Hate - Auric Gates Of Veles

Hate – Auric Gates Of Veles (album)

Release date: 14th June 2019 || Genre: lack metal || Label: Metal Blade Records Hate have gradually transformed themselves, from what could be called Satanic death metal, into something a lot more closely related to black metal. It was around Anaclassis: A Haunting Gospel Of Malice & Hatred that I find they started to step firmly […]

Tyr - Hel

Týr – Hel (album)

Release date: 08th March 2019 || Genre: Heavy metal || Label: Metal Blade Týr are just one of those bands who kind of have their own genre. Sure, it’s made up of clear components of others, but they own the end result. With classical virtuosity applied to melodeath, current prog to trad metal, power metal […]

Abnormality - Sociopathic Constructs

Abnormality – Sociopathic Constructs (album)

Release date: 10th May 2019 || Genre: Technical death metal || Label: Metal Blade Well, I couldn’t say Sociopathic Constructs has something for everyone, but by smeg is it intensely intense! In places it reminds me of one of my all time favourite Scottish metal albums, Man Must Die’s No Tolerance For Imperfection. That record, […]

Tyrmfar - Renewal Through Purification

Tyrmfar – Renewal Through Purification (album)

Release date: 22nd June 2019 || Genre: Black/death metal || Label: MTAF Records By mixing some fairly stock (but high quality) black metal, with chunky Swedeath and gothic doom, Tyrmfar have landed a very enjoyable sound. Where others may have opted for a “quiet/loud” approach in order to emphasise the travel of songs, they have […]