Beorn’s Hall – Mountain Hymns

Beorn’s Hall – Mountain Hymns (Naturmacht Productions) I have very little info on Beorn’s Hall. All I can tell you is that they are from the US (from the misty mountains of New Hampshire). There are just 3 band members and that this is their debut album… apart from that, I know more about where…

Five For Friday II

Week 2 of Five For Friday and this week, it’s a feature on the Russian label, Satanath Records and its sub-label, Symbol Of Domination Here’s 5 releases from the labels to sink your teeth into Dark Phantom – Nation Of Dogs I thought I’d start with Dark Phantom as they are a band that deserve…

Grima – Tales of the Enchanted Woods

Grima – Tales of the Enchanted Woods (Naturmacht Productions) 15 or so months on from their nature worshipping debut, Devotion To Lord, Siberian duo Grima return with another album dedicated to their surroundings. And I guess there are so many trees in Siberia that they’ll always have a huge source of inspiration from which to…

Carnal Decay – You Owe You Pay

Carnal Decay – You Owe You Pay (Rising Nemesis Records) There are too many bands these days that never pay their dues. Mainly by hitting the road and learning their craft, the old way. And this is probably why we have so many shitty bands floating around the internet. The earlier version of Swiss slamming…

Five For Friday: Singles and EPs

This is a new feature and it’ll change format every week. This week, it’s a round-up of some singles and EP’s Petrification – Summon Horrendous Destruction (Sentient Ruin) Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Petrification have just unleashed their debut EP, and it’s a major nod to bands on this side of the pond, mainly from Sweden…

Killsorrow – Little Something For You To Choke

Killsorrow – Little Something For You To Choke (Art of the Nights Productions) Poland’s Killsorrow formed in 2008 and this album came out at the end of last year. So you’d think that after 8 years they’d know which genre of music they were going to create. This is the kind of album that does…

Nemus – Wald – Mensch

  Nemus – Wald – Mensch (Self Release) My knowledge of Nemus is practically non-existent. All I can tell you is that it’s a one man band from Germany, and that Wald – Mensch is the debut release for the project. And sometimes a blank canvas can be a good thing as most reviews just…