Tag Archive: France

Nov 11

Album Review: Darkenhöld – Castellum

Darkenhöld [France]
Castellum
2014
Full Length
Those Opposed Records
Black Metal

Claiming to play “authentic middle age black metal”, French black metal band Darkenhöld this year releases their brand new full length album, Castellum, presenting a style that is vastly different than the what has become the known as the French style of …

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Oct 25

Album Review: Skelethal – Interstellar Knowledge of the Purple Entity

Skelethal [France]
Interstellar Knowledge of the Purple Entity
2014
EP
Iron Bonehead Productions
Death Metal

Earlier this year, French death metal maniacs Skelethal surprised me with their excellent EP release Deathmanicvs Revelation, leaving me craving for even more of the abrasiveness and darkness that was on that record. A short half year …

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Apr 08

Album Review: A Very Old Ghost Behind the Farm – La came crude

A Very Old Ghost Behind the Farm - La came crude

A Very Old Ghost Behind the Farm [France]
La came crude
2014
Full Length
Peccata Mundi Records
Sludge/Doom Metal

Even before listening to the band, A Very Old Ghost Behind the Farm already caught my attention with it’s extremely long name, with their sophomore full length album La came crude being …

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Apr 06

Album Review: Excruciate 666 – Rites of Torturers

Excruciate 666 - Rites of Torturers

Excruciate 666 [France]
Rites of Torturers
2013
Full Length
Iron, Blood & Death Corporation
Black Metal

While French black metal has built a reputation for itself through its quirky styles, bands that follow the old school black metal way also seem to be on the rise, with releases such …

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Mar 25

Album Review: Mercyless – Unholy Black Splendor

Mercyless - Unholy Black Splendor

Mercyless [France]
Unholy Black Splendor
2013
Full Length
Trendkill Recordings
Death/Thrash Metal

France’s Mercyless has had quite an interesting history, with the band dabbling in genres as diverse as Electro and Trip Rock under the moniker of Day Off Sin, which resulted in the original hiatus of the band in …

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