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

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

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”

Review | MEYHNACH Reflects Malignant Depths on Miseria De Profundis

            The dark arts have been naturally inspired by our recent pandemic, and here its effects are integrated with the perspective from one notorious mastermind, whose grimness has endured since the days of Les Légions Noires to curse these rotten times. After MÜTIILATION came to an unfortunate end, Meyhna’ch confirmed the death was only partialContinue reading “Review | MEYHNACH Reflects Malignant Depths on Miseria De Profundis”

Review | RAVENOIR Indulges Blackened Depths With-In the Womb of Sin

            Portents have been fulfilled by an obscenity slithering from a wretched vulva, and its birth heralds the mighty return of RAVENOIR, who takes flight with the wingspan to cast tormenting shadows upon those of a so-called “righteous” path. Since igniting The Darkest Flame of Eternal Blasphemy last year, these Czechian heretics have abstained onlyContinue reading “Review | RAVENOIR Indulges Blackened Depths With-In the Womb of Sin”

Review | LIGHT DWELLER Glares with Shadowy Discord on Lucid Offering

            Illumination is a key function of light, but shadowy recesses are naturally brought out by its presence, and these effects are both realized through LIGHT DWELLER, a one-man agent of disharmonic radiance from the USA’s harsh desert regions. Its moniker seems almost counter intuitive, considering the favor it shows toward dark and unsettling auras,Continue reading “Review | LIGHT DWELLER Glares with Shadowy Discord on Lucid Offering”

Review | WATAIN Seizes Rapture on The Agony & Ecstasy of Watain

          Words of power are cast as this eminent Swedish horde rides forth, and their arrival is heralded by a thunderous new opus that augments our chaotic times. WATAIN has honed a distinct sound over the years, which delved into experimentation on 2013’s The Wild Hunt, followed by the total primeval blackness of 2018’s TridentContinue reading “Review | WATAIN Seizes Rapture on The Agony & Ecstasy of Watain”