May 26, 2021
OV SHADOWS (Sweden)
— Unreleased song added to a new cassette release of their frosty black metal 2020 album.
— Complex French black metal integrates technical, creative, haunting, pagan, dense death and pockets of experimental instrumentation.
May 19, 2021
— Wicked black metal is integrated seamlessly with emotionally wrenching acoustic and melody.
Murmurations From Twilight Bodies
— A split between four bands; all filthy death. This one by Gutvoid is a cool death and psychedelic atmospheric blend.
May 12, 2021
GREY AURA (Netherlands)
El Greco in Toledo
— First a duo, now a truly wild trio. Moody psychedelic black metal, ethnic instrumentals, a bit of aggressive hardcore and jazz. Has a bit of Imperial Triumphant without the death metal. The whole journey is spectacular.
HUMAN FAILURE (AU)
Crown on the...
May 5, 2021
CRYPTS OF DESPAIR (Lithuania)
Condemned To Life
— Vocal extremes, hurricane of death noise and crushing beat with an underlying melancholy. A powerhouse of an album.
— Sinister, meditative drone pace builds to a cacophony, with pockets of grind and sludge and...