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DAKHMA – HAMKAR ATONEMENT 2LP (Iron Bonehead Productions)

October 27th, 2018

Dakhma - Hamkar AtonementMore than 70 minutes long, ‘Hamkar Atonement’ is as close to a perfect journey as you could rightfully wish to make, a merging of madness and...

ONE TAIL ONE HEAD – WORLDS OPEN, WORLDS COLLIDE LP (Terratur Possessions)

October 24th, 2018

One Tail, One Head - Worlds Open, Worlds CollideInfectiously-catchy, slitheringly-serpentine Black Metal with a revealing all-instruments-up-front production that ought not to scale any heights but does abounds in a...

NECROS CHRISTOS – DOMEDON DOXOMEDON 3LP (Sepulchral Voice Records)

October 24th, 2018

Necros Christos - Domedon DoxomedonNecros Christos cracked open the crypt one last time in 2018 to unvault this vast parting package of their instantly-recognisable, blatantly contradictory, Christ-conscious Death (/Black?)...

HUNOK – MEGRENDÍTHETETLENSÉG LP (Werewolf Records)

September 9th, 2018

Hunok - MegrendíthetetlenségIt was a long time coming but Hunok’s unpronounceable debut full-length got the vinyl treatment during the summer. Suffice to say, if you like early Graveland, then...

ADZALAAN – INTO VERMILION MIRRORS LP (Vrasubatlat)

September 4th, 2018

Adzalaan - Into Vermilion MirrorsReleases from the Vrasubatlat stable are invariably excellent and Adzalaan’s debut full-length, ‘Into Vermilion Mirrors’, is yet another worthy addition to this fresh, unique and...

VILKACIS / TURIA – VILKACIS / TURIA LP (Altare Productions)

September 2nd, 2018

Vilkacis TuriaBoth Turia full-lengths are fantastic, so it was exciting to learn that they had recorded a split with Vilkacis, the one-man entity fronted by Michael Rekevics...

TOMB MOLD – THE BOTTOMLESS PERDITION / THE MOULTING LP (Blood Harvest)

August 30th, 2018

Tomb Mold - The Bottomless Perdition The MoultingCanadian Death Metal upstarts Tomb Mold have been busy. Hot on the hacked-off heels of stellar debut full-length, ‘Primordial Malignity’, which...

RIDE FOR REVENGE – THE KING OF SNAKES LP (Ahdistuksen Aihio Productions)

August 28th, 2018

Ride For Revenge - The King Of SnakesFor over a decade, Ride For Revenge has been delivering filthy, primal Black Metal of the highest calibre upon the unworthy,...

DROWNING THE LIGHT / VAMPYRIC BLOOD – DROWNING IN THE VAMPYRIC SACRAMENT OF THE IMMORTALS LP (Darker Than Black Records / Dark Adversary Productions)

August 24th, 2018

Drowning The Light Vampyric BloodWhile I’m not exactly fanatical about gothic, romantic, vampyric and / or melodic Black Metal, there are a few exceptional bands producing this kind of...

ARFSYND – HESYCHIA LP (Daemon Worship Productions)

August 23rd, 2018

Arfsynd - HesychiaArfsynd’s monstrous second full-length, ‘Hesychia’, was at the pressing plant waiting patiently to be born into the world in 2013 when the guy who ran Daemon Worship...