Monthly Archive:: April 2013

Neige Eternelle – S/T (Sepulchral Productions 2013)

Of all of the glorious micro black metal scenes that have sprouted over the last two decades or so I’d have to say that the Quebec bands really have caught me off guard and seduced me  into unique and various approaches to an immortal genre that has, like so many great ones, suffered it’s share [&hellip

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Aosoth premieres ‘Ritual Marks of Penitence’ music video

Unlike an aimless artsy French film, Aosoth touch their cinematic roots with their newest video Ritual Marks of Penitence for their forthcoming album IV: Arrow in Heart, to be released April 16th. Don’t expect any hipster imagery or pop metal from this French Black Metal tour de force. Aosoth focus on the more unsettling of images [&hellip

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Mandarangan Recordings Feature

  Incapacitate March to the Death Kicking off this Mandarangan Recordings feature is Incapacitate with their heavy hitting cassette titled ‘March to the Death’. With a slow and bluesy introduction, this group of Philippines-born Chicago residents unleash a relentless barrage of blast beats, grind vocals and old school thrash attacks that lives up to the [&hellip

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Ruins

Tell us of your new full length, ‘Place of No Pity’ from Listenable Records! This marks your fourth full album, yes? Yes. This latest album has been out a while here in Australia now, but it has only just recently seen release in U.S. What can fans expect of this album? Would you say it [&hellip

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Ankou Awaits

Hails to Ankou Awaits! Give me, if you will, a brief but brutal history of the band. How, when, where and why did you decide to create music under this name? Greetings! I created the project on a whim in August 2011. I was doing experimental heavily symphonic music under a different project name at [&hellip

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Paganland

Interview with vocalist Volodymyr. Tell us of your full-length album, ‘Wind of Freedom’! This album marks several milestones in the history of Paganland, tell us why! Album “Wind of Freedom” can be considered as a milestone for us because it is the first full-length album released by Paganland. This album is like our child. We [&hellip

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Monarque – Lys Noir (Sepulchral Productions)

Lys Noir is one of those albums that captures the blood freezing abysmal essence of monumental classics such as Emperor’s In the Nightside Eclipse, Blut Aus Nord’s Ultima Thulee and Fathers of the Icy Ages, and much of Summoning and Abigor’s discography, through their own unique brew of early symphonic black metal, epic black metal, [&hellip

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Necrocurse

Tell us a little bit about Necrocurse. How did the idea come about? In the beginning it was more of a project I started to write death metal songs. The first songs were composed in 2004 but it was in 2009/2010 that it became a real band with a full line-up and the name NECROCURSE [&hellip

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Centurian

The first thing I noticed about the album was the massive booklet that came with your new album, ‘Contra Rationem’! The lyrics are laid out in a very cryptic manner, tell us about the design and how it fits the ‘concept’, if you will, of ‘Contra…’! The way the lyrics are printed is to make [&hellip

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Moonlit Sun

  Before we get into the specifics of your material, please give our readers a brief, if you are able, introduction to Moonlit Sun. How do you describe the material you produce? Moonlit Sun is a contact based project with a purist approach. Utilizing household scrap objects, custom made contact microphones, guitar pedals, and other [&hellip

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