News Posts

Progressive extreme metal outfit Winterhorde announced their new album ‘Neptunian’ to be released in December via Noble Demon and shared the first video single ‘The Spirit Of Freedom’!

Finnish extreme metal band i Helvete released the new single ‘Paratiisi’, another track from their upcoming concept album ‘Yksi Yhteinen Yhteiskunta’, set for release via Inverse Records at the end of next month!

Epic extreme metal trio Craving shared the new single and video ‘Gods Don’t Negotiate’, featuring Cradle Of Filth’s Marek “Ashok” Šmerda, a track from the upcoming album ‘Call Of The Sirens’, set for release next month via Massacre Records!

Texan black metal outlaws Necrofier announced their 2nd full-length ‘Burning Shadows in the Southern Night’ to be released via Season of Mist in June and unleashed a first single with ‘Burnt By The Sacred Flame’!

Aara presents the song ‘Nyx’ from their upcoming concluding installment of the Triade album trilogy, ‘Triade III: Nyx’, set for release at the end of March via Debemur Morti Productions.

Melodic black metal outfit Outlaw unleashed the single ‘Everything That Becomes Nothing’ from the upcoming new album ‘Reaching Beyond Assiah’, set for release at the end of March via AOP Records!

Finnish melodic death/black metal outfit Suotana released the 2nd single ‘Land of the Dead’, a Summoning cover, of their upcoming new album ‘Ounas I’ to be released next month via Reaper Entertainment!

Finnish melodic black/death metallers Suotana are back after 5 long years with their new album ‘Ounas I’ out in March via Reaper Entertainment and shared the 1st single ‘Through the Mammoth Valley’ with an epic video!

Fall of Stasis share the official music video for ‘The Chronophagist’ featuring Viky Boyer, the title track of their debut full-length released last year!

Danish black metal outfit Lotan announced their self-titled debut full-length to be released via UPRISING! Records in 2023 and unveiled a first single with ‘Ignis’!

Album Reviews

Finnish melodic black metal stalwarts Moonlight Sorcery paint shimmering landscapes of winter on their first studio album “Horned Lord of The Thorned Castle” which amalgamate the fantasy style of Scandinavian melodies with a sense of fantasy. Out now via Avantgarde Music!

Mastermind V-Khaoz of Vargrav continues to carve his sonic art in the footsteps of the Norwegian masters Emperor, the new EP output “Encircle the Spectral Dimension” emphasizes the majestic art of symphonic black metal. Out via Werewolf Records.

On their seventh album “Katharsis” Keep of Kalessin unfolds a formidable array of blazing riffs, majestic symphonic arrangements and epic song structures combined with rapid ferocity, mastermind Obsidian Claw may have delivered his best outing since the band’s 2006 album “Armada”. Out via Back on Black!

Mystic Circle’s 9th album “Erzdämon” is a real work of menace, and it is as fierce and brutal as its predecessor. But this time the duo has injected tons of melodic hooks while staying true to their sound, the album is highly recommended for fans of Cradle of Filth, Dimmu Borgir and Old Man’s Child. Out via Fireflash Records!

Moonlight Sorcery has achieved greatness with the latest EP: the guitar work stems from the neoclassical style of Yngwie Malmsteen combined with the blistering velocity melodic black/death metal. ‘Nightwind: The Conqueror From The Stars’ is highly recommended if you listen to bands like Children of Bodom, Ensiferum, and melodic black metal of the 00s. Released via Avantgarde music on January 13th, 2023.

Swiss black metal duo Ateiggär on the first studio album “Tyrannemord” incorporates something rare that makes their music one of a kind, this is a great Nordic-inspired piece of a symphonic black metal that comes similar to bands like Kvist. Out via Eisenwald.

Ymir’s sophomore release “Aeons of Sorrow” invokes the cold icy melodies of the mid-nineties Finnish black metal, mastermind Vrasjarn maintains the characteristic sound of the band and for this reason, the new album will appeal to many fans of the genre. Released via Werewolf Records.

Finnish renowned veterans L.L. (all instruments), and M.M. (Vocals and lyrics) present their symphonic oeuvre under the moniker of Pestilent Hex. Debut album “Ashen Abhorrence” finds its way into the magical hallmarks of melodic/symphonic black metal of the early nineties and was released with Debemur Morti Productions.

Finnish black outfit Moonlight Sorcery’s musical quest wanders across the creative hallmarks of the Scandinavian black metal, the debut EP “Piercing Through the Frozen Eternity” offers a refreshing and inspirational muse to fans of melodic black metal, out via Avantgarde Music!

I Am The Night has mastered its craft on the first full-length album “While The Gods Are Sleeping” what we have here is a supreme embodiment of the Swedish and Norwegian trademarks.