Album Review: Pestilent Reign – Pyres (Rising Nemesis Records/Rebirth the Metal Productions)

Pyres is the debut full-length release of German death-metallers, Pestilent Reign. The eight track record is out on March 16th 2018 via Rising Nemesis Records and Rebirth the Metal Productions.

Read more

Album Review: Visionoir – The Waving Flame of Oblivion (Self Released)

Visionoir is the solo project of Alessandro Sicur, a project that was born in 1998. On October 23rd 2017, the debut album ‘The Waving Flame of Oblivion’ was released. A unique mix of doom, gothic and progressive metal and rock.

Read more

Album Review: Deconstructing Sequence – Cosmic Progression: An Agonizing Journey Through Oddities of Space (Via Nocturna)

Progressive blackened death metal band Deconstructing Sequence will release Cosmic Progression: An Agonizing Journey Through Oddities of Space on the 16th of March 2018 on Via Nocturna. The album is the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2014 EP Access Code.

Read more

Album Review: Dautha – Brethren Of The Black Soil (Ván Records)

Dautha’s debut album ‘Brethren of the Black Soil’ sees the band convert the rich lore and history of Medieval and Antique Europe into their own take on Epic Folk/Doom Metal. It will be released on March 16th 2018 via Ván Records.

Read more

Album Review: Shakma – House of Possession (Duplicate Records)

Taking their lyrical inspiration from 80’s horror B-movies, it should come as no surprise that Shakma’s music is deeply rooted in the decade when speed and thrash metal ruled the underground. House Of Possession is their debut album out on February 23rd 2018 via Duplicate Records.

Read more

Album Review: Legion of Wolves – Bringers Of The Dark Sleep (Metal Scrap Records)

Bringers Of The Dark Sleep is the debut full-length album by the Irish/Polish death metal band, Legion of Wolves. Combining the finest elements of old school death metal fused with a modern crushingly heavy production. The album was released on November 17th 2017 via Metal Scrap Records.

Read more

Album Review: Sojourner – The Shadowed Road (Avantgarde Music/Fólkvangr Records)

Sojourner grabbed our attention with their debut release, Empires of Ash in 2016. A wonderful slice of atmospheric, folk-influenced black metal. On the 15th March 2018 their back with their new album, The Shadowed Road. It will be released by Avantgarde Music on CD and Vinyl and Fólkvangr Records on cassette.

Read more