Episode 30

Show Notes: Necrophagia “Unearthed” (Harvest Ritual Vol 1 – 2005 – Coffin Records) Haunt “Beckoned by the Cemetery” (Haunt – 2018 – Les Fleurs du Mal Productions) Snakes “Flora” (No More Songs About Wildflowers – 2018 – APT 66) Ghoultown “I Am The Night” (Ghost of the Southern Son – 2017 – Angry Planet Records) Breath…

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Best of 2017

MMXVII Yes, it’s that time again. As some of you have probably noticed, the reviews have been more scarce with the focus being mainly on the podcast. With very few exceptions, just a few swipes of a phone screen and you can hear nearly every release there is, so my opinion of said release seems…

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Episode 29

Show Notes: William S. Burroughs “Thanksgiving” (Dead City Radio – 1990 – Island) Aosoth “The Inside Scriptures” (V: The Inside Scriptures – 2017 – Agonia Records) Malokarpatan “Ked svetlonosi započnú v močariskách nazeleno svícit” (Nordkarpatenland – 2017 – Invictus Productions / The Ajna Offensive) Sortilegia “Hymn For The Egregor” (Sulphorus Temple – 2017 – Ván) Blood…

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Episode 28

Show Notes: Zola Jesus “Soak” (Okovi – 2017 –Sacred Bones) Popol Vuh “Brüder Des Schattens” (Nosferatu, The Vampyre (Original Score) – 2015 – Waxworks Records) Die Kunst der Finsternis “Sanctus” (Queen of Owls – 2017 – Lamech Records) Joel Grind “Centralia” (They Came From Rue Morgue – 2017 – Bandcamp) Kwade Droes “Witte Duivel” (S/T 7″…

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Episode 27

Show Notes: Rome “Der Brandtaucher” (Hansa Studio Sessions – 2017 – Trisol) Ulver “Nemoralia” (The Assassination of Julius Caesar – 2017 – House of Mythology) Mothership “High Strangeness” (High Strangeness – 2017 – Ripple Music) Sideburner “Full Throttle” (Battle Hymns – 2016 – Self-Released) Psychic TV “Farewell” (Pagan Day reissue – 2017 – Dais) Nexul “Bringer…

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Episode 26

Show Notes: Kevin Gan Yuen “To Pierce The Veil” (Uncloaked Infinite – 2017 – Utech Records) Weregoat “Pestilential Rites of Infernal Fornication” (Pestilential Rites… – 2017 – Iron Bonehead) Warslaves “Thundertooth” (Warriors of Sulpher & Steel split – 2017 – Les Fleurs du Mal) Sabbath Assembly “Does Love Die” (Rites of Passage – 2017 – Svart) Panphage…

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777 : Across The Abyss

2017 : Urtod Void Format : Single-sided 7″ Being as inundated with what seems like a constant flash flood of new music, it’s rare that I personally get as excited for a release as I have been from this band. As a huge fan of Occult Rock from it’s beginnings with groups such as the…

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Episode 25

Show Notes: Dødsengel “Illusions” (Interequinox – 2017 – Debemur Morti Productions) David E. Williams “Thailand? (Why Can’t All The World Be) (Hospice Chorale – 2017 – Old Europa Cafe) The Wraith “Dolor” (Shadow Flag – 2017 – Poison Cult) Leathers “Day For Night” (Day For Night – 2017 – Northern Lights Records) Colter Wall “Kate McCannon”…

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The Wraith : Shadow Flag EP

2017 : Poison Cult / Symphony Of Destruction Format : Cassette / CD / 7″ In today’s immediate gratification era of Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Spotify. Itunes, etc. it’s rare to “take a chance” on a band. Why would you? Hell, why even buy music when it basically exists for free now? Well, I occasionally like to be…

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Eternal Champion : The Armor of Ire

2016 : No Remorse Records Format : LP / CD Cut to late teens Jeff, driving a tanker truck, working insane hours hauling water to drilling rigs in the Sahara-like heat of the West Texas oilfields. You’d get about 30 minutes of downtime with each loading and unloading of water, so most of us read.…

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White Chamber : Pale Tears

2017 : Heiðrunar Myrkrunar Format : 7″ It never really went away, but with the success of projects like Survive and the Stranger Things soundtrack, bands cranking out 80’s themed, John Carpenter-esque themes are at an all time high. Take a quick gander at eBay for “vintage synths” or hell, even companies like Moog reissuing classic analog…

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