Balfor – Black Serpent Rising (2017) – Review

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The RockmusicRaider offices were literally flooded with Black Metal offerings of all 50+ shades and beyond in 2016. A trend to move towards the dark waters of the river Styx that we saw emerging already in late 2015. And which continues to this day. Indeed anything blackened was pretty much game and lots of it in stellar format. 

Now, the year of the Dark Lord 2017 already starts to shape up well. A first pitch-black offering reaches us from the cold, cold steppes of Ukraine. And it promises to be a juice-dripping chunk of metal. Or does it?

Now, follow me to the realm of the beast and meet Balfor. Just be … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Balfor invokes the Black Serpent!

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It must be the cold, cold wind from the East screaming about the lonely steppes and mountains. Because from their foggy abodes in Central European countries raise a lot of good Black and Death Metal bands. And specifically, pretty much everything blackened grows very well there, as some of the reviews on RockmusicRaider can attest.

The Ukrainian band Balfor just released their newest music video Serpents of The Black Sun, unleashing a taste of their 3rd full-length album Black Serpent Rising, which released in January 2017.

Now, the band calls their style Barbaric Black Metal and they [...] Click to raid more!