Reviews Label: Season of Mist

Label: Season of Mist

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Mayhem - Ordo Ad Chao album cover


Ordo Ad Chao, 2007

8.4 / 10

Black Metal: (n) a subgenre of heavy metal music that uses screamed Satanic lyrics, fast guitar playing and drumming, and heavily distorted music with a focus on satanic imagery and ...

Rotting Christ - Aealo album cover

Rotting Christ

Aealo, 2010

8.4 / 10

If you’re like me, you’ve seen the name ‘Rotting Christ’ thrown around for years, but you never listened to the band because you assumed it was an unremarkable throwback black ...

Cynic - The Portal Tapes album cover


The Portal Tapes, 2012

7.5 / 10

In order for me to talk about this album, you're going to need some [CONTEXT].If there's one thing I absolutely hate about Cynic, it's their squandered potential. In 1993, right ...

Kylesa - From The Vaults, Vol. 1 album cover


From The Vaults, Vol. 1, 2012

7.5 / 10

It’s been a little over two years since Savannah, GA’s beastly crew of psychedelic-hardcore-crust-punk-sludge-metal purveyors Kylesa have released their last full-length record, Spiral Shadow. While the band continued to work on a ...

Anciients - Heart Of Oak album cover


Heart Of Oak, 2013

8.5 / 10

The debut album, Heart of Oak, for the Canadian extreme/progressive metal band, Anciients, is a fascinating one. And do not think that this is going to be your standard “progressive” band, ...

Arckanum  - Fenris Kindir album cover


Fenris Kindir, 2013

7.8 / 10

Swedish black metal entity Arckanum - led by Shamaatae – have been a constant presence on the chaos-driven scene since the band’s early 90s inception and their material is as ...

Ken Mode - Entrench album cover

Ken Mode

Entrench, 2013

9.0 / 10

Ken Mode from Canada have been around for quite a while. The band was formed back in 1999, releasing their debut album, Mongrel, in 2003. Since then three more full-lengths followed ...

Esben and the Witch - Older Terrors album cover

Esben and the Witch

Older Terrors, 2016

7.7 / 10

Taking their name from a well-known Danish fairytale, the trio from Brighton entered with confidence the alternative rock world. A series of EPs and three full-length records, with Violet Cries ...

Emptiness - Not For Music album cover


Not For Music, 2017

8.5 / 10

Belgium’s Emptiness have spent much of their career eschewing traditional approaches and with Not for Music they continue to imbue their singular take on black metal with wholly impure vibrations ...

The Great Old Ones - EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy album cover

The Great Old Ones

EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy, 2017

8.0 / 10

The influence of H.P. Lovecraft in popular culture is undeniable, and its presence in the metal genre is highlighted from classic Metallica tracks, to off-kilter acts like Blind Idiot God. ...

Dodecahedron  - Kwintessens album cover


Kwintessens, 2017

8.4 / 10

The word quintessence derives from the Latin “quintus” and the english “essence,” translated roughly to the fifth essence. The reason for the number appearing in this instance comes from medieval ...

Impure Wilhelmina - Radiation album cover

Impure Wilhelmina

Radiation, 2017

8.0 / 10

Why I choose to review Radiation I can’t exactly recall (perhaps sharing members with Rorcal and Vuyvr did the trick, perhaps it was just the description “post-hardcore” that triggered my interest); whatever it was, ...

Gaahl's Wyrd - GastiR - Ghosts Invited album cover

Gaahl's Wyrd

GastiR - Ghosts Invited, 2019

8.0 / 10

Kristian Eivind Espedal, otherwise knows as Ghaahl has been a polarizing fixture on the Norwegian Black Metal scene since the mid 90s, fronting bands such as Gorgoroth and God Seed. ...

Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus album cover

Saint Vitus

Saint Vitus, 2019

6.3 / 10
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On paper, it’s really a miracle Saint Vitus was able to last as long as they did. The forefathers of what became “doom” started out in Los Angeles just a ...

Revenge - Strike.Smother.Dehumanize album cover


Strike.Smother.Dehumanize, 2020

7.7 / 10

At this point Canadian extreme metal malcontent J. Read has had two entirely different but noteworthy careers. The man (something I assume he identifies as, and not a woodlen spirit, ...

Hyborian  - Volume II (2020) album cover


Volume II (2020), 2020

8.0 / 10

Hyborian is balls to the wall raw sludge metal hailing from Kansas City, Missouri. Volume II is their third album and what feels like a overall continuation from their previous ...

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