An open, relaxed, space-y, sound; very seventies, combined with deity-crushing, maddened, black metal. There is no band out there that sounds like Oranssi Pazuzu.
Join me as we take a walk through haunted woods in album form.
“Tvke It On The Rvn 666”
WVRM’s riffs got me leaning into the crowbar right as it connects with my skull.
Pure bliss and despondency.
“Bring back the plague.”
Viscerally raw yet dripping with mood, this new album from the Iraqi band Mulla hits hard and fast with all the glory of classic second wave black metal, but with something unique added to the mix.
A metal record has never made me cry. Until Atna.
Bearing down upon your being like some looming catastrophe that lingers in the back of your brain, this split takes the shape of an oppressive, recurring nightmare that subconsciously gnaws through your sanity without you even realising.
Although I have always been a fan of ‘shoe-gaze’ and ‘post’ styles of black metal, Alcest’s recent release leaves me thoroughly wanting.
Full of Hell point microphones into the bleak forgotten corners of existence on their new record, giving voice to a deep and frightening darkness.
The Callous Daoboys wield heavy riffs and chaotic compositions on their new full-length, and absolutely demolish my former hatred of the violin.