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Forlorn Chambers

Greetings! Tell us about your work, for those uninitiated! Forlorn Chambers is a death metal band from Tampere, Finland. Some people find black metal influences in our music, some find doom and grindcore. But death metal is the root of our music. We released our debut demo “Unborn and Hollow” last January. What is the [&hellip

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Lantern – Below

In continuation of a seeming tradition, Dark Descent Records has released the debut full-length album of another Finnish Death Metal band. This time it’s Lantern’s “Below.” First I’d like to start by saying that it is my hope that this subterranean death cult ultimately receives the praise that they deserve. I picked up the previous [&hellip

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Krypts – Unending Degradation

Having heard “Open the Krypt” back when it cameout, I’ve always had a general idea as to what can be expected with a band like Krypts. I must admit though, their debut full length surprised me. I mean this of course in a good way. “Unending Degradation” showcases eight songs from Krypts, three of which [&hellip

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Maveth – Coils of the Black Earth

It may have taken me a bit longer than I had hoped but I finally got my hands on a copy of Maveth’s debut full length release, “Coils of the Black Earth.” The CD was released at the tail end of 2012 with a vinyl release trailing just a few months behind it (February to [&hellip

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Desolate Shrine – The Sanctum of Human Darkness

Dark Descent Records has more than been on a roll since 2012 (which seems to be continuing into 2013 as well). Desolate Shrine’s sophomore album, “The Sanctum of Human Darkness” released alongside Maveth’s “Coils of the Black Earth” late December of 2012 and in my opinion stands as one of the best and unfortunately one [&hellip

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Uhriristi

Your debut full length, ‘Maailma Palaa’ was just recently released! Tell us about this black metal attack! Rutto: It has seven new songs and one cover song from Unhola. Released by Mortis Humanae Records. Samael: Well this has more elements than our first demo, more melodys and we tried a bit different stuff with this [&hellip

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Dawn of Demise – Rejoice In Vengeance

Denmark’s Death Metal export DAWN OF DEMISE have returned with a new full length album and with a new label….Unique Leader Records. This third full length is a 12-song pile of brutal death metal meshed into 41+ minutes. A quick bit of history regarding the band for those of you new to them: The band [&hellip

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Behexen – Nightside Emanations

Too many of you reading this, Behexen are no strangers, whether it be their name alone, their notoriety, their ancient but ever progressing ugliness in sound and content, or all of the above. Regardless of where your coming from on Behexen familiarity make no mistake in thinking that this is anything less than a grotesque [&hellip

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Sacrilegious Impalement – II – Exalted Spectres

Sacrilegious Impalement goes way back to 2005. Founding member Impaler Von Bastard (guitars, bass and main song-writer) enlisted Hellwing (vocals and lyrics) and completed the line-up with Exordium’s drummer, Revenant. The trio released a demo, EP, mini album, and were featured on a few compilations before their debut full-length. Though I have heard their first [&hellip

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Vuohi / Gasmask Violence

After doing a review of their The Rising Era Of Goat, the guys in VUOHI mailed me a copy of their latest offering Hatred United. The album is a split with fellow Finlanders GASMASK VIOLENCE that was released in 2011. Evenly broken up, the first four tracks are from GASMASK VIOLENCE and last four are [&hellip

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