Tag: Chthonic

Jun 28

Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2016 Report

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards is the most prestigious awards event in metal and hard rock. Celebrated publication Metal Hammer Magazine honors countless figures in metal and hard rock for their contributions to heavy music and the underground genre. As well as honoring bands and musicians, the Golden God Awards honors independent labels and …

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Dec 20

Miguel’s Top 20 Albums of 2013

Every year becomes more difficult to pick the best albums at the end of the year, some are better than others, some are just fantastic, and some are good, but for one reason or another they don’t make the list at the end. This year was a roller-coaster of great bands releasing great records, I …

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Jul 29

Doris Yeh of Chthonic talked about Bú-Tik with The Age Of Metal

Chthonic is a Taiwanese extreme metal band that combines the elements of traditional oriental folk music with metal music. The result is a delicate and destructive musical force that will blow your mind. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 24

Chthonic – Bú-Tik (2013)

Taiwanese extreme metal demons Chthonic had returned to the metal spotlight with a new album titled Bú-Tik, which is a high contender to be on my top 15 albums of 2013. If Takasago Army catapulted the band to a higher ground in the metal scene, Bú-Tik will consolidate the band as one of the best metal acts …

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Dec 21

Miguel’s Top 15 albums of 2011

# 15  Nemesea – The Quiet Resistance Nemesea’s third full length album was a surprise for me, the band had change so much and the level of their music has grown so much as well, and I am very happy for that. The Quiet Resistance is full of new directions and influences, that can be …

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Oct 02

Freddy Lim of ChThonic talked about Takasago Army with The Age Of Metal

ChThonic (Thonic) is a Taiwanese band of “Orient Metal” that has been revolutionizing the metal scene since their beginnings back in 1995. Their music takes roots from black and death metal with a highly influence of  traditional oriental sounds. The band recently released their 6th studio album, Takasago Army, the last part of a trilogy of …

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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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