Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Review from: Alterrnativ Musik

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, April 29, 2013, In : Album Reviews 
From: Alternativ Musik
Published: April 29, 2013
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*Google translation of German review

Oh, a gothic metal album with a female singer - how exciting! And then also a record cover, which somehow looks like cutscenes from computer games of the 90s. Has not already been said and done with Nightwish and countless high fluctuating epigones everything? You could definitely see that in Lycanthia it's just not so simple, because behind the visually appealing not just cover hides quite a good ...

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Review from Alarm666

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, April 29, 2013, In : Album Reviews 
From: Alarm666
Published: April 27, 2013
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*Google translation of Danish review

Then Hypnotic Dirge Records again sent us a couple of albums to review, and then you never know quite what to expect. We know, however, that usually is music that requires some time to familiarize themselves in.

Lycanthia is from Australia and plays doom metal. It is not a new band, actually they have been around since 1997, but the "oligarchy" is still only their second album. My inspirations include downl...

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Review from Ravenheart Music

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Album Reviews 
From: Raven Heart Music
Published: April 16, 2013
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Formed in 1996, Lycanthia carries with them a history spanning 17 years and are one of Australia's oldest surviving doom metal bands. A six piece band hailing from Sydney, Lycanthia play traditional gothic death-doom metal with a strong emphasis on atmosphere, melody, and the captivating use of alternating male growls (courtesy Lee Tassaker) and female soprano vocals from violinist and keyboardists Vanessa Black and Megan Tassaker....
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Released: April 7, 2013
500 Copies
Gothic Death-Doom Metal