, the band deviates from this genre because the foundation that their work is based upon is sophisticated concepts and musical components that form something beyond labels and simple descriptions. Three years after the highly acclaimed first record appeared, Lychgate announced their sophomore opus that bears the title “AnRead More