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Amorphis “Am Universum” (2001)

30. April 2018 Adam McAuley 0

We’ve seen Amorphis go through a lot of changes and they’ve finally completely immersed themselves in their newer sound with this work. We can see a more mature band at this point show they can play a […]

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Amorphis “Elegy” (1996)

30. April 2018 Jobst 0

Through a panoramic view of the world’s folk metal scene, one can recognize most of the bands under the umbrella organization known as ‘Scandinavia”. A reasonable explanation to this phenomenon can be found in the […]

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Amesoeurs “Amesoeurs” (2009) Review #2

30. April 2018 Holden 0

“C’est parce que nous sommes tous des imposteurs que nous nous supportons les uns les autres. Tel qui n’accepterait pas de mentir verrait la terre fuir sous ses pieds: nous sommes biologiquement astreints au faux. […]

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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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Aluk Todolo “Descension” (2007)

28. April 2018 aVoid 0

Minimalism obscure, the Way of the Ancestors: Hallucinogenic haunting black filth at the bottom of an occult well. Simplistic ritual motorik drums, monotonous dissonant plodding bass figures… psychotic cavernous sounds from what used to be […]

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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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