Astral Sleep – We Are Already Living In The End Of Times

2023-12-12 08:00:28 (c) Astral Sleep How can the sheer immensity of the apocalypse, the end of existence, be made tangible? Astral Sleep While we don’t have a definitive answer to this question, we’re trying anyway. In recent years, the Finns’ doom sound has increasingly changed from mystical to emotional heaviness, which doesn’t stop at (funeral) … Read more

Beyond This Earth – Portraits Of The Absurd – Album Review

2023-12-12 07:00:49 Beyond This Earth – Portraits Of The AbsurdOrigin: Livadia / GreeceRelease: 01.12.2023Label: Self-publishingDuration: 53:47Genre: Heavy Rock / Stoner Rock The Greek ones Beyond This Earth were founded over ten years ago and are joining us Portraits Of The Absurd their second studio album. The current release is the pretty raw EP Tales from … Read more

Cirith Howling – Dark Parade – Album Review

2023-11-24 09:30:54 Cirith Howl – Dark ParadeOrigin: USARelease: 20.10.2023Label: Metal Blade RecordsLength of time: 44:07Genre: Epic Metal Photo Credit: Peter Beste The legendary ones Cirith growled from Ventura in California are refining our fall with their new album Dark Paradewhich of course again features a successful fantasy artwork by Michael Whelan and also features all … Read more

Weeping Silence – Isles of Lore – Album Review

2023-11-21 07:00:47 Weeping Silence – Isles of LoreOrigin: MaltaRelease: 24.11.2023Label: ViciSolum ProductionsGenre: Death Doom Metal / Gothic Metal Photo Credit: Daniel Delia Quiz question: What do you know about the metal scene in Malta? If your answer is “Nothing,” then you have nothing to be ashamed of. The bands on this island are not very … Read more

Strange New Dawn – New Nights Of Euphoria

2023-11-20 08:00:29 (c) Asgeir Mickelson Patience is a virtue that is extremely important, especially in Doom realms. Strange New Dawn know this only too well. The first ideas for this formation arose back in 2000, but it wasn’t until twelve years later that it became a welcome reality. Since then, the quintet around (former) members … Read more