Browsing Archive: February, 2014

Review from A Dead Spot of Light Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Sunday, February 23, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: A Dead Spot of Light Zine
Published: February 16, 2014

I am amazed how little attention and energy is being spent on such a trifle as a band name or a title of an album. As there is all to often no immediate necessity to rush things in terms of a physical release, which in this respect has even seen a delay, it opens the questions on why this negligence is indeed necessary? It seems superfluous somehow. 

The opening and closing of “No Stars, Only Full Dark” are some kind o...

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Review from Dark Festivals

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: Dark Festivals Webzine
Published: February 18, 2014
*Google translation of German review

So Metal goes global: The group windfall from the cool Siberia (Russia) published their equally cool sound at a Canadian record label. This is with "No Stars, Only Full Dark" recently namely the second album of atmospheric Black Metal band appeared.

Wind damage are not representative of the raw, classic Black Metal of the 90s. Instead, the Russian band is among those demanding groups, they ...

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Review from Bleeding 4 Metal Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: Bleeding 4 Metal Webzine
Published: February 16, 2014
*Google translation of German review

How pleased I was that "No Stars, Only Full Dark" is the beginning of February Hypnotic Dirge Records published by! The one-man project Windbruch, behind the IO, which is called in real life Rodion Mikhailov is native to Siberia and put 2009 his first sign of life under the title "Collision Of The Worlds" before. At last year's split "Silentium!" with Gmork and depicting abysm now follow...

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Review from Atmosfear Magazine; Issue 13

Posted by Nick Skog on Sunday, February 16, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: Atmosfear Magazine; Issue 13
Published: April 2014
*Google translation of Russian review

«No stars, only full dark», the second full-length album project Windbruch from Nizhnevartovsk ( Russia ) . Work is interesting at least that participates in the group , only one person - Rodion «Iluzii Optice» Mikhailov ( lyrics, vocals , music) . Each song - some story told by the author link which appears beautiful organic music . I note that all the tracks on the album are English n...

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Review from Volumes of Sin Webznie

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, February 10, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: Volumes of Sin Webzine
Published: February 9, 2014

Windbruch is a Russian one man project from the mind of Iluzii Optice. He released the debut Windbruch album, Collision of the Worlds, in 2009 under Sun & Moon Records and in 2013 followed up with a split release. Now taken under the wing of Canadian label Hypnotic Dirge Records, No Stars, Only Full Dark was recently released at the beginning of February 2014 after an initial hope that the record would be released in the earl...

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Review from Black Phoenix Rising

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, February 1, 2014, In : Album Reviews 
From: Black Phoenix Rising 
Published: February 1, 2014

One man project Windbruch prove once again there's no shortage of good music emerging from Russia and the surrounding region. On first impressions "No Stars, Only Full Dark" appears to pitch its tent firmly into the black metal/post rock/shoegaze fusion camp that we've seen become rather popular over recent years, comparisons to bands such as Alcest would not be far wrong. However for Windbruch the connection is one of inspira...

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 Released: February 1, 2014
500 Copies
Genre: Atmospheric Black Metal/Soundtrack