Dutch black metal formation Iskandr, comprised multi-instrumentalist O (Turia, Lubbert Das, Solar Temple) and on drums M (Fluisteraars, Solar Temple), return to the foray with their third full-length ‘Vergezicht’. Supposedly, the album narrates six stories about resistance, deceit and regeneration, a theme that fits well with the epic approach to each of these songs. The […]
You might know Azazel for their hilarious performance on Steelfest a few years back. For details just go to Youtube. Although it fits the bands legacy it would be pity if you don’t give Azazel a chance to delve in the music itself. Active since ’92 this band is roaming the Black Metal underground, to […]
One of the most prominent bands in viking metal and most unique bands in the Swedish extreme metal scene has left us waiting for eight years before releasing Vanagandr. More than 20 years after their initial successes Thyrfing is back with a new album, which a lot of folk/viking metal fans have been waiting for.
With ‘Hädanfärd’, Night Crowned have delivered another strong album on which they’ve found the perfect blend between melody, aggression, technical prowess and with a nod to the Scandinavian metal heritage.
July isn’t, in my humble opinion, the right time to release Black Metal. The long, sunny days and short warm nights see to it that my head and heart isn’t filled with dark thoughts. That said, you can always convince me otherwise, and the Finnish Chamber of Unlight managed to do so. After a demo, […]
When you are a fan of Dodecahedron (Tilburg, NL) the project of Michel Nienhuis and co-conspirators named Autarkh shouldn’t be unknown to you. Dodecahedron unfortunately is no more. However, out of the ashes Autarkh has risen, and the result of their first spawn “Form in Motion” is a combination of extreme/experimental Metal combined with loads […]
Black Metal and Finland has always been a good combination. Thinking of Sargeist, Horna, Azaghal and loads of other projects, darkness seems to be oozing out of this Scandinavian country. Marras might not ring any hooves but with “Endtime Sermon” it might just open the door for this band to creep in or out of […]
Originally starting out as a one man band, Dödsrit released its self titled debut in 2017, and only a short while after, Spirit Crusher in 2018. Multi instrumentalist Christoffer Öster was thereafter joined by three musicians from the Netherlands to transform Dödsrit into the band it is now in 2021. ‘Mortal Coil’ is the band’s […]