Tag Archives: Black Metal

Album review: RAPHEUMET’S WELL – Dimensions

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Sometimes a local band will come along and blow you away with the music they play. Living around Charlotte, NC I’m a lucky guy because the metal scene is pretty incredible. I have been lucky to see some amazing bands … Continue reading

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Album review: EASTERN FRONT – Descent Into Genocide

EASTERN FRONT – Descent Into Genocide

Candlelight – Out Now. Located on the estuary of the River Orwell in beautiful Suffolk, Ipswich is not the kind of place that can openly compete with cities like Birmingham and London in terms of its overall significance in the … Continue reading

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Album review: CHASMA – Omega Theorian

CHASMA – Omega Theorian

Candlelight – Out Now. First formed in Portland/Oregon back in 2008, Black Metal outfit Chasma are one of the hundreds of young bands of their generation that began performing extreme Metal in hope of achieving one thing; making a career … Continue reading

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Album review: DARK FORTRESS – Venereal Dawn

Dark Fortress - Venereal Dawn

Century Media – Out Now. Ever since their first demo “Rebirth Of The Dark Age” saw the light of day back in 1996, German sextet Dark Fortress has been one of the most prolific entities in the international Black Metal … Continue reading

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Album review: POSSESSION – Anneliese

POSSESSION – Anneliese

Iron Bonehead / Invictus – Out Now. Possession are an underground Black/Death Metal quartet for which not much information can be found, other than the fact that they were first formed back in 2012 and that they are signed with … Continue reading

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Album review: HELRUNAR & ARSTIDIR LIFSINS – Fragments – A Mythological Excavation

Prophecy Productions – Out Now. As a teenage metalhead immersed in the Heavy Metal scene of the mid 80s, I had often relied on split releases, whether in full length, EP or singles format, as a means of keeping myself … Continue reading

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Interview with JARLE (Hvàll) KVALE from VREID (April 2013)

Norwegian Black Metal has come a long way since the early 90s, a sentiment that is definitely shared by Jarle (Hvàll) Kvale – bassist and leading Member of the Norwegian quartet Vreid. Having released a splendid album in “Welcome Farewell”, … Continue reading

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Gig review: VREID – Barfly, London, 4 April 2013

Review by Yiannis (John) Stefanis Photos by Fabiola Santini I have been living in the UK for a good twelve years now, however, I still find myself somewhat baffled by the state of some venues here in London. Take, for … Continue reading

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Album review: VREID – Welcome Farewell

Indie Recordings – Out Now. London has always been a desired destination for Rock bands since the inception of the genre. One band which has consistently made an effort with visiting the capital of the United Kingdom, mainly as an … Continue reading

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