Necrofier, that is Bakka Larson (vocals / guitar), Dobber Beverly (drums), Josh Bokemeyer (guitar) and Mat Aleman (bass). The guys have a passion for black metal that isn’t shy of a good melody. To not be misunderstood, Necrofier isn’t a melodic mainstream black metal outfit. The band had already an opening slot with UADA and... Continue Reading →
Nature is beautiful and colorful. At the same time, nature is savage, wild and sometimes a bit mystic. Since 2002, American metal band Wolves In The Throne Room use the latter as a source of inspiration, also for their music. It’s a force that drives the Weaver brothers, leading to longplayers that are fierce and... Continue Reading →
"1-2-3-4", this count brings different associations to the forefront. Musically it is very much connected to The Ramones and since a while it is a German band that uses the same counting, just totally different. German black metal stalwarts Abkehr have with 'In Blut' a third album in the pipeline, a four songs featuring release... Continue Reading →
To call AUÐN the Sólstafir of black metal is a bit too far-fetched. Nevertheless, certain parallels cannot be denied. But let's take it one after the other. AUÐN are based in Iceland and they have dedicated themselves to atmospheric black metal. Their music, and this is certainly a parallel to Sólstafir, seems to be very... Continue Reading →
In summary, we can say that The Rite have achieved a very solid start with this album. Thanks to a tight groove, the songs are instantly memorable and will continue to fascinate even after listening to them several times. 'Liturgy of the Black' is an album I can recommend, no doubt.
'Spectres From the Old World' is a statement for stellar Black Metal. It shows the variety of possibilities the genre offers if you're committed to leave standards and conformity behind you. Dark Fortress delivers with their eighth full-length longplayer a genre highlight that lifts the bar. 'Spectres From the Old World', a pitch-black beauty to fall in love with.
French Black Metal outfit Regarde Les Hommes Tomber announce a next album. 'Ascension' will be released on February 28th, 2020 via Season Of Mist and will feature seven new atmospheric songs. The band proudly states: "After months of hard work in the shadows we are proud to reveal "A New Order", an exclusive track from... Continue Reading →