Tag: Sweden

Jan 20 2018

VOJD – The Outer Ocean

For the uninitiated, VOJD is Sweden’s Black Trip’s new incarnation. Returning from 2015’s Shadowline with a slight shift in lineup and a brand new name, VOJD presents their debut album under their new moniker, The Outer Ocean. How would this compare to the infectious works of Black Trip? Let’s find out.

Nov 07 2017

Degial – Predator Reign

Degial’s 2012 debut Death’s Striking Wings left a mark on me, being a fan of the works of Repugnant and Tribulation back then. Since then, the band has included a black metal edge into their style, and this is most evident on their upcoming album, Predator Reign. How will this fare for the band? Let’s find out.

Dec 04 2016

Opeth – Sorceress

Sorceress is Opeth’s third full-length exploration of the progressive rock side of their songwriting. Unlike Heritage or Pale Communion, Sorceress instantly caught my attention and reeled me in with soothing, yet catchy hooks on the album. Opeth may have abandoned their death metal past, but with releases like Sorceress, this could certainly work towards the band’s advantage in capturing a larger musical audience.

Apr 17 2016

Spiritual Beggars – Sunrise to Sundown

Spiritual Beggars returns with their ninth opus, Sunrise to Sundown, their third album with one of my favourite vocalists, Apollo Papathanasio. Will this stoner rock/metal supergroup be able to meet the high expectations of fans?

Nov 08 2015

The Moth Gatherer – The Earth is the Sky

Swedish atmospheric doom/sludge metal band The Moth Gatherer returns with their second opus, The Earth is the Sky, further exploring the sound created on their 2013 debut, A Braight Celestial Light, resulting in what could be one of my favourite records for 2015.

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