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...
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...
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...

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...
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...

As Autumn Calls: Cold, Black & Everlasting

Andrew (guitar/ clean vox) and James (bass/growls) founded As Autumn Calls in 2005 and dedicated this project to epic Dark Doom. After three years of songwriting they recorded their...

Symphonies of Saturnus – There is more Darkness than Light

I cannot recall when exactly I discovered Aeons Confer but it was by accident. Their music video "ESP" crossed my sight and after listening to it for the first time,...
Vorum - Current Mouth / support black metal

Throwback Sunday: Vorum – Current Mouth or the Actual Sound of Barbarity

I used to have a custom of sharing quick throwbacks on Twitter before I eventually decided to let go of it. However, just because I buried one profile does...

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,...
Totalitarian - De Arte Tragoediae Divinae cover 3 / support black metal

Totalitarian – De Arte Tragoediae Divinae: Supreme Death Worship

Extreme metal encompassing all of it shades has become increasingly more accessible, let's face it. Some love it, thus label it as progress while others hate its guts since...