For albums 21-40 see here. For 10 best non-full-length releases see here. 20. Y – De Occulta Philosophia Somewhere between noise and harsh black metal with an all-consuming occult feeling, one and a half hour of wanderings in dungeon corridors. Including some of the most diverse and interesting vocals that one can hear today. The … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε 2015 – Top 20 Albums.
An alphabetically sorted list of 2015 albums that did not quite make it to the top-20, yet are just a step below. I found that ranking them was time-consuming and non-essential, since the difference in quality between them was almost non-existent, hence the alphabetic hierarchy. A Forest Of Stars – Beware The Sword You Cannot See … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε 2015 – The Good Albums (21-40).
Manii - Skuggeheimen This one is “outside” the list, since it does not contain any new material, but rather just a re-recording of two tracks from the second and third Manes demos (for those not familiar with Manii, they are -since 2011- the old-school aspect of Manes), which are however still throbbing with perfection. Less eerie, the … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε 2015 – Demo, EP, and Split releases Top-10.
There may be no moment more glorious in black metal than when the underground shines with blazing inspiration. Panphage, a one-man band from Sweden, was a completely unknown to me entity before this summer, when I was introduced by a friend to their “Ursvöl” demo, a raw exemplar of 90's Scandinavian black metal riffing with … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Panphage – Storm (2015) review.
Crepusculo Negro is a label that I have been stalking for some years now, and one I am particularly fond of (as was evident in my last year's list, including both Volahn and Arizmenda's full-lengths), both due to the quality of its bands, as well as the existence of a unified artistic and spiritual concept … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Volahn/Shataan/Arizmenda/Kallathon – Desert Dances & Serpent Sermons.