Browsing Archive: July, 2015

Review from Metal Temple

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, July 27, 2015, In : English 
From: Metal Temple
Published: July 15, 2015

The thing about Sludge, Doom and even Grunge, is that because the general pitch of the music is so deep and the tempo so slow, it can sometimes be hard to find the rhythm of the songs. Not only that, but the vocalists often struggle to settle on a style that matches the music. The benefit of one man running the show, as is the case with NORILSK, is that Nicolas Miquelon can establish his own creative vision and pursue it without having to...

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Review from Chronicles of Chaos Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, July 9, 2015, In : English 
From: Chronicles of Chaos 
Published: July 8, 2015

Basically, if you have this album in your hands, you don't really need Norilsk's EP "Japetus", unless you are eager to hear the brilliant Voivod cover the band performed on that EP. The remaining couple of (original) tracks off "Japetus" are presented also on this debut full-length in their entirety and in the exact same version as they had appeared before.

That leaves us with six entirely new tracks (and a couple of excellent older...

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Review from Doomed and Stoned

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, July 4, 2015, In : English 
From: Doomed and Stoned 
Published: July 2, 2015

It’s summer, I know, but it’s time to bundle up real good, because we’re about to go on a rather frigid and icy trek into the long night. Fair warning: with each breath you take, your lungs will scream in freezing agony. Listen the howling of the wind, feel as it burns your face. The blinding orange sky is all around us as push ourselves forward in the numbing intensity of the northern Canada landscape.

This is the imagery that ...

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  Released: March 10, 2015
500 Copies
Genre: Death-Doom / Sludge Metal