Tag: 2016

Dec 13 2017

Lihhamon – Doctrine

Coming from the high of listening to Heresiarch’s Death Ordinance, German outfit Lihhamon’s debut full length Doctrine is a nice addition to your bestial black/death metal collection. With influences coming from the legendary Conqueror, and Revenge, could things get any more intense?

Apr 19 2017

Batushka – Litourgiya

Polish black metal band Batushka would easily remind a casual fan of metal of Ghost, with their getup. But with Litourgiya, the band proves that they are more than just a passing fad in a costume.

Dec 04 2016

Opeth – Sorceress

Sorceress is Opeth’s third full-length exploration of the progressive rock side of their songwriting. Unlike Heritage or Pale Communion, Sorceress instantly caught my attention and reeled me in with soothing, yet catchy hooks on the album. Opeth may have abandoned their death metal past, but with releases like Sorceress, this could certainly work towards the band’s advantage in capturing a larger musical audience.

Aug 21 2016

Blood Incantation – Starspawn

Blood Incantation [USA] Starspawn 2016 Full Length Dark Descent Records Death Metal There hasn’t been many releases of late that have really caught my attention, particularly in the extreme metal realm. The last extreme album that I fully enjoyed was Moonsorrow‘s latest record, which was more of an atmospheric trip rather than what we tend to …

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May 08 2016

Nucleus – Sentient

American death metal outfit Nucleus’ debut full length album Sentient draws influences from the works of Finnish classics such as Demilich and Adramelech. But do they make the mark or do they disappoint?

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