Abandoned Dreams – Isolation and Solitude

Abandoned Dreams are a Munich-based formation that produces an ultracomplex, very doomy sound they call “Blackened Doom Metal”. Founded in 2009, they shared stages with Agalloch, Fen and Inquisition,...

Shrike – Sieben

As previously announced, Berlin based Black Metal formation Shrike have been very, very busy: In June 2013, they released their album Hinab in die vertraute Fremdheit, and not even a year later, Sieben (translates “Seven”), Shrike's...
Goholor, Zakaz CD recommendation / support black metal

Goholor and Zakaz: Two Sinister Offerings Packing a Major Punch [Free Download Included]

It's February 2018 already and still, I am gonna take you back in time for another ride into the underground. You should have got used to the fact that...
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Deluge and Maïeutiste / support black metal

3-way recommendation: Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Deluge and Maïeutiste

Do terms such as "avant-garde", "transcending" and "experimental" are the key to unlocking doors to other unexplored dimensions concerning extreme metal? Or does this new and swiftly arising tide...
Grey Heaven Fall - Black Wisdom / support black metal

Grey Heaven Fall – Black Wisdom

Last year was the year of black metal and many fans as well as media collectively admitted that undisputed fact. The lists of best of the best albums seemed endless...

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...
Darkflight - The Hereafter / Pure - J'aurais Dû / support black metal

Latest CDs: Darkflight and Pure Join the List of My 2017 Favourites

2018 has kicked in with full force, however, I'm personally not entirely ready to turn my back on last year. I'm close but not yet! There are still some...
Monolithe - Nebula Septem / support black metal

Monolithe – Nebula Septem: An Incredible Space Odyssey

Although, we are 3 months in since the new year began, it is today that we celebrate the 1st CD of 2018! Such a big occasion cannot go without...

Mortis Mutilati: Nameless here for Evermore

I’ve always had a soft spot for French Black Metal. I just love this totally obscure stuff they produced back in the Nineties, and I also like those endlessly...
Fleshcult - Ritus / support black metal

Fleshcult – Ritus

To kick off this day properly, I have prepared for you an album that is meant to blow your mind up (literally) with an unstoppable force beyond control. Chaos,...