Browsing Archive: February, 2021

Review from Metal Temple

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, February 26, 2021, In : English 
From: Metal Temple
Published: February 15, 2021

Call me jaded, but when I read a band bio that drops multiple names of bands as points of reference particularly when that list is composed of über elite names.  Such was obviously the case with NORDICWINTER as the bio stated that the album is recommended for fans of XASTHUR, FORGOTTEN TOMB, and SHINING, among others.  That certainly is quite the company to keep and of course, expectations are thus set high.  NORDICWINTER is a one-ma...

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Review from Ave Noctum

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, February 4, 2021, In : English 
From: Ave Noctum 
Published: February 1, 2021

Enchanting and mesmerising, captivating and thought provoking all in equal measures. This is black metal but done on a higher plateau. Nordicwinter have blasted out of the barren wilderness of the Canadian frozen landscapes and have delivered us a package which generates layers of intricacy and technical brilliance in amongst the carved out frozen vistas and ice capped melodies. ‘Desolation’ truly is depressive and atmospheric black...

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 Released: January 15, 2021
Genre: Depressive Black Metal