Browsing Archive: July, 2019

Review from Aristocrazia Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, July 29, 2019, In : Italian 
From: Aristocrazia Webzine
Published: July 25, 2019

Non sono state di certo le idee a mancare in casa Mavradoxa, formazione statunitense capace di sfornare tre album in soli quattro anni per poi sciogliersi a pochi mesi dall’uscita di questo, ultimo, Nightmarrow. I primi due, Sojourners e Lethean Lament, rispettivamente del 2016 e 2017, erano un concentrato di post-black metal di matrice americana fortemente debitore delle sonorità care a Falls Of Rauros e Panopticon su tutti. I...

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Review from Ave Noctum

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, July 20, 2019, In : English 
From: Ave Noctum
Published: July 18, 2019

North America has a rich heritage when it comes to atmospheric black metal with bands such as Wolves in the Throne Room, Agalloch, Alda and Panopticon having evolved a style of their own, evoking images of desolate landscapes and dense north American forests.

Mavradoxa are another such band, hailing from upstate New York and having firmly set out their stall on previous releases as pedlars of atmospheric black and post black metal in a simil...

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Review from Metal Addicts

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, July 1, 2019, In : English 
From: Metal Addicts
Published: June 25, 2019

It is always such a great surprise when a band combines the old and the new with a very personal harsh, and some kind of, squeaky voice – in the good sense, my child of the night. Mavradoxa with “Nightmarrow” get very near what Cirith Ungol did in the 1980s. That’s the very first reminder that comes to my mind due to the strange, but yet exciting instrumentals and the aforementioned vocals. When I say strange I really don’t mea...

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 Released:  May 2, 2019
500 Copies
Genre: Atmospheric Black Metal