Posts From Cheryl

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A Conversation With Naas Alcameth of Nightbringer

Nightbringer’s Ego Dominus Tuus is a record that challenges and provokes the mind both during the experience and for many moments after the aural journey is complete. The American band have long been outside of their peers circles in terms of

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Occultation – Silence In The Ancestral House
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If you ever wondered what Negative Plane would sound like with a little occult rock slant on their vocals and a touch of goth at the edges, then Occultation will tick all those boxes for you. While that’s a very

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Take Over And Destroy
Split Screen

Last year Take Over And Destroy released one of my personal favourites of 2013, so the news that they were ready to go with a follow up to Endless Night so soon was quite the pleasant surprise. Vacant Face is

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Three Days | Old Skin // Oblivionized

Two of the UK’s most visceral and exciting live acts headed out for a three day mini tour recently. Oblivionized and Old Skin are at the forefront of the underground movement in England and both are extremely intense in a

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HUSK – Hymns

Now based in Bristol (in the UK) but hailing from as far a field as Australia, Botswana and Norway in some shape or form, HUSK have a multitude of issues to overcome in order to record or even play live.

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The Room Colored Charlatan – Primitives Review

The Room Colored Charlatan hail from Indiana, and the quintet are on the cusp of breaking into the collective consciousness of those who enjoy something a little more on the difficult, but listenable, side. Intricate details fall into their sound,

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Gazpacho – Demon Review

High concept records can often become decidedly hard work or terribly boring but as with the case with Demon, Gazpacho’s eighth full length record, sometimes all the elements combine to create a work that touches the soul and forms a

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Verdelet – Lights Of The Old World

UK black metal has always been seen as some kind of lesser son to that of its Norwegian counterparts, through no fault of the makers of course, but when the one name to touch upon is Cradle of Filth then

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KRIEG – Isolation/Transmission

Krieg have been around in some form or another for nigh on twenty years now, and their outrageously prolific career has seen their take on black metal evolve and shift from album to album (and EP and split and demo)

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Paramnesia “IV”

French project Paramnesia may not be a name on the lips of every black metal fan just yet, but their sound is one that is much loved the world over and their full length debut is sure to push them

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