Tag: Atmospheric Death Metal

Sulphur Aeon – Gateway to the Antisphere

Sulphur Aeon’s debut Swallowed by the Ocean’s Tide was one of my favourite releases in 2013, and the band is back again this time with another slab of outstanding death metal with their sophomore Gateway to the Antisphere. The band has expanded their sound this time, and while things aren’t as murky as before, the maturation in Sulphur Aeon’s sound is obvious, making Gateway to the Antisphere an early contender for the death metal album of the year.

Interview with Agruss

Ukraine has been pumping out quality band after band in recent years it seems, and Agruss is one such excellent example. Fusing elements of the post-rock/atmospheric style of black metal with extremely brutal death metal sections, the band’s debut album Morok is an extremely satisfying and interesting experience.

HMT: Greetings Agruss. The band was …

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Album Review: Agruss – Morok

Agruss [Ukraine]
Morok
2012
Full Length
Code666 Records
Atmospheric Black/Death Metal

With a name and album artwork as such, it is easy for one to mistake Ukraine’s Agruss for an atmospheric black metal band that plays depressive and melancholic music in the veins of what French bands such as Alcest have crafted. However, the band goes on …

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