• CD review 2017
  • The Great Old Ones – EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy

    By Laetitia Novels and metal have always gone hand in hand, especially those of dark, intruiging tales. Tolkien’s legacy inspired dozens of bands, some outstanding (like Summoning), others to a cheap elf-in-the-woods trick. It’s no surprise that the unsettling, disturbing stories of classic horror author H.P. Lovecraft also belong to the (numerous) sources of inspiration […]

  • CD review 2016
  • Bethlehem – Bethlehem

    With their early work, German dark/black metallers Bethlehem left a mark on the underground (suicidal) scene. Especially the record S.U.I.Z.I.D. is to date hailed as an utterly deranged and depressive record. Over the years, the band, or core member Jürgen Bartsch, experimented with electronica and so on. With this 8th release, also signalling the band’s […]

  • CD review 2016
  • Bölzer – Hero

    We all hear a shitload of releases every year, right? Right. Out of all that shitload, there’s usually one or two albums that we spin again and again and again until the turntable needle digs new groves or the CD is scratched like it had a deranged cat all over it. This has happened to […]