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IN TORMENTATA QUIETE – Cromagia

IN TORMENTATA QUIETE - Cromagia

Finally, the time has come to review the best album I’ve listened to in the recent years and one of the best ever, if not THE best – time will tell! Italian extreme progressive avant-garde metallers In Tormentata Quiete (ITQ) from Bologna really exceeded all my expectations, releasing the musical masterpiece “Cromagia“! ITQ is a quite old band, formed back in 1998 by Antonio (keyboards), Lorenzo (guitars), Francesco (drums) and Marco (screaming vocals). Despite the numerous changes in Read more…

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LORD AGHEROS – Demiurgo

LORD AGHEROS - Demiurgo

Italian ambient black metal band Lord Agheros from Sicily is back with its fourth full-length album “Demiurgo“. After some early experiments with other groups, Gerassimos Evangelou decided to start his own band, in order to express his personal mood and emotions. The project began around 2000, but its first work “Hymn” came out in 2007. His next 2 albums “As-a-Sin” in 2008 and “Of Beauty and Sadness” in 2010 were released by Read more…

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LLVME – Yía De Nuesu

LLVME - Yia de Nuesu

Two years after their debut album “Fogeira de Sueños” the Spanish folk metal band Llvme is back with its new work. Nandu is the only remaining member of the original line-up and the one who actually founded Llvme, after the end of his previous band Chaotic Hope. Anyway he was always the mastermind of the band, since he composes the majority of the music. In this new album Llvme return as a duet, with Nandu performing all instruments Read more…

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LLVME – Fogeira de Sueños

LLVME – Fogeira de Sueños

Llvme is a newly formed band from Salamanca, Spain. They exist from 2007, when Nandu, keyboard player of the black metal band Chaotic Hope, decided to create a new band. After the split-up of Chaotic Hope, two of their members joined the band, together with a new guitarist. The new band follows a quite different path from the fast epic black metal style of Chaotic Hope. “Fogeira de Sueños” is their debut album and it was released on Read more…

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LORD AGHEROS – Of Beauty and Sadness

LORD AGHEROS – Of Beauty and Sadness

Lord Agheros is the personal project of Gerasimos Evangelou from Sicily (of Greek Origin). “Of Beauty and Sadness” is his third album after 2007’s “Hymn” and next year’s “As-a-Sin” and it takes his music a step forward. Already from the second album, Lord Agheros revealed a more orchestral approach in their music, something even more emphasized in this new work. The terms extreme gothic metal or symphonic black metal that could describe their previous Read more…

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IN TORMENTATA QUIETE – Teatroelementale

IN TORMENTATA QUIETE – Teatroelementale

It was back in 2005 when I got at my hands the debut same-titled album from In Tormentata Quiete. I remember I liked their unique music very much and I was always wondering if they are going to continue. There was almost no info in their official site, so I was certain that they split up. How mistaken was I! Now, 4 years later, they return with their second work “Teatroelementale” a brilliant masterpiece, deserving every single second of waiting! Read more…

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LORD AGHEROS – As-a-Sin

LORD AGHEROS – As-a-Sin

Lord Agheros is quite an unknown band from Sicily, Italy. It’s another one man’s band and the musician behind it, Evangelou Gerassimos, comes from Greece. The band exists from 1999, but it was just 2007 that they self-released their debut album “Hymn”. One year later (autumn 200Smilie: 8) My Kingdom Music released their second album “As-a-Sin”.

Lord Agheros music can be described as extreme Gothic metal, or symphonic melodic black metal with many ambient influences. The vocals, Read more…

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