New MAYHEM video premiers today

Last month, Mayhem released their already highly praised new EP ‚Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando‘ which showcases the bands influences in the best possible way! Now the most fearsome black metal band has teamed up with renowned filmmaker Zev Deans to create a visual masterpiece for the song ‚Black Glass Communion‘. The video premiere is... Continue Reading →

Review DARKTHRONE ‘Eternal Hails’

In a time when the only certainty is uncertainty you're looking for consistency and Darkthrone provides it with their new album 'Eternal Hails'. The sound of Darkthrone. It allows the duo to release longplayers with a unique sound that is puristic, anarchic and pure doom. 'Eternal Hails' is the title of the new longplayer that... Continue Reading →

Review ABKEHR ‘In Blut’

"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 →

Review SETH ‘La Morsure du Christ’

Now, my French isn't the very best I have to admit and even with this little limitation, the new album from French black metal veterans Seth knows how to shine in darkness. Seth started at a time when black metal had a growing momentum. It was in 1996 when a demo called 'Apocalyptic Desires' has... Continue Reading →

EMPEROR announce official livestream event ‘A Night of Emperial Wrath 2021’

2021 marks 30 years since the formation of extreme metal pioneers, Emperor. Formed in 1991, their game-changing debut In The Nightside Eclipse (1995) set the template for symphonic, bombastic, melodic black metal, whilst their follow-up record, Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) became an instant hit. Emperor were a force to be reckoned with as underground, experimental and extreme forms... Continue Reading →

CD review NIHT ‘Arcanum’

Sometimes information sheets provide a lot of information about band and album creation process. When it comes to Niht, the information is rather limited. What we know for sure is that ‘Arcanum’ is the second longplayer, forged by the German/Austrian band. A look on the tracklist shows that Niht doesn’t laser in on the colorful... Continue Reading →

AKVAN and the ‘Two Centuries of Silence’

Akvan is a one man black metal project hailing from Iran. The multi-instrumental musician recorded a 4-track EP which was released in 2020, called 'Two Centuries of Silence'. Now it's Subsound Records that is releasing the EP in a limited vinyl format (red (100 copies) and black (200 copies)). Akvan's music is quite interesting since... Continue Reading →

CD review MORK ‘Katedralen’

Mork has its beginning in 2004 and is the brainchild of Thomas Eriksen. It started as a side-project which also explains the relatively belated debut album. 'Isebakken' saw the light of day in 2013 and was a kind of a kickstart for more. More albums followed, of which 'Det Svart Juv' in 2019 was the... Continue Reading →

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