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Lunar Aurora “Hoagascht” (2012)

13. June 2020 Mystery Flame 0

Lunar Aurora certainly provided us with some of the most eventful, intense and emotional black metal to date and I was delighted to hear they were reforming. Their 2012 comeback album (minus Sindar, who went […]

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Lifelover “Sjukdom” (2011)

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MY EVIL YIN: I am rather peeved with Lifelover. First of all because when Kim Carlsson dances like a young self-mutilating Iggy Pop I get reminded of the old crone himself appearing topless on British […]

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Lantlôs “Agape” (2011)

13. June 2020 Mystery Flame 0

Marcelo’s mother died in dramatic circumstances when he was six. Whilst he had always felt different as he did not have a mother who would pick him up from school and so on, what he […]

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Krallice “Diotima” (2011)

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As the portentous vortex of “Diotima” radiates into the soul as a flux of microwaves, I forget to breath. To “hear” in a quantum manner is attainable: the ear becomes the body and the sound […]

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Infestus “Ex|Ist” (2011)

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Infestus manifested itself from the ashes of German outfit Dunkelfront in 2006 but it was only two years later that it gained the attention of a wider audience with the second full-length “Chroniken des Ablebens”, […]

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Hexvessel “Dawnbringer” (2011)

6. June 2020 Mystery Flame 0

This album has been my subtle companion for a while now, caressing and soothing my soul at every spare hour. Submerged by its trembling, refulgent notes and honey-coated vocals, I knew I would have needed […]

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Germ “Wish” (2012)

5. June 2020 Mystery Flame 0

Eisenwald, home of old sorcerers like Nazxul, young defenders of “true BM” like Aurvandil or arty realists such as Formloff just to name a couple, is a great label run independently and with pure passion. […]

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