Jul 102018
Stautory Tape #1 - Of Heathen Legions and Keys of Silver

Good readers, we’re witnesses to a time when analogue’s coming back with full force, with vinyl rising from its grave and tape following in its wake, yadda yadda yadda. I could carry on if I was some Vice journalist with a pumpkin spice latte and not a Hungarian misanthrope with a dead-end job and a […]

Jun 162018
[review] White Medal - Guthmers Hahl (Aphelion Productions)

Pagan metal. Ever since the infestation of Finntroll, Ensiferum and their ilk the genre, once spearheaded by such pioneers as Primordial and Bathory has become a parody of itself, producing nothing but contempt out of anyone with a modicum of taste. With lyrics building a “Lord of the Rings”-esque vision of a sugar-coated pagan past, […]

Jun 082018
[review] WROK - De Onheilsbode (Heidens Hart Records)

Ahh the good old Low Countries: drugs, windmills, tulips, brothels and filthy Metal of Death. Despite being overshadowed by their Scandinavian and South American brethren there have been quite a few quality groups around trodding their own paths, besmirching the good name of the region, such as Bestial Summoning, Countess, Funeral Winds and Lugubrum among […]