A THOUSAND SUFFERINGS “Bleakness”

A THOUSAND SUFFERINGS “Bleakness” (Symbol Of Domination) I feel that a band name should in sort represent the sound of the band. A band name like Satan’s Penguins (it is a real band. check Youtube for proof) doesn’t really work if you want to be taken seriously. A THOUSAND SUFFEREINGS work much better. This Belgian band play a sort of black/doom metal that I find extremely entertaining. You could almost call this atmospheric black metal, if there ever was such a term. All jokes aside. This is full of the melancholy that I like in my black metal. a really… Continue reading

SUMMONING – New Album Details Announced

Ever since the release of their debut album Lugburz (1995) SUMMONING have proven themselves to be the true guardians of Middle Earth! What started out as a project deeply rooted in traditional black metal took an epic turn in the following years – evergreens like Dol Guldur (1996) and Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) bear witness to a continuously refined soundscape. Five years after Old Mornings Dawn, Protector and Silenius have turned over a new leaf in their bottomless saga: titled With Doom We Come, SUMMONING finally unveil first and hotly anticipated details about their upcoming opus, which… Continue reading

DRACHENFEUER RELEASES REALM OF LIGHT

Dark Age Productions announces the release of the debut album of DRACHENFEUER titled Realm Of Light on Double CD Digipak and limited edition Cassette. DRACHENFEUER is cinematic dark ambient soundtrack “dungeon synth” for fans of Summoning, Mortiis (Era 1), Ringbearer, Elffor… The music of DRACHENFEUER is an epic journey through Middle Earth and its creatures. Soundscapes that will transport you to a land where dragons breath fire, where warrior legions raise their swords, where the beauty of friendship comes to a dark edge and where mighty forests cover the land in darkness… The album was recorded at W.A.R. studios in… Continue reading

Blitzkrieg – “Time Of Changes – 30th Anniversary Edition”

Blitzkrieg – “Time Of Changes – 30th Anniversary Edition” (Metal Nation Records) If you’re wondering what got a youthful Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield all fired up to form Metallica, then look no further than the likes of Blitzkrieg!! Fronted by the legendary Brian Ross (Satan, Avenger, Lone Wolf), one of the most in demand vocalists at the time, the ‘krieg recorded this cult album back in 1985, although it was never available outside of the UK, hence its much sought after status. Over 3 decades there have been various cash in CD releases, some official and some not so,… Continue reading