Tag: Norway

Urgehal – Aeons in Sodom

Aeons in Sodom is the first Urgehal album to be put out after the demise of founder Trondr Nefas in 2012. Featuring some of his last works and an ensemble of high profile Norwegian black metal figures, this is a black metal album not to be missed.

Abbath – Abbath

You know Abbath means business when he uses his stage-name directly as the name of his new band as well as the title of their new album and to use his fierce corpse-paint ridden face adorn the album cover. And, hell, he sure does not waste any time to reminding the old listeners of …

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Album Review: Execration – Morbid Dimensions

Execration [Norway]
Morbid Dimensions
2014
Full Length
Hells Headbangers Records
Death Metal

The only death metal band out of Norway that really captivated me so far is Kraanium with their relentless, brutal style of death metal. Apart from that, my knowledge of Norwegian death metal is as good …

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Interview with Den Saakaldte

This interview comes in a bit late, being conducted back in April as Norwegian black metal band Den Saakaldte prepared for the release of their latest opus, Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete. Aside from the band’s Shining influences, along with the weird-fuckery that was on their previous release, All Hail Pessimism (which reminded me strongly of Japanese …

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Album Review: Mayhem – Esoteric Warfare

Mayhem [Norway]
Esoteric Warfare
2014
Full Length
Season of Mist
Black Metal

Mayhem‘s Esoteric Warfare is probably one of the most highly anticipated black metal releases for this year. With the band already showing the extreme metal underground a sneak preview of the album with their Psywar single and the potential …

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