Tag: 2014

Abyssum Cum Foeda Sanie Ex Ore

Witches by Hans Baldung Grien, 1510 § In the Studio, 2014 A portentous return to the studio, Cum Foeda Sanie Ex Ore represents a new stage in Abyssum’s development rooted in unique mystical seeds that gave rise to inconspicuously rich soundscapes of darkness but now moving beyond both musically and ideologically. In away, the present album

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Monarch Exile

This is an underground, self-released EP/demo that outwardly evokes traits of Infester and the likes of Cianide, thus utilizing a cross between doom metal, death metal and progressive rock. The latter is the greater influence in the structural approach of the album, but the spirit is permeated by the esotericism and medieval-macabre surrealism of classic

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Domains Sinister Ceremonies

For a purist, such as the author, first impressions of the present album will inevitably revolve around the explicit borrowings from older projects that can be heard here.  Furthermore, and more importantly, it may be stated that each form of expression has to arise in symbiosis with a context that gives it its significance.  If

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Abigor Leytmotif Luzifer

Born in years of maturity of black metal, ABIGOR has represented the explicitly Satanic side of the genre.  It is this aspect of black metal that many consider to be its authentic ideological roots.  Satanism here is to be understood in light of a theistic metaphysics, and not in a disguised atheistic mockery of Christian

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A Recount of Transmutations – SEPTEMBER MMXVI entry

Different people listen to music , watch movies or look at paintings with different attitudes, perceiving different things based on a variety of conditions and outlooks.  Some specialize in or are drawn towards one more than the others, and approach the message codified therein either through sentiment or technical study, and in some rare cases,

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Sammath Godless Arrogance

Concretando la promesa del estilo desarrollado por bandas inspiradas en la estética de un Morbid Angel en su segunda fase, Godless Arrogance (Impía Arrogancia) despliega una serie de iracundas composiciones que funden una abundancia de texturas sutilmente cubiertas bajo un sobrio monocromatismo.  Eleva Sammath las expresiones superficiales y vacías de Angelcorpse en Hammer of Gods

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Desecresy Chasmic Transcendence

It is customary to start off the review of a Finnish death metal band by stating that they are Finnish, carrying forth a tacit implication that the band in question adheres to the particular sound developed more than two decades ago in albums like Amorphis The Karelian Isthmus and Demigod Slumber of Sullen Eyes. Such

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Behemoth The Satanist

Black metal is not only a mentality or an image, but a separate musical style.  This is because a directed mindset that constantly hones itself towards differentiation will achieve profound change that separates it as an independent being.  This happens with fully-formed music genres as well.  The open-minded black metaller who associates black metal merely

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Abigor Leytmotif Luzifer: The 7 Temptations of Man

Nacido en los años de madurez del black metal, ABIGOR ha representado el lado explícito satánico del género.  Es este aspecto del black metal el cual muchos consideran como su raíz ideológica auténtica.  Este satanismo se ha de entender bajo la luz de una metafísica teológica, y no una burla atea hacia la religión cristiana. ABIGOR

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