Tag: China

Feb 16 2018

Kosmogyr – Eviternity

Kosmogyr is an atmospheric black metal duo that features members from Prague and Shanghai, two countries with cultures that can’t be more different from each other. This leaves one to wonder what they might sound like on their debut full length release, Eviternity. Would the band sound more like the raw style of bands like China’s Skeletal Augury, or lean towards the occult of Czech Republic’s Cult of Fire?

Jan 10 2018

Shanghai/Prague Black Metal Duo KOSMOGYR to Release Debut Album “Eviternity” March 9

Black metal band Kosmogyr is proud to announce the upcoming release of their debut album Eviternity. The band will give the album a digital release on March 9. Kosmogyr comprises Shanghai native Xander Cheng (The Arcbane) and Ivan Belcic, formerly of Shanghai’s The Machinery of Other Skeletons and Death to Giants. With Ivan now living …

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Dec 21 2017

Ancestor – Age of Overload

We’ve already had a snippet of Chinese black metal in the form of Skeletal Augury or Zuriaake. Here we have a peak into the thrash metal underground with old school thrashers Ancestor, with their debut EP Age of Overload, which reeks of Slayer.

Mar 08 2014

Heavy Metal Tribune #013

OUT NOW: Heavy Metal Tribune #013 Returning after a 7-year long wait since their last album, Fields of Rot, Norwegian black/thrashers Nocturnal Breed grace our cover, with band mastermind S.A. Destroyer giving us a peek behind the scenes on what went on in the writing of their latest album, Napalm Nights. In our chat with Matti and Jyri …

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Dec 10 2013

Album Review: 招魂 (Evocation) – 天靈靈 地靈靈

招魂 (Evocation) [China] 天靈靈 地靈靈 2013 Full Length Independent Melodic Black/Death Metal The rage has been on for Oriental extreme metal, heralded by bands such as Taiwan’s ChthoniC and their heavily Chinese-oriented melodic black/death metal, with releases that see the band singing in their traditional Taiwanese dialect. Hong Kong’s Evocation presents their black metal with a rather …

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