Stumbling upon this album by chance, I was entranced by the medieval-esque cover art, as well as the band logo which strongly reminded me of something that I could not pinpoint. Upon first play of the intro guitar riff my interest was more than piqued. Still, as the songs kept succeeding each other I was … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Ustalost – The Spoor Of Vipers (Sibir Records).
The sound of musical instruments is sometimes mentally linked to the essence of natural phenomena – for instance, some keyboard hues may invoke in one the essence of starry skies, blastbeats can be mentally linked with hard falling snow or rain, guitars with the wind or even with the view of the mountains. It is … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Kaffaljidhma – I & II (The Throat).
Experimental black metal. That is how the band's music is described in Encyclopaedia Metallum. Experimental black metal is an almost hilarious umbrella term, under whose cover can be found things as diverse as Jute Gyte's microtonal exercises, Nachtmystium's melodic/psychedelic popular tunes and The Axis Of Perdition's hellish industrial landscapes. It is a box to stuff … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Slutet – Slutet (Teratology Sound & Vision/Psychedelic Lotus Order Records).
I am somewhat torn over anarchistic black metal. Though I find much common ground between the political ideas of most such groups and my own, I consider the overall musical essence of this particular subgenre scene usually underwhelming. I think that the problem lies both with the music per se (despite the fact that … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Book Of Sand – Occult Anarchist Propaganda (Mouthbreather Records).