Preview: Ragnarök Festival 2018

In the small town of Lichtenfels, situated in North Bayern (Germany), the Apocalypse as we know it will take place. This April actually. Like every year, again and again, as it has been doing for the last 15 years. You know of what I speak, right? No, you do not? Then it’s about time for […]

Verval – Wederkeer

Science or Art, Nature or society: in the end it will all decay and burn. So bring your guitar and let’s get poetic, while we are at it. Verval (Decay) is a Dutch atmospheric black metal project by W. Damiaen and R. Schmidt, having recently released their studio album Wederkeer (Return, Reversion). W. is perhaps […]

Tribulation – Down Under

Tribulation have been around since 2004, and as such, managed to shapeshift themselves in almost every major release they ever put out there. What started out as a purely Death Metal band from Sweden that’s being swallowed in the gigantic pool of names of their own genre, has slowly transformed itself into a well oiled, […]

Arkona – Krahm

Arkona Khram

A black and white album cover showing three hooded figures, two with knives. On the background a starry sky or maybe eyes in the darkness. A gateway to another world and ravens to show the way. These elements can be seen on the appealing contemporary artwork that is the album cover of Krahm, the eight […]