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...

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...
Frozen land - Nostalgy / support black metal

Frozen Land – Nostalgy: The pursuit of melancholy

I've always had a special attitude towards black/doom for it requires one to be in a darker than the usual state of the mind. And by "usual", you should...
Noctem Cursis - Nocturnal Frost

Noctem Cursis – Nocturnal Frost: Not an innovator but a refresher

Noctem Cursis are no strangers to SBM. A couple of months ago they appeared here with a song from their new album "Nocturnal Frost." This one is a tremendous...

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...

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...
Morar - Chants of Ossian / support black metal

Morar – Chants of Ossian: Short and very sweet

Morar is an entity of deep mystery; I don't know who they are (no lineup announced) nor where they are from, though their bandcamp suggests Greenland in the tags...

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...

Gandreid – Nordens Skalder

Gandreid was born in 2011 as a studio project of Dáublódir, a musician from Bergen who first reached my attention through Skygge. After he “dug up and blew some...

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,...