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Akercocke “Choronzon” (2003)

28. April 2018 Jobst 0

What distinguishes Akercocke from other bands in the mystery region of blending enemy-metal-genres is the highly meticulous and detailed aesthetics of their music. A successful combination of black metal riffs with death metal guitars, for […]

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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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Age of Silence “Acceleration” (2004)

28. April 2018 aVoid 0

Back in 2005 life was absent within avantgarde metal. DHG and KorovaKill missing in action, Arcturus and Solefald were turning repetitious and dull, and Carl-Michael was in a coma. Along to save the day came […]

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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 […]

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Aenaon / Stielas Storhett “Er/ Alter Ego” (2012)

28. April 2018 AGMHQ 0

Greek avantgarde black metal act AENAON and the atmospheric one-man black metal piece STIELAS STORHETT decided to combine their unique and diverse musical competences offering an exceptional new release, different and enthralling especially for the […]

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Aenaon “Extance” (2014)

28. April 2018 AGMHQ 0

“Extance”. Is it an outward existence, or an ecstatic entity possessed by rapturous delight? Why not both? With their sophomore album, the Greek progressive black ensemble Aenaon have set out to expand the boundaries of […]

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Aenaon “Phenomenon” (2009)

28. April 2018 Thor Joakimsson 0

This mini-album received quite a lot of praise since its release and in fact AENAON from Greece demonstrate a more than solid potential with their skill- and powerful interpretation of modern Norwegian extreme metal. Norwegian? […]

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