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Spyros

Sound engineer, sonic manipulator, record hunter and writer/contributor for a variety of webzines.

Black MetalFeaturedMusic

Featuring members of the no longer active post black metal act We Came Out Like Tigers, Dawn Ray’d from Liverpool are crafting some intriguing atmospheric black metal. Founded in 2015, the band released their first EP, A Thorn, A Blight the same year, and has now also released its debut

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Black MetalFeaturedMusicNoiseReviews

The history of Thantifaxath is cloaked in a veil of mystery, with the band sporadically presenting itself whenever it is time to release some new work or go into a live tour, as they recently did with death metal masters Cruciamentum. Little is known regarding the band itself, other than

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DoomFeaturedMusicPsychReviewsSludge

It is an interesting time for Electric Wizard, considering the different perspectives the band has presented in their past four full-length records. On one hand, they appear to be moving towards a more direct, rock-influenced mentality, highlighted with their efforts in Witchcult Today and Black Masses, while on the other

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DoomFeaturedFeaturesFilmMusicMusic VideosPsychReviewsSludgeStreaming

One of the most prolific post-metal acts, at least in the European side, Amenra helped shape the sound of sludge and doom combining with post-hardcore influences. It has now been 14 years since the band started out, releasing its Prayers and performing their Masses, establishing a work of great continuation.

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Black MetalDeath MetalFeaturedIndustrialMusicReviews

Blut Aus Nord is an exemplar black metal band, always forward thinking, never being confined by the close-mindedness of the genre. Through the years, the entity led by Vindsval, has been changing its style from one record to the next. At one moment they appear as an excellent, straightforward atmospheric

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturedIndustrialMusicPost RockReviewsSludge

Dehn Sora has been around some intriguing artists, from fellow French black metal extravagant acts like Deathspell Omega and Blut Aus Nord, to Norwegian chameleons Ulver. To provide artwork for music that is so uncompromising and disturbing is a daunting task, but in the process Sora has produced some masterpieces

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