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 upcoming 3rd full length album Black Serpent Rising, signed to Drakkar Productions.
Now, the band calls their style Barbaric Black Metal and they have a point. Rough and epic, meaty and melodic. And right down in the fiery pit, where this belongs. This is the fare they serve you for your #metal dinner. Just when you wanted some peace and quiet. But nope, it is not going to happen. You will get some headbanging instead. [...]