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Dark Age “Acedia” (2009)

6. May 2018 David 0

Never before have I heard an album that struck me as hard as a perfect snapshot of the current Zeitgeist in which people’s compassion and concern for others doesn’t reach further then their penis length […]

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Asgaroth “Red Shift” (2002)

2. May 2018 David 0

Have you ever been to Barcelona? Never? It’s marvellous! I spent two months there in summer last year and didn’t come back as the same person. There is a simply tremedously strong vibe in that […]

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Arcturus “The Sham Mirrors”

30. April 2018 David 0

I have many good memories about this album. Not just linked to the music at hand but most of all to the mind shifts it escorted me through! This album was my first conscious encounter […]

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Alrakis “Alpha Eri” (2011)

28. April 2018 David 0

So far, astronomy or cosmology has not given us any reason to believe that there might be a place, somewhere between the eternal clusters of stars and galaxies, that holds a promise of grace, salvation […]

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Aghora “Formless” (2006)

28. April 2018 David 0

The first time that “Formless” collided with my ear drums I can’t say I was impressed. As I listened the first time through the album I even reached the state of occasional disappointment and thought […]

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Aghora “Aghora” (2000)

28. April 2018 David 0

For some odd reason, my brain could never conceive why the principles of far eastern philosophy have never, or rarely, been the source of inspiration of some of the greatest metal albums ever released. I […]

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Agalloch “Pale Folklore” (1999)

28. April 2018 David 0

When the gentle strike upon a guitar chord sounds more like a gentle brise of air, that caresses the branches of naked trees, and images of man-forsaken woods and lakes are projected in your mind, […]

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Agalloch “The Mantle” (2002)

28. April 2018 David 0

Dissonance, over the top and complex time changes, arpeggioing galore and dull atmosphere is everything this album is NOT about. In the face of continuous depletion of ideas, many bands try to serve their listeners […]