Mooncitadel’s As Nightwind Embraced and the Shadows Caressed has the name, format (released on cassette) and artwork of a demo you’d expect to be of the lowest quality bedroom black metal that treads on every cliche of stale riffs and terrible lyrics … Continue reading
I’m sure every metal fan on the planet has been told “metal is just noise” or something similar at some point in their lives when discussing their musical preferences. An unfounded statement in most cases, but if you had been … Continue reading
The unimaginatively titled Demo MMXVI is the first recording from Irish death metal group Coscradh formed last year. The more imaginative band name translates to “Triumph in Slaughter”, fitting for a group playing this kind of music. Plumbing murky depths while delivering … Continue reading
The self titled demo from one man black metal project Xothist is a very enigmatic release I stumbled across not long ago. Coming from USA they play an extremely raw, harsh and uncompromising form of DSBM, taking cues from Xasthur … Continue reading
Sometimes words fall short expressing a certain type of music and of artistic expression. Massola offer music that is definitely out of the common and does not even dare to be conventional. The title of the release says it all, doesn’t it?
Sick and twisted doom / black metal is offered on the first demo tape release by the American band Doomsilla. A band with members from a variety of projects and two of them — Tony Anderson and Jim Ross — would share some thoughts on their music and the band in general.
A debut demo from the Irish death metal act Malthusian, featuring former Altar of Plagues drummer Johnny King, released in 2013 as per it’s namesake. Unsettling discordant guitar chord patterns give way to utter insanity, and we’re taken on a 25 minute … Continue reading
Rabhas are a new death metal band from Italy, having as yet only released a three track demo, simply titled Demo 2013, and it’s a solid, somewhat original slab of old school death metal. Riffs are chunky, thrashy, simplistic and catchy, … Continue reading
Slovenian all female five piece Mist released their first demo last year, featuring two tracks of occult-tinged retro doom metal. Through the two tracks, the guitarists put in a great performance, the basic spine of the bands sound is the epic riff … Continue reading