Tag: Candlelight Records

Jun 08

Album Review: Abaddon Incarnate – Pessimist

Abaddon Incarnate [Ireland] Pessimist 2014 Full Length Candlelight Records Death Metal/Grindcore When I first listened to Abaddon Incarnate‘s latest album Pessimist I failed to look through the band’s history, almost expecting Pessimist to be another death/thrash release, so it was really a (still pretty nice) surprise hearing a style that leans closer towards grindcore. With the band’s last …

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Jul 11

Album Review: Havok – Unnatural Selection

Havok [USA] Unnatural Selection 2013 Full Length Candlelight Records Thrash Metal The thing about younger thrash bands these days is that they have the advantage of their youth and modern playing and production, and that youthful energy and powerful sounding recording definitely results in lethal sounding releases. Bands like Lost Society and Havok are solid proof …

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Apr 19

Album Review: Sigh – In Somniphobia

Sigh [Japan]In Somniphobia2012Full LengthCandlelight RecordsAvant-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 my first exposure to the …

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Mar 23

Album Review: Demonic Resurrection – The Return to Darkness

Demonic Resurrection [INDIA]The Return to Darkness2010Full LengthSymphonic black/death metal Fans of Sam Dunn’s documentary, Global Metal won’t be a stranger to this band. Demonic Resurrection’s The Return to Darkness is their 3rd full length album, and also the final chapter in their Darkness trilogy. The new lineup While The Return to Darkness retains the main …

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