Quintessence Mystica – Duality

After their well-received debut The 5th Harmonic of Death (2011) Kharkiv-based duo Quintessence Mystica (Master Alafern – all instruments/arrangements and Dromos Aligianos – vocals) just delivered their second album...

Narbeleth – A Hatred Manifesto

To be fair: Cuba wasn’t exactly the center point of my personal Extreme Metal map – which is basically the understatement of the century: Cuba didn’t even appear on...
Morkenatten - De Vermis Mysteriis / Ayin Harsha / support black metal

Morkenatten and De Vermis Mysteriis – Ayin Harsha

Ordo Omegae Absolutae - a Belgian underground collective that produces black metal and dark ambient, have introduced me their newest obscure creation. A split between two bands - Morkenatten...
Eudaimony - Futile

Eudaimony – Futile

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you gather members of renowned bands such as Secrets of the Moon, Naglfar and Dark Fortress? Either way there is an...

Dimholt – Liberation Funeral: Redefinition of Bulgarian Black Metal

About a few months ago I announced that Dimholt just finished their work on their debut "Liberation Funeral." The album is out now and fortunately I am lucky enough...

Norse – Pest

Norse is, as you may have already guessed, an Australian band from New South Wales that produces very fine and very black metal. Their second album, All is Mist...

Depicting Abysm – Immersion

In December 2013, Naturmacht Production released Immersion, the debut album of Depressive/Atmospheric Black Metal Band Depicting Abysm from St. Petersburg, Russia. Behind Depicting Abysm are the two musicians A...

Isvind – Daumyra

Isvind are one of those really, really old Black Metal bands, founded in 1992 in Oslo under the name Ice Wind. After three demos and an EP, their first...

A Tale from the Silent Forest: An atmospheric journey through the winter nights

One of the easiest ways to enter the infinite realms of beauty of nature is through appropriate mood setting. The right music and imagery can fuel your imagination and...

Totengeflüster – Vom Seelensterben

Lets face it, German folks have got it embeded in their DNA to make awesome black metal, pushing the boundaries all the time. I mean, you won't be surprised...