I needed a powerful strike of epic black metal, so turned to US based black metal project Utstøtt (which means outcast in Norwegian) and their debut album Hjørungavågr. With influences ranging from Windir to Dissection, the music of Utstøtt is diverse and revitalizing.
Yesterday, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, hoping to find some inspirational posts that could lead me to discovering something new to feature here...and I was in luck. A friend of mine from Norway had dropped a status about the Oslo based black metal band Djevel. Curious, I hurried to their Facebook page, and… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Djevel
Ambient black metal from Switzerland to start the day. Nychts (Old German for 'nothing') have a sound which sinks into my marrow. The harsh, harrowing vocals and distant howls take me away from the table where I am typing this, and drop me in another time and place. Their work is diverse and surprising from… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Nychts
I have been a fan of Irish black metal band Primordial for a long time, and they have never disappointed me. Every album they have released is a solid as fuck masterpiece. Don't believe me? Listen for yourself then come back and give me your answer. Anyway, the wait for their latest album Where Greater… Continue reading Primordial : Wield Lightning To Split The Sun
I was planning on sharing this link tomorrow, but I couldn't wait. This NEEDS to be heard. Bang your fucking head and enjoy! Find and Follow.