Netherbird – Arete

With their latest release, Arete, Sweden’s Netherbird dives deep into human psychology and thought process, provoking a reflection into what motivates us as humans and at what lengths and sacrifices that we will endure in order to accomplish these feats. This incarnation of reality is set through an ominous back drop of atmosphere created through […]

Iskandr – Vergezicht

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 […]

Uada – Cult Of A Dying Sun

After being impressed by Uada’s debut Devoid Of Light and having experienced some excellent live performances, the follow up album of American blacksters Cult Of A Dying Sun is now playing its tunes on my media player. Despite the fact that this band originates from America, Uada’s musical roots are firmly set in the Scandinavian […]