• Concerts 2018
  • Report: Watain + Degial

    Only a few days after Swedish black metal formation Watain released its newest offering Trident Wolf Eclipse, the band set out on a small tour through Europe in promotion of the new record. One of the stops was in Tilburg, on January 11th, the first gig of the year for yours truly and by Lucifer, […]

  • CD Review 2018
  • Shining – Varg Utan Flock

    I used to be quite a fan of Swedish band Shining. I visited a lot of their shows, as weird as they may get, and always found them very enjoyable. Like most fans, V – Halmstad was (and still is) one of my favorite albums and it frequently spins around. While VI – Klagopsalmer, VII […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Heidevolk – Vuur van Verzet

    If you have any familiarity with the folk metal genre, you will know Heidevolk. The Dutch band has been active in the scene for roughly 16 years and conquered its rightful place on countless tour posters and festival line-ups. Although the band’s own lineup has changed over the years, two pillars – drummer Joost and […]

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  • Killtown Deathfest 2018 – preview

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    We are all accustomed and used to seeing all kinds of festivals on the Scandinavian part of the European continent. As a matter of fact, it’s not so easy to make a festival that would stand out each year. Let alone one that’s based almost totally on DIY culture and holds no kind of big-name […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Watain – Trident Wolf Eclipse

    Watain have long been the topics of controversies, from the musical, through the visual, and to the ideological. Not a lot of bands out there have rose to be one of the most prominent names in the world of Black Metal, as they run over almost any opposition in the way. The Uppsala group have […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Summoning – With Doom We Come

    Ever since the release of the debut album Lugburz (1995), the atmospheric black metal masters Summoning have reigned over Middle Earth. Few bands manage to tell long lost tales in a similar, fascinating way as these Austrians do, with a truly unique sound, consisting of majestic soundscapes blended with hazy, distorted guitars. Summoning’s previous effort, […]