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Tormentor Anno Domini
It's hard to call anything "essential" anymore, but if you're a fan of black metal and even only
peripherally interested in its culture and history, Anno Domini is an important album to
experience. Its forward-thinking compositions completely belie the fact that it originally
released in 1988, as even today the songs feel relevant. It's no surprise that Norway's fledgling
black metal scene gravitated towards this underrated monolith; it's now more than 30 years later,
we've pulled back the layers of black metal, and yet this still exudes such an alluring and unique
mysticism. Definitely
4.0
08.17.19
Akrotheism Law of Seven Deaths
3.0
08.17.19
Carved Cross Sapped of Strength, Left to Wither and Fade Away
Carved Cross have spent the better portion of the last decade indulging in very slow and minimalistic black metal.
They excel in this field and have rightfully gained a fairly large underground audience in no small part due to their
steadfast approach to that sound. However, their newest release Sapped Strength, Left to Wither and Fade
Away
has inched a bit away from that approach - added some keys, some punk beats, and even some blasts -
and I must say, I really enjoy it. Still very raw and simplistic, but the way the elements converge on each other to
create these incredibly euphoric swells o
4.0
08.17.19
Totaled Lament
3.5
08.16.19
Killswitch Engage Atonement
they call their new record atonement, yet they don't seem to feel so bad about releasing the same
album for the 4th time in a row
1.0
08.16.19
Misertus Daydream
3.5
08.15.19
Wounds of Recollection You Were A Garden of Empyrean Light
3.5
08.15.19

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  • Dewinged So that Mylingar record, just ok? Was jamming the single before and goddamn!
    July 30 09:18 PM
  • garas Hi! Not really. To be honest, I've discovered UVSS just today. That particular album I heard wasn't exactly my taste, but I shall check the others if you say so!
    July 26 05:16 PM
  • Hawks Check my Thornography review!
    July 24 09:57 AM
  • naughtcturnal Cheers brah \m/ And btw, thanks again for the recs on my list. I had taken a short break from bestial black metal cuz I kinda od'd on it but just the other day I copped The Inexorable (after checkong out Hammer of Gods a few weeks ago) and have been jamming it daily. Finna check out some Axis of Advance next and will keep you posted as soon as I get around to doing so.
    July 20 12:47 AM
  • Atari Idk tho, if nobody else reviews it soon they may force my hand lol. Just too damn good
    July 19 09:18 AM

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