• Auðn – Farvegir fyrndar

    It is very interesting that in a short period of time Iceland has produced a significant number of amazing Black Metal bands and what is even more fascinating is that most of them come from Reykjavík. Auðn was formed in 2010 in the small town of Hveragerði, just a...
  • 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...
  • Katatonia, The Ocean, Aflmsmp- concert review

    I finally got courage to write my 3rd concert review, but this time it’s more personal and special to me.  The evening of the 21st of October started nicely in the company of a local band from Bucharest named “Am Fost La Munte Si Mi-a Placut” (Post Rock, Tripcore)....
  • Ashtar – Ilmasaari

    Ashtar is a Black Sludge Doom Metal duo formed in 2012 in Basel, Switzerland by members of the doom bands Phased (Lehtinen) and shEver (Witch N.). The band released their debut album “Ilmasaari” on June 8th 2015 via Czar of Crickets Productions label. The album was recorded between December 2013 and...
  • Cenotaph – Perverse Dehumanized Dysfunctions

    After 7 years Cenotaph, the Brutal Death Metal band from Turkey, released their 6th full length – Perverse Dehumanized Dysfunctions, this summer on June 8th on CD. The artwork made by Toshihiro Egawa, supports the central lyrical theme – parasitic infestation. Now prepare for 30:46 minutes of pure slaughter....
  • Undergang – Misantropologi

    Misantropologi was released this year on 23rd June, both on Digital format and CD, by the prolific (their 4th full-length in 7 years) Danish Death Metal maniacs from Undergang. This album follows their usual approach – an insane mixture of primitive raw and grotesque atmosphere with a Demilich tinge....
  • Urn – The Burning

    After almost 9 years and a half since their last album, the Finnish band Urn decided to smash our heads with a comeback release. And what a comeback it is! Pure hell at its finest from the beginning to the end. Full of catchy and surprising riffs with an...
  • Lurking Terror – Deafening Void

    From the depths of hell, I give you  Deafening Void, Lurking Terror’s demo released on January 10th, 2016. Tracklist: Intro – Unaware of the Error – 03:21 World’s Decay – 05:11 In the Middle of Nowhere – 04:12 Deafening Void – 04:49 Life Line (Sacrilege Cover) – 03:37   If...
  • Rockstadt Extreme Fest 2017 edition

    Another edition of Rockstadt Extreme Fest came to an end. This year was the 5th edition and the 4th I attended. The weather during this edition was favorable with clear skies, which meant that people could leave their rain “gear” behind and enjoy the bands performing on stage and...