Tag Archive: Black Metal

Aug 10

Album Review: Horned Almighty – World of Tombs

Horned Almighty [Denmark]
World of Tombs
2014
Full Length
Scarlet Records
Black Metal

With the past 2 albums being rather successful and garnering critical acclaim, one wonders what else Denmark’s Horned Almighty has in place for fans with their new album, World of Tombs. Unlike Contaminating the Divine and Necro Spirituals which were released a …

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Aug 02

Album Review: Hellvetic Frost – Towards a Distant World

Hellvetic Frost - Toward a Distant World

Hellvetic Frost [Switzerland]
Towards a Distant World
2011
Full Length
BergStolz
Black Metal

With my recent encounter with Swiss bands, ranging from the cold and bleak Enoid to the more aggressive and oppressive Nihilo, my impression of bands out of the region has certainly skyrocketed. Hellvetic Frost is my latest discovery, and …

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Aug 02

Album Review: Draconis Infernum – The Sacrilegious Eradication

Draconis Infernum [Singapore]
The Sacrilegious Eradication
2014
Full Length
Ketzer Records
Black Metal

The release of The Sacrilegious Eradication has placed Draconis Infernum at the forefront of the vanguard in the regional South-East Asian Black Metal fraternity. With this, their third release, the band’s conceptual vision and musical identity …

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Jul 20

Album Review: Enoid – The New World Murder

Enoid - The New World Murder

Enoid [Switzerland]
The New World Murder
2013
Full Length
BergStolz
Black Metal

Having already encountered Ormenos and his black metal mastery with the two Borgne releases, it is nice to hear something out of yet another solo black metal project of his - Enoid. Forming back in 1995 and going through …

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Jul 13

Album Review: Riti Occulti – Secta

Riti Occulti - Secta

Riti Occulti [Italy]
Secta
2013
Full Length
Epidemie Records
Black/Stoner/Doom Metal

Since encountering Riti Occulti on their 2012 eponymous debut album, I have been rather fascinated with the band and their concept, not only through the fact that they make use of no guitars and multiple vocalists, but also in the …

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