Tag: Iceland

Nov 22

Almyrkvi – Umbra

It’s Icelandic black metal madness! We just reviewed Auðn’s latest release 1 week ago, and here with are with yet another excellent black metal release. Almyrkvi brings to us their dissonant brand of black metal à la Blut Aus Nord and Deathspell Omega. Are we ready for so many dosages of Icelandic black metal in such a short span of time?

Nov 17

Auðn – Farvegir Fyrndar

At risk of being labelled a Season of Mist fanboy, here’s another excellent release – Auðn’s sophomore, Farvegir Fyrndar, atmospheric black metal from the cold landscape of Iceland. If you’re a fan of Winterfylleth, Wodensthrone, or Fen, then you can be sure to have your cravings satisfied.

Apr 30

Album Review: Angist – Circle of Suffering

Angist [Iceland] Circle of Suffering 2011/2014 (Reissue) EP Hammerheart Records Death Metal After the recent encounter with the brilliant Icelandic tech-death band Beneath, here we are with another dosage of Icelandic brutality with Angist‘s debut EP. While originally released independently by the band in 2011, Angist‘s Circle of Suffering gets vinyl treatment this year by Hammerheart Records, adding to …

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Apr 23

Album Review: Beneath – The Barren Throne

Beneath [Iceland] The Barren Throne 2014 Full Length Unique Leader Records Brutal Death Metal Unique Leader Records has been releasing a string of strong brutal and technical death metal albums this year, from The Kennedy Veil‘s sophomore to the recent Alterbeast debut, all of which helped deepen my interest in this particular branch of death metal. Icelandic brutal …

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Oct 29

Album Review: Dynfari – Sem Skugginn

Dynfari [Iceland] Sem Skugginn 2012 Full Length Code666 Records Atmospheric Black Metal Dynfari are a relatively new band from Iceland, formed back in 2010. Yet Sem Skugginn is the band’s second full length album in the same number of years, displaying the hardworking nature of the band members, and is a nice presentation of the bleak …

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