black metal

Ctulu - Sarkomand (Black Blood Records/Human To Dust)

Lovecraftian black metal! What more could you want?
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2014 (All day)

The stories of H.P. Lovecraft have had not only a dramatic impact upon horror and science-fiction literature, but also upon the wider cultural world.

Venom - From the Very Depths (Spinefarm)

Not what's required...
Release Date: 
29 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

A lot has been said about Iron Maiden’s ‘punk’ attitude in their early days; and it has to be said, most of what’s been said is rubbish.

Voices- London (Candlelight Records)

Voices takes us on a harrowing journey though London.

There are some albums out there that make the life of a reviewer living hell. Not because they are particularly bad, but because they represent something of a personal Everest for the reviewer.

Thy Darkened Shade- Liber Lvcifer I: Khen Sedjet (WTC Productions)

Thy Bloated Album

I’ve always quite enjoyed Greek black metal. It’s got a unique flavour to it that makes it quite distinct.

Sepulchral Temple- Sepulchral Temple (Invictus Productions)

This one's been left a tad too long in the morgue.
Release Date: 
23 Nov 2014 - 11:30pm

Sepulchral Temple is a rather new addition to the extreme metal world, having formed in 2009 by members of such notable bands as Lvcifyre, Craven Idol

Venom to perform entire new album on board 70000 Tons Of Metal!

Legendary metal band Venom have confirmed that they will join 70000 Tons Of Metal on it's voyage from Florida to Jamaica in January 2015.

Venom will play two sets on board, one will focus on greatest hits and one will be an exclusive live world premier of their forthcoming new album which will be released later in 20

Darkspace- Dark Space III I (Avantgarde Music)

In [Dark]space, no one can hear you scream.

Darkspace is an experimental black metal trio from Switzerland and have consistently managed to be one of the most unique, interesting and overlooked black metal bands to have emer

Mysticum- Planet Satan (Peaceville)

Was it worth the wait?
Release Date: 
27 Oct 2014 (All day)

There have been certain albums in the rock and metal worlds that have managed to achieve a somewhat mythical status due to the exorbitant amount of time taken to make them; Chinese Democracy

Einherjer - Av Oss, For Oss (Indie Recordings)

Proof that you don't need to know what's going on to enjoy something...
Release Date: 
1 Nov 2014 - 12:30am

My promo copy of Av Oss, For Oss didn't come with any info, just a file with eight tracks. No band bio. No photos. I was intrigued.