Review | ΑΧΕΡΟΝΤΑΣ Transfigures Enchantingly on Malocchio-The Seven Tongues of Δαημων

            This new opus from ACHERONTAS somehow eluded my awareness upon release, and since I didn’t get to review 2020’s Psychic Death – The Shattering of Perceptions, which was still included on my top album list for that year, it seems necessary to step back and gaze into its successor. These Greek adepts are reveredContinue reading “Review | ΑΧΕΡΟΝΤΑΣ Transfigures Enchantingly on Malocchio-The Seven Tongues of Δαημων”

Review | BELPHEGOR Exercises a Ritualistic Multitude on The Devils

            Possession has taken hold as the renowned Austrian lords cast a new act of devilish perversity, and its spirit marks a glorious return after the considerable five-year void since Totenritual. This delay was mostly attributed to the past Covid situation, which only gave rise to further experimentation, preparation, and repressed frustrations, and now theseContinue reading “Review | BELPHEGOR Exercises a Ritualistic Multitude on The Devils

Brief Reports From August 2022

            The scorching lifeforce of this year is entering a state of decline, but great metal releases continue to emerge with unrelenting vigor, and now it’s time to explore a few that took form during the last month of Summer. This selection features some newer entities alongside others who are firmly established, with experimentation andContinue reading “Brief Reports From August 2022”

Review | DECAPITATED Returns Triumphant on Cancer Culture

            Death is the destination we all inevitably face, and its unstoppable spirit has been renewed by Poland’s illustrious wizards of brutality and groove, who’ve risen like a phoenix from the ashes after these past few harrowing years. Since overcoming the circumstances related to falsely accused crimes, DECAPITATED have seized an effective release from thoseContinue reading “Review | DECAPITATED Returns Triumphant on Cancer Culture

Review | NEGATIVE PLANE Constructs a Tempting Curse on The Pact…

            Architecture is one of the few appreciable traits a church can possess, with their arched and lofty features often capturing a gothic splendor, and now an eminent order in the USA has gathered similar artistic forms within a blackened aural medium. After eleven years of relative silence, NEGATIVE PLANE returns to embody the imposingContinue reading “Review | NEGATIVE PLANE Constructs a Tempting Curse on The Pact…

Review | ORIGIN Executes Lawless Precision on Chaosmos

            The universe continues expanding past its point of inception, and now the illustrious space-grinding epitome of that initial bang has returned with an extension of their own relentless force. Stamina and dexterity, which are hallmarks of a style making ORIGIN synonymous with hyperextremity, have collided once more amidst probable and perfectly aligned conditions, andContinue reading “Review | ORIGIN Executes Lawless Precision on Chaosmos

Brief Reports from July 2022

            Time continues its perpetual course as the second half of this year is firmly underway, and with the passing of another month comes a point to reflect on some of its worthwhile offerings. Multiple styles are explored on this selection, with the spectrum progressing from raw blackened hellishness through dissonant black/death malevolence and onwardContinue reading “Brief Reports from July 2022”

Review | EMBARLA FIRGASTO Projects a Dismal Fate on Temporal Capsule

            A new portrayal of demise has been formulated in Poland, with an ominous and chaotic potency embodied by EMBARLA FIRGASTO, and its lone alchemist wields these forces to capitalize on the burden of 2018’s Inter Spem et Metum. This second encounter, which bears the title of Temporal Capsule, captures a dark myriad within itsContinue reading “Review | EMBARLA FIRGASTO Projects a Dismal Fate on Temporal Capsule”

Immersed Within the Rapturous Core – An Interview with Alesh AD of RAVENOIR

            A storming mass of extremity towers overhead as RAVENOIR commits their second heretical act, and a brief calm within its eye offers an opportunity for deeper reflection before the grandiose and impure torrent resumes. My review was tempted In the Womb of Sin to experience its forbidden wonders, and the call was further answeredContinue reading “Immersed Within the Rapturous Core – An Interview with Alesh AD of RAVENOIR”

Review | NUCLEAR CHRIST and VRYKOLAKAS Conspire in Heretical Wrath  

            A pact sealed in devilish blood is set to unleash havoc upon this realm, with madness and depravity inspired through its orchestrated rites, and it seizes forbidden arcane forces while advancing toward the fringes of extremity. This split grimoire witnesses the initiation of Floridian death horde NUCLEAR CHRIST, and they execute a vicious displayContinue reading “Review | NUCLEAR CHRIST and VRYKOLAKAS Conspire in Heretical Wrath  “