Album Review: Essenz – Manes Impetus (Amor Fati Productions)

Essenz play extreme metal with hints of black, death and doom infused with ambience and noise phrases. Birthed in 2006, their third full-length album ‘Manes Impetus’ will be released by Amor Fati Productions as CD and digital on August 10th 2018 and later on this year as a LP.

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Album Review: Lurk – Fringe (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Wistful and mysterious, Lurk play music that is just as interesting and multi-faceted as their cover artwork. Blending elements of doom, black and death metal into their astounding sludge template, the Finnish band is taking their sound in ways hitherto unheard. Their new album, Fringe will be released on August 5th 2018 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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EP Review: Pissboiler – Att Med Kniv Ta En Kristens Liv (Weird Truth Productions/Dying Sun Records/Third I Rex)

In league with Weird Truth Productions, Dying Sun Records, and Third I Rex, Pissboiler are back to with yet another trance inducing release. The band’s new EP titled, Att Med Kniv Ta En Kristens Liv is out now.

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Album Review: Motorowl – Atlas (Century Media Records)

With influences spanning from Black Sabbath and early Pentagram to German kraut rock veterans like Kraan and Guru Guru up to Russian Circles, Baroness and the magnum opus of Opeth mastermind Mikael Åkerfeldt. The East German-based psychedelic doom powerhouse of Motorowl blend of imposing heaviness, deep harmonies and stirring atmospheres means their new album ‘Atlas’ is a highly anticipated release. Out on July 27th 2018 via Century Media Records.

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EP Review – Departures by Death Will Tremble (Self Released)

Death Will Tremble are a five piece from Austin, Texas. They have just released a stand alone single called Departures. Departures is a powerful, depressive and emotional song in which the band detail their spiral into depression and through grief at the loss of the vocalist and guitarist’s father.

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