Browsing Archive: July, 2015

Review from Teeth of the Divine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, July 27, 2015, In : English 
From: Teeth of the Divine
Published: July 17, 2015

Translated as ‘loss’, France’s Verlies is a new three piece act, and Les Domaines Du Hommes was self released back in 2014, but the re-release has been picked up fittingly by Hypnotic Dirge Records. So the combination o the band name, country of origin and the label should clue you in as yo what to expect here.

Yes, depressive, but layered and typically ambitious and atmospheric French black metal is on tap here, and it’s go...

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Review from Ave Noctum Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, July 6, 2015, In : English 
From: Ave Noctum Webzine
Published: July 5, 2015
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Verlies is black metal band from France with their debut album. Yes but there is so much more to this than you might expect from such a simple sentence. Naiwan or N from Lille in France has been involved in a couple of other projects such as Desperation Angel and it is very obvious on first listen to this new act that he is an accomplished and versatile musician who doesn’t go down any formulaic or particularly conventional routes....

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Review from Metallifer Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, July 4, 2015, In : French 
From: Metallifer Blogspot
Published: June 30, 2015

Le premier album des français de Verlies se nomme Le Domaine Des Hommes et vient de sortir comme coproduction via le label Hypnotic Dirge Records et Throats Productions. Avant de rentrer dans les détails de la chronique, voici deux petites réflexions. D’abord il faut savoir que Le Domaine Des Hommes est sorti d’abord en numérique et ensuite en format physique via deux labels, le mexicain Throats Productions et le canadien H...

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Review from The Metal Observer

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, July 4, 2015, In : English 
From: The Metal Observer
Published: June 29, 2015

Debut albums can be a difficult proposition. On one hand, they can show band with some real talent in a completely surprising affair. On the other side, the bands can show a lot of promise but ultimately fall short of making an impact. Luckily for the French project Verlies, the former proves to be true. Mostly a one-man act (save for some guest studio performances) this full-length comes out of nowhere and creates one of the better...

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 Released: May 28, 2015
500 Copies
Genre: Avant-garde Black Metal