Saturday, November 16, 2013

Oubliette - Nadezda



Artist: Oubliette
Album: Nadezda
Label: Self-released
Limitation: Unknown
Country: UK
Genre: Black Metal
Year: 2006

Second demo of soul-wrenching one man black metal from the UK. This recording completely blindsided me. Highest possible recommendation.

Dross - II



Artist: Dross
Album: II
Label: Tagobella (TAGO 23)
Limitation: 50 Hand-numbered Copies
Country: US
Genre: Experimental Black Metal
Year: 2013

Excellent experimental black metal from Phoenix, Arizona. A few copies are still available via their label, Tagobella. Recommended.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Stillborn Fawn - Abature



Album: Abature
Label: Bleak Environment (013)
Limitation: Unknown
Country: US
Genre: Black Metal
Year: 2012

Second demo of primitive and violent black metal from this Denver, Colorado horde, released on the sorely missed Bleak Environment imprint. Recommended for fans of label-mates Xothist and Vocivus.

Wulkanaz - Kwetwan Jah Dreuzaz



Artist: Wulkanaz
Label: Aetergap Productions (AEP-003)
Limitation: 300 Copies
Country: Sweden
Genre: Black Metal
Year: 2010

The first mind-expanding ritual offering from one of the most promising new names in black metal. Wulkanaz is the solo project of Kumulonimbus, member of the mighty Tomhet. Highest possible recommendation. 

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The Haunting Presence



Limitation: Unknown
Country: US
Genre: Death/Black Metal
Year: 2011

Two song offering of Crepusculo Negro affiliated blackened metal of death. Vinyl version pressed by Hells Headbangers Records

"Recorded in smoke and darkness, May 2011."

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