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Botanist “III: Doom In Bloom” (2012)

2. May 2018 aVoid 0

There’s a fine line between creating something unique and sporting a gimmick to cover a lack of good ideas. There’s a fine line between hypnotizing minimalism and boring uninspired repetitivity. BOTANIST are standing dangerously unsafe […]

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Beyond Dawn “Bygones” (2009)

2. May 2018 aVoid 0

This review will begin with a short questionnaire. If your answer to one or more of these following statements is affirmative, close this window and go ahead and buy the CD. If none of these […]

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Bal-Sagoth “The Chthonic Chronicles” (2006)

2. May 2018 aVoid 0

Lo and behold! The Britonic war-gods do descend anew, to grace us once again with their mighty and epic sagas of gloriously cataclysmic battlefields, arcane scriptures of ageless unnameable horrors, the fall of aeon-old civilisations… […]

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Averse “The Endesque Chants” (2010)

2. May 2018 aVoid 0

AGM.com and our readers were first introduced to the French progsters of AVERSE in 2007, with their first offspring¬†Scolopendrian Perception Haze. Five years in the making, this album is a massive pillar of romantic progressive […]

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Ansur “Warring Factions” (2008)

30. April 2018 aVoid 0

First, some clarification and explanation is needed before beginning the review. There is progressive music, and then there is avant-garde music. The same music some might claim (perhaps not on this website though, but elsewhere […]

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Aluk Todolo “Occult Rock” (2012)

30. April 2018 aVoid 0

This is the third ALUK TODOLO album, since 2007’s Descension. It is often said that the third album is where a band has to prove their worth, or give up. It seems true, and Aluk […]

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Aluk Todolo “Finsternis” (2009)

30. April 2018 aVoid 0

Lurking, murky attempts to Kraut drones; drums a hypnotising steady beat, mekanik but deprived of all life and groove, wandering in Sisyphean circles, the bass does little but to tag along the minimal plodding, only […]

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