Tag: 2018

MUWW Special: Interview with Krusnix

As relative newcomers to the scene, Krusnix has garnered quite a fanbase over the last 2 years with their speedy and aggressive style of old school thrash/speed metal. We speak to the band to learn more about their origin story, their recent 2-track EP, and their influences. Catch their infectious live performance this 5 May at Metal United World Wide, Singapore.

MUWW Special: Interview with Vent Box Productions

This year marks the inaugural edition of Metal United World Wide, with multiple gigs featuring local bands happening across the globe on the same date, 5 May 2018. Hosted by Vent Box Productions, Singapore’s edition brings metal bands veterans and newcomers, to showcase the potential of the scene in one concert. We speak to Mike of Vent Box Productions to learn more about the founding of his organisation, and how Metal United World Wide Singapore came about.

Soul Dissolution – Stardust

My recent taste for black metal seemed to pan towards the ambient/atmospheric variety, with bands like Fen, Winterfylleth, and Wodensthrone being regulars on my daily playlist of late. Yet few bands really manage to create the perfect atmosphere to communicate the emotions as well as they potentially could. Enter Belgium’s Soul Dissolution, with their sophomore full length album, Stardust.

Aorlhac – L’esprit des vents

The French black metal scene of late seems to have been  divided into two main factions – the already very familiar dissonant style fronted by bands like Deathspell Omega and Blut Aus Nord, and my recently discovered atmospheric style of bands like The Great Old Ones. Aorlhac’s musical style leans more towards those of the latter with their third full length album, L’esprit des vents, their first post-reunion release.

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