Thou shalt not review old records, because it is a waste of your life energy! The 11th Commandment of a review blog. Right? But rulez are there to be broken – at least sometimes. So, let’s have a look at what was, before M graced us with its unholy presence. And yes, we will harken back in time to the beginnings of Myrkur and their self-titled EP. You heard that right. The very same band, who earlier last year – in 2015 – roughed up the Black Metal world real good. And she did that so well, Myrkur ended up at the top spot of RockmusicRaider’s 2015 Top Ten Records.
Myrkur was already a big hype back in 2014!
At that time, nobody quite knew who was behind this supposedly female-led Black Metal act. This was – by the way – a pretty stiff marketing ploy orchestrated by Relapse Records. And in line with many of these elusive Black Metal outfits out there, playing fucking mystery-man hide-and-seek for a living. [...]