Browsing Archive: May, 2019

Review from United Rock Nation

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, May 20, 2019, In : French 
From: United Rock Nations
Published: May 16, 2019 

Mavradoxa, un nom qui vient du grec et que l'on traduirait par « Darkworship », est un quatuor américain formé en 2015 et qui a sorti son premier album, « Sojourners », dès 2016, rapidement suivi de « Lethean Lament », en 2017. Cette année c'est avec « Nightmarrow » que le groupe nous invite à découvrir son univers et ses propositions musicales.

La première chose qui saute aux yeux, enfin aux oreilles en l'occurrence,...

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Review from Nine Circles

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, May 2, 2019, In : English 
From: Nine Circles
Published: May 1, 2019

No one on Earth has ever said, “You know what we need more of?  Melodic, atmospheric black metal.”  And yet, here we are with Mavradoxa, nailing that melodic mid-paced black metal to the bone on third album Nightmarrow and you know what?  I dig it.  I dig it quite a bit.  More than just another band hitting the same notes as everyone else, there’s a strong melodic bent and a tendency to shy away from more overt black metal moments to ...

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Review from The Metal Observer

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, May 2, 2019, In : English 
From: The Metal Observer
Published: May 1, 2019

Hailing from upstate New York, Mavradoxa renders mental images of North American woodlands in the autumn and early winter with a tapestry of black metal, hints of prog, and more than a taste of the slow, doomy post-metal that made Agalloch famous. As the band’s third album, Nightmarrow, drifts back and forth between serene acoustic bits, streams of meditative black metal and occasional progressive flourishes, a massive vignette of n...

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