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Denouncement Pyre – Forever Burning – Album Review

Artist: Denouncement Pyre Album Title: Forever Burning Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 17 June 2022 It wasn’t until I was doing my research ahead of this release, that I realised just how many bands that fall into the black/death/thrash arena hail from Australia. The most famous of these is arguably Deströyer 666, about which  Continue Reading »

Desaster – Churches Without Saints – Album Review

Artist: Desaster Album Title: Churches Without Saints Label: Metal Blade Records Date of Release: 4 June 2021 A second review in as many days for a German band, but the contrast could hardly be more pronounced. From the up-tempo, upbeat and melodic stylings of power metal stalwarts Helloween, to ‘Churches Without Saints’, a blackened thrash  Continue Reading »

Paranorm – Empyrean – Album Review

Artist: Paranorm Album Title: Empyrean Label: Redefining Darkness Records Date of Release: 26 February 2021 Recorded between 2019 and 2020, ‘Empyrean’ is the debut full-length release from Swedish band Paranorm, a quartet that formed way back in 2007, releasing two EPs to date. Their style is demonstrably thrash metal with a dash of black and  Continue Reading »

Susperia – The Lyricist – Album Review

Artist: Susperia Album Title: The Lyricist Label: Agonia Records Date Of Release: 16 March 2018 Around the turn of the millennium, Dimmu Borgir were a huge part of my life. And so, when Tjodalv, or Ian Kenneth ‘Tjodalv’ Åkesson departed in 1999, I was all over the band that he had created a year earlier.  Continue Reading »

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