Horncrowned - Defanatus (Diabolus Adventus)
Review by Windrider
 
One can explore quite a lot when discovering the non-european black metal scenes. Historically, the most important and still the biggest scene overseas can be found in South America. Bands like Sarcófago filled in the small gap between the first and second wave in Scandinavia. However, today's discussion topic hails from Bogotá, Colombia and has the pleasant name Horncrowned. They have been around since 2001 and released four full-length albums so far, the fourth one being rated today here live and uncut, entitled Defanatus (Diabolus Adventus).

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Cowards - Rise To Infamy
Review by Ilham
7.9
Incipit in media fucking res.

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Reasons Behind - The Alpha Memory
Review by Jason W.
7.8
Reasons Behind waste no time in undertaking an ambitious concept album with their debut, The Alpha Memory. Guitar-driven symphonic metal that is full of exuberant keyboard and piano melodies and plenty of unique and memorable vocal passages, Reasons Behind give the listener an emotional journey into the mind of a woman living with one of the greatest conditions of the mind, that of Alzheimer's.

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Sedna - Sedna
Review by Apothecary
8.0
In need of an album to prove to all the Gorgoroth and "one trve Mayhem" worshipers that black metal today is anything but confined to Satanic and dark themes? Sedna have got you covered.

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Ghost Brigade - IV - One With The Storm
Review by R'Vannith
8.3
For three records the Finnish band Ghost Brigade have provided a unique example of melodic death metal progression. Basing their studio efforts well beyond generic limits and engaging the structures and tones of post-metal, they continue to issue their original and outlying style in IV: One With The Storm, but to a similar result as any of their prior releases.

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Kolony - Sledge
Review by Doc Godin
5.9
Have you ever listened to one of those albums where it's quite clear one member of the band gives significantly less shits than everyone else around him/her? That's Kolony's Sledge in a nutshell.

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Mors Principium Est - Dawn Of The 5th Era
Review by R'Vannith
8.0
Staving off doubts given their frequency of line-up changes, Mors Principium Est consistently prove themselves to be a vital name in melodic death metal. Not for reasons of clear originality of style, but vital for their shared vitality, a remarkable feat considering the rate at which their rhythm guitars switch hands.

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Faithful Darkness - Archgod
Review by R'Vannith
6.0
It's with a restrictive rigidity that Faithful Darkness deliver in Archgod. For a band that would seize upon the frenetic kinetics of thrash in order to differentiate their position within melodic death metal, fixed tempos and a generic construct prove pervasive and limiting.

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Pyramids - New Album Title And Cover Artwork Revealed 22.12

American experimental act Pyramids have announced today that their new album will be titled A Northern Meadow. The follow-up to their 2008 self-titled debut will be released through Profound Lore Records on March 17th, 2015. You can also take a look at the cover artwork that will grace this new opus below. Further details shall be announced soon. (by Pazdzioch)   Read more ››
 
Kamijo - Announces 2015 World Tour 22.12

Since the breakup of visual kei juggernauts Versailles in 2012, vocalist Kamijo has been vigorously pursuing a solo career, churning out a run of singles and full-length debut Heart. Now, to commemorate his twentieth year in the music industry, he has announced a world tour that will see him performing on at least four continents. Thus far, only dates for the tour's European and Japanese legs have been confirmed. (by Ruchesko)   Read more ››
 
Nightwish - Reveal New Album Title, Cover Art And More 22.12

Nightwish start their week by revealing all about their new album. Firstly, it will be called Endless Forms Most Beautiful. Their long-awaited new album comes out on March 27th (Europe), March 30th (UK) and March 31st (US) via Nuclear Blast Records. The detailed cover artwork was created by longtime collaborator Toxic Angel and the album features eleven new songs. Feast your eyes on the cover below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Svartsot - New Album Details, New Song Online 22.12

Danish folk metallers Svartsot have announced their new album title and release dates. Their fourth album is being released in cooperation between Svartsot's newly established company, Of Wood And Iron Productions, and the Hungarian label Nail Records, the home to Dalriada. It drops on February 20th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and three days later in the rest of Europe. A taster from Vældet can be heard in the form of the song "Kilden - I Marker og I Lunde" below. (by .:Nataras:.)   Read more ››
 
Gnaw Their Tongues - Releasing Compilation, Debut Track 22.12

Here is some Gnaw Their Tongues music for you today. The experimental one-man band has premiered a song from the upcoming release Collected Atrocities 2005-2008 which is coming on February 3rd, 2015 through Crucial Blast. Furthermore, you can take a look at the "cutting edge" cover artwork as well as the tracklist below. The previously unreleased track "Slaves" is available for your listening pleasure over here. What are you waiting for? (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Goatwhore, Dying Fetus and support in Toulouse, 25/11/2014 13.12

As soon as the Toulouse date of this tour was announced, I knew I had to come. Goatwhore coming here? Hell yeah!!! (by Darkside Momo)   Read more ››
 
Mars Red Sky + Year Of No Light in Toulouse 09.12

Let's face it: they didn't bring any Bordeaux wine with them... (by Darkside Momo)   Read more ››
 
Voting Abuse, MS, and YOU! 06.12

So you want to be a Stormtrooper and check peoples darkest habits in an effort to report Votecriminals to your local Moderator? Here are some thoughts on the scoring system and tips on tracking down Votecriminals. (by Xnoybis)   Read more ››
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Scarpoint - The Silence We Deserve (2007)

Newcomers from Sweden, the combo known as Scarpoint comes as one of this year's biggest surprises. Influenced by countrymen such as At The Gates and Meshuggah, Scarpoint bred this sound with another dose of aggression a la Lamb of God. Their debut-album, The Silence We Deserve, just got released by rising label Blind Prophecy Records. Thrash, Death and Nu influences come head to head in the form of 10 songs. Led by Zoran Kukulj's atmospheric guitar sound and Henrik Englund's angry... (by Demonic Tutor)   Read more ››

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