dark metal

Mule Skinner – Abuse (1996)

I am not a Grind guy. Nothing against the genre, I think it's a perfectly legit and fruitful genre, I just don't get into it the same way as the other metal genres. Aside from some of the more well... Continue Reading →

My Dying Bride – The Angel and the Dark River (1995)

Of those bands all lumped in to the supposed "Peaceville Three" category, My Dying Bride is the one that I think I listen to the least frequently. Maybe them and Paradise Lost. Anathema gets the most attention of those three... Continue Reading →

Katatonia – Viva Emptiness (2003)

I'm super fucking excited to see Katatonia tomorrow night in Denver so I thought I'd take the opportunity to delve into a Katatonia album I've not heard before: Viva Emptiness. In the history of Katatonia you'd be hard pressed to find... Continue Reading →

Lux Occulta – Forever Alone, Immortal (1996)

I reviewed Lux Occulta's second album Dionys0s about a year ago when my buddy shared their first two albums with me. It has now taken me this long to listen to the first. Fucking slacker. Anywho, I loved the darkish, slightly progressive,... Continue Reading →

Mustan Kuun Lapset – Talvenranta (2005)

It seems I’m on a Finnish metal streak this week so let’s keep this train moving. Mustan Kuun Lapset are playing a thrashy, blackened form of metal with some folk elements thrown in for good measure. Metal-Archives has “dark metal” and... Continue Reading →

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