Thyrfing – Vanagandr

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.

Dödsrit – Mortail Coil

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 […]

Enslaved – Utgard

Enslaved Utgard cover

Having long forsaken the path of raw black metal, it has almost turned into a sport to see what the Norwegian extreme progessive metal act Enslaved conjure up whenever they announce a new album. The Norwegians are some of the few that have both managed to maintain (a bit of) and musically evolve from their […]

Numenorean – Adore

Canadian post-black metal entourage Numenorean left a deep and long lasting impression with their 2016 debut release Home. In the crowded genre of (depressive) post-black, they differentiated themselves with a record that stuck, hooked and was there to stay. Instead of sinking into the quagmire of mediocre ‘music by the mile’ that post-black can be(come), […]