Undrask – Battle Through Time

Undrask – Battle Through Time (Self-Released) I’m not overly keen on the band name, which I think is an old Norse word meaning, “be astonished at”, but that really is the only complaint I’ll make in this review. Which is surprising on a couple of fronts, because I’m not a big fan of Melodic Death…

Thyrane – Black Harmony

Thyrane – Black Harmony (Woodcut) The biography that came with this release was short and to the point. “Kvlt demo or just nostalgia?” This is a re-issue of Thyrane’s demo from 1997. It has four long tracks and running time is about 35 minutes. It’s getting re-issued on cd, tape and vinyl… so I’m guessing…

Mourning Dawn – Waste

Mourning Dawn – Waste (Aesthetic Death) The new album from French band Mourning Dawn contains, what is to me, a completely original concept. Track one, The One I Never Was has a running time of 24 minutes and 12 seconds. As does track two, The One I’ll Never Be. You then overlay the tracks on…

Album Of The Week: Mustan Kuun Lapset

Album of the Week Mustan Kuun Lapset – Saatto (Inverse) My knowledge of Finnish band Mustan Kuun Lapset (which translates as Children of the Black Moon) is somewhat limited, but what I have heard from their back catalogue, reminds me of the old Death Metal style of Amorphis, mixed in with some Folk and some…

Reviews Round-Up 2

This time, some Black Metal releases…. Амезарак – Non Lucidum Tristitia (Symbol of Domination) The label sent me a load of albums to review, unfortunately though, not a lot of release information came with the mega promo pack. And as Амезарак are Russian and most of the information about them online is in Cyrillic script,…