Alina Gafu

  • Shining “X – Varg utan flock” album review

    Writing about something you really enjoy could be difficult. And subjective. For this, my following words may be not so much about the technique and the production of this album, but about the feelings that this music evokes. It was ten years ago when I first saw Swedish metal...
  • New band confirmed for Metal Gates Festival 2018

     Doomas from Slovakia is the third band confirmed for the Metal Gates Festival 2018. Presenting themselves as a melodic doom metal project, Doomas is coming back to Bucharest after 4 years and they will bring their new album “Portal”, which will be released this year. Metal Gates Festival takes...
  • WATAIN “Trident Wolf Eclipse”

    When talking about the music, Watain have always played it darker and sinister. Many bands have created concept albums founded around their own ideas, but few bands will dedicate the entire album to an existing piece of philosophy, enwrap it in a dark and obscure atmosphere and convince you...
  • Abigor-Höllenzwang (Chronicles of Perdition)

    If you think Abigor is a kind of “green humanist harm-not-one-branch black metal band“ or some sort of abracadabra pseudo occult band, you are completely mistaken. After four long years, Abigor released their tenth studio album named “Höllenzwang (Chronicles of Perdition)”. The name of the album was inspired by...
  • Blut aus Nord – Deus Salutis Meæ

    After the majestic album “Codex Obscura Nomina”, Blut aus Nord (France) comes back with dissonant sounds in the same avant-garde and complex fashion. The first track released from the album was “Apostasis”. The track manages to sum up the musical features of this innovative work. The album includes one...