Deathless Legacy – Mater Larvarum (2022) – Review

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Steva Deathless with her powerful and smoky pipes always make us return to that particular well called Deathless Legacy. The band’s an absolute beast on stage with pretty elaborate productions. But this quality of the band – unfortunately – doesn’t always translate correctly once sound only plays. A fact that we painfully discovered on their 2018 piece Rituals of Black Magic, apart from the last track on this record that turned out to be top-notch indeed.

Yet again, Saturnalia finally added some much-needed spice to their portfolio a bit later. And – in truth – this encouraged the … [...] Click to raid more!

Black Soul Horde – Horrors From The Void (2021) – Review

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Why do all imagined beings from other worlds come with tentacles these days? Ah, yes. Because, you know, Lovecraft. The long-gone horror fiction writer with his motley bunch of cosmic horrors at his undead beck and call. And then, perhaps, because an octopus is indeed a weird and almost alien being, living right here on earth in places where we measly humans can’t exist.

And who would have thought that Thy Row would get some serious competition – still in 2021. So, Black Soul Horde indeed rushes on the scene with their Cthulhu-infested piece Horrors From The Void at an … [...] Click to raid more!

Necronomicon – UNUS (2019) – Review

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It is high time to clean up the loose ends that still flap about our review pipe from last year. On top of that, we – for sure – don’t want to upset the Great Old Ones by forgetting to unchain that review for Necronomicon‘s latest full-length record UNUS (the number one). This newest concoction of those Canadian metal extremists of truly long standing that came to our turntables in late 2019.

The record for sure seamlessly latches on to its former incarnation Advent of the Human God. And this can be good, or it can be bad, … [...] Click to raid more!

Carach Angren – Where the Corpses Sink Forever (2012) – Review

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Epic. This denomination sometimes comes to mind for records in genres like Symphonic Metal. But very often with a pretty negative connotation attached to it. 

Because time and again, many of those bands really go way overboard with whatever it is they try to achieve. To the point of an identity crisis full of molten cheese, where these outfits cannot decide if they want to be an opera or not.

Now, to project such a prodigious award on an Extreme Metal or Black Metal band is relatively rare. The epic label is not unheard of either. But you’d often find [...] Click to raid more!