Carach Angren - Frankensteina Strataemontanus

Carach Angren – Frankensteina Strataemontanus (album)

Release date: 26th June 2020||Genre: Horror black metal||Label: Season Of Mist If this isn’t your introduction to Carach Angren, you’ll already know to expect something unusual. Their cinematic take on black metal has set them apart from their peers for a long time now. Every song is a story of various horror. Every album an […]

Shadowflag - In Asylum Requiem

Shadowflag – In Asylum Requiem (album)

Release date: 19th June 2020||Genre: Black metal||Label: Clobber Records Stomping black metal, tied to the genre’s origins, is what you get for most of Shadowflag‘s latest offering. Blast beats, tremolo picking, ghoulish shrieks: check, check, and check. It is in the murky experimentation that this release fully comes to life. Through the sea of sawing […]

No Raza - Transcending Material Sins

No Raza – Transcending Material Sins (album)

Release date: 20th March 2020||Genre: Death metal||Label: Nobel Demon No Raza have nailed it! This album is absolutely huge! It’s just riff, after riff, after riff! All of it presented with well-crafted authenticity, and crushing enthusiasm. This is their fourth, and could be said best, full-length, and it is right up there. From shuddering grooves, […]

Deified - Anthrobscene

Deified – Anthrobscene (EP)

Release date: 29th May 2020||Genre: Groove metal||Label: Self released Some five years after winning their local Metal 2 The Masses, Deified are back with their third EP, Anthrobscene. At eight tracks, it could be argued that it’s actually an album, but I’m not arguing. Whichever it is, it fills the time well, running the gamut […]

Torchia - The Coven

Torchia – The Coven (album)

Release date: 27th March 2020||Genre: Metal||Label: Rockshots Records Melodic blackened power death thrash? Too many tags in one? Apparently not. Torchia manage all five, and it sounds pretty damn good! It’s consistent throughout, as well, which is a pleasure to behold. All too easy a mark to miss. Their more song-bird moments sound very Scandinavian […]