Exploration: Iskra- Bureval (2009)

Whenever the genre tag "crust" is added to the end of a metal genre I never really know what to expect, even though my collection of black/death/doom/ crust bands is growing larger, I'm always surprised with what that term encompasses.... Continue Reading →

Exploration: Portal – Swarth (2009)

This Friday (Jan. 26th, 2018) will see the spewing forth of a new Portal album and I can't wait to get by grime-covered hands on it. SO, for those of you who aren't in the the knowing about Portal I... Continue Reading →

YOB – The Great Cessation (2017 Remaster)

This isn't going to be so much a review but more of a reminder that YOB fucking rules and now is the perfect time to check this band out if you haven't because Relapse Records has just remastered and re-released... Continue Reading →

Sun of the Blind – Skullreader (2009)

I have a pile of music (mostly a folder on my computer) where I keep albums I want to review, albums that friends have shared with me, or albums that I get recommended, and everyday I go through it and... Continue Reading →

Sad Legend – The Revenge of Soul (2009)

I can't rightly think, off the top of my head, of any metal bands from South Korea I'm familiar with. At least not any black metal bands. Here to rectify that is the unassumingly named Sad Legend. If I only... Continue Reading →

Miserere Luminis – Miserere Luminis (2009)

Since we're still in a Gris mood from yesterday I thought I'd keep that Canadian train rolling with Miserere Luminis. Miserere Luminis is a one time collaborative project from the members of Gris and Sombres Forêts, another Quebec based black metal... Continue Reading →

Funebrarum – Sleep of Morbid Dream (2009)

I’m not sure how I stumbled on this band but they were sitting in my “to hear” folder for a while so I decided to give them a go today. There’s no shortage of these old school death metal inspired bands... Continue Reading →

Hail – Frozen Grave (2009)

I recently ordered the vinyl version of Skago’s Ast from Pesanta Urfolk (for $10 including shipping, what a fucking deal!) and when it arrived it came with the vinyl for Hail’s Frozen Grave. The vinyl release was beautifully designed and packaged... Continue Reading →

Drowning the Light – An Alignment of Dead Stars (2009)

Drowning the Light keeps popping up in my day to day metal perusals in one form or another. Mostly I’ve been seeing a ton of Youtube videos of people sharing their Drowning the Light collections or extolling the virtues of... Continue Reading →

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