Tag: 2017

Dec 06

Morvigor – Tyrant

Dutch extreme metallers Morvigor are a rather unique entity. Their sophomore album Tyrant promises to blend the grimness and coldness of black metal of Mayhem, with the psychedelia of Pink Floyd, among many influences. Would this work, or would this just result in false hopes of a unique album?

Nov 28

Father Befouled – Desolate Gods

Father Befouled returns this year after 5 years with their new full length, Desolate Gods. Having had 5 years to allow their craft to fester, the band ensures that the stench on their new opus is sufficiently putrid to prevent disappointing their rabid fans.

Nov 25

Valdur – Divine Cessation

American black/death metal band Valdur has seen evolution in their musical style with each release. Moving from black/death metal to black metal, then to death metal on their last release, Pathetic Scum, the band now inches back to their black metal sound with the heavily atmospheric Divine Cessation. Let’s drown ourselves in the dense atmosphere that is Divine Cessation right now.

Nov 22

Almyrkvi – Umbra

It’s Icelandic black metal madness! We just reviewed Auðn’s latest release 1 week ago, and here with are with yet another excellent black metal release. Almyrkvi brings to us their dissonant brand of black metal à la Blut Aus Nord and Deathspell Omega. Are we ready for so many dosages of Icelandic black metal in such a short span of time?

Nov 20

Acrimonious – Eleven Dragons

Greek black metallers Acrimonious left us extremely impressed with their 2012 album, Sunyata. 5 years later, they return with their third full length, Eleven Dragons, with a much darker and grimmer direction. How would this fare, and would it be able to retain the attention of Watain fans?

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