Mist of Misery – Severance (2022) – Review

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By Loki and his millions of unholy minions. We’ve been down in the hellish pit and back a few times too many lately. So, our darkened souls yearn for some melodic mana to come along and soothe the pain inflicted by too much scorching metal in the 10th circle of hell.

So, along came a band we actually covered once before. Mist of Misery usurped our attention with that crisp yet melancholic EP Fields of Isolation some way back. A doomy mix that came with a few sudden outbursts of Black Metal, laden with atmospherics and a fair dose of … [...] Click to raid more!

Iron Kingdom – The Blood of Creation (2022) – Review

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Whoa, these guys will be up against some stiff competition. 2022 has been a pretty good year for Heavy Metal over at the RMR office tower. And as always, some of the material was excellent and some parts less so. That said, however, some of this year’s output wasn’t quite pvre heaviness anymore. In other words, contaminations from other genres crept in. Albeit sometimes to great effect, so it’s not all bad. But still, we seem to have trouble these days keeping to the spirit of the ’70s and ’80s, a time when the NWoBHM1) was in full … [...] Click to raid more!