Though summer is mostly gone, our beloved hot, summer days are and will be present for quite some time, so the conditions could not be more appropriate for this unexpected
release of this electronic substistence from France. FIXIONS delivered an all new EP in all secrecy, designed for short, but sweet unplanned trips far away from home.
‘Summer Clouds’ picks us up, just where the wistful and enigmatic ‘Uhler’, from last year’s Euphorion left us. This EP is yet another different approach in FIXIONS’ music, fusing both old and newly adopted elements, albeit somewhat different from what can be heard … Read more
DEATH COURIER is a 3-piece death/thrash band from Patra (Greece), formed in 1987, and one of the first death metal bands to have ever emerged from the country, still following the DIY ethics to this day. What we have here is the release of the band’s new full-lenght album, twenty years after the release of their debut “Demise” LP, presenting a collection of songs that count something more than fifteen years in the vault awaiting to be unleashed.
DEATH COURIER greet us with a short yet terrifying intro, just before the band kicks in with all the madness and wrath … Read more
Brutal death metal-legends DERANGED, hailing from Malmö, Sweden, are still ripping flesh, breaking bones and eating brains like it’s still the 90’s. With the newly added Anders Johansson on guts, they just released, ‘Morgue Orgy’ EP which saw the band return faster and more brutal than ever. The album arises stormingly, DERANGED needs no introduction or other gimmick after all, it is just straight up, in your face brutal death metal. The powerful and crude riffs, ferocious and vitriolic, induced with natutal and pinch harmonics make this violent whirlpool even more intense, if that’s even possible. Anders Johansson’s deep, guttural … Read more
Nekroskop is a Crust/ Grind/ Black project from Malmö/Lund, Sweden, that started making noise during the early half of 2012. Now, a little more than a year since the band’s reception, the band just presented their first ever recording, the “Baptized in Formalin” EP which was released in May through Goregeous Productions. What follows is an attemp to describe this swedish blackened death armageddon.
After a lightning fast drum intro, the grind induced ‘Coffinsplitter’ presents itself with razor sharp riffing, providing a wicked start that could not have been more appropriate for such an album. What is quite notable from … Read more
Spanish project GARTH ARUM re-emerges through time with its debut album, marking the dawn of a new passion, of a new fire. ‘The Dawn of New Creation’ is ispired by dreams and emotions, venturing further into the depths of the human psyche. A demiurge that leads the path to a new universe, beyond the notion of existence. This is the album of a lifetime, a deliverance of body and soul of the album’s creator Nightmarer, which is finally complete more than ten years after its initial conception. The songs were highly influenced by the music which bloomed in the 90s, … Read more
WAY TO END are back nearly four years after their debut album ‘Desecreated Internal Journey’ and it seems that after all this long time the band returned more focused and mature than ever. With the addition of Vaerohn of PENSEES NOCTURNES as a permanent bassist and vocalist the band created a musical delirium entitled ‘Various Shades of Black’, progressing and regressing further into the realms of experimentation.
From the album’s very first moment, WAY TO END present their very own approach on black metal, an interesting juxtaposition of its dark and violent quantities mixed in a classical, jazz … Read more
New album “The Dawn of a New Creation” of spanish avant-garde project Garth Arum will be released by Satanath Records from Russia on June, the 24th 2013. Pre-order will be available soon. Nightmarer (from As Light Dies) is the main composer, producer and performer of almost every instrument: guitar, fretless bass, synths, drum programming and keyboards. In addition, he handles all the singing duties except for some great contributions in some songs that were performed by: Slo (from Smohalla), Camille Giraudeau (Stagnant Waters), Lady Carrot (Aegri Somnia) and Cecilia Tallo (On3iric4). The tracklist for the album is as follows: