Meghan Wood, of atmospheric black metal project Crown Of Asteria, has to be one of THE most productive musicians out there. Seriously. And everything, everything she offers to the world is mesmerizingly good. I have been listening to her latest release Haruspex since yesterday, and folks, I just can't turn it off. All of the music… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Crown Of Asteria
I went in search of the origins of the Atmospheric BM band Sadness after I'd been swept up by Tundra, the 18th release since the birth of the project in 2014. I was expecting to see a wealth of names attached to the Sadness Metal Archives page, and nearly spat out my tea to see… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Sadness
I've been lusting for some new and special atmospheric black metal for ages, so was delighted when I clicked on one of Severoth's videos on YouTube to find that it was exactly the sort of thing I was after. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNWB-3hVS-Y
This morning I had my very first encounter with Australian black metal project The Wanderer and their 2015 compilation Aura Nocturnal & Mysterium. The minimalist approach of this release is a good accompaniment to my sleepy Sunday morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRXheVcRHYI
Okay...so I came across Russian Atmospheric black metal project Shadowland recently. Formed in 2014 this one man project has already put out FOURTEEN releases, including FOUR full-length releases. Today I've been listening to the most recent full-length Last Night, Before The Storm...and it's pretty fucking exquisite. If you like Lustre but want something with a… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Shadowland
I encountered this extraordinary feeling of satisfaction as I listened to Trolldom och Sorg by one man atmospheric black metal project Galdr. It's hard to image just one person behind this impenetrable wall of sound and all consuming atmosphere. Now, don't listen to this track and then leave it at that. Listen and then investigate… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Galdr
Prolific one woman atmospheric black metal band Crown Of Asteria has gifted the world with an offering this Samhain - a beautiful and evocative release entitled Vidskepelse. My favourite track on the record has to be the short, but perfectly formed Wytches Chant. I don't think I'll be listening to much else today.