CD review IHSAHN ‘Telemark’ – EP

The winter storms blow a new release from the North towards Europe. Norwegian Black Metal icon Ihsahn is the sender of this ice cold and blackened breeze from Telemarken, home to him and source of inspiration for this EP. 'Telemark' is dark and ferocious. Although 'Nord' comes with a harmonic solo part it's Ihsahn's vocals... Continue Reading →

CD review THE SPIRIT ‘Cosmic Terror’

The Spirit has with ‘Sounds of the Vortex’ a great debut out on the market and now the trio takes with ‚Cosmic Terror‘ a bold next step that certainly helps them to win over even new fans and metalheads. The Spirit, a name to keep in mind for the coming years.

KNOEST released ‘Dag’

Knoest is a trio hailing from Gelderland in The Netherlands. The trio released on June 14th their new album 'Dag', a record that features four songs reflecting one day. 'De Ochtend' (the morning), De Middag (noon), 'De Avond' (the evening) and 'De Nacht' (the night). As you can see with song titles, that album is... Continue Reading →

CD review DARKTHRONE ‘Old Star’

(9/10) Darkthrone, that's Fenriz and Nocturno Culto, both a well attuned duo in harsh Black Metal. Seventeen longplayer over the period o more than 30 years speak volumes and in contrary to the title of their newest release these guys are for sure no 'old stars'. As if there would be no tomorrow that duo... Continue Reading →

CD review SLÆGT ‘Black Bombs’ – 7″

(8/10) 'Black Bombs' is an in between release from Danish metal outfit Slægt. After having released the critically acclaimed 'The Wheel' album it's this two-tracks single release that offers more songs taken from the recording session. The title track is a blackened metal anthem that sounds extremely well. Heavy rolling riffs, hoarse vocals and a... Continue Reading →

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