Tag: Black Metal

Your Introduction to Black Metal in Singapore

Along with the recent saga came a surge of interest in the black metal genre. Just look at posts on alternative media such as this:

Perhaps it is in good time that we also introduce some local (Singaporean) black metal acts as well. In no order of preference, we present to you… Black metal in …

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The Irony of the Watain Ban

So… Watain was supposed to perform in Singapore last night for the first time ever (and I conveniently forgot all about it until the night before), and this happens:

And it all started with a petition, courtesy of a certain Rachel Chan, which garnered more than 15,000 signatures overnight. Yet in this whole shitstorm of …

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Voices - Frightened

Akercocke returned after a decade-long studio silence last year, but this wasn’t the mark of the end of David Gray’s Voices – far from it. This year sees the band releasing their third full length album, and if you thought that you liked the weirdness of Akercocke, then the even more experimental Frightened would hit the spot for you.

Gaerea – Unsettling Whispers

The huge influx of extreme metal bands has made it rather hard for new bands to truly stand out. While more established bands have continued releasing a string of high quality releases, newer bands tend to find it difficult to leave their mark on the genre – that is, until I heard Portuguese black metal band Gaerea and their excellent debut full length album, Unsettling Whispers.

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