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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Nebewind/Ruinen - der Verfall des Seins und die Angst vor dem Vergessen/Wolfmond Production/Schattenpfade/2020 CD Review

 


  Nebelwind  are  a  duo  from  Germany  that  plays  a  very  traditional from  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a review  of  their 2020  album "Ruinen  -  der  Verfall  des  Seins  und  die  Angst  vor  dem  Vergessen"  which  was  released  as  a  joint  effort  between  Wolfmond  Production  and  Schattenpfade.


   Synths  start  off  the  album  and  also  mixes  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  music  on  a  couple  of  songs while  spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard  briefly.  Vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  which  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling.


  Clean  playing  can  also  be  heard  briefly  on  a  few  tracks  while  the  songs  also   add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  At  times  the  vocals  also  take  a  more  angry  shouting  approach  which  also  gives  the  recording  a  more   misanthropic  atmosphere  along  with  a  the  guitar  solos  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style.   

  

Growls  can  also  be  heard  in  certain  sections  of  the  recording  along  with  the  music  also  having  its  depressive  moments  as  well  the  riffs  also  adding  in  a  great  amount  of  melody,  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  both  old  school  and  modern  influences  and  as  the  album  progresses  a  brief  use  of  spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  German  and  cover  nature,  darkness,  loneliness  sadness  and  solitude  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Nebelwind  are  a  very  great  sounding  raw  and  atmospheric  black  metal  duo  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Abbilder  in  schwarz  WeiB"  "wenn  der  Tod  das  Leben  kusst"  "Erinnerungen"  and  "derWeg  ins  Nichts".  8  out  of  10.


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Sicut Glacies/En reise gjennom kalde dimensjoner/2020 Full Length Review

 


  Sicut  Glacies  are  an  international  duo  with  members  from  Norway  and  Italy  that plays  an  atmospheric  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  self  released  2020  album  "En  reise  gjennom  kalde  dimensjoner".


  A  very  fast  and  raw  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  Vocals are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  while  the songs  also  add  in  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  and  most  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length.


  At  times  the  music  also  gets  very  atmospheric  sounding  while  synths  are  also  added  into  some  parts  of  the  songs.  Melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  along  with  a  brief  use  of  wolves  howling  as  well  as  the  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style  and  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  mixture  of  both  old  school  and  modern  influences.


  As  the  album  progresses  they  bring  in  a  cover  of  Marduk's  "Opus  Nocturne"  which  also  introduces  spoken  word  parts  onto  the  recording  along  with  one  song  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  melodic  yet  ritualistic  chants.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  a  mixture  of  English  and  Norwegian  and  cover  Nature,  Winter  and  Luciferian  themes.


In  my  opinion  Sicut  Blacies  are  a  very  great  sounding  atmospheric  black  metal  duo  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Mighty  Mountains  -  Witness  Of  Time"  and  "In  Nomine  Luciferi  Draconis".8  out  of  10.


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Taur-Im-Duinath Interview

 

1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the musical project?


Imagine yourself at the threshold of a great, dark and unexplored forest. Imagine the sense of wonder, curiosity and awe assailing you. The feeling of wandering with no destination, lost among the trees, that's what Taur-Im-Duinath is about. It is a multilayered sonic endeavour, dense with melancholy and a sense of longing transpiring in the music.


 2.Recently you have released a new album, musically how does it differ from the stuff you have released in the past? 


It differs in every way from my previous album. This release is a collection of two different sides of Taur-Im-Duinath, each taking a different path from “Del Flusso Eterno” (first album).

The black metal sides of the work is somewhat less refined and more savage, while the folk/neofolk side is different just by definition.


3.One half of the album is black metal while the other half is neo-folk, can you tell us a little bit more about making a double album that is divided into 2 different musical styles? 

 

“The Burning Bridges” consists of two parts, divided in two cds. It is a ceremony of opposites.

The first half, “Randir”, is a completely revisioned version of my first demo. It represents the most savage side of Taur-Im-Duinath, with its primordial and fierce black metal songs.

“Bare Boughs”, the other half, is a somewhat mellower , stripped down side of the project. I wanted to express myself in a more intimate and essential way. 

The two sections are not, as would appear, contraries, but “complementary opposites” as Blake would say. They ultimately concur to the same whole.



4.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you have explored over the years with your music? 


Taur-Im-Duinath is and always will be about the forces of Nature and its allure, taking inspiration from its beauty, from its magic and mysticism.



5.I know that the bands name comes from the writings of J.R.R Tolkien, can you tell us a little bit more about your interest in his writings? 


Yes, I took inspiration from the writings of the Professor regarding the name of the project. He is my favourite author, and not enough words would ever be sufficient to express how much beauty lies in his works. I instantly fell in love with “The Lord of the Rings” of course, but what got me enchanted was “The Silmarillion”, from which I took the name.

Although, the name is the only thing concerning Tolkien in this band, this was not an attempt of yet another “Tolkien Black Metal” project.


6.Can you tell us a little bit more about the artwork that is presented on the new album cover?


The cover is a photo taken by my dear friend Marco Alfieri, one of the most talented photographer I know. Fire is the red thread of the release. Fire cleanses, purifies, and reduces everything to its essence, leaving behind the superflous



7.On the albums you record everything by yourself, are you open to working with other musicians in the studio or do you prefer to work solo? 


I record everything by myself, but in this instance I had the pleasure of having various guests, in the second cd, “Bare Boughs”, the afore mentioned Marco Alfieri also singed on “Clearing Path”, Dario Guarino (Aged Teen) on “Night Hymn”, and Chiara Minniti (Writ In Water) on “Hyades”. They contributed with their voice, taking the songs to another level completely.


8.What are some of the best shows that you have done with the live line up and also how would you describe your stage performance? 


We only started playing live for two years, but I can safely say that the best show was the very first one, held at Cult of Parthenope Black Metal Fest in Caserta. Opening for bands such as Cult of Fire, Sur Austru and Selvans was a huge honor. The venue was packed from the very beginning (and we were the very first band playing), and it was really liberating, and cathartic, to finally play those songs live. It is a moment I will always cherish, and hold close to my heart.


9.The new album was released on 'Cult Of Parthenope', how would you compare working with them to your older label 'Dusktone'? 


Just to be clear : I have not signed for the label Cult Of Parthenope, but we arrenged to publish this particular double release (which is not an “album” in the literal term). I am still in the Dusktone roster, with which I will release my second album.


10.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of black metal?


The reaction was good in general, I was and still am humbled by the response of the public.


11.Where do you see yourself heading into as a musician during the future? 


Hopefully as I see myself in the present: devoted to music and its creation.


12.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays? 


No straight answer here, as my tastes are various like my mood, but anyway, I could draw a line of the essential and most profound influences on me, the foremost being Agalloch, followed by Ulver, Mgla, Panopticon...

Right now I'm trying to follow all the beautiful releases of the year, but also discovering stuff from the past.

Right now I'm very into the new Wayfarer, Akhlys , Auðn and a couple new projects called Lure, from France, and the other called Silver Knife. Really good stuff.

I was driven crazy by the new Ulver, and also loved the new Sangre De Muerdago and Hexvessel, while I'm discovering new stuff like Lux Interna, Burial Hex or Western Skies Motel.

13.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?


Thank you for the interesting questions, and thank you to all the reader. Keep wandering.

Artisian Interview

 

1.Can you give us an update on what is going on with the musical project these days?


hi! well, Artisian is currently in the studio recording the 11th studio album out on Tinnitus records, I did a 1 man online live feed gig 2 weeks ago. The artwork is currently being prepared and I will no doubt do another 1 man gig in a few months.


2.In 2020 you had released both a full length and an ep, musically how do they both differ from each other?


well I actually did 2 full length albums and an EPin 2020 lol!! I did Thurisaz which had a lot of black and roll influence as well as the usual Artisian style of songs and I did an unplugged album called 'Lament' not ot be confused with the first album 'lament for the eternal frost'  i wanted to experiment with dark heavy black metal feeling but strip it back as minimalist as possible, so i used an acoustic guitar, clean vocals and stomp box. Black metal has always been about feeling, coldeness, solitude, darkness etc a real opposition to pop music, so this i felt was taking my interpretation of black metal one step further, i may or may not do it again, but it was a 1 off idea that i wanted to do, it went well i feel. The EP was a mix of both, it had full band black metal tracks, then 2 traditional Scottish folk songs to finish, clean vocals and a bodhran ( drum ) 


3.On the new ep you also done a couple of Scottish folk tunes, can you tell us a little bit more this decision?

 I felt they were very black metal in feeling, I felt they were so stripped down, minimalist and raw that i felt compelled to do this one time.


4.A lot of your lyrics cover satanic topics, can you tell us a little bit more about your interest in Satanism?

Satan means adversary, i think a lot of people into the music will agree that they feel like social opposition, we reject, or should reject mainstream consumerism and organised religion, which are simply multinational corporations too.  All the plastic processed world that is force fed to us; plastic music, plastic food, plastic everything. Destroying our culture, our history,  our people, ( Our Land on Thurisaz deals with this topic )

I feel an affinity with proper Satanism, certainly not the plastic hollywood satanism of le'vey. I live in a stripped down, natural, dark positive manner. 


5.You have also written a few songs that cover Norse Paganism and Runes, how would you describe your interest in this topic?

This is my history and heritage and largely the listener bass of Artisan too, it applies to us, it is being outlawed in certain European countries, i have no idea why they are trying to censor our heritage and history, but no matter our view point, this is despicable and if a small black metal band can help keep our rich and fantastic history alive... then I will do so. I have major issues with censorship and there is alot going on these days.


6.What are some of the other lyrical topics and subjects you have explored over the years with your music?

When i lived in London, i was there when the terrorist attacks happened, i wrote about that in the 2nd album, the 1st album was a learning process but it had things i still deal with today but also issues that i had grown up with in Scotland. I write about what inspires me, there is a repatitve theme but each album has a different set of topics and in some respects, once some of these issues have been addressed they are done, its a bit like self therapy lol! 


7.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Artisian'?

You are the first person to ask this in 16years so thank you!!  it is Artisan with an extra i. When I started the band I knew it was going to be underground and on trade magazines etc so i chose the letter A to be near the top of the list lol! Then I started looking around for words in French, English, Gaelic and Latin, it took some time, but then I settled on Artisian. An artisan is someone who creates something, as I was going to be the sole creator in this work it made sense, then i decided to tweak the spelling a little to make it original! 


8.Currently you work as a solo project but have had former members in the past, are you open to working with other musicians during the future?

Perhaps, but it is so stress free working alone, i have no issues, no constraints, it is very free and liberating and lets the band flow in the direction it needs too. 


9.What are some of the best shows that you have played with the live line up over the years and also how would you describe your stage performance?

There have been lots of great shows that jump to mind, lots of people want to hear about the tour supports, which were great, i have toured with Marduk twice, Gorgoroth twice, Mayhem, Nachtmystium, Venom Inc, Obituary, Entombed, Napalm Death and loads of others and some open air festivals, but i have to be honest, since september 2019 i have been performing as a 1 piece, and these shows have really been the most stress free, i started Artisian as a 1 piece, and had planned to play live as a 1 piece from the start. The first few gigs, i didn't have the experience or correct set up to do it properly, so i allowed people in to play with me, which kinda ruined the idea, now i have everything i need and done about 10 shows as a 1 piece, 5 have been live stream gigs. so they have been the best!  the last gig is on the bands facebook you can still watch it. 

The performance is about a solitary self expression and my interpretation of black metal, but i am also there to entertain like minded individuals who enjoy the work, the art and the performance. doing the 1 man thing has shaped this alot. again, it has given me the freedom to do live feed gigs in places you wouldn't normally play, the last gig was in my barn in the middle of a forest where I live. This is much more fitting for a black metal band I feel and for Artisian in particular. 


10.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of black metal and crust punk?

its been good,  Artisian has its fan base, they live what i do, so its all good, they are quite crazer fans, i have to say, but very cool people! :D 


11.You also have a new album coming out in 2021, what can we expect musically once it is released?

the next album is in 2 chapters, i has songs written and recorded in England and the 2nd chapter is written and recorded in Hungary, they vibe will be a little more lofi and old school, it is a production and vibe i really love, the most, the whole Dark Throne vibe is just pure black metal to me and i feel ready with this album to have a trve cult necro vibe to reflect the feeling of the new material and what inspired it.


12.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your newer music and also what are you listening to nowadays?

influence wise, it really hasn't changed, i am still listening to the same guys i have for many years as they are still producing great music, it covers a broad range, i always discover new bands in the underground via the labels i trade with and that i am friends with. there is always new stuff to check out and enjoy.


13.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?

just to say these questions have been really great, thank you for reviewing the EP and thank you for giving Artisian your time and space on your blog.

if anyone wants to check out the music and live feeds, it can be found on  facebook.com/artisian666 and artisian.bandcamp.com

ave Satanas 


Friday, November 27, 2020

Artisian/Skull And Bones/2020 EP Review

 


  Artisian  are  a  solo  project  from  Hungary  that  plays  a  mixture  of  raw  black  metal  and  crust  punk  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  self  released  2020  ep  "Skulls  And  Bones".

  

   A  very  fast  crust  punk  sound  starts  off  the  ep  along  with  some  deep  yet  grim  vocals  a  few  seconds  later. When  tremolo  picking  is  utilized  it  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling  while  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  and  blast  beats  are  also  added  into  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs.


  Most  of  the  music  sticks  mostly  to  either  a  slow  or  mid  tempo  direction  while  all  of  the  riffs  are  also  done  on  power  chords  along  with  one  of  the  tracks  also  adding  in  some  of  the  slower  riffing.  The  last  2  tracks  are  done  in  more  of  a  folk  music  style  as  well  as  adding  in  some  percussion's  and  clean  vocals.


  Artisian  plays  a  musical  style  that  takes  raw  black  metal  and  crust  punk  and  mixes  them  together  to  create  a  sound  of  his  own  as  well  as  experimenting  with  Scottish  folk  music  on  a  couple  of  songs.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Satanism,  Darkness,  Misanthropy  and  Folklore  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Artisian  are  a  very  great  sounding  mixture  of  raw  black  metal  and  crust  punk  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  solo  project.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "...And  God  Has  Turned  His  Face  Away"  and  "Black  Sun".  8  out  of  10.


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Lich/Ossario/Imperatix Mundi Records/2020 Split EP Review

 


  This  is  a  review  of  a  split  ep  between  Italy's  Lich  and  Ossario  which  was  released  on  cassette  by  Imperatix  Mundi  Records  and  we  will  start  off  the  review  with  Lich  a  band  that  plays  a  very raw  and  old  school  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal.


  Their  side  of  the  split  starts  out  with  a  very  dark,  heavy  and  melodic  sound  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  .Vocals  are  done  in  mostly  and  80's  black/death  metal  style  along  with  the  tremolo  picking  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling  as  well  as  the  tracks  also  adding  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts,  movie  samples  can  also  be  heard  briefly  and  all  of  their  music  also  sticks  to  a  heavier  direction.


  Lich  plays  a  musical  style  that  goes  back  to  the  80's  and  early 90's  styles  of  black  and  death  metal  and  mixes  them  together  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  raw  and  old  school  while  the  lyrics  cover  horror  and  evil  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Lich  are  a  very  great  sounding  raw  and  old  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  band.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Nightmare".


  Next  up  is  Ossario  a  band  that  plays  a  very  raw  and  old  school  mixture  of  black,  death  and  thrash  metal.


  Their  side  of  the  split starts  out  with  some  thrash  metal  influenced  riffing  before  going  into  a  very  fast  and  raw  musical  direction  which  also  uses  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats.  Vocals  are  a  mixture  of  black  metal  screams  and  death  metal  growls  along  with  some  dark  sounding  melodies  also  being  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  and  the  tracks  also  add  in  a  good  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts,  horror  movie  samples  can  also  be  heard  briefly  and  when  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  dark  yet  old  school  style.  


  Ossario  plays  a  musical  style  that  takes  the  80's  and  early  90's  style  of  black,  death  and  thrash  metal  and  mixes  them  together  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  raw  and  old  school  while  the  lyrics  cover  horror  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Ossario  are  a  very  great  sounding  raw  and  old  school  mixture  of  black,  death  and  thrash  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  band.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "A  Grave  Within  The  Mind".


 In  conclusion  I  feel  this  is  a  very  great  sounding  split  and  I  would  recommend  it  to  all  fans  of  raw  and  old  school  black,  death  and  thrash  metal.  8  out  of  10.


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Vacantfield/Idle/Duplicate Records/2020 EP Review

 


  Vacantfield  are  a  band  from  Greece  that  plays  a  very  atmospheric,  avant  garde  and  experimental  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2020  ep  "Idle"  which  was  released  by  Duplicate  Records.


A  sci-fi  orientated  intro  starts  off  the  album  while  also  introducing  the  experimental  and  avant  garde  elements  that  also  mix  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  songs.  Melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  along  with  half  of  the  songs  also  being  very  long  and  epic  in  length  and  the  vocals  bring  in  a  mixture  of  clean  vocals  and  black  metal  screams.


  At  times  the  music  also  gets  very  atmospheric  sounding  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  and  tremolo  picking  which  also  gives  the  recording  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  The  tracks  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  along  with  the  guitar  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style.


  Spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard  briefly  along  with    one  of  the  tracks  also  being  an  instrumental  which  also  introduces  programmed  beats  and  touches  of  electronic  music  and  clean  playing  is  also  introduced  on  the  closing  track.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  nihilism  and  space  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Vacantfield  are  a  very  great  sounding  atmospheric,  avant  garde  and  experimental  black  metal band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Asiant  Meridian  Sateellites"  and  "Fluid  Earth  Delusions". 8 out  of  10.


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Half Visible Presence/Three-Faced Scapular Of Death/Duplicate Records/2020 EP Review

 


   Half  Visible  Presence  are  a  solo  project  from  the  Netherlands  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  and  on  this  recording  plays  a  mixture  of  black,  death  and  funeral  doom  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2020  ep  "Three-Faced  Scapular  Of  Death"  which  was  released  by  Duplicate  Records.


  Water  sounds  start  off  the  ep  along  with  some  acoustic  guitars  a  few  seconds  later before  going  into  a  heavier  musical  direction. Most  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length  while  the  vocals  are  also  very  heavily  influenced  by  death  metal  and  all  of  the musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  Dark  sounding  melodies  can  also  be  heard  in  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  while  the  slower  sections  of  the  songs  also  bring  in  elements  of  funeral  doom  metal.  Black  metal  screams  are  also  added  into  some  parts  of  the  recording  along  with  the  stringed  instruments  also  giving  the  music  more  of  an  atmospheric  feeling  when  they  are  utilized.


   All  of  the  songs  also  sticks  to  a  slower  direction  along  with  some  clean  playing,  chants  and  clear  vocals  also  being  used  briefly  as  well  as  the  guitar  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  dark  yet  melodic  style  when  they  are  utilized..  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  death  themes. 


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Half  Visible  presence  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  atmospheric  black,  funeral  doom  and  death  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Liberation".  8  out  of  10.


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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Intolerant/Primal Future/Time To Kill Records/2020 Full Length Review

 


  Intolerant  are  a  duo  from  Italy  that  plays  a  mixture  of  war,  black  and  death  metal  with  a  musical  style  that  they  describe  as  being  'chaos  metal'  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2020  album  "Primal  Future"  which  will  be  released  on  November  27th  by  Time  To  Kill  Records.


  A  very  fast,  raw  and  brutal  war  metal  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  a  great  amount  of  blast  bats  and  tremolo  picking.  Harsh  noises  can  also  be  heard  in  the  background  while  the  vocals  are  a  mixture  of  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  and  bestial  growls  and  the  solos  and  leads  are  also  done  in  a  very  chaotic  style.


  A  lot  of  the  music  also  shows  a  great  amount  of  influences  from  the  90's  and  early  200's  era  while  some  of the  tracks  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  and  all  of  the  riffing  done  mostly  on  power  chords  with  only  a  brief  use  of  melody.    


  Intolerant  plays  a  musical  style  that  takes  war,  black,  death  metal  and  harsh  noise  and  mixes  them  together  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Satanism,  War,  Apocalyptic,  Death,  Destruction,  Violence,  Hatred  and  Misanthropy  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Intolerant  are  a  very  great  sounding  mixture  of  war,  black,  death  metal  and  harsh  noise  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  duo.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Bastard  Humans"  "Post-Atomic  Satanic  Whores"  "Eternal  Radioactive  Darkness"  and  "Intolerance".  8  out  of  10.


https://www.facebook.com/intolerantband/

https://intolerant.bandcamp.com/releases   

Nihilum/Sunless Death/2020 EP Review

 


  Nihilum  are  a  duo  from  Fayetteville,  North  Carolina  that  plays  a  very  aggressive  and  melodic  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  self  released  2020  ep  "Sunless  Death"  which  will  be  released  in  December.


  A  very  dark  and  heavy  sound  starts  off  the  ep  along  with  some  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  a  few  seconds  later.  The  riffs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  melody  while  all  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  and  when  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  can  be  heard.


  When  tremolo  picking  is  utilize  it  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling  while  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  melodic  style  along  with  all  of  the  music  also  sticking  to  a  heavier  direction.


  Nihilum  plays  a  style  of  black  metal  that  is  very  raw,  aggressive  and  melodic  sounding.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  horror  and  supernatural  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Nihilum  are  a  very  great  sounding  raw  and  melodic  black  metal  duo  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Sunless  Death".  8  out  of  10.


https://nihilum.bandcamp.com/releases  

Transilvania/Of Sleep And Death/Invictus Productions/2021 CD Review

 


  Transilvania  are  a  band  from  Austria  that  has  had  music  reviewed  before  in  this  zine  and  plays  a  very  raw  and  old  school  mixture  of  black  and  thrash  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  album  "Of  Sleep  And  Death"  which  will  be  released in  2020  by  Invictus  Productions.


  Horror  movie  style  synths  start  off  the  album    which  also  mixes  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  songs. When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  melodic  style  while  clean  playing  can  also  be  heard  in  some  parts  of  the  recording  and  the  vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  The  songs  also  bring  in  a  great  amount  of  80's  and  90's influences  and  throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.


  A  great  portion  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length  along  with  the  riffs  also  adding  in  a  great  amount  of  melody.  as  well  as  some  of  the  riffing  also  bringing  in  elements  of  thrash  metal.  The  production  sounds  very  professional  while  the  lyrics  cover  Satanism,  Vampirism,  Occultism  and  Horror  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Transilvania  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  raw,  old  school  and  melodic  black  and  thrash  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Opus  Morbi"  "Lycanthropic  Chant"  and  "Underneath  Dying  stars".  8  out  of  10.


www.facebook.com/transilvaniaaustria 


https://youtu.be/tm47Lngzv5U      


    

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Fugit Interview

 


1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the musical project?


I formed Fugit back in 2014 and it is basically an overthinking machine. Existence can be really overwhelming if you stop and think about it, to the point that even the little things would pierce a hole through my brain. I found out that putting these feelings into something, like music, really helped me get some form of relief.

That's why I think the phrase: "Formed in 2014 as a way to cope with the human condition" really captures the essence of what Fugit is.


2.Recently you have released a new album, musically how does it differ from the stuff you have released in the past?


With "maze on skin", I wanted to go directly to the point, hence the heavier sound. Melody is still a very important part of my music that I will never abandon, but I felt like it was missing some raw energy. I think that with every release I get closer and closer to what the sound of Fugit should be. Slowly evolving, until it's death.


3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you explore with the newer music and also how would you describe your progress as songwriters over the years?


The lyrical topics are pretty much the same from the beginning of the project: overthinking stuff, science, and personal experiences. The only difference is that most of my lyrics from the first two albums were written in my native language, Italian. A choice that I completely abandoned in the third album, which consists of lyrics only in English.



4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Fugit'?


It comes from the Latin phrase "Tempus Fugit", which can be translated to "time flies", implicating the irremediable end that all of us will have to face one day. A concept that I have been quite obsessed with since I was a child.


5.Can you tell us a little bit more about the artwork that is presented on the new album cover?


That's a picture of me smiling. But it's censored in a way that makes it weird. That kind of censure is usually used for criminals and convicts, and faking a smile, pretending to be okay, and even doing the part of the "funny friend" while everything inside of you rots, feels like a crime.


6.With this project you record everything by yourself but have experience working with a full band?


Yes, I had more than one band in the past. But I found out that working alone for me is probably the best, at least for now.


7.Currently you are unsigned, are you looking for a label or have received any interest?


I had offers, but I always refused, I'm not sure why. Probably because deep down I always want to try and do everything by myself, like a stubborn idiot. Maybe in the future things will change, we shall see.


8.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of post-black metal?


I'd say pretty good so far, since the very first album most of the positivity I receive comes from Russian fans.


9.What is going on with 'Ishyara' these days?


Nothing going on actually. All three of us have taken different paths in life and we live quite far from each other. Working with them was quite fun and inspiring, but I don't think there will be a second chapter to that story.


10.Where do you see yourself heading into as a musician during the future?


I will always be composing for Fugit, and I already have some ideas and material that didn't make it on "maze on skin". So a new fourth album will most definitely out in the next couple of years.


11.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?


I listen to a lot of different musical genres, metal would probably not even be the first one, and therefore I have a ton of band and musicians that influenced me throughout the years, it would be impossible for me to cite them all.

The bands that inspired me in starting Fugit probably were: Lifelover, Alcest, and Sopor Aeternus (probably one of my favorite artists).


Nowadays, looking at some of the new releases of this past year, I'm listening to a lot of Holy Fawn, "Doom hologram" from Scarypoolparty, and "Gryningsvisor" from Ofdrykkja.


12.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?


Yes, I would just like to thank you for having me here and thank all the people that supported me so far.

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Lungtoucher/Maiden Hair/Blōtmōnaþ/2020 Split Album Review

 


  This  is  a  review  of  a  split  album  between  United  Kingdom's  Lungtoucher  and  Maiden  Hair  called  "Blōtmōnaþ"  which  was  self  released  in  2020  and  we  will  start  off  the  review  with  Lungtoucher  a  solo  project  that  has  had  music  reviewed  before  in  this  zine  and  on  this  recording  plays  an  occult form  of  post  black  metal.


  His  side  of  the  split  starts  out  with  some  atmospheric  sounding  synths  and  drum  beats  while  whispers  are  also  added  into  the  background  before  going  into  a  heavier  direction.  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling.


  Vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  along  with  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  Post metal  style  melodies  are  also  added  into  a  lot of  the  music  as  well  as  one  of  the  songs  also  being  very  long  and  epic  in  length  as  well  as  the  guitar  solos  and  leads  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style,  spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard briefly  and  his  side  of  the  split  closes  with  a  synth  instrumental. The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Occultism  themes.  


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Lungtoucher  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  occult  atmospheric  post  black  metal,  you  should check  out  his  side  of  the  split.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Mandate  From  The  Otherworld".


  Next  up  is  Maiden  Hair  a  solo  project  that  plays  dungeon  synth.


  His  side  of  the  split  starts  out  with  some  ambient  style  synths  while  also  adding  in  a  variety  of  many  different  sounding  keys.  The  music  also  adds  in  a  great  amount  of  dungeon  synth  elements  along  with  the  only  track  present  on  his  side  of  the  recording  being  over  20  minutes  in  length  and  always  sticking  to  an  instrumental  direction,  as  the  track  progresses  field  recordings  are  also  added  into  the  music  and  the  production  also  sounds  very  dark.


  In  my  opinion  Maiden  Hair  are  a  very  great  sounding  dungeon  synth  solo  project  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  his  side  of  the  split.


  In  conclusion  I  feel  this  is  a  very  great  sounding  split  and  I  would  recommend  it  to  all  fans  of  atmospheric,  occult  post  black  metal  and  dungeon  synth.


https://lungtoucher.bandcamp.com/album/bl-tm-na    


  

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Totalitarian/Kulturkampf/Los Von Rom/Barren Void Records/2020 EP Review

 


  Italy's  Totalitarian  have  returned  with  a  new  recording  which  shows  the  music  going  for  more  of  a  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal  while  also  experimenting  with  elements  of  industrial  and  noise  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2020  ep  "Kulturkampf/Los  Von  Rom"  which  was  released  by  Barren  Void  Records.


  Melodic  yet  dissonant  riffing  starts  off  the  ep  before  going  into  a  heavier  direction  while  also  introducing  grim  black  metal  screams  onto  the  recording.  Death  metal  growls  are  also  utilized  at  times  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  and  both  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length.


  When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  also  stick  to  a  dissonant  style  while  elements  of    industrial  noise  can  also  be  heard  in  certain  sections  of  the  recording.  Spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard  briefly  along  with  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.


  On  this  recording  Totalitarian  expands  on  their  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal  by  experimenting  with  industrial  to  take  their  style  to  a  different  level. The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Eugenio  Pacelli  the  pope  during  World  War  II  and  his  admiration  for  the  German  Reich.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Totalitarian  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  dissonant   black/death  metal  with  elements  of  industrial  and  noise,  you  should  check  out  this  ep. RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Kulturkampf".  8  out  of  10.


totalitarian666.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/totalitarian.aeon
Totalitarian YouTube Channel


    

Monday, November 23, 2020

Her Name In A Cemetery/Demo MMXX?Stench Ov Death Records/2020 Cassette Review

 


  Her  Name  In  A  Cemetery  are  a  solo  project  from  Seattle,  Washington  that  plays  a  very  atmospheric  and  depressive  form  of  suicidal  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2020  demo  which  will  be  released  in  December  on  cassette  by  Stench  Ov  Death  Records.


  A  very  dark  and  heavy  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  some  depressive  black  metal  screams  a  few  seconds  later.  Most  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length  while  the  solos  and  leads  are  also  done  in  a  very  melodic  style  and  when  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  can  be  heard.


  When  tremolo  picking  is  utilized  it  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling  while  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  The  riffs  also  add  in  some  suicidal  melodies  into  certain  sections  of  the  songs  along  with  the  music  also  having  its  atmospheric  moments  and  the  ep  closes  with  an  acoustic  instrumental..


  Her  Name  In  A  Cemetery  plays  a  style of  black  metal  that  is  very  atmospheric,   melancholic,  depressive  and  suicidal  sounding.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  while  the  lyrics  cover  depression,  suicide  and  suffering  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Her  Name  In  A  Cemetery  are  a  very  great  sounding  atmospheric, depressive  and  suicidal  black  metal  solo  project  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  demo.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "If  I  Might  See  You  Again  Someday".  8  out  of  10.


http://www.stenchovdeath.bandcamp.com/merch

http://www.instagram.com/stenchovdeathprod  

Necralant/Self Titled/2020 Full Length Review

 




  Necralant  are  a  duo  from  Worcester,  Massachusetts  that  plays  a  very  old  school  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  self  titled  and  self  released  2020  album.


  A  very  fast  and  raw  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats.  Vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  while  the  music  is  also  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era  as  well  as  the  riffs  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  melody  and  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  a  lot  of  the  music  sounds  like  it  could  of  easily  been  recorded  and  released  25  years  ago.  Some  of  the  riffing  also  shows  a  small  amount  of  thrash  metal  influences  as  well  as  the  solos  and  leads  also  remaining  true  to  an  old  school  yet  melodic  style  and  s  the  album  progresses  a  keyboard  instrumental  can  be  heard  before  returning  back  to  a  heavier  direction  on  the  remaining  songs.


  Necralant  plays  a  style  of  black  metal  that  is  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era.  The  production  sounds  very  raw  and  old  school  while  the  lyrics  cover  blasphemy,  anti  Christianity,  death  and  darkness  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Necralant  are  a  very  great  sounding  old  school  black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording. RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "In  A  Grim  Time"  and  "Destruction  Ritual".8 out  of  10.


https://necralant.bandcamp.com/releases

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCDW05z2CrNur2RLYrMWN_KA

https://www.instagram.com/necralant_official/    


    

Nar/Blood Moon Omen/2020 Full Length Review

 


  Nar  are  a  solo project  from  Malta  that  plays  a  very  melodic,  narrative  and  riff  driven  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  self  released  2020  album  "Blood  Moon  Omen"  which  will  be  released  on  November  28th.


  A  very  dark  sounding  intro  starts  off  the  album  along  with  some  whispered  voices  in  the  background  while  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  synths  before  going  into  a  very  fast  and  raw  musical  direction.  The  riffs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  melody  as  well  as  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  having  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  Vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  while  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.  A  great  portion  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length  along  with  the  riffs  also  adding  in  a  lot  of  melodies  as  well  as  the  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style.


  Synths  also  return  on  some  of  the  later  songs  also  also  gives  the  music  more  of  an  atmospheric  feeling  and  as  the  album  progresses  a  brief  use  of  clean  playing  can  also  be  heard  as  well  as  one  track  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  movie  samples  and  the  recording  also  closes  with  n  instrumental.  The  production  sounds  very  professional while  the  lyrics  cover  failures  of  mankind,  dysfunctions  in  the  fabric  of  society,  mythology  and  the  personal  quest  for  good  and  evil.


  In  my  opinion  Nar  are  a  very  great  sounding  melodic  black  metal  solo  project  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Winds  Of  Decimation"  "Rabid  Earth"  and  "Under  The  Great  Eye".  8  out  of  10.


https://narmalta.bandcamp.com/

https://www.facebook.com/nar.blackmetal.malta/  .        

Sacrocurse/Supreme Terror/Regain Records/2020 EP Review

 


  Mexico's  Sacrocurse  have  returned  with  a  new  recording which  continues  the  bestial  mixture  of  war,  black  and  death  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  ep  "Supreme  Terror" which  will  be  released  in  2021  by  Regain  Records.


  Classic  war  movie  samples  start  off  the  ep  before  going  into  a  very  fast,  raw  and  brutal  war  metal  direction  which  also  utilizes  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  and  tremolo  picking.  Vocals  are  mostly  bestial  growls  along  with  some  grim  black  metal  screams  also  being  utilized  at  times  and  the  music  also  adds  in  a  decent  amount  of  90's  influences.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  the  solos  and  leads  are  done  in  a  very  old  school  yet  chaotic  style.  The  music  also  brings  in  a  modern  day  aggression  along  with  the  riffs  being  done  on  all  power  chords  and  always  sticking  to  a  very  raw  and  brutal  direction.


  On  this  recording  Sacrocurse  remains  true  to  the  bestial  mixture  of  war,  black  and  death  metal  that  they  had  established  and  previous  releases.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Gnosticism,  Heretical,  Hell,  Chaos  and  Blasphemy  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Sacrocurse  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  bestial  black/death  and  war  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Herethical  Catharsis"  and  "From  Genesis  To  Revelations".  8  out  of  10.


 https://www.facebook.com/Sacrocurse


  

Imha Tarikat Interview

 


1.Can you give us an update on what has been going on with the band since the recording and release of the new album?


Hello! I am continuously working on new songs. So, after recordings for “Sternenberster” were finished and the album was handed to mix/master, I started preparing for the next album. Recordings for this one started in early October this year.


2.In August you had released a new album, musically how does it differ from the stuff you have released in the past?


It still spreads the same ideal: Passion bursting with no laws! The greatest change, or let me say progress, has been on a personal level in skill and expression. Producing Sternenberster meant getting deeper into recording and learning to transcribe my thoughts with even more rousing emotions.


3.On the new album you covered psychoanalysis and dream interpretation', can you tell us a little bit more about your interest in these topics and lyrically where you influenced by the writings of Freud or Jung both of who are considered pioneers in this topic?


While in all honesty I by far am not a too well-read person in these topics, I enjoy having my share of  thoughts about them. Freud indeed was an inspiration for me within ranges however, what initially intrigued me were the philosophies of causality, which simplified are teachings about cause and effect. It helped me gaining more awareness about feelings and behaviour.


4.What are some of the other lyrical topics and subjects you have explored over the years with your music?


Violence - Abstract Meta-Physics – Emotions -  Modified Theistic Tellings – There are no limits to it. I enjoy writing lyrics in different approaches, sometimes in rhyme schemes with kind of a ritualistic flair to them or proclamations, observations a.s.o.


5.Can you tell us a little bit more about the artwork that is presented on the new album cover?


Depicted is the Sternenberster. A being that ascended to manifestation through suffering. It is of purest devotion and determination, born to terminate every  foul star in its cosmos - A reaper of dissonance and failed ideals.


It is based on the concept of the album and was done by my friend Arturo known as Cold Poison.


6.In the beginning you started out as a solo project but over the years have also added other musicians on the recordings and session musicians for the live performances, what was the decision behind going into this direction?


I think it is just how things evolved. I still do all songwriting, but for recording tight and creative drums my skills are just not good enough. So working with a complementing session musician is the most logic move. I certainly would enjoy working with someone long-term, but my principles and demands are strict and do not allow any lacking. If I would find me not catching up to them myself one day,  for example, I would rather disband the project than destroy its intensity... 


7.What are some of the best shows that the band has played so far and also how would you describe your stage performance?


You don’t know what you will get, except it definitely will be fierce! We did not perform live a lot up to now but the most important appearance we had to me was our live-debut at Beyond the Gates Festival in Bergen. It unveiled to me a part of myself I never knew in such measures. It is like trying not to get suffocated by the rapid shift of emotions bursting out of you.


8.The band names and some of the earlier song titles have Turkish names, what role does Turkish culture play in your music?


I am proud of my heritage and origin but it always has been secondary to me, and the music itself is not driven by any personal views or cultural aspects. I enjoy experimenting with the range of possibilites I have to transmit emotions. That’s why I also wrote the whole lyrics for “Sternenberster” in German for example, a great language to form heroic and passionate words.


9.The new album was released on 'Prophecy Productions' and 'Lupus Lounge', how would you compare working with these labels to your previous labels 'Vendetta Records' and 'Terratur Possessions'?


It is quite a difference when it comes to organisation and execution. While Vendetta and Terratur Possessions are each run by one person with who you planned with everything, you suddenly find yourself talking to a dozen different people, haha. This makes working more exciting, efficient and strengthens the feeling of being part of community, especially when the people are great too. However, I definitely see myself working with DIY labels in the future again, most probably with other projects though. I highly praise their hard work and dedication  - They are the reason why underground musicians are being heard out and get a chance to grow while staying authentic to themselves. I would like to express my gratitude to Ole and Stefan at this point.


10.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of black metal?


So far it has been highly positive. Long time friends and listeners did enjoy the musical progress in veins of previous releases and new people came joining along too. Some people also expressed to me how much the music moved them, which means everything to me. It is all I wish for; Touching hearts.


-And surely, there are people who did not enjoy it at all, which is absolutely fine. Art is a vessel of controversy.


11.Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?


There are some more releases planned for the future, lots of ideas and songs. These I definitely want to realise! Other than that: Let us just see where this path will lead us to.


12.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your newer music and also what are you listening to nowadays?


While being actively creative with Imha Tarikat I mostly try listening to music that has not too much to do with the approach of the project. To me, this makes it more genuine and creative. There is no band or music I probably would call to be a direct influence on what I do, that is just not how it works for me. But ideal-wise I can call Dissection and The Devil’s Blood as inspiring.


To name bands/musicians that come to my mind I highly enjoyed during the creative period of Sternenberster: Beast Milk, Erik Satie, Müslüm Gürsez, Ayyur, Wice and more. So I listened to a lot of different stuff. Right now I find myself intrigued by Dark Jazz and Dark Ambient.  


 


13.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?


At war with a passionless world  -  Join us if you feel vocated to! Also, please take your time to have a listen into associate bands “Hexer” and “The Night Eternal”. Thank you for this interview.


 


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