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ASTARIUM – Nekrocosmo: Demiurge (EP)

ASTARIUM - Nekrocosmo Demiurge

Astarium is an atmospheric symphonic black metal band from Novosibirsk, Russia. It is the solo project of SiN who started them back in 2005. Since its first demo in 2006, the band has released countless works, including 4 full-length albums, several EPs, singles, demos and splits, many of which were re-released in various versions. During December 2013 and February 2014 Astarium recorded their latest EP “Nekrocosmo: Demiurge“, which was out on June 2014 as a collaboration between the Read more…

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HELLVETO – Kry

HELLVETO – Kry

Hellveto is the personal project of L.O.N. from Poland (he has also Blakagir, an ambient band). He formed Hellveto back in 1995 and since then he has countless releases. If I am not mistaken, “Kry” is the 13th full length album so far!!! Taking into consideration that the first full-length was released in 2002 and making a quick calculation, it seems that he releases almost one and a half album each year! Actually in 2006 he released Read more…

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ELDRIG – Mysterion

ELDRIG – Mysterion

Eldrig is the personal project of Eldrig, who has also another band Fanisk. He comes from the United States and his music is deeply inspired by Nietzsche and other philosophers. “Mysterion” is his third full-length album, released by Supernal Music.

Eldrig have a very personal sound, that cannot be compared to another band. It’s symphonic, almost orchestral, very melodic black metal. There are a few vocals though, but most of the time they are in the very background and you Read more…

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ANCESTORS BLOOD – Return of the Ancient Ones

ANCESTORS BLOOD – Return of the Ancient Ones

A great new epic pagan band rises from Finland. They were formed in 2002 and after many demos they managed to release their first full-length in April 2008. The band’s members are also in many other groups like Kadotus, Black Blood, Demon Child and more, but this project has a more melodic approach than all the aforementioned bands.

Their black metal is definitely raw and with a somehow underground sound, but it’s also very melodic with great synths making it Read more…

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