Browsing Archive: June, 2017

Review from Buffalo's Metal Blog

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, June 24, 2017, In : English 
From: Buffalo's Metal Blog
Published: June 22, 2017

Our metal scene has become something of a treasure trove of atmospheric black metal bands over the past few years. Bands like Enthauptung (Buffalo), Sertraline (Buffalo) and Mavradoxa (Rochester) are at the forefront of a growing movement of truly inspirational, nature driven music, fueled by dark, foreboding atmospheres. Mavradoxa’s 2nd album, Lethean Lament, is no exception to these standards.

When we last discussed this band, ...

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Review from Metal Bandcamp

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, June 24, 2017, In : English 
From: Metal Bandcamp
Published: June 22, 2017

I'm a sucker for bands that fall under the broad umbrella of "atmospheric black metal." I'll listen to it all day long with a smile on my face. It's my Kryptonite. So it's even more exciting when something truly remarkable raises itself above the rest of the field, and Mavradoxa's second album, Lethean Lament, does just that.

The album opener, "Cicadan," is a perfectly pleasant acoustic intro, complete with violin, but it only hints at t...

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Review from Deadly Storm Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, In : Czech 
From: Deadly Storm Zine
Published: June 18, 2017

Nebývá častým zvykem, abych se opájel atmosférickým black metalem, ale když mi přišla na recenzi nová deska amerických MAVRADOXA, ztratil jsem se v nekonečnu. Bylo to jako pohlazení drsným smirkovým papírem po obličeji. Vznášel jsem se na chmurných motivech jako můra kolem lampy. Shořel jsem, několikrát, sám v sobě. Musel jsem ven, protože tahle hudba je určena na dlouhé procházky po lesních pěšinác...

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Review from Occult Black Metal Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, June 9, 2017, In : English 
From: Occult Black Metal Zine
Published: June 9, 2017

Mavradoxa  are  a  band from  New  York  that  plays  an  atmospheric  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their 2017  album  "Lethean  Lament"  which  will  be  released  on  June  22nd  by  Hypnotic  Dirge  Records.

  Classical  guitars  start  off  the  album  and  they  also  give  the  music  some  progressive  and  folk  touches  along  with  some  stringed  instruments  and  after  the  intro  the  music ...

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Review / Premiere from No Clean Singing

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, June 9, 2017, In : English 
From: No Clean Singing
Published: June 8, 2017

Lethean Lament is the second album from the New York black metal band Mavradoxa, which follows their full-length debut early last fall, a wonderful album named Sojourners. The new one will be released on June 22nd by Hypnotic Dirge. One song named “Crimson Waves of Autumnal Flame” has already premiered, and today we’re fortunate to host a second one: “Across the Nival Grove“.

For those new to Mavradoxa, it is the musical vehic...

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 Released: June 22, 2017
300 Copies
Genre: Atmospheric Black Metal