Even though not a new addition to the Icelandic black metal scene, Nadra are just releasing their debut album, Allir Vegir Til Glötunar, loosely translated as All Paths to Oblivion. The band itself is formed by individuals that have participated in other great Icelandic black metal bands, including Carpe Noctem,
Text & Photos: Colton Bills On December 10th, Wolvhammer brought their soul-crushing black metal to a rather small club in the heart of Vancouver for a vet lucky audience. Opening the show was local act Nostrum. They played a crushing set. Afterwards, locals SEER played loud and fast and good.
In 2013, Paramnesia released their first ever outing – the mesmerizing and shape-shifting music contained in Ce que dit la bouche d’ombre, a super-limited edition CD-R containing two massive tracks of twisting and magmatic cascadian-styled black metal, that the band quietly self-released with little awareness or attention coming from the public at the time. What happened
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada hasn’t quite been a significant marker on my map of places to recognize for strong musical releases, but after living through the barbarous, carnal mass that is Language of the Night by Shibboleth, it may as well be one of the areas I’m most focused on
Hailing from the United Kingdom’s Yamabushi Collective come some strapping young lads known for their work in Nembutal and sonic torturers Cease To Exist under their new band name, Gevurah. They reach a new form after combining audial dismal fire, thrash and black metal. As previously stated in articles I’ve
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of reviewing Montreal Black Metal project Spectral Wound’s newest album Terra Nulls. A release that while rooted in the classic, second wave of Black Metal, has its own flavor and atmosphere injected throughout its duration. As much as I praised the release, honestly, I