Browsing Archive: May, 2022

Review from Mournful Sounds

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, In : English 
From: Mournful Sounds
Published: May 10, 2022

When it is proposed with mastery and with the right sense of measure, depressive black metal turns into one of the most poignant and, at the same time, satisfying musical forms that you can listen to. In Italy, in particular, we can count several prominent realities among which I would dutifully mention Eyelessight, and this is not done casually because, in this debut album of Notturno, a band born from the inspiration of Molisan musici...

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Review from Black Metal Cult

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, In : English 
From: Black Metal Cult
Published: May 1, 2022

Here comes another absorbing project by multi-instrumentalist Vittorio Sabelli (Dawn of a Dark Age), NOTTURNO. Last April 29th, the band released the first full-length, Obsessions, which featured the excellent female singer Kjiel (Eyelessight) and French drummer Sven.

Before giving my opinion about this recent endeavour, it is worth commenting on the beautiful cover art of the album. The artwork and the layout were conceived by Nino R. M...

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Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, May 4, 2022,
Published: May 1, 2022

Tre lunghi brani colmi di magia.
Un viaggio, disperato e triste, all'interno delle ossessioni e della follia che flagellano la nostra psiche.

"Obsessions", opera di esordio del duo italiano sotto i vessilli della impeccabile Hypnotic Dirge Records, indaga in profondità dentro la parte più oscura di noi, ci svela quello di cui abbiamo paura, mette a nudo le nostre debolezze e, in modo doloroso, emoziona.
Le stupefacenti melodie, frutto di una mis...

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 Released: April 29, 2022
Genre: Atmospheric Black Metal