Tag Archive: 2009

Jan 31

Album Review: Incursus – Eternal Funeral Trance

Incursus - Eternal Funeral Trance

Incursus [USA]
Eternal Funeral Trance
2009
Full Length
Forever Plagued Records
Black Metal

Featuring one time member of Kult ov Azazel and Nightbringer, both of which have been rather pleasant discoveries, Incursus is another project of VJS, with Eternal Funeral Trance being the band’s debut full length release.

Yet Incursus presents a different style …

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Dec 07

Album Review: Veer – The Measure of Waste

Veer - The Measure of Waste

Veer [Hungary]
The Measure of Waste
2009/2012 (Reissue)
Full Length
Neverheard Distro (Reissue)
Black Metal

Formed from the ashes of another Hungarian black metal band Ravenshades, Veer is the continuation of the original visions that Ravenshades had laid down. The Measure of Waste is the culmination of the years of efforts that the …

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Sep 13

Album Review: Dunkell Reiter – Death and Pain

Dunkell Reiter - Death and Pain

Dunkell Reiter [Brazil]
Death and Pain
2009
Toxic Thrash Records
Full Length
Thrash Metal

Just like the Bay Area and Germany, Brazil has seen its fair share of legendary and classic thrash metal acts over the course of its history such as Sepultura in their formative years and more recently, …

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Jul 17

Album Review: Nokturnal Mortum – The Voice of Steel

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Nokturnal Mortum [Ukraine]
The Voice of Steel
2009
Full Length
Oriana Music
Black Metal

With the rapid shambolic decline of the initial promise that Eluveitie offered us from their groundbreaking “Slaina” album to the lackluster release of “Everything Remains as It Never Was”, it was regrettable to say that my …

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May 18

Album Review: Gotsu Totsu Kotsu (兀突骨) – Mouryou (魍魎)

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Gotsu Totsu Kotsu (兀突骨) [Japan]
Moryou (魍魎)
2009
Full Length
Bang the Head
Death Metal

Usually bands that give themselves non-conventional labels or genres tend not to be taken seriously by me, with some of the bands guilty of these being those that call themselves “shadow metal” or “pirate metal” (most turned out surprisingly good …

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