Zeal and Ardor – Devil is Fine (2016)

While the nation, and the world, are taking about all sorts of aspects involved with diversity, and we see clear enemies trying to stomp it out, the metal community is having their own conversations about diversity. This isn't new territory... Continue Reading →

Crypt of Kerberos – World of Myths (1993)

Let's keep things in Sweden for today. I've got no problem with that. I've extolled my love of Swedish extreme metal so much on this blog I'll just sum it up for anybody new that Sweden makes some of the... Continue Reading →

Covenant – Nexus Polaris (1998)

When I reviewed Covenant's first album In Times Before the Light a couple years ago I never bothered to follow up with any of the rest of the bands career because the would eventually rechristen themselves a Kovenant and move into a... 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 →

Sigh – Gallows Gallery (2005)

As far as I'm concerned Sigh can never get enough attention or credit, which is fucking weird because it seems like to me that they don't. I mean for fuck's sake, they've been around since the early 90's and their... Continue Reading →

Green Carnation – Light of Day, Day of Darkness (2001)

Green Carnation, another band I'd not heard that was shared in a pile of other music from my buddy, seems like a band I would have heard by now, mostly because they're the band that proceeded and followed the In... Continue Reading →

Virus – The Black Flux (2008)

I’ve been enthralled with Virus’ new album Memento Collider this year but it occurred to me I hadn’t heard any of their previous albums, which as you’ll see and hear, seemed absolutely crazy to me. Based solely on the fact... Continue Reading →

Afflicted – Prodigal Sun (1992)

It’s been a minute since this site has been to Sweden and I’m starting to miss its rich musical lands. Today I’m going to fix that. Today I bring you Afflicted’s Prodigal Sun. Crushing their way out of the early... Continue Reading →

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