Black Metal Reviews

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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 »

Winterfylleth The Hallowing of Heirdom album cover
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Winterfylleth – The Hallowing of Heirdom Review ()
6th April 2018 -

Winterfylleth are due to release their much anticipated sixth full length album this month, entitled ‘The Hallowing of Heirdom‘. Wintefylleth formed in 2007 in Manchester, UK and rose quickly to prominence in the English Black Metal scene. They’re known for their dark and melancholy-inducing melodies and Anglo-Saxon themed lyrics, swiftly pushing them into the spotlight as one of England’s most… Read More »

Watain - Trident Wolf Eclipse Album Cover Artwork
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Watain – Trident Wolf Eclipse (, )
4th January 2018 -

Within their now 20 years as a band, Watain have clawed their way into the forefront of black metal, after their previous two albums 2010’s Lawless Darkness thrilled BM loyalists whilst 2013’s The Wild Hunt brought in newer fans with it’s doom influences. Now however it’s back to blistering basics with Wolf Trident Eclipse which proves to be one of… Read More »

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Sinsaenum – Ashes EP (, )
23rd November 2017 -

Sinsaenum is a project that piqued a lot of interest when it first emerged, when Frédéric Leclercq (of DragonForce fame) and Vimic’s Joey Jordison teamed up with extreme metal royalty in Attila Csihar (Sunn O))), Mayhem), Stéphan Buriez (Loudblast), Heimoth (Seth) and Sean Zatorsky (Dååth, Chimaira) to release an album of blackened death metal built around demos Leclercq had written… Read More »

Satyricon - Deep Calleth Upon Deep Album Cover
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Satyricon – Deep Calleth Upon Deep (, )
31st October 2017 -

Midnight Serpent opens up Deep Calleth Upon Deep. The latest addition to the 26 year legacy of Satyricon and immediately something feels different. 2013 saw the Norwegian black metal legends release a self-titled album and it was received to a degree of indifference. 2017 Satyricon feels better from the very start. The six minutes that Midnight Serpent clock up are… Read More »