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Carach Angren From Fairytales To Ouija
6th June 2017, 13:10
Posted by Tristan

The idea of a concept within the music is not one that is far fetched. First appearing during the sixties, the idea was at large during the seventies via the Prog movement. It has since then been working its way into the DNA of Metal. Tied together by a what could be a story or running theme throughout the album. Opting for a slightly different take on the concept album, Carach Angren, a name inspired by one of the many fictional, Tolkien created languages are a band where concepts are at their core. Combining elements of Black Metal, Death Metal and Symphonic Metal, the trio made up of Seregor, Ardek and Namtar, have created a unique approach to not only song writing but story telling itself.

Album Review : Vipassi – Sunyata
26th January 2017, 16:04
Posted by Tristan

Modesty within music is somewhat of a gift. Often given the reins to roam free around musical composition, at times music of the instrumental persuasion can fall into the trap of nondescript widdling. Known for their technical prowess in their other outfit Ne Obliviscaris the make of Vipassi is relatively smaller yet no less worth your attention, particularly with their stunning debut Sunyata.

Fleshgod Apocalypse & Carach Angren – Live At The Underworld
23rd January 2017, 14:51
Posted by Tristan

Concept albums are fast becoming some of the hottest Metal property on the market. Often needing flamboyant dressage with details ranging from costumes with the way into props, the air of the theatrical is more than just a force to be reckoned with. Having toured the US extensively together last year, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Carach Angren being their haunting theatre to a more European of audiences but will Horror outweigh Drama?

Album Review : Skuggsjá – Skuggsjá
10th March 2016, 17:31
Posted by Tristan

Joining forces to form the illusive Skuggsjá, Enslaved’s Ivar Bjørnson and Wardruna’s Einar Selvik are set to unveil their collaborative effort of the same name. Undeniable that both composers are rulers of theie musical kingdoms when coming together the pair create a tangible, earthed soundtrack. However will the marriage of the two’s creative force form their own creative niche?

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Album Review : Rotting Christ – Rituals
9th February 2016, 16:20
Posted by Tristan

Comprehensive in any language the ideology of religion is universal regardless of its manifestation. Looking in particular at Christianity and its etymology, one of the oldest mysteries of history. Known to be the language of Jesus himself Aramaic is but one of these linguistic vehicles, though his existence is questionable his presence throughout history has defined our culture as we know it. Evolving from primitive beginnings to its seemingly limitless scope of the modern day religion has infiltrated each aspect of living now becoming a commodity.

Album Review : Abbath – Abbath
19th January 2016, 19:00
Posted by Tristan

Can a legacy outlast a name? After their recent legal dispute regarding trivial matters everyone’s favourite Black Metal icon Abbath, decided to take the frost bitten high road and go it alone. Enlisting King and the mysterious Creature the man entrenched himself to record his brand new self titled album.

Rotting Christ Reveal Third New song
19th January 2016, 10:30
Posted by Tristan

Returning this year with the announcement of their new album Rituals, Rotting Christ have already had heads turning. Both singles “Elthe Kyrie” and “In Nomine Del Nostri” showed varying sides of what to expect from the forthcoming record and we now have yet another treat! 

Rotting Christ Unveil Second Track ‘In Nomine Dei Nostri’
11th January 2016, 16:30
Posted by Tristan

Greek Symphonic Metal heads Rotting Christ show us a second scene in their latest release Rituals. 

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Abbath Streams Third Song “Ashes Of The Damned”
6th January 2016, 11:00
Posted by Tristan

Ahead of the band’s record release this January 22nd celebrating at London’s Forum on the 23rd Abbath has made a third track available for your streaming pleasure.

Album of the Year Christmas Countdown : Day Eighteen
18th December 2015, 14:00
Posted by Tristan

Now with only a week away until Christmas we come to a much darker side of the festive season, so far have had the greats of :

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An Interview With : Tim Charles (Ne Obliviscaris)
18th November 2015, 13:00
Posted by Tristan

As we begin to wind down 2015 has been an incredibly eventful year for everyone in the Metal community, good and bad. Though for Australian borne Ne Obliviscaris 2015 has opened many doors to a plethora of audiences. However as the old adage goes, as one door opens another closes. Kindly devoting some time we were able to catch up with Violinist come Vocalist Tim Charles for an update on all things Ne Obliviscaris. Letting us in on just how much of a sacrifice is needed to change opportunities into realities, we’re given a glimpse into the band’s unbeatable work ethic. Discussing the creation of Citadel and what the record has done to the band’s status in the Metal community we delve into the world of one of the scenes most exciting bands.

Abbath Releases First New Solo Project Song “Winter Bane”
10th November 2015, 18:34
Posted by Tristan
At long last Abbath will have a soundtrack to accompany his now worldwide walks fully decked out in corpse paint.

Announcing that the now solo artist will be performing one of his first ever shows at London’s Forum, Abbath has now released his first solo track. Entitled “Winter Bane” it has the classic gurgling Black Metal vocals that were home to Immortal for such a long time.