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12 blistering, galloping, uproarious, riff-laden odes to Viking vengeance
Listening to Ljubiš li i dalje istinski? is not pleasant, but it feels so very necessary. The emotions are palpable. My arm hair stands on end. I feel like weeping. I feel like destroying. I feel like walking into the woods and never coming out.
In the final analysis, this album is nearly thirty two minutes of near perfection. Maybe the word ‘near’ is not necessary in that last sentence.
you are thrown between metal, melodic, thrash, to transient, ambient and back to metal all within moments of one another
a late ‘70’s rock throwback, but with the modern knowledge of all the bands that came after.
H.C. Slim is the dusty crossroad where music lovers from all over can stop to take a rest and just peacefully listen to the short simplicities of a man roaming alone
We spoke to Brian over the phone about new members, new music, and what it takes to keep rocking for four decades.
A captivating sense of melody binds all the disparate riffs, tempos, meter changes, and moody atmospheres together.
a near-perfect overview of their storied career
Band - Temple of Perdition Album - Homage to the Dead Country of Origin - USA/Finland Genre - Black Metal Release Date - May 13, 2019 Label - Vision of God Records Author - Ivan Gossage (Chief Administrator, Order ov the Black Arts) From the arid expanses of...
Back on April 9th (sorry for the long delay), I went to Elevation to see the current Knocked Loose tour. Here are five thoughts on the evening. Number 1: NY hardcore band sanction took the stage first. They played a really tight, if somewhat standard set. Good energy...
Ardraos: ” I’m just trying on my humble level to perpetuate deep tones and a musical emulation that rises on the foundations of the 90’s with an own personality, unlike the thousands of clones of the first Nordic groups, or those trying random experiments, which just pull the scene down.”
We have the honor today of hosting the exclusive North American stream of the track Xibalba from the album From Mud To Ashes by Crownaside.
Moshpitnation is proud to present to you the exclusive track stream of Whispers of Madness, which comes from Lost Eternally, the second album by Chalice of Suffering.
Moshpitnation is proud to present to you the US exclusive track stream of Je Vivroie Liement, which comes from Hic Regnant Borbonii Manes, the third album by Sühnopfer.
I’ve been gone for a few weeks, but not entirely idle. In the interest of getting some more exposure for Michigan artists and creating a platform for them in my column on Moshpit Nation, I’ve endeavored to do monthly roundups of bandcamp releases for Michigan artists...
blistering speed metal – a plethora of tempos, moods, and melodies create a balanced listening experience
Its strengths lie in the quality of the recordings and arrangements, and particularly in the amount of time and space given to each song to build and develop ideas to their conclusion
This particular release is quality through and through. The pacing is dynamic, ranging from a mid-paced burn to a destructive breakneck savagery, often in the same song. Regardless of the pace, the music is absolutely unrelenting. There is no room to catch your breath here.
Gods Without Name expresses an ancient darkness, rustic, agrarian, … provincial but horrific. This is an unmistakable motif here, and although it manifests in the music, it is the related material that really sets up that premise.
a deep spiraling void of whirring desolation and weighty atmosphere.
a magnificent display of technical prowess
intensely vicious, savagely raw, and pretty weird.
groovy spaced-out trip with ranting vocals and a sing-along chorus