Report: Dong Open Air 2018

Metal Exposure’s yearly pilgrimage was due – heavily packed for a long journey up the sacred Dong mountain, we made our way to the unique location that is the Halde Norddeutschland. Together with other pilgrims, we began the arduous climb in our search for deliverance.. What makes this place so special, you ask? Well, it […]

Obscura – Diluvium

Current relationship status with prog/tech death metal: it’s complicated. Usually my death metal preference is a bit straightforward (think Nile, Suffocation and more) I’ve always steered clear of the proggy/tech death metal (so yes, this is a noob review). Still, I’ve always had a weak spot for Germany’s Obscura, more old school death metal album […]

Ghost – Prequelle

Swedish band Ghost released their 4th album titled Prequelle with a new face and sound. This time vocalist Tobias Forge takes on the form of Cardinal Copia as Papa Emeritus is announced dead. The album starts off with the song “Ashes” which is sung by Tobias’s daughter and is based on a nursery rhyme during […]

Marduk – Viktoria

When a friend of mine, earlier this week, asked about my opinion on the new Marduk, because he knew I was writing this article, my reaction was: the album is ok and typical Marduk; one big wall of sound, defined by blast beats with every now and then a WWWWHHHHHEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWW, that is supposed to represent […]