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A.A. WILLIAMS - Forever Blue

A.A. WILLIAMS – Forever Blue

The long-awaited debut of the London-based artist is a gem of sorrowful post-rock, characterized by great contrasts and a suave ...
EGOERA - Fortuna

EGOERA – Fortuna

Greek post-rock trio Egoera debuted with "Fortuna", bringing together vibes from God Is An Astronaut and If These Trees Could ...
BLACK CURSE - Endless Wound

BLACK CURSE – Endless Wound

Reaching their debut as a band — but not as single musicians — Black Curse have thrown at us "Endless ...
MALOKARPATAN - Krupinské Ohne

MALOKARPATAN – Krupinské Ohne

"Krupinské Ohne" is the musical representation of 17th century Slovakia: obscure, superstitious and mysterious, constantly hanging between magic and religion ...
FLUISTERAARS - Bloem

FLUISTERAARS – Bloem

"Bloem" marks the achievement of Fluisteraars' artistic maturity. Their various influences merge into a personal and unique style of music ...
PARADISE LOST - Obsidian

PARADISE LOST – Obsidian

Paradise Lost condensed thirty years of music in "Obsidian": let's rediscover gothic rock with the masters from Halifax ...
MAMMOCK - Itch

MAMMOCK – Itch

What's genius? According to Mammock, it is to reap the best fruit from 30 years of alternative rock and reinvent ...
MONO & A.A. WILLIAMS - Exit In Darkness

MONO & A.A. WILLIAMS – Exit In Darkness

Post-rock titans Mono were pretty far-sighted when they decided to work with Londoner A.A. Williams: the result is a double ...
KATATONIA - City Burials

KATATONIA – City Burials

After almost 30 years of activity, Swedish masters of melancholy Katatonia lately took a brief hiatus. Here's their comeback album, ...
ORANSSI PAZUZU - Mestarin Kynsi

ORANSSI PAZUZU – Mestarin Kynsi

Four years after "Värähtelijä", the craziest Finns in town are back with "Mestarin Kynsi", an evil and obsessive album with ...
ARKONA - Age Of Capricorn

ARKONA – Age Of Capricorn

Once again, Arkona confirm their stance as a solid Polish act, with their solemn, dark and symphonic black metal: a ...
BEASTLURKER - Sanguine Elixir Of Psychotropic Divination

BEASTLURKER – Sanguine Elixir Of Psychotropic Divination

"Sanguine Elixir Of Psychotropic Divination" is a good starting point for the newborn black-death band from Chicago ...
SULPHUR AEON - Swallowed By The Ocean's Tide

SULPHUR AEON – Swallowed By The Ocean’s Tide

Back in 2013, Sulphur Aeon released their first full-length album, emerging as one of the most interesting bands within the ...
HEAVEN SHALL BURN - Of Truth And Sacrifice

HEAVEN SHALL BURN – Of Truth And Sacrifice

Heaven Shall Burn transformed their melodic death metal into something more in the double disc "Of Truth And Sacrifice", between ...
REBECCA FOON - Waxing Moon

REBECCA FOON – Waxing Moon

The climate crisis according to Rebecca Foon, between piano, vocals, and much more, in "Waxing Moon". For all fans of ...
ON THORNS I LAY - Threnos

ON THORNS I LAY – Threnos

"Threnos" by Greek act On Thorns I Lay mixes melodic doom metal to some other currents, navigating through suffering and ...
BENT KNEE - You Know What They Mean

BENT KNEE – You Know What They Mean

After a tough year, the Boston sextet came back with "You Know What They Mean", a musical explosion released by ...
MY DYING BRIDE - The Ghost Of Orion

MY DYING BRIDE – The Ghost Of Orion

With "The Ghost Of Orion", My Dying Bride put together an intense death-doom metal record embodying five very complicated years ...