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Dreadlords / Miss Parker : Split

2017 : Désordre Nouveau Records Format : 7″ File this one under “out of left field” for me, it’s one of those splits your not sure how or why came together, only glad that it did. For those that don’t know, [...]

March 18, 2017 Reviews

Venenum : Trance of Death

2017 : Sepulchral Voice Records / The Ajna Offensive Format : LP / CD Now that I’ve been able to sit down with it for a bit, I’ve been struggling to find words for this one. I know a bunch of people were [...]

March 18, 2017 Reviews

Anji Cheung : Daughter of Fortitude

2016 : Aurora Borealis Format : Cassette/Digital I’ve been a fan and ardent follower of Anji’s work since stumbling across it a couple of years back. I’ve featured her on the podcast, asked her to contribute to our yearly “best [...]

January 26, 2017 Reviews

Best of 2016

MMXVI Yes, 2016 was a dumpster fire, but the flames are not burning any hotter or reaching higher than the ones before…or the ones to come. Politicians are a corrupt lot and most answer exclusively to mega corporations. Few, if any, [...]

January 15, 2017 Reviews

Night Profound : Invocatio Lux, Evocatio Nox

2016 : Not Just Religious Music Format : LP “Neo” is a prefix with it’s roots in the Greek néos; young or new. Attaching that to “Folk” almost seems like an oxymoron, and the combination is one I’ve never been completely [...]

January 3, 2017 Reviews

Hetroertzen : Uprising Of The Fallen

2017 : Listenable Records Format : LP/CD It’s been two years since Hetroertzen released their last full length album, Ain Soph Aur. What an incredible album it was. I exalted it as one of the best records I’d heard over [...]

December 15, 2016 Reviews

King Dude : Sex

2016 : Ván / Not Just Religious Music Format : LP / CD / Digital As 2016 (thankfully) comes towards it’s end like a mountain troll, dragging it’s club behind it, every day I look at my shortlist of “Best Of’s” and [...]

December 15, 2016 Reviews

Tour De Garde : Fall 2016 Batch (10 out of 12 ain’t bad)

Listen, I’ll be the first to admit my fanboy bordering on obsession love for this label. Founded in 2001 by Akitsa frontman Pierre-Marc Tremblay, this Québécois label has been releasing some of the most intense underground Black Metal there is. [...]

December 3, 2016 Reviews

Crimson Moon : Oneironaut

2016 : Dark Adversary Productions Format : CD Noun. oneironaut ‎(plural oneironauts) A person who explores dream worlds, usually associated with lucid dreaming. It’s been far too long since we’ve had a proper full-length release from Crimson Moon. Before I [...]

November 22, 2016 Reviews

TOMB ‎: Fury Nocturnus

2016 : Peaceville Format : LP/CD Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy, or TOMB as they are commonly known, have been creating their own strain of noisy, Blackened electronic desecrations for nearly 20 years now. After a slew of releases on various formats [...]

November 8, 2016 Reviews

Adaestuo : Tacent Semitae

2016 : World Terror Committee Format : CD It seems to be in my nature to gravitate towards these faceless and enigmatic projects. Adaestuo has made next to nothing public about who they are or where they’re from. This is [...]

October 24, 2016 Reviews

First Order : Near Death

2016 : Phosgen Records Format : CD Surprised and thoroughly impressed by what has landed in my hands here. First Order is a little known, at least to myself, project from Germany with only a small handful of CDR releases [...]

October 19, 2016 Reviews