Tag: Black Metal

Mar 09

Sigh – In Somniphobia (2012)

Sigh is quite the interesting band these days. Formerly signed to the infamous Deathlike Silence Records (run by Euronymous of Mayhem fame and the epicenter of the Norwegian Black Metal scene), they’ve espoused their black metal trappings and have gone quite experimental, becoming even more so over the years. Their new album, In Somniphobia, is …

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Feb 29

Interview with Ben Falgoust of Goatwhore

  On Wednesday February 21st, Goatwhore came to Arizona along with Hate Eternal, and Fallujah.  They played out in Tempe at a little venue that’s well-known as The Clubhouse.  Goatwhore was set to play at 10:25 pm that night after Hate Eternal.  Anticipation awaited as they finally got on stage.  In intense Goatwhore manner the band was incredible …

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Feb 28

Hellsaw – Trist (2012)

Austrian Black Metal Band Hellsaw is back with their latest release “Trist.”  Currently signed with Napalm Records their new album Trist is composed of 9 tracks.  The band was formed back in 2002; current members are Aries (Vocals), Malthus (Guitars), Isiul (Guitars), Desderoth (Bass), and Neuroticon (Drums). Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Dec 02

Obsidian C of Keep Of Kalessin talked with The Age Of Metal

The Norwegian quartet of Keep Of Kalessin, has been around the metal scene longer than you might think, During the 90’s they were passive actors on the rise of the Norwegian black metal scene that shocked the world with their extreme music by that time. With a constant change of members through the years that ended …

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Oct 28

Interview with Erlend Hjelvik of Kvelertak

Hailing from Norway, Kvelertak play a unique mix of punk and black metal welded together with some good old fashioned rock n’roll that will completely blow your brains out. They’re just plain fun to listen to, and their music begs to be blasted at full volume while driving down the highway. Their first album, which is self-titled, …

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Oct 23

Absu – Abzu (2011)

As a transplant to Arizona from Dallas, TX, I am all too familiar with Absu. Their take on the black metal genre has always been familiar yet fresh at the same time. They’re also known for writing really involved lyrics – moreso than most black metal bands who focus on Satanic themes. It’s even better …

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Sep 07

Abrahel checks in with The Age Of Metal

Recently the Spanish black metal trio Abrahel visited the United States on their route back to Spain after a sucessful tour in Mexico and South America. We at The Age Of Metal had the chance to listen to their new EP Back From The Underworld, which is a 5 track disc loaded with pretty classic …

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Aug 22

I.C.S Vortex – Storm Seeker (2011)

Simen Hestnæs better known as I.C.S Vortex has been one of the most proliferate musicians in the international metal scene. first with Black Metal band Borknagar, then with the Avant-Garde metal band Arcturus. But it was his role as bassist and clean vocals in Dimmu Borgir that gave him a boost of notoriety, until he …

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Aug 06

Chthonic – Takasago Army (2011)

Taiwan black metal geniuses Chthonic released their sixth studio album Takasago Army. An album more full of folk Chinese melodies, and is not that they haven’t done it before, but in this case the result is just astonish, not everyday we can listen to oriental melodies mixed with black metal, The album concept is the …

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Apr 17

Kampfar – Mare (2011)

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/migurozo/Kampfar-Mare.jpg With a rooted sound on old school black metal Kampfar returns with Mare their new album, produced by Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy/Pain) who had produced for bands like Dimmu Borgir , Amon Amarth & Children Of Bodom. The album features a darker sound than its predecessors, a strong guitar work that gives the record a …

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