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Tiamat “Wildhoney” (1994)

2. January 2021 Tentakel P. 0

Ah, 1994. Those were glorious times. It was the year when I started to seriously listen to Metal, and one of the best years to pick from an embarrassment of riches. I remember MACHINE HEAD […]

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The Amenta “Occasus” (2004)

1. January 2021 Tentakel P. 0

The first glimpse I got from THE AMENTA was a promotional photo. Back then I thought: “fife guys posing for the Dimmu-Borgir-lookalike-contest, so what…” I was expecting some kind of this new, trendy-evil gothic-industrial bands […]

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TMK “Need the Needle” (2009)

24. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

Woah. I knew THEE MALDOROR KOLLECTIVE have, besides playing again with their name (TMK stands for “Textbook of Modern Karate” here), once again evolved and changed their style. But what hits you here comes unprepared […]

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Unsoul “Magnetic Mountain” (2008)

20. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

UNSOUL – a band formed 2003 in Berlin, Germany. 2008 sees the release of their debut, “Magnetic Mountain”, which as been recorded and mixed 2006 to 2007; at, as the booklet states, various locations throughout […]

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Sturmgeist “Meister Mephisto” (2005)

19. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

What happens when a germanophile Norwegian multitalent substitutes his blood with Jägermeister while working his way to everything important which defines German culture for several centuries? Except for a gigantic hangover the day after (believe me, I […]

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Star of Ash “Iter. Viator.” (2002)

19. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

With Jester Records, you know you get outstanding pieces of music. I guess that should be common knowledge by now. And STAR OF ASH, amongst others, substantiate that allegation once more. SOA is, basically, PECCATUM […]

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