Report | DOOMAS – R’lyeh

            The Slovakian cultists DOOMAS have called forth their latest manifestation of dread, which is titled after the lost mythical city where Cthulhu dwells, and R’lyeh captures the essence of that nightmarish realm in its deep aural currents. This atmosphere is conjured through various elements, including a stormy and oceanic introduction on “Cult Yog-Sothoth,” andContinue reading “Report | DOOMAS – R’lyeh”

Report | DARKTHRONE – Astral Fortress

            The Norwegian pioneers bringing forth a second consecutive full-length makes this quite the time to be alive, and Astral Fortress advances the doom of last year’s Eternal Hails….. with an array of aural elements. The video of Fenriz walking through the wilderness to “Caravan of Broken Ghosts” set an initial premise, and multiple songContinue reading “Report | DARKTHRONE – Astral Fortress

Brief Reports From September 2022

            This year may be waning, but the black flame of extreme metal remains eternal as strong releases proliferate across our material realm, and now the time arrives once more to delve into some of those formidable offerings. Fierce energies and atmosphere wage a vicious strike on this selection from September, with tones of mysticismContinue reading “Brief Reports From September 2022”

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”

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”

Brief Reports From June 2022

            The second half of 2022 is already upon us, and with the rising inferno of this season comes an equally harsh collection of new releases to explore. As humanity pursues a degenerative course, these dark arts record its inevitable downfall while providing an outlet and escape from our perpetual shitstorm, and infernal forces areContinue reading “Brief Reports From June 2022”

Brief Reports From May 2022

           This year is already on the verge of its halfway point, and with the elevating heat comes a continual abundance of captivating releases to experience. Immersive settings with mythical and psychedelic properties are the focus of this selection from May, and they traverse various ancient eras along with some other trailblazing territories. The transcendenceContinue reading “Brief Reports From May 2022”

Brief Reports from April 2022

            The second quarter of the year is underway, and as time continues passing at full speed, the moment now arrives to focus on some great works from April. Styles extending from raw and primitive origins toward progressive areas are highlighted in this selection of concise reviews, and they likewise explore ruins of ancient loreContinue reading “Brief Reports from April 2022”

Brief Reports From March 2022

            Time is fleeting as we’ve already crossed into the second quarter of 2022, and with the continued farce of our existence comes a concise dose of distinguished releases that actualized during March. Powers from various black sorceries and entities are seized on this collection while typifying the ferocity and majesty of their arts, andContinue reading “Brief Reports From March 2022”

Brief Reports From February 2022

            The second chapter of the new year has passed, and with that comes the time for reflection on some new standout efforts from February. This also comes with a side thought since certain world events can’t be ignored. The current conflict between Russia and Ukraine shows we must be doomed to pass continually fromContinue reading “Brief Reports From February 2022”