A concept album on one of the most well-known and infamous Roman emperors is an idea that will inevitably make people have big expectations and Ex Deo have definitely fulfilled them with this release.
Haunting, conceptual, fantasmic, theatrical; Netherlands’ Carach Angren certainly know how to tell a story. Carach Angrens ability to use a composition as the canvas to carry a literary theme throughout the entirety of an album is something that must be acknowledged and appreciated. Its as if each song fits together like a chilling piece of […]
March 4th, 2017 Polly Maggoo – Tilburg (NL) Season Of Mist By Laetitia After having received an invite to come and listen to the upcoming Carach Angren record, called Dance and Laugh Amongst The Rotten (release date June 16th) yours truly made her way to the Dutch town of Tilburg, where the venue 013 also […]
The small town Rijssen was once the home of a small and nice metal festival called Elsrock. After the festival was cancelled and the local venue Lucky did not book as much metal as before, it seemed that metal had vanished from Rijssen. In an attempt to revive that spirit, the venue Lucky organized Lucky […]
Fairy tales are originally more grim than the stories that have been written down over the centuries. However, the Dutch horror black metal masters Carach Angren take it to a whole new level with their fourth effort This Is No Fairytale. The album tells a fairy tale that is somewhat familiar to us, but as […]