Tag: Avant-Garde Metal

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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Mid-Year Recap

It’s been helluva year so far, and even though it’s only been half a  year, there have been many good releases, both from genres that I love and from genres that I hardly listen to. As well, there have been quite a number of disappointments. Below we shall list a couple of noteworthy releases over …

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Album Review: Iblis – Menthell

Iblis [Poland]
Menthell
2012
Full Length
D.T.M. Productions
Black/Avant-Garde Metal

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Dubbing themselves Nuklear Rock ‘n’ Roll, Poland’s Iblis this year releases their debut full length album, Menthell. The band’s quirky logo and album artwork all point towards a record that promises to be fun and entertaining at the same time, while remaining somewhat psychedelic, and stands …

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Album Review: Sigh – In Somniphobia

Sigh [Japan]
In Somniphobia
2012
Full Length
Candlelight Records
Avant-Garde/Black Metal

Japan’s Sigh is a rather eccentric band. Other than the obsession with having their release titles’ first letters match S-I-G-H in that order, there is also the musical style that the band plays in – one that is ever-changing and hard to classify. Ever since …

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Album Review: Hail Spirit Noir – Pneuma

Hail Spirit Noir [Greece]
Pneuma
2012
Full Length
Code666 Records
Avant-Garde/Black Metal

Experimental efforts within black metal seems to be on the rise, not only with veteran bands such as Sigh releasing yet another brand new album this year, but also in the form of new bands attempting to push the …

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