I would say that for every twenty bands that I listen to, only one will impress and leave me wanting more. I was getting to the end of my tether yesterday, after scoring through the names of dozens of bands. Echtra was the last band on that list, and hell was I glad that I… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Echtra
Cyclic Press is the new publishing division of highly respected record label and mail order distributor Cyclic Law, the label responsible for releasing the music of some of the finest ritualistic and ambient artists creating today, including Lamia Vox and Northaunt. I was extremely excited when I discovered about the launch of Cyclic Press,… Continue reading Interview : Cyclic Press
Films like Metalhead come along once in a blue moon...if that. This portrayal of an emotionally wounded young woman, who finds solace from her grief in heavy metal, is one of the strongest, most poignant films I've ever encountered. I feel exceptionally proud to feature this interview with the director of Metalhead, Ragnar Bragason. When… Continue reading Interview : Ragnar Bragason, Director Of Metalhead (Málmhaus)
I regularly find myself close to shutting down my Facebook account, and abandoning my timeline forever...but then I'll come across a project like Bròn, and decide against it, thinking 'what if I miss out on learning about other great bands?' I'm often scatterbrained when on Facebook, and my attention is spread far too thinly. But… Continue reading Interview : Black Metal Project Bròn
If you would like to see your creative work featured and reviewed on Wyrd Words & Effigies, don't hesitate to get in touch. I established this blog (and soon to be magazine) with the goal of celebrating all that is strange, and like nothing better than spreading the dark word about oddities that I believe… Continue reading Spreading The Dark Word
Poster for Wolves In The Throne Room "Celestite" Tour (2014) by Stag & Serpent.