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Solstorm “Solstorm” (2011)

15. July 2020 Asa Septikemi 0

SOLSTORM consists of a versatile blend of people with backgrounds in both black/death metal constellations to more ambient- and noise-related acts. They released an EP in 2009 which contained some of the backbone to what’s […]

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Sólstafir “Ótta” (2014)

15. July 2020 James Slone 0

With Ótta, Iceland’s Sólstafir have steered their ship closer to the rocky shores sighted on previous albums. Most of the remaining black metal sounds have been cleared from the deck, and a hard rock wind blows in the […]

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Solefald “World Metal: Kosmopolis Sud” (2015)

15. July 2020 James Slone 0

A companion piece to Solefald’s somewhat grim, Scandinavian-flavored Kosmopolis Nord EP, World Metal: Kosmopolis Sud is a brightly colored, wickedly smart LP, with a diverse, rangy style that recalls the band’s pre-millennial classic Neonism while resisting the temptation to imitate it. Solefald uses extreme […]

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Solefald “Norrøn Livskunst” (2010)

15. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

The wait is over – SOLEFALD have, after four years of silence finally released their latest effort “Norrøn Livskunst”. One year ago, when I conducted the interview with Cornelius, he announced the album as the […]

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Solefald “The Circular Drain” (2007)

15. July 2020 Tentakel P. 0

This is no real “new” album but a re-release of the fist SOLEFALD-Demo “Jernlov” from 1996 as well as a compilation of several artists contributing their versions of SOLEFALD-songs from over a decade. Due to […]

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Solefald “Neonism” (1999)

15. July 2020 James Slone 0

Neonism was a radical departure from Solefald’s debut album. Gone were the eccentric symphonic metal arrangements and urbane pastoral pretensions, replaced with a frenetic pastiche, a black metal Mr. Bungle with an irreverent sense of humor […]

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Solaris “Out of Reach” (2004)

15. July 2020 James Slone 0

Solaris was a short-lived collaboration between the prolific Boris Doussy and Sebatien Rivet, surveying the verdant lands between metal, atmospheric music and goth rock, with a distinct knack for songwriting. Doussy has compared the work […]

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