Tag: Taiwan

Interview with Anthelion

In June last year, Anthelion finally dropped their sophomore full length album, Obsidian Plume. With the Taiwanese symphonic black metallers’ debut full length being a distant 7 year back, Obsidian Plume was certainly an album that was highly anticipated. After the (honestly) rather disappointing and different 2010 EP, Mañjusaka, the band returned to their roots and original style on Obsidian Plume, showing how the past years have done nothing to dull the edge that they have in their songwriting and playing. Vocalist Code tells us more about the new record.

Album Review: Anthelion – Obsidian Plume

Anthelion [Taiwan]
Obsidian Plume
2014
Full Length
ULoud Music
Melodic Black Metal

Taiwanese black metal band Anthelion‘s debut Bloodshed Rebefallen was one album that I will never forget, getting me into the whole Oriental black metal craze along with ChthoniC. Yet in 2010, their follow up EP Manjusaka turned out rather disappointing, sounding as …

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Heavy Metal Tribune #012

OUT NOW: Heavy Metal Tribune #012

This month we feature Taiwan’s ChthoniC, and learn more about their latest album Bu-Tik and talk a little bit about their touring experiences. We also talk to the recently reactivated Nocturnal Graves, and their excellent new album …From the Bloodline of Cain. Imperial Triumphant then gives us the …

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Views from the Pit: ChthoniC “Next Republic” live in Singapore

11st October 2013 saw the return of Taiwanese Oriental Metal overlords ChthoniC back onto Singaporean soil for their Asia leg of their “Bu-Tik: Next Republic” tour. Despite this being my third time watching them play, the first was their 2010 “Mirror of Retribution” Singapore date and then at Jakarta’s Hammersonic Festival 2012, I was …

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Interview with ChthoniC

This year marks the third time Taiwanese band ChthoniC sets foot on Singapore. We catch up with frontman Freddy to learn more about their new album, Bu-Tik and more. For non-Mandarin speaking friends, look out for the English version of the interview in the upcoming issue of Heavy Metal Tribune!

Hi ChthoniC, it’s been …

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