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Missed 2018 Albums

I'll never hear everything, or even be aware of half of all the metal that comes out in a year, which is why I love list season so much. Undoubtedly, tucked away behind all the obvious list choices are usually... Continue Reading →

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Exploration: Aldaaron – Nous Reviendrons Immortels (2010)

When this was shared with my I saw the name Aldaaron and thought" fucking sweet, that's the planet they blow up in Star Wars!" But upon actually looking at the album and seeing a depiction of the Battle of Helm's... Continue Reading →

Hin Onde – Songs of Battle (2000)

I find myself often discussing folk metal on here and usually I'll say something like "it's not folk metal like Finntroll or Korpiklaani," and I realize that that might be confusing, or hard to grasp, especially when bans like Hin Onde... Continue Reading →

Skogen – Svitjod (2011)

One of my favorite black metal releases from the past couple years has been Skohen's I Doden, a perfect blend of nature oriented black metal, pagan themes, and atmospherics. Based on my affection for that album I always meant to... Continue Reading →

Thy Worshiper – Czarna Dzika Czerwien (2014)

Ever since Thy Worshiper's 2016 album Klechdy place so highly on my year end list I've been meaning to go back and check out the bands other works. The Bandcamp ACLU charity drive Friday gave me the perfect excuse to grab some... Continue Reading →

Ancalagon – First Age: Entering Legenda (2001)

My buddy and metal guru Ben sends me Facebook messages with Youtube links often without any preface or description of what said video is, but I know that whatever it is, it's going to be fucking awesome. Ancalagon is fucking... Continue Reading →

Wolfhetan – Entrückung (2006)

My buddy Ben shared this album with me today and since I was crunched for time and not feeling the stack of music I had, I put this one on, blindly, and was fucking crushed by it. What met my... Continue Reading →

Wodensthrone – Curse (2012)

Today Wodensthrone announced the band was splitting up so I thought I would take the time to share their incredible album, Curse.  For those of you not familiar with the band, Wodesnthrone play atmospheric black metal similar to bands like... Continue Reading →

Skyforger – Kauja pie Saules (1998)

Skyforger is a band I’ve always been aware of but never really took the time to listen to. I told my buddy this and he gave me three of their albums so I figured I would start off with their... Continue Reading →

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