Reviews

As you would expect, the Review category holds all our Black metal reviews. We try to add new reviews regularly.

Predatory Light – Death and the Twilight Hours

Predatory Light – Death and the Twilight Hours

40 years separate the current moment from the year Venom named their second album “Black Metal”. Since then, a genre named after that album consolidated its roots and saw scenes emerging all over the globe, changing the original heterogeneous, chaotic…

Review: ACOD – Fourth Reign over Opacities and Beyond

Recently ACOD (FR) released their new full length album titled ‘Fourth Reign over Opacities and Beyond’ released by Les Acteurs de l'Ombre Productions. After being teased with the video clip for their track ‘The Prophecy Of Agony’ released earlier this month, I was looking forward to the full album. (video included within this review).
Ernte

Ernte – Ernte s/t

Swiss Black Metal bands are pretty rare, but one that you should definitely note down is Ernte, who, after Geist und Hexerei at the beginning of the year, now follow up with a two-track EP. The female fronted band, who…

Blood Countess Album Cover

Review: Blood Countess – Occulta Tenebris

Blood Countess, a UK-based black metal band, released their first full album on the 1st of April (yes really). The band name itself is pretty explanatory about the subject of the band, but in case you are still wondering, it’s…

Album cover Blackbraid 1

Review: Blackbraid – Blackbraid I

Introduction After releasing their first single earlier this year, BlackBraid have finally released their eagerly awaited first album titled Blackbraid I. Is it really the album of the year, or is there just too much hype about the Native American…

Review: Wampyric Rites – The Wolves Howl to the Moon

If one’s conscience were to intertwine itself and submerge its essence into the Stygian void, to be not the voyager that observes but to surrender completely. Morphing into a conduit, becoming the tongue that creates from the pinnacle of chaos,…

Wolfsstunde Album Cover

Review: Nahtrunar – Wolfsstunde

Imagine a man with a tortured soul, he’s in pain and hurting. Do you have an image? As soon as the album started, an image formed inside my mind of a tortured man who’s in pain and on a Journey.…

Review: Heidnir – Jenseits des Kosmos

Austria is commonly associated with its beautiful lakes and mountains, but it is also known for great artists like Mozart or Falco. Furthermore, Austria is also famous for great black metal bands like Abigor, The Summoning or Belphegor, to name…

Kryptamok - Kataklysmi (2022) review

Review: Kryptamok – Kataklysmi (2022)

Finnish black metal act ‘Kryptamok’ led by Hex Inferi, recently released its second full length titled ‘Kataklysmi’ under Purity Through Fire. Following their debut album ‘Verisaarna’ which was unleashed two years ago, Hex Inferi and Beleth (drums) managed to deliver…