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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
This is the time of the year when most bloggers are writing possibly the most awaited and beneficial articles because they are (in most cases) a remarkable source of new and exciting albums. However, with this installment, I will not focus on the albums that I had the pleasure to write about, but just the opposite; I will share titles that I wish I had but for countless reasons I couldn’t acquire or find the time to recommend them all. Retrospection in black features 30 albums that are just aRead More
ur-draugr - the wretched ascetic

Posted On October 15, 2015By LifeloverIn News, Recommended

Premiere: Ur Draugr – With Hunger Undying

Australian black/death metal coven Ur Draugr have stepped out of the dark with big news concerning the band’s development. They have set in stone an official release date of their debut album titled “With Hunger Undying” that is packed with more spellbinding artwork by Jeff Christiansen and a unique fusion of progressive & extreme metal elements pushing further the initial style they have started the band with. ATMF, which is a superb independed record label for out-of-the-box music is taking care of releasing their album on December the 7th. Below youRead More
Ur Draugr is new blood to the Australian extreme underground who have brought in refreshing ideas when it comes to avant-garde musicianship. The band assembled earlier in 2014, featuring past and present members of Wardaemonic, Impiety and more. Ur Draugr’s self-produced debut album “Augur Unboden”  is plannned to see the winter light of the day sometime in December, so stay tuned and follow them on Facebook. Meanwhile, check out an excerpt below as well as some more of the artwork by Jeff Christensen.  Read More