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Weekly Playlist 06/23/2017

Since I was on vacation last week that means that this week you get a double weekly update. Lucky fucking you! Here we go, two weeks worth of awesome new metal, all packaged and ready to be delivered to your... Continue Reading →

Denial of God – Death and the Beyond (2012)

This Danish black metal band has been steadily releasing demos and eps since 1992 and only in the 2000's did they get down to making some albums, Death and the Beyond being their second. This one starts with one of those melodramatic,... Continue Reading →

Best of 2017 Metal So Far…

Can you fucking believe we're half way through this dumpster fire of a year? Speaking of flaming garbage, while the whole country descends into utter madness my go to reprieve from the idiocy has been metal. True, it's alway my... Continue Reading →

Astrophobos – Remnants of Forgotten Horrors (2014)

Is there anything Swedish black metal can't do? Suck, apparently. Take today's subject, Astrophobos. This is the kind of black metal that is just so fucking soothing to me. So satisfying. Riff based, melodic, furious, catchy black metal. It might... Continue Reading →

Dämmerfarben – Im Abendrot (2011)

You can't beat a good atmospheric black metal album. At least, not for me. Atmospheric black metal was some of the first I ever got into and I'm always attracted to bands who work with this style. I know the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Playlist 06/09/2017

It's half way through this fucking dumpster fire of a year so that means all the "best of so far" lists should be starting to pop up. This isn't one of them, but next week it will be. Mark my... Continue Reading →

EbonyLake – On the Eve of the Grimly Inventive (1999)

I recall hearing EbonyLake's 2011 album In Swathes of Brooding Light but now I can't really recall what it was like. Especially after hearing their previous debut album from twelve years earlier. This will give me good cause to revisit Brooding Light, but until... Continue Reading →

The Storyteller – The Storyteller (2000)

My buddy and metal guru Ben Smasher suggested that I should take a look at all the releases from No Fashion Records. While glancing through their release list, of which they have many of not only my favorite Swedish albums... Continue Reading →

Dead Silent Slumber – Entombed in the Midnight Hour (1999)

Look at what we have here... a Swedish, one-man black metal band that only put out one album in the 90s? Be still my beating heart. And holy fuck is this album a doozy. Yet again another brilliant example of... Continue Reading →

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