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Reviews for Mantra Anguis - Hermético Ritual en un Putrefacto Funeral

I wonder, what am I talking about at the beginning of this review? Well then I am going to make a small introduction regarding the founding member of Mantra Anguis, the main band vocalist called XIII ...

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94% 4.7 star rating
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Reviews for Spectral Wound - A Diabolic Thirst

The best album of 2021 so far in my opinion. Like always, Spectral Wound give us some insane music. Let's start with the good points. Firstly, the riffs of this album are really good. A great ...

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94% 4.7 star rating
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Reviews for Kanonenfieber - Menschenmühle

2021 have been, despite the covid who canceled all shows, a great year for black metal in my opinion, and this album is for me the best ( I know I tell this about the album "A Diabolical Thirst" by ...

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92% 4.6 star rating
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Reviews for Lamp of Murmuur - Submission and Slavery

Lamp of Murmuur is one of the greatest and most consistent bands of recent years which always manages to amaze me with every new release! as i mentioned in my Revenant Marquis Review, i discovered ...

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91% 4.6 star rating
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Reviews for Panopticon - ...and Again into the Light

Mixing Atmospheric Black Metal with Americana is not a new thing, and you can even say that it's USA's biggest Metal export of the post-2000s! Among big names like Agalloch or Wolves in the Throne ...

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91% 4.6 star rating
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Reviews for Wolves in the Throne Room - Primordial Arcana

Alongside Panopticon and Agalloch, Wolves in the Throne Room can be considered as one of the frontrunners and most important names in the Cascadian Black Metal scene. Their first album is one of ...

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91% 4.6 star rating
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Reviews for Arkanus Mors - Cthonos Kathabasis

Five members band, hidden behind the veil of mystery of the classic Black Metal hides this pentagram of Colombian sorcerers, in the mountains of Antioquia ARKANUS MORS was born in 2014, translating ...

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90% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Portal - Avow

Portal was one of the major influencers of expressionistic guitar techniques used in Death Metal of the 2000s and 2010s (this experimental approach can be compared to that of Deathspell Omega). ...

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90% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Yoth Iria - As the Flame Withers

As I mentioned on my review for the EP that came before this release, the Greek sound has always been a very unique scene compared to the other scenes. I was very excited about the collaboration of ...

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90% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Zaratus - In the Days of Whore
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90% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Zigota - Providence of Death

Insects in your lungs Waiting for the time Experimentation and dissonance. Many groups try to rip off Deathspell Omega incorporate this elements in their sound, but generally end up just being ...

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90% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Perennial Isolation - Portraits

I used to say Yoth Iria's album is the Top #1 release so far. My friend recommended me to listen to this album, especially the second song, called "Autumn Legacy Underlying the Cold's Caress", and I ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Darkthrone - Eternal Hails......

What can be said about Darkthrone that hasn't been said already? They were the Kings of Black Metal in the 90s, and made a huge impact on all of the future Black Metal bands to come. Their "A Blaze ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
1 Review
Reviews for Fuath (GBR) - II

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I was a big fan of the first Àrsaidh album, and the 2016 Saor album was a fine album indeed. I didn't much dig the first Fuath album though, it was too "melodic" for my taste! After seeing ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
3 Reviews
Reviews for Human Serpent - Heirlooms Eternal

After three badass releases back to back, Human Serpent released their forth full-length release earlier this year. Although they made some cool EPs and splits between these releases, I recommend you ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Ungfell - Es Grauet

After the somewhat mediocre (but rather nice), Peste Noire plagiarism of the debut Ungfell album, the second album brought a kind of unique approach. Even though that album was not that original o ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Warmoon Lord - Battlespells

As I have mentioned many times before, I've always had a soft spot for Finnish Black Metal. Whether legendary acts such as Horna, Satanic Warmaster, Goatmoon, Sargeist, or lesser known projects such ...

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89% 4.5 star rating
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Reviews for Baxaxaxa - Catacomb Cult

Baxaxaxa started out as an underground cult band in the early 90s which combined the doomy, old school Cult Metal and Black metal affairs of Hellhammer with some of the newly emerging melodic affairs ...

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88% 4.4 star rating
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Reviews for Helleruin - War upon Man

After releasing some promising EPs and demos, Helleruin finally released their awaited debut earlier this year. The final result was pretty much as anyone can expect after listening to the EPs and ...

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88% 4.4 star rating
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Reviews for Këkht Aräkh - Pale Swordsman

As one can guess from the sole member's name (Crying Orc), this band is another among the thousands of Old School melancholic, monotone Black Metal bands that worship Burzum, and the myriads of ...

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88% 4.4 star rating
1 Review
Reviews for Ninkharsag - The Dread March of Solemn Gods

Many people slam this band (or indeed any slightly Melodic band!) for sounding like the mighty Dissection, but I think that's like slamming someone because they look too much like George Clooney! ...

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88% 4.4 star rating
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Reviews for Thron (DEU) - Pilgrim
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88% 4.4 star rating
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Reviews for Ancient Mastery - The Chosen One

Based on a recommendation, I had the pleasure (or displeasure!) of listening to this band's debut full-length (titled "Chapter One: Across the Mountains of the Drämmarskol") a while back. ...

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87% 4.4 star rating
1 Review
Reviews for Impaled Nazarene - Eight Headed Serpent

Impaled Nazarene is one of my all time favourite bands. Mika is probably my favorite Black Metal vocalist ever. Even when the album is a bit weak, his vocal performance never disappoints me one bit. ...

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86% 4.3 star rating
1 Review
Reviews for Valdaudr - Drapsdalen
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85% 4.3 star rating
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Reviews for Culak - Glass Sanctuary
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84% 4.2 star rating
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Reviews for Downcross - To the Last Sunset at the Gates of Collapse
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84% 4.2 star rating
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Reviews for Graveland - Hour of Ragnarok

Graveland has been one of the most consistant names in the Pagan Black Metal scenes of the 90s and 2000s. Whether it's the early, raw efforts of the demo days and the first album, or the more epic ...

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82% 4.1 star rating
1 Review
Reviews for Aethyrick - Apotheosis
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81% 4.1 star rating
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Reviews for Ánimas Defunctorum - Ánimas Defunctorum

Ánimas Defunctorum are a solo project from Columbia that plays a very raw and depressive form of black metal and this is a review of his self titled 2021 album which was released by Odio ...

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80% 4.0 star rating
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Reviews for 731 - Revelation of Black Mind
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