Feb 1, 2023
Midt I Stormen
— Post-black melodic plays with contrasts, rasped and rough, strummed and fury, slow builds and unexpected.
— I pronounced this in 2 ways! Dungeon synth and crusty black metal, with blips of demonic cackles. It is dirty moshes with bloodied...
Jan 25, 2023
Best Metal of 2022, Show 2, counting down to my #1 album! WIEGEDOOD (Belgium), album – There's Always Blood At The End Of The Road.
ALTARS (AU), album – Ascetic Reflection, song – Ascetic Reflection
— Chaotic, eclectic, excruciatingly enjoyable death with teeth-gnashing technical. Reminds me of...
Jan 18, 2023
PURE WRATH (Indonesia), album – Hymn to the Woeful Hearts, song – The Cloak of Disquiet
— A blue flame vocalist glowing his vivid tormented brilliance. String instruments bringing delicate beauty in stark contrast with the thickly textural black metal.
KVAEN (Sweden), album – The Great...
Jan 9, 2023
BEST DARK WAVE and ALBUM ART OF 2022!
THIS COLD NIGHT (WA), album - Are We Not Immortal Yet??
A Letter to Myself
TEMPERS (NY), album - New Meaning
BEFORE AFTER AGAIN (TN), album – After
RUBY LUSTRE (Portland), album - Ruby Lustre EP
Dec 21, 2022
SOCIAL STATION (D.C)
HIDDEN HAND (Ireland/UK)
LEFT FOR PLEASURE (Germany)