Monthly Archives: April 2017

Monthly Archives: April 2017

GOATVERMIN “Detruire” black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

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The first quarter of 2017 sees the spectacular return of French black/death metal, thanks to the debut albums of three excellent bands: Ritualization, Necroblood and Goatvermin. The timing couldn’t be better as there exist strong rumors that Arkhon Infaustus, the local forefathers of that particular sound, are preparing their come-back with a new line-up after 7 years of hiatus. Back to the album reviewed here, even though their band name and aesthetics may lead to confusion, Goatvermin from Franche-Comté are …

INFESTER “To the Depths, in Degradation” death metal re-release review and youtube stream

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Re-releases of “best kept secret” type of old bands, usually package attractively mediocre quality content using 80’s/90’s nostalgia and vinyl fetishism. Even when the music is good, most such bands were mere clones back at the day, therefore their (re-) discovery offers modest thrills. INFESTER is the exception to the rule. If, like me, you’ve never heard them then you’re in for a big surprise!

NECROBLOOD “Collapse of the Human Race” black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

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Parisian old-school metal band NECROBLOOD have penetrated violently my musical microcosm back in 2011. They have done so with the best credentials that an underground metal band could possibly have according to my book: a debut self-titled 7”EP released by Spikekult, the ground breaking undead record label of Antaeus/Aosoth frontman MkM – responsible for such seminal releases as DEMONCY’s “Joined In Darkness” original vinyl edition and ARKHON INFAUSTUS “Dead Cunt Maniac” 7”EP. Necroblood – Collapse of the Human Race by …

ANTAEUS “Condemnation” black metal album review and bandcamp stream

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Last year, Antaeus have ended out of the blue 10 years of discographic absence with their fourth album, “Condemnation”. Due to the evolution and mutation of the genre, it is now clearer than ever what is the position that the Parisian act holds in the scene: the masters of violent black metal! Condemnation by Antaeus