Tag: Russia

Apr 29

Evoke Thy Lords – Lifestories

Evoke Thy Lords [Russia] Lifestories 2017 Full Length Solitude Productions Psychedelic Doom Metal The only thing I remembered from Russian psychedelic death horde Evoke Thy Lords‘ last release, Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in your Cellar! was the lavish usage of flutes, and the heaviness of their music (oh, and of course their themes of psychedelia). Lifestories is their …

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Nov 15

Grey Heaven Fall – Black Wisdom

Russian black/death metal band Grey Heaven Fall returns this year with their sophomore album, Black Wisdom, a 52-minute journey of negativity and chaos, yet bringing about deep introspection on the listener with the roller-coaster ride of emotions.

Oct 11

Album Review: Pyre – Human Hecatomb

Pyre [Russia] Human Hecatomb 2014 Full Length Chaos Records Death Metal With my recent obsession with Swedish death metal, it is nice to see and hear that the plague has even spread to the lands of Russia. Formed in 2011, Pyre finally releases their debut full length album Human Hecatomb after 3 years. But on first encounter …

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Dec 18

Album Review: Aborted Fetus – Private Judgement Day

Aborted Fetus [Russia] Private Judgement Day 2014 Full Length Comatose Music Brutal Death Metal Since 2008, Russian brutal death metal squad Aborted Fetus has been consistently releasing full length albums every other year, and 2014 sees the band releasing their fourth full length album, Private Judgement Day. Released under Comatose Music and with the visual aesthetics all …

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May 13

Album Review: Gardarika – Chthonica

Gardarika [Russia] Chthonica 2012 Full Length Independent Progressive/Thrash Metal The visual aspects of Russia’s Gardarika felt almost like a pagan, folk or viking metal band, but on their second full length album, Chthonica, the band surprises me, instead presenting a proggy style of heavy/thrash metal to the listener. Opening track Hive Mind quickly puts one in the right …

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