Tag: Avant-Garde Metal

Oct 14 2017

Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis

Akercocke returns after 10 years of silence, but they have shed their Savile Row image. However, have they lost their musical sharpness along with their previous visual imagery? Fortunately not, as Renaissance in Extremis may just be the surprise comeback of the year.

Jan 22 2015

Album Review: Mourning Mist – Mourning Mist

Italy has become quite the breeding ground of innovative forms of metal, most notably recently with bands like Riti Occulti captivating the essence of ritualism and occultism to create dark, beautiful art. This year sees Forever Plagued Records taking the lead in presenting the haunting and the disturbing with the release of Mourning Mist’s self-titled, debut full length album.

Dec 13 2013

Album Review: Aenaon – Extance

Aenaon [Greece]
Extance
2014
Full Length
Code666 Records
Avant Garde/Black Metal

Greek black metal outfit Aenaon left me raving after their debut album Cendres et Sang in 2011, with the unique fusion of black metal and jazz to create a rather unique, though not unheard-of sound. 3 years on, the band …

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Jan 02 2013

Album Review: Blutmond – The Revolution is Dead!

Blutmond [Switzerland]
The Revolution is Dead!
2012
Full Length
Code666 Records
Avant Garde/Black Metal

Code666 is known for the large numbers of weird and unique bands that are signed under them, though the majority of these bands are admittedly fundamentally play black metal. Switzerland’s Blutmond this year releases their third …

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