In Carbon Mysticism (Lifeforce Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Liturgy crashes a party brought to you by indie buzz acts to 1: confuse fans who came out to see Sleigh Bells and Diplo, and 2: give Matthew Moyer a reason to show up.
Lawless Darkness (Season of Mist). Review by Matthew Moyer.
A tangle of corpse paint, murky ideologies, and total atonal extremity, this is music for the committed outsider.
Somebody get Matthew Moyer a towel – he’s been standing in Slayer’s bloody rainstorm again, watching concert DVDs.
Black Devotion (Agonia). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Alongside Death (Pulverized Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Absu (Candlelight). Review by Matthew Moyer.
What? You’ve watched every episode of Metalocalypse and find yourself with nothing left to fill the sick, black void in your soul? Get thee to the source, man. Scott Adams recommends this Viking-fueled history of Black Metal.
Sworn to the Dark (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Underground Is A Dying Breed (Immortal). Review by Jen Cray.
Beyond the Apocalypse (Candlelight). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
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Fire From The Sky EP (Immortal). Review by Stein Haukland.
Ceremony In Flames (Baphomet / Housecore). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Thelema.6 (Olympic/Avantgarde). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
The Kingdom of Glacial Palaces (WWIII). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
Who wants to live forever? Roi Tamkin compares religious theories to determine what faith will allow him the best chance of reincarnation.
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