Reverorum Ib Malacht “Ter Agios Numini” album review and soundcloud excerpt

I must give credit for discovering REVERORUM IB MALACHT to longtime comrade John Gossard (Dispirit, ex-Asunder, ex-Weakling)! Strangely enough, following his words of praise back in the early 10’s I haven’t instantly listened to any of their records. This is Read more

GOATVERMIN "Detruire" black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

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, Read more

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

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-) Read more

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

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 Read more

ANTAEUS "Condemnation" black metal album review and bandcamp stream

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 Read more

Mamiffer & Circle – Enharmonic Intervals (for Paschen Organ) CD review

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Mamiffer & Circle - Enharmonic Intervals (for Paschen Organ) CD review 

This is a very interesting release by two different bands: Mamiffer known for tidal drones and Circle who are known for their rock sounds and primal beats. If what you expect is a combination of these two musical elements mentioned above, let me tell you right now that you will be disappointed. Their sound signatures such as the comforts of austere piano sketches and solemn nocturnes as well as the wallop of repetitive rhythms and metallic kitsch is nowhere to be found and largely absent. As with Mamiffer’s recent collaboration with Locrian, Enharmonic Intervals (for Paschen Organ) is anything but a predictable merger of two bands’ established visions.
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