France Archive

Inborn Suffering – Regression Into Nothingness

This Russian Label (Solitude Productions) just turned 7 and is not only reliable and a major force in extreme doom and melodic dark metal, but consistently finds the best and the more progressive acts in these styles ranging from the Slavic regions all the way to Brazil and everywhere in between. Inborn Suffering is no [&hellip

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Blut Aus Nord – 777 Trilogy

THE CIRCLE IS NOW COMPLETE. Closing out their epic trilogy, we now have before us Epitomes XIV-XVIII, all five of which come out to just a little over 45 minutes. Focusing a bit more on atmosphere while still elevating moods to an all-time low (that’s sounds rather contradictory, but you’ll understand it once you hear [&hellip

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Roto Visage – La Coquille et le Clergyman

Commissioned by Transflux films, Roto Visage has endeavored to create a new score for classic French surrealist/expressionist/nihilist film “La Coquille et le Clergyman” (The Seashell and the Clergyman), based upon the writing of troubled playwright Antonin Artaud (who was a huge influence on Roger Watkins, director of “Last House on Dead End Street”, who was a [&hellip

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Vergos Di Noctis – Vosegus

Here comes another raspy, treble bomb of haunting black metal by way of War Productions that has had my brain melting into fluorescent  ooze from some sort of hypnotic stranglehold for months by the majestic Vergos Di Noctis. I’ve been pummeling my senses with this French band for two months solid and the most accurate [&hellip

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Malepeste – Malepeste

Malepeste is French black metal that has that swampy diesel motor powered, down-tuned rumble of distortion with croaky vocals that instantly bring to mind old Mayhem and Inquisition. With this sound and bands like Malepeste continuing to brew their own toxic elixir with it, it’s becoming so difficult to avoid being entranced and subsequently bastardized [&hellip

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Cruxifiction – The Coming

Black Metallers from France, Cruxifiction have released their full length album, The Coming. I could not check their demo, The Great Agony, which was released in 2007. I am sure it must have been on the same lines as this latest release. What stands out about Cruxifiction is their completely no-frills approach to black metal, [&hellip

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Malevolentia – Ex Obivion

Throughout the infamous, controversy-splattered history of black metal, many of its contributors have fused the genre’s trademark raging harshness with orchestral arrangements. It seems that the most devoted of fans would agree that this practice could go one of two ways, depending on how it’s done. Some bands seem to rely far too much on [&hellip

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Benighted – Asylum Cave

Amstetten, Austria – 2008. Forty-two-year-old Elisabeth Fritzl revealed to the town’s police that she had just spent the last twenty-four years of her life in torturous confinement under the watch of her own father, Josef Fritzl in a sealed-off corridor in the basement area of the family home. It was there, that Elisabeth’s father held [&hellip

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Svart Crown

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Sacrarium – March to an Inviolable Death

Whoa…this thing is melodic and vicious! Sacrarium rips your most intricate orifices wide and bashes your consciousness into dust with March to an Inviolable Death…and that’s just the intro and “Heartless Visions”! “Demolish by Himself” brings to mind, through atmosphere and pure strength of sound, images of the Earth crumbing into its core as the sky [&hellip

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