Gaerea – Limbo

When offered Gaerea’s new album Limbo, I was happy to take it on me. I’ve seen them play live more than once, I knew they were a good band, but listening more carefully to Limbo got me realizing they need more appreciation from my side that they’ve had so far. When pushing the play button, […]

Precambrian – Tectonics

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The earth moves and changes at a speed we as humans can’t perceive, spanning over the ages back to the Precambrian, the earliest (informal) geological time. Naming themselves after this period, Ukrainian black metal formation Precembrian are about to release their debut record ‘Tectonics’ via Primitive Reaction. The line-up of the band currently play in […]

Naglfar – Cerecloth

It’s hard to believe that it has been eight years already since Naglfar their last album Téras was released. The album followed in line after Pariah and Harvest, whereas Naglfar their sound became less raw and more polished. As with many bands there are ‘old sound’ and ‘new sound’ camps, but I’m in both camps […]

Wolves Den – Miserere

Pagan black metal brigade Wolves Den might be a new name for a few, but in their home country Germany the Bavarian wolf pack has performed at countless pagan /folk /black metal festivals. Also, the band counts two ex-members of established folk metal formation Equilibrium among their ranks. Having recently released the second full-length ‘Miserere’ […]

Terradown-Judgment

Picking up steam from The Netherlands, Terradown combines a variety of musical influences such as melodic death metal, thrash, some Amon Amarth-esque melody and even elements of more mainstream metal. This culmination of influences allows Terradown to reach out to a diverse fan base and pull listeners in from many of the subgenres that we […]

The Committee – Utopian Deception

Black metal collective The Committee stormed the metal scene with their previous records, ‘Power Through Unity’ (2014) and ‘Memorandum Occultus’ (2017). While gaining recognition with these albums, the band played both underground and well known extreme / black metal festivals. Even though it’s only been three years since their last release, the third full-length ‘Utopian […]