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Zornheym release The Zornheim Sleep Experiment

Swedish Black/Death Metal outfit Zornheym return with their latest dramatic musical and narrative-driven concept revolving around the horrors of a mental institution and its prisoners. Four years after their last exposé of the terrible happenings at The Zornheim Asylum, more revelations are exposed of the evil work of the deranged …
Photo of the band Dødsdrift

Just two years after their debut studio full-length Weltenszission, the anonymous Black Metal outfit Dødsdrift, who hails from the Baltic Coast of Germany, returns with its successor Ødnis. A ten-track forty-one-minute offering that takes the listener on an icily bleak yet engagingly melodic and fascinating journey straight into the depths …
Photo of the band Hate

Poland’s Hate dropped their first full length, Daemon Qui Fecit Terram, back in ’96, and since then, they have followed up on a regular basis with a series of brutally excellent releases, each continuing to build on the previous offering. They are back with their twelfth studio full length, another …
She Said Destroy, Norwegian Metal innovators

I first crossed paths with She Said Destroy after releasing their superb 2006 full-length debut, Time Like Vines, which utterly blew me away the first time I heard it. She Said Destroy – Succession (Mas-Kina Recordings) Release Date: 15 October 2021 Words: Jools Green It was so different from anything …
Orobas - who release Resplendent Realms Of The Mahatala EP

Formed back in 2015 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Blackened Death Metal outfit Orobas released their debut EP in 2016, the brutally excellent, Arise In Impurity, which, as a point of trivia, featured the ukulele in one of the tracks. They are influenced by the likes of Venom, Mayhem, Beherit and Behemoth, …
Photo of Necromantia

Greek Black Metal legends, Necromantia were formed in late 1989 by The Magus (bass/vocals) and Baron Blood (8-string bass). Their aim was to create original, powerful and innovatively diabolical music, replacing the usual 6-string guitars with 8-string bass. Necromantia – To The Depths We Descend (The Circle Music / Hell’s …
Photo of Black Metal band Cistvaen

“In the black, glacial winter of 2017, whilst the hoar frost turned the empty moors, a spectral alabaster, a lamentation, shattered the crystal silence from a cabin in the woods where five solitary figures had gathered for the first time to forge what would be the beginnings of a band …
Profeci - to release Aporia (Godz Ov War Productions)

Just nineteen months after their debut studio full-length release Matecznik, Polish Black Metal outfit Profeci return with their follow up studio full length, Aporia, a seven-track, forty-minute offering with lyrics all in their native Polish. Profeci – Aporia (Godz Ov War Productions) Release Date: 24 September 2021 Words: Jools Green …
Photo the band Dickless Tracy

Slovenia’s Deathgrind legends, Dickless Tracy, named themselves after a wordplay in the film The Hard Way (starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods), and although the name brings many different and mostly unserious interpretations and sniggering, including initially, many years ago, from myself, behind the name the music carries serious …
Dië Spanglë who release Livë/Dië

Punk four-piece Dië Spanglë are Cornwall’s finest export and one of the few things we in Devon allow over the Tamar Bridge, although we charge them for the privilege. They just released their latest gem of an EP, Livë/Dië. The title is a clever play on words, which will become …