Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Review from Nocturnal Cult Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, In : Album reviews 
From: Nocturnal Cult Webzine
Published: February 12, 2013
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France's eclectic and eccentric entity, Netra return with its sophomore effort, Sorbyen.  The album is beautifully enigmatic as the music shifts through degrees of melancholic black metal painted with strokes of ambient and trip-hop styles.  From the dark and sultry piano and emotive, sung vocals that take you on a nocturnal sojourn for the first segment of A Dance With The Asphalt to the sinister, yet melodic black metal of...
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Review from Metal Revolution Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Album reviews 
From: Metal Revolution Webzine
Published: February 4, 2013
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About two years ago Netra released their monumental debut album Mélancolie Urbaine. Now the project/band returns with a new opus entitled Sørbyen (named after a neighbourhood in Gjøvik, Norway).

The album contains 12 tracks and alone its title should give you a hint; this is Norwegian inspired black metal! Actually, their influences are wide and ranging from the moodiest jazz to black metal and trip-hop. Meanwhile one thi...

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                       NETRA - SØRBYEN 

Released: September 29, 2012
1000 Copies
Alternative Black Metal/Trip-hop