Black Metal Reviews

Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest Album Cover Art
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Behemoth – I Loved You At Your Darkest (, , )
2nd October 2018 -

Following up the modern classic that was ‘The Satanist’ was never going to be easy. Behemoth’s magnum opus changed the game in the world of extreme metal, raising the bar and challenging peers, contemporaries and all future artists to up their respective games and attempt to knock the Polish quartet off of their blackened pedestal. The underground has responded phenomenally… Read More »

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Chthonic – Battlefields of Asura (, , )
28th September 2018 -

Things have been quite busy for the guys in Chthonic. Although there has been no new album since 2013’s immense Bú-Tik, an acoustic album and feature length film have come since, all while frontman Freddy Lim has been working as a politician, having been elected to Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan in 2016. This has given the other members a chance to… Read More »

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Pagan – Black Wash (, , )
3rd July 2018 -

When you think of Australia you don’t usually think of black metal, it’s like going to Nigel Farage’s house an expecting the greatest hits of Eurovision to be on the stereo. Blackened Rock N Roll combo Pagan seem to be putting that to show with their new album “Black Wash” which excels best when it’s not being influenced by Black… Read More »

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Dimmu Borgir – Eonian (, , )
3rd May 2018 -

It’s been 8 years since Dimmu Borgir last released an album. The landscape of metal and extreme metal especially has changed considerably. Anticipation was undeniably high for new music from Dimmu, but it is hard to know at this stage if that anticipation was justified. Eonian, will, without doubt, be a divisive album among fans, depending on which side of… Read More »

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Møl – JORD ()
20th April 2018 -

Møl are a fairly new name to the metal sphere. Coming off the back of 2 well received EPs, the Danes attracted the attention of Holy Roar Records and set to work on their debut album, JORD, in an attempt to show they can join the likes of Deafheaven, Alcest and Agalloch in the upper echelons of the blackgaze movement,… Read More »