13 Tracks From 2013 That You Need To Listen To

  Caladan Brood/Book of the Fallen   Thantifaxath - Violently Expanding Nothing   Filii Nigrantium Infernalium/ Rebanho De Lobos     Purvaja/Dark Goddess Divine   Wardruna/Helvegen   Lamia Vox/Evil Comes From The North   Peste Noire/Démonarque   Falkenbach/Eweroun   The Ruins Of Beverast/Malefica   Ereb Altor/The Chosen Ones   Cult of Fire/????????   Ptahil –… Continue reading 13 Tracks From 2013 That You Need To Listen To

Plague Rider/Plague Rider – Album Review

I was pretty fucking chuffed when I was handed Plague Rider’s debut album at Byker Grave Festival. One of my main objectives as a writer is to shout out about bands that deserve to be heard. And shout out fucking loudly. Plague Rider are a technical death metal band with thrash influences, and they hail… Continue reading Plague Rider/Plague Rider – Album Review

Interview : Heathen Harnow

I’ve been following the work of Swedish artist Heathen Harnow for quite some time now, and am regularly bowled over by the way in which his work clings to my consciousness for days after first setting my eyes on it. My body is in England, but my soul is in Scandinavia, and for me, his… Continue reading Interview : Heathen Harnow

Interview : Ovate

There is a real air of mysticism around Audrey Cantwell, the women behind independent clothing line Ovate, and I feel exceptionally lucky that she agreed to take part in an interview for Wyrd Words & Effigies. When Wyrd Words & Effigies was still in the planning stages, I had it in my head that I… Continue reading Interview : Ovate

Interview : Black Insignia

    I am a hunter of unique and unusual things that thrive in the shadows. Most days, I retreat from my hunt unsatisfied. But there are times when I happen across something so wonderfully out of the ordinary that I pull my shoulders back and howl. It was handmade jewellery business Black Insignia that… Continue reading Interview : Black Insignia

The Photography Of Jakob Polomski

When I stumbled across the photography of Jakob Polomski today, my breath left me, and I had to grapple to get it back. It’s so refreshing and exciting to come across a photographer who doesn’t just make your eyes wide to the point that they hurt, but who actually effects your entire body, so much… Continue reading The Photography Of Jakob Polomski