Drekavac

Drekavac

According to witnesses, Northern Scotland’s black metal cult, Drekavac, have ‘taken the harsh, blasted, dark heart of the central (BM) genre and added a twist‘ (Moshville Times). However, they have fully embraced the traditional visual ethos of BM, robing and comporting themselves in full-blown traditional theatrics. Musically, they may represent something slightly askew to the […]

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Satiracy

Satiracy have developed an undeniably vital, vicious sound, taking direction in character from At The Gates as much as In Flames. Highly technical passages give way to enviable hooks with incredible ease, but the tension is kept up at all times. Even the acoustic interludes on their debut full-length have a sense of urgency. There […]

Seed Of Sorrow

Seed Of Sorrow

There are places in Scotland further North than Inverness, but not much. There are metal bands who can make melodic death as brutal as Seed Of Sorrow, but not many. Stacked with pulsing intensity and enough shred to melt the face off a Titan, this is one band sure to have extreme metal’s true believers […]

Solar Sons

Solar Sons

The world of metal is awash with bands who tag themselves as progressive. Few delve down into the roots of the genre. Solar Sons, however, owe as much of their sound to Rush as they do to Iron Maiden. They are also in the enviable position of being a family operation, made up of brothers […]

The Starry Wisdom Cult

The Starry Wisdom Cult

The world of The Starry Wisdom Cult is a strange one, though long established. Emerging from the Kingdom of Fife in Central Scotland, surrounded by tumbledown seaside villages and ancient stone circles, it is entirely unsurprising that they have taken their name from the secretive and esoteric world of H. P. Lovecraft’s coastal New England. […]