Browsing Archive: June, 2015

Review from Heavy Blog is Heavy

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, June 26, 2015, In : English 
From: Heavy Blog is Heavy
Published: June 23, 2015

Atmospheric black metal is a genre known for a fairly specific style: shrieking vocals, clean leads soaking in reverb, and guitar riffs that create crushing walls of noise. Giants in the genre, like Wolves In The Throne Room or Weakling, pioneered this blend of ambience and aggression in the early 2000s, and 15 years later, the genre still sounds pretty much the same. Sure, there are plenty of groups that have taken the sound and t...

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Review from ZWareMetalen

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, June 12, 2015, In : Dutch 
From: ZWareMetalen
Published: June 11, 2015

Vandaag een wat oudere release, van begin vorig jaar. In januari van 2014 kwam Le Domaine des Hommes uit, het eerste album van Verlies. Deze Franse band maakt een soort post-metal vermengt met blackmetal. Let op: geen post-black dus (even lekker zeveren), want daarvoor hangt het geheel te veel naar blackmetal toe.

Post-metal en blackmetal dus. Verlies heeft duidelijk geluisterd naar de grootheden uit het eerste genre, maar heeft toch meer ...

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Review from Dead Rheteric Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, In : English 
From: Dead Rheteric Webzine
Published: June 9, 2015

If there is one label that seems to be able to sift through the underground to find metal bands doing off the beaten path stuff, it’s Hypnotic Dirge. French avant-garde Verlies is their latest acquisition, in collaboration with Throats Productions. Le Domaine des Hommes was originally released independently through Bandcamp, but is now getting a proper, label-backed release.

Le Domaine des Hommes has an eclectic mix of genres wit...

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