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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Decayed/Old Ghosts And Primeval Demons/Lusitanian Music/2021 CD Review

 


  Portugal's  Decayed  have  returned  with  a  new  recording  which  continues  the  raw  and  old  school  form  of  black  metal  from  previous  releases  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  album  "Old  Ghosts  And  Primeval  Demons"  which  will  be  released  in  June  by  Lusitanian  Music.


  A  very  dark  sounding  intro  starts  off  the  album  along  with  a  brief  use  of  nature  sounds,  clean  playing  and  synths  while  the  spoken  word  parts  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  ritualistic  feeling  before  going  into  a  heavier  direction.  Vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  as  well  as  all  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  having  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  while  the   songs  are  also  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era.  When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  also  remain  very  true  to  an  old  school  direction  along  with  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.


  Elements  of  the  first  wave  style  can  also  be  heard  at  times  along  with  the  synths  also  making  a  return  on  some  of  the  later  tracks  and  also  mixing  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  songs  as  well  as  one  track  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  female  vocals.  horror  movie  samples  are  also  utilized  briefly  and  they  also  bring  in  a  cove r of  Venom's  "Manitou".  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Satanism,   Occultism,  Mythology,  Darkness  and  Death  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Decayed  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  raw  and  old  school  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Rise  OF  The  undead"  "Nocturnal  Creatures"  "Old  Ghosts  And  Primeval  Demons"  and  "Spell  Of  the  Gorgons".  8  out  of  10.


https://youtu.be/7ExsD-hXt_c

https://www.facebook.com/DKD666 

Mannveira/Vitahringur/Dark Descent Records/2021 CD Review

 


  Mannveira  are  a  band  from  Iceland  that  plays  a  very  nihilistic  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  album  "Vitahringur"  which  will  be  released  in  July  by  Dark  Descent  Records.


  A  very  dark,  heavy  and  dissonant  sound  starts  off  the  album  while  the  vocals  are  done  in  a  very  deep  yet  angry  and  grim  black  metal  style.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  along  with  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  blast  beats.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing.  Synths  and  drones  and  can  also  be  heard  briefly  along  with  a  small  amount  of  tortured  sounding  spoken  word  parts  and  most  of  the  tracks  are  very  long  and  epic  in  length.


  When  tremolo  picking  is  utilized  it  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling  along  with  the  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style  as  well  as  the  music  mostly  sticking  to  a  heavier  direction.  The  production  sounds  very  professional  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  Icelandic  and  cover  nihilism,  depression  and  mental  anguish  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Mannveira  are  a  very  great  sounding  nihilistic  black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Í  köldum  faðmi"  and  "Kverkatak  eilífra  martraða".  8 out  of  10.


https://mannveira.bandcamp.com/

https://www.facebook.com/mannveira      

Zwiespalt/Distanz/2021 CD Review

 


  Zwiespalt  are  a  band  from  Germany  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  and  on  this  recording  plays  a  very  raw  and  old  school  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  self  released  2021  album  "Distanz".


  A  very  heavy  and  90's  influenced  sound  starts  off  the  album  while  the  vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams.  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  decent  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling  and  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  briefly.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  the  music  also  has  its  melancholic  moments.  A  lot  of  the  music  sounds  like  it  could  of  easily  been  recorded  and  released  20  years  ago  along  with  all  of  the  music  also  sticking  to  a  heavier  direction.


  On  this  recording  Zwiespalt  goes  for  more  of  a  raw  and  old  school  direction  of  black  metal.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  German  and  cover  the  conflict  between  the  need  for  isolation  and  the  desire  to  reach  for  the  stars.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Zwiespalt  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  raw  and  old  school  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Sturm"  "Momentum"  and  "Frost".  8  out  of  10.


  Bandcamp: https://zwiespalt.bandcamp.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheTrueZwiespalt


    

CMPT/Mrtvaja/Osmose Productions/2021 EP Review

 


  CMPT  are  an  anonymous  black  metal  formation  fr4om  the  balkan  lands  that  plays  a  raw  and  atmospheric  form  of  pagan  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  ep  "Mrtvaja"  which  will  be  released  on  May  28th  by  Osmose  Productions.


  Nature  sounds  start  off  the  ep  along  with  some  acoustic  guitars  a  few  seconds  later  while  both  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length.  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 r aw  feeling  and  the  vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  the  music  also  has  its  atmospheric  moments  when  synths  are utilized.  Melodies  are  also  added  in  a  decent  amount  of  melody  along  with  the  music  also  being  heavily  influenced  by  the  classic  Slavic  bands  but  also  keeping  it  modern  at  the  same  time  as  well  as  the  vocals  also  having t heir  grim  moments,  clean  playing  can  also  be  heard  briefly.


  CMPT  plays  a  style  of  black  metal  that  is  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  classic  Slavic  style  as  well  as  having  a  good  mixture  of  atmosphere,  rawness  and  epic  structures.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  the  Balkan  worship  of  Death.


  In  my  opinion  CMPT  are  a  very  great  sounding  raw  and  atmospheric  pagan  black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Mrtvaja  Part  one".  8 out  of  10.


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Sxuperion/Auscultating Astral Monuments/Bloody Mountain Records/2021 Full Length Review

 


  Mammoth  Lakes,  California's  Sxuperion  has  returned  with  a  new  recording  which  shows  the  music  going  for  an  atmospheric  and  cosmic  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2021  album  "Auscultating  Astral  Monuments"  which  will  be  released  in  June  by  Bloody  Mountain  Records.


  Spoken  word  samples  and  dark  soundscapes  start  off  the  album  before  going  into  a  heavier  musical  direction.  Bestial  death  metal  growls  are  also  a  very  huge  part  of  the  recording  while  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  while  black  metal  screams  are  also  utilized  at  times.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  decent  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  along  with  some  dark  sounding  melodies  also being  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing.


  Synths  are  also  added  into  some  parts  of  the  recording  along  with  the  music  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  war  metal  elements.  When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  dark  yet  melodic  style  as  well  as  the  music  also  adding  in  a  good  amount  of  sci-fi  orientated  sounds.


 When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  dark  yet  melodic  style  and  as  the  album  progresses  the  synths  also  start  getting  more  ambient  and  cinematic  sounding  along  with  one  song  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  choir  style  vocals.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  Astral  Travels,  Chaos  and  Science  Fiction  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Sxuperion  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  atmospheric  and  cosmic  black  and  death  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Eyes  of  Gangkhar"  "The  Mote  In  God's  Eye"  "Initiative  Reactor"  and  "Forever  And  Ever".  8  out  of  10.


https://bloodymountainrecords.bandcamp.com/album/auscultating-astral-monuments


https://youtu.be/MLSBmBr6aGw

One With The Riverbed Interview

 

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

Question 1: We had played in other bands together throughout the years and we were all part of the same music scene. We eventually came together with a similar vision regarding what kind of music we wanted to play. 


2.You have a new album coming out this summer, musically how does it differ from your previous full length and demo?

Question 2: Our writing process for Absence was similar to that of Solace, but we were more intentional this time around. We were still getting to know each other musically during the Solace writing sessions, so a lot of our decisions were quick and based on whatever felt right at the time. With Absence, though, we really wanted to push ourselves and take our writing/playing to another level. Our goal was to create an album that surprised and challenged us while also staying true to our sound.


3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band has explored so far with the music?


Question 3: Lyrical themes include exploring the relationship between death and nature, the conflict between humanity and society, and the cyclical nature of life and death (death becoming a vessel for new life, for example).


4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'One With The Riverbed'?

Question 4: The band name stems from the concept of becoming part of the earth after death and being recycled into new life. The name serves as a visual of how we perceive our music and also signifies the new life stage we are all in as a result of being in this band.


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


Question 5: We met an artist by chance at a conference who shared a similar artistic vision. We were very excited to collaborate with someone who was able to so fully capture the vibe of the album. 


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


Question 6: Our favorite performances always take place in intimate settings. We love house shows and feeling the energy of having people in our faces. Our performances are music-centric. We do not talk between songs; we bridge the set together with ambient samples and noises. 



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

Question 7: We have noticed listeners from different parts of the world and it is so humbling. It’s a very pleasant surprise. Funnily enough, someone from Turkey actually ripped one of our songs from Solace and posted it as their own (different title and band name, of course) a few years ago. That was a wild experience. 


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

Question 98 We are always trying to write new material. Our goal is to continue pushing ourselves forward. We don’t ever want to release the same album twice. 


9.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?

Question 9: There is so much diversity in our musical tastes and influences. We all grew up listening to heavier music, though, and that definitely shines through. Some of us are classically trained in music while others are not, too, and this gives us a variety of perspectives and ideas to work with. 


10.What are some of your non musical interests?

Question 11: Just as we have a wide range of musical tastes and influences, we also have a number of hobbies aside from playing music. A few of us are into visual arts and one of us builds instruments. This band, though, is our shared connection.


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

Question 11: Thanks for your time! We’re excited to share Absence and make more music.


https://www.facebook.com/onewiththeriverbed/

Ritual Abuse Hysteria/Le Satanisme et la Magie/2021 Compilation Album Review

 


  This  is  a  review  of  a  compilation  that  was  released  by  a  brand  new  label  called  Ritual  Abuse  Hysteria  and  their  album  "La  Satanisme  et  la  Magie"  which  consists  of  black  metal  bands  from the  Bible  Belt  portion  of  the  Southern  United  States  and  we  will  review  all  of  the bands  and  their  2  tracks  that  have  have  contributed  to  this  release.


  Glyph


  Their  first  track  starts  out  with  a  very  heavy  yet  lo-fi  sound  while  you  can  also  hear  all  of t he  musical  instruments  that  are  present  on  both  tracks  along  with  the  vocals  being  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  as  well  as  the  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  also  giving  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling,  both  of  the  tracks  also  add  in a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  and  dark  sounding  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  riffing  and  the  second  song  also  mixes  in  more  dissonant  structures  into  the  rawer  sections  of  the  music.


  Maw.


  A  very  fast  and  raw  sound  along  with  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  start  off  their  first  track.  Vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams.  Both  of  their  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  also  being  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era  as  well  as  the  second  song  also  adding  in  some  dark  yet  melodic  guitar  leads.  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  Reproach


  A  very  aggressive  and  brutal  war  metal  sound  starts  off  their  first  track  along  with  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats.  Vocals  are  mostly  bestial  growls  while  the  tremolo  picking  in  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling  as  well  as  both  of  the  tracks  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  mid  tempo  sections.


  The  Bleak


  A  very  dark,  heavy  and  dissonant  sound  starts  off  their  first  track  while  the  vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  that  are  mixed  down  low  in  the  mix.  Melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  along  with  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  having  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them,  air  raid  sirens  can  also be  heard  briefly  on  the  second  track  as  well  as  the  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  also  giving  the  music  more  of a  raw  feeling.    


  Skorbvstr


  A  very  dark  yet  distorted  sound  starts  off  the  first  track  before  going  into  a  heavier  direction  which  also  introduces  grim yet  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  into  the  music.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  amount  of  blast  beats  and  tremolo  picking  which  also  gives  the music  more  of  a  raw  feeling  as  well  as  adding  in  a  lot  of  old  school  influences,  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.


  Thumos


  A  very  dark  yet  heavy  sound  starts  off  the  first  track  while  you  can  also  hear  all  of  the  musical  instruments  present  on  both  tracks.  Melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  along  with  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  which  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling  as  well  as  being  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era,  both  tracks  also  add  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  and  all  of  the  music  is  also  instrumental.


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


  https://ritualabusehysteria.bandcamp.com/releases


    

Friday, May 7, 2021

Dargor/Descent Into Chaos/Kancho Records/2021 CD Review

 


  Dargor  are  a  band  from  Poland  that  plays  a  very  melodic  and  atmospheric  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  album  "Descent  into  Chaos"  which  was  released  by  kancho  Records.


  A  very  heavy,  melodic  and  atmospheric  sound  starts  off  the  album  while  the  solos  and  leads  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  melody.  Keyboards  are  also  mixed  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  songs  while  the  vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  and  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a decent  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts   while  a  couple  of  the  tracks  are  also  Satyricon  and  Samael  covers.


  The  songs  also  add  in  a  good  mixture  of  both  old  school  and  modern  influences  as  well  as  one  track  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  classical  guitars  as  well  as  the  riffs  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  melody.  The  production  sounds  very  raw  and  heavy  while  the  lyrics  cover  mental  pain,  the  process  of  inner  descent  and  the  dark  sides  of  human  nature.


  In  my  opinion  Dargor  are  a  very  great  sounding  atmospheric  and  melodic  black  emtal b and  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Bloodthirst"  "Hellfire"  and "Crown".  8  out  of  10.


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Heteriik/La Brillance Des Maux/2021 Full Length Review

 


  Heteriik  are  a  solo  project  from  France  that  plays  an  atmospheric  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  self  released  2021  album  "La  Brillance  Des  Maux".


  Distorted  sounding  guitar  solos  and  leads  along  with  some  nature  sounds  and  atmospheric  soundscapes  start  off  the  album.  You  can  also  hear  all  of  the  musical  instruments  that  are  present  on  the  recording  along  with  the  vocals  being  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  and  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  leads.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  decent  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  Some  of  the  tracks  are  also  long  and  epic  in  length  along  with  the  album  also  adding  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  as  well  as  one  song  also  introducing  spoken  word  parts  onto  the  album,  as  the  recording  progresses  the  music  also  starts  incorporating  more  experimental  elements  and  clean  playing  and  synths  can  also  be  heard  briefly.


  On  this  recording  Heteriik  remains  true  to  the  atmospheric  style  of  black  metal  that  he  had  established  on  his  previous  release  as  well  as  getting  more  experimental.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  French  and  cover  the  many  disorders  of  character  and  their  manifestations.  

  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Heteriik  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  atmospheric  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Ecueil  Labyrinthique"  "Eternelle  Deception"  and  "Hermite".  8  out  of  10.


Bandcamp: https://heteriik.bandcamp.com/releases

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Heteriik   


  

Irae/Dangerovz Magick Zpells From The Mesziah Of Death/Suignal Rex/2021 EP Review

 


  Portugal's  solo  project  Irae  have  returned  with  a  new  recording  which  continues  the  raw  and  old  school  style  of  black  metal  from  his  previous  releases  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2021  ep    "Dangerovz   Magick  Zpells  From  The  Mesziah  Of  Death"  which  will  be  released  in  June  by  Signal  Rex.


  A  very  dark  and  distorted  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  some  suicidal  cries  and  synths  a  few  seconds  later  before  introducing  grim  black  metal  screams  onto  the  recording.  At  times  the  music  captures  a  very  lo-fi  atmosphere  while  the  music  is  also  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era  and  a  couple  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length.


  When  the  music  speeds  up  a  decent  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats  can  be  heard  which  also  gives  the  songs  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  along  with  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.


  Dark  sounding  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  and  as  the  ep  progresses  a  brief  use  of  clean  playing  and  spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard  before  returning  back  to  a  heavier  direction,  guitar  leads  can  also b e  heard  briefly  on  the  closing  track.  The  production  sounds  very  dark,  raw  and  lo-fi  while  the  lyrics  are  a  concept  album  based  upon  an  old  mad  wizard  who  made  a  deal  with  supernatural  forces  to  conquer  the  world.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Irae  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  raw  and  old  school  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Part  I"  and  "Part  IV".  8  out  of  10.


http://irae666.bandcamp.com/album/dangerovz-magick-zpells-from-the-mesziah-of-death


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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Bloodshed Walhalla Interview

 

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

Hi guys, thank you for giving me the opportunity to answer your questions, I am truly honored.  So, we have to start from the beginning.  When we started writing the Ragnarok material which was later released in July 2018, we realized that we had written 8 songs with a total length of about 2 hours and 30 minutes.  It was a bit too much for a CD, and the intention was to release a double CD for the public.  But in retrospect, it was finally decided to offer the public a trilogy entirely focused on Ragnarok, and in the space of 5 years to release a single story divided into 3 chapters.  In the end it seemed like a great idea.  Ragnarok, the first, was released in 2018, Second chapter should have been released in September 2020, then postponed by a few months in agreement with the label due to the pandemic and the third, which I will not reveal the title, two years later.  So as you can imagine, Ragnarok and Second Chapter are very similar because they were conceived at the same time.  The first is all done in my studio, while the second was recorded in my studio, mixed and mastered in two different studios in my city by sound professionals.


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


Well, as I said before between Ragnarok and Srcond chapter there is not much difference precisely because they were conceived in the same period.  With the other three albums the listener will surely have noticed that the band has grown and matured significantly.  "Legends of a viking" and "The Battle will never end" were recorded roughly, with very few instruments, in a basement but with a lot of passion and desire to amaze.  I liked the album "Thor" a lot, but there were a thousand problems with the old label and it went a bit quiet.  Now I think I have found the right path, the qualitative leap has not yet taken place and I don't know if there will be, but maybe I don't even want it because making and proposing music nowadays is not easy, I guarantee it.  But that's another story.


3.All of your lyrics are based upon Norse Mythology, can you tell us a little bit more about how you got interested in this topic and would you also consider yourself a practicing pagan?

 have been approaching Norse mythology for several years now and I have to thank the teacher, Quorthon, thanks to him and his music I have approached the music of BATHORY.  As you all know, the BATHORY, after the dark beginnings, also came across mythological themes related to their homeland.  I loved reading their lyrics, HAMMERHEART was the record that marked the turning point for me on the path towards a musical world that was completely new in those times.  I loved that music and its words, and I still enjoy listening to it nowadays.  Perhaps one day, however, I will stop talking about the Gods of the North, to maybe come across more homegrown topics, the growth of the band can also be seen from these radical changes.  Also because I am not a practicing pagan and I and only I decide on my music which theme to face today or tomorrow.  For now on with the gods of the north and the Vikings, tomorrow we will see!


4.Do you also have an interest in the mythology of your home country?

I have read something but have never really delved into it.  I would like to do it because it is about my land.  I know what we are talking about, the Romans made history, full of myths and legends above all, they were pagans, they believed in the Gods.  But there are also the Etruscans or something like that.  Each Italian city has its own folklore and traditions.  My city, which is Matera, has many stories to tell, it is no coincidence that Bloodshed Walhalla made an EP on the popular songs of my city.  Ep which has been a huge success, they write to me from all parts of the world to compliment, and that it will surely have a successor.  I don't know when but Mather's successor will be there


5.Originally the project was called 'Bloodshed' what was the decision behind expanding the name into 'Bloodshed Walhalla'?

The explanation is very simple, initially we were looking for a name that would define the project I had in mind.  And the moniker that seemed most suitable among the other chosen ones was Bloodshed.  I also recorded some demos under this moniker.  Soon after I realized that in the world of bands called Bloodshed there were about twenty of them and at this point it was no longer possible.  So we decided that it was necessary to find a second word to accompany the first to make everything more unique and original.  The word we chose was Walhalla.  We all know what walhalla is according to Norse mythology and we chose this word that matched the first one very well.  Bloodshed Walhalla ... 100% original


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


"Richard Wagner Rheingold", as the painting representing the new album is called, is a true work of art by André Kosslick, a German artist of great craftsmanship. Set design concept painting for Richard Wagners music drama "Das Rheingold". 4.Scene,Finale. The God Freijr strains the rainbow as a bridge to the God castle. Now the Gods can take in into the newly built fort. Box however looks into the depth of the valley and hears the complaints of the Rhine daughters, be will destroy fire later in the God twilight Wotans castle. I really like his works and already in our first two albums there is his signature.  The whole thing was elaborated by Andrea Curse Vag of the "Curse Vag Graphic" an exceptional graphic designer from Sassari who transformed a painting into a CD cover in a truly excellent way !!!


7.In the studio you record everything by yourself but have a line up for live shows, do you prefer to work solo in the  studio?

Bloodshed Walhalla started out as a one man band, and they still are in the studio today.  Lately, before this damn pandemic, we recruited four excellent musicians to share our music even live.  For now it is an experiment, unfortunately at the most beautiful, covid-19 stopped us and now when they reopen everything we have to understand who we are.  If we want to be honest I have tried in every way to maintain the status of one man band but the different requests from fans and the music world have led us to take another path.  In the studio, actually, I give my all, the passion for music and musical instruments, I isolate myself and create music, what I like, without being accountable to anyone.  I don't have the problems that full bands have in general, and trust me there are.  The times and the ways I decide them only and exclusively me.  I am not in a hurry and I dedicate a large part of my life in my studio.  Maybe one day we will be a full-fledged band but I guarantee you that when I want I can go back to basics without any problem.  For now let's see what happens with the reopening, when there will be, of the stages.


8.With the live line up what are some of the best shows that you have played so far and also how would you describe your stage performance?

Bloodshed Walhalla until early 2019 was a fully-fledged one-man-band.  The undersigned was the only member of the band.  So for that reason we have never done concerts or anything like that.  As I explained earlier with the arrival of Ragnarok, which was a really satisfying album, something has changed.  At the same time as the Bloodshed Walhalla project I was engaged in other musical experiences, in particular I was playing and singing in an Iron Maiden tribute band.  With the same line-up we tried some Bloodshed Walhalla songs and it was quite tempting.  As the invitations to participate in some shows arrived it was decided to study some more representative songs and bring them live.  The debut was spectacular.  We played on the same stage as Antropofagus, then we shared the stage with Furor Gallico, Benediction, and listen listen in Milan we were the band that would have played before Dark Funeral, not bad!  It was a hit, Slaughter Club was packed, we couldn't believe our eyes, and our legs were shaking.  It was a success, we were proud of what we were doing, with so many sacrifices.  Our stages were really adventurous and we had a lot of fun accumulating a lot of experience.  In particular, I play the guitar and sing live, which is why I am a bit limited because actually you can't play well and sing decently as you would like.  It takes a lot of study and several hours of rehearsals in the hall.  After Dark Funeral, like everyone else, we stopped.  At the very moment this cursed pandemic has broken our dreams.  In the hope of starting over stronger than before we have signed a contract with an agency that will take care of our live dates.  Fingers crossed...



9.In 2017 you also did a whole album of 'Bathory' cover tunes, what was the decision behind doing this album?

Bloodshed Walhalla was born in 2006 and the initial idea was to form a coverband of Bathory (Viking era).  Quorthon had died a few years earlier and I don't know why I wanted so much to play his music and surprise myself with an unreleased piece that sounded damn similar.  Unfortunately I never managed to form a real band, so with my few chances and a lot of luck I was able to buy the bare minimum to be able to do everything by myself.  This is how the first covers were born, which I jealously guard. Recorded horribly, but I'm proud of it.  The first ever was "One rode to Asia Bay".  Then another dozen followed over the years.  And nothing, in 2017 I collected them in a single folder that is now available almost everywhere.  I recently recorded my own version of Hammerheart featured on "Twilight of the Gods".  I invite you to listen to it, nor will you be ecstatic.


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


Eleven years have passed since the first album was released.  In the meantime 4 more albums have been released plus a couple of EPs and a collection of covers dedicated to Bathory.  We are certainly not rock stars but simply a band that produces to amaze a certain number of followers around the world who are passionate about viking metal.  We never wanted to make commercial songs open to everyone but we have always dedicated ourselves exclusively to the people who follow us, who are not few in the world, our music is not for everyone, even those who review us sometimes are not able to give us  an objective judgment.  There are endless bands, but I know very few that sound like us, maybe a couple.  However, we are very satisfied, there is always a positive response at every exit.  People write to us from all over the world to compliment and buy our CDs.  Second Chapters like Ragnarok, in a certain sense they opened us to the world of the underground in a decisive way.  In Italy when it comes to Viking Metal our name is always at the top.  We are highly regarded in Germany, Brazil, Russia.  Scandinavians are a suspicious people and they are right because we write topics related to their popular culture and perhaps this is a bit annoying.  Few in those parts appreciate our work and even those who review us are not very happy to do so.  Maybe it will be our impressions, but that's okay!



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

 I don't know where I see myself and the band in the future.  I'm not used to going any further, but I like to be realistic and see what happens day by day.  Now I only see our creation, Second Chapter, and I see that we have done a really good job.  One thing I can tell you, in this sad pandemic period, musically speaking I have been very active.  The third chapter of the saga is already in the pipeline, and soon you will have news about it. Regarding the live scene we are still at a standstill, but as soon as they give us permission we will work hard to prepare ourselves as best as possible.


12.What are you listening to nowadays?


I listen to the music i was listening to yesterday ... I am traditionalist and nostalgic.  I always listen to the same music with the addition of new releases from past bands.



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

I just wanted to thank you for giving me the chance to chat with you for a while.  I sincerely thank you and wish you all the health of this world.  This cursed pandemic has made us more vulnerable and insecure.  Some of us are afraid, some of us think it's all bullshit.  I think that the truth is always in the middle but in this case you have to have faith in science and go ahead according to the rules.  I have had some friends die from this damn virus, so I'm really pissed off at anyone who says the virus isn't there.  You just need a lot of patience.  I don't want to dwell on it.  Thanks again.



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Ouija/Selonophile Impia/Negra Nit/2021 EP Review

 


  Ouija  are  a  band  from  Spain  that  has  had  music  reviewed  before  in  this  zine  and  on  this  recording  plays  a  very aggressive  and  old  school  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  ep  "Selonophile  Impia"  which  will  be  released  on  May  28th  by  negra  nit.


  Sounds  of  wind  start  off  the  ep  along  with  some  clean  playing  a  few  seconds  later  before  going  into  a  very  fast  and  raw  musical  direction  which  also  utilizes  a  great  amount  of  blast beats  and  tremolo  picking.  Most  of  the  tracks  are  also  very  long  and  epic  in  length  and  the  vocals  are  mostly  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams.


  Melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  while  clean  vocals  can  also  be  heard  briefly.  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  along  with  the  music  also  being  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era  as  well  as  the  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style,  clean  playing  can  also  be  heard  briefly  and  a  couple  of  of  the  tracks  also  adds  in  a  brief  use  of  keyboards  before  returning  back  to a   heavier  direction  and  at  times  the  vocals  also  get  very  deep  and  demonic  sounding.


  On  this  recording  Ouija  goes  into  more  of  an  aggressive  style  of  black  metal  than  previous  releases  as  well  as  remaining  true  to  the  old  school  and  traditional  aspects  of  their  90's  material.   The  production  sounds  very  raw  and  heavy  while  the  lyrics  cover  Occultism  and  Darkness  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Ouija  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  aggressive  and  old  school  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Therianthropic  Involution".  8  out  of  10.


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https://ouija-spain-official.bandcamp.com   

Vallendusk/Heralds Of Strife/Northern Silence Productions/2021 CD Review

 


  Vallendusk  are  a  band  from  Indonesia  that  plays  a  very  epic,  atmospheric  and  melodic  form  of  black  metal  with  some  elements  of  doom  and  death  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  album  "Heralds  Of  Strife"  which  will b e  released  on  May  14th  by  Northern  Silence  Productions.


  A  very  dark  yet  heavy  sound  starts  off  the  album  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.  The  riffs  also  add  in  a  lot  of  melody  and  the  vocals  are  mostly  high  pitched  black  metal  screams.


  When  keyboards  are  utilized  they  also  give  the  songs  more  of  an  atmospheric  feeling  while  the  music  is  also  very  heavily  rooted  in  the  90's  era.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  along  with  the  solos  and  leads  also  being  done  in  a  very  melodic  style.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  along  with  all  of  the  tracks  also  being  very  long  and  epic  in  length.  Acoustic  and  classical  guitars  can  also  be  heard on  most  of  the  songs  as  well  as  the  music  also  mixing  in  some  influences  from the  more  melodic  side  of  death  metal.


 Elements  of  doom  metal  are  also  added  into  the  slower  sections  of  the  album  as  well  as  one  song  also  introducing  clean  vocals  into  the  music  along  with  some  tracks  also  adding  in  touches  of  folk,  martial  and  ambient  music.  The  production  sounds  very  professional  while  the  lyrics  cover  nature,  nostalgia  and  feelings  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Vallendusk  are  a  very  great  sounding  epic,  atmospheric  and  melodic  black  metal  band  with  elements  of  doom  and  death  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "The  last  Soar  As  The  Feathers  Faal"  "Ethereal  Echoes  Of  Devotion"  and  "The  Sovereign".  8/5  out  of  10.


Bandcamp: vallenduskmusic.bandcamp.com
Facebook: facebook.com/vallendusk
 


        

Archaeopteris/Vision Chaotiques D´un Songe Halluciné/Personal Records/Void Wanderer Productions/2021 EP Review

 


  Archaeopteris  are  a  band  from  France  with  members  from  Croc  Noir,  Supertzar  and  Toward  that  plays  an  experimental  and  avant  garde  mixture  of  black  and  death  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  ep  "Vision  Chaotiques  D´un  Songe Halluciné"  which  will  be  released  in  June  as  a  joint  effort  between  Personal  Records  and  Void  Wanderer  Productions.


  A  very  dark,  distorted  yet  heavy  sound  starts  off  the  ep  while  the  faster  sections  of  the  songs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats.  Vocals  are  a  mixture  of  death  metal  growls  and  black  metal  screams  while  the  riffs  also  ad  in  a  great  amount  of  dissonant  structures  and  both  of  the  tracks  are  very  long  and  epic  in  length.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  the  tremolo  picking  also  gives  the  music  more  of  a  raw  feeling.  All  of  the  musical  instruments  on  the  recording  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them  along  with  the  songs  also  getting  very  avant  garde  and  experimental  sounding  at  times,  synths  can  also  be  heard  in  some  parts  of  the  recording  and  acoustic  guitars  are  also  added  on  the  second  track.


  Archaeopteris  plays  a  musical  style  that  takes  dissonant  black  and  death  metal  and  mixes  them  with  elements  of  experimental  and  avant  garde  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw w hile  the  lyrics  are  written  in  French  and  cover  chaos,  nothingness  and  void  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Archaeopteris  are  a  very  great  sounding  experimental  and  avant  garde  mixture  of  dissonant  black  and  death  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  band.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Vision  Chaotiques".  8  out  of  10.


https://youtu.be/-FApGnCuMRk


  

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Malgöth/Primordial Dawn/Iron Bonehead Productions/2021 EP Review

 

 

    Malgöth  are  a  band  from  Toronto, Ontario,  Canada  that  plays  a  bestial  mixture  of  war,  black  and  death  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  ep  "Primordial  Dawn"  which  will  be  released  in  June  by  Iron  Bonehead  Productions.


  Apocalyptic  soundscapes  and  throat  singing  start  off  the  ep  before  going  into  a  very  fast,  raw  and  brutal  war  metal  direction  which  also  uses  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats.  Vocals  are  a  mixture of  bestial  growls  and  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  along  with  the  music  also  adding  in  a  decent  amount  of  90's  era  death  metal  elements.


  A  small  amount  of  dark  sounding  melodies  are  also  added  into  some  of  the  guitar  riffing  while  tremolo  picking  is  also  added  into  some  of  the  fast  riffs.  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts   along  with  the  vocals  also  having  their  guttural  moments  which  also  gives  the  music  more  fo  a modern  death  metal  brutality  as  well  as  one  track  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  melodic  guitar  leads  and  synths  are  also  added  on  the  closing  song.


  Malgöth  plays  a  musical  style  that  takes  war,  black  and  death  metal  and  mixes  them  together  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  dark  and  raw  while  the  lyrics  cover  darkness,  violence  and  death  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Malgöth  are  a  very  great  sounding  bestial  mixture  of  war,  black  and  death  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  those  musical  genres,  you  should  check  out  this  band.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Possessed  Sword  Of  A  Thousand  Deaths"  and  "The  Opposer".  8  out  of  10.


http://malgoth.bandcamp.com      

Auld/...of Petrichor and I/Eschatonic Records/2021 EP Review

 


  Auld  are  a  band  from  Australia  that  plays  a  folk  influenced  form  of  atmospheric  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2021  rp  "...of  Petrichor  and  I"  which  was  released  by  Eschatonic  Records.


  

Folk  instruments  and  atmospheric  soundscapes  start  off  the  ep  and  also  mix  in  with  the  heavier  sections  of  the  songs.  The  riffs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  melody  along  with  the  faster  parts  of  the  songs  also  adding  in  a  lot  of  blast  beats  and  all  of  the  musical  instruments  also  have  a  very  powerful  sound  to  them

 

   Vocals  are  mostly  deep  yet  grim  black  metal  screams  while  the  songs  also  add  in  a  decent  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  some  clean  playing  also  being  added  into  some  parts  of  the  recording.


  Auld  plays  a  style  of  black  metal  that  is  very  atmospheric  and  melodic  sounding  as  well  as  adding  in  some  touches  of  folk  music  to  create  a  sound  of  their  own.  The  production  sounds  very  professional  while  the  lyrics  cover  melancholy  poetry  and  Scottish  folklore  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Auld  are  a  very  great  sounding  folk  influenced  atmospheric  black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "Hollow  Mews".  8  out  of  10.


  

  

Winter Eternal/Land Of Darkness/Hells Headbangers/2021 CD Review

 


  Winter  Eternal  are  a  solo  project  originally  from  Greece  but  now  located  in  Scotland  that  plays  a  very  melodic  and  old  school  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2021  album  "Land  Of  Darkness"  which  will  be  released  in  June  by  Hells  Headbangers.  


  A  very  fast  and  raw  sound  starts  off  the  album  along  with  a  great  amount  of  tremolo  picking  and  blast  beats.  When  guitar  solos  and  leads  are  utilized  they  are  also  done  in  a  very  melodic  90's  era  Swedish  style  while  the  vocals  are  mostly  angry  sounding  black  metal  screams  and  the  bass  guitar  lines  also  show  an  influence  of  the  90's  Greek  style.


  Throughout  the  recording  you  can  also  hear  a  decent  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  the  riffs  also  add  in  a  great  amount  of  melody.  At  times  the  music  also  captures  the  epic  structures  of  the  mid  90's  Norwegian  pagan  black  metal  style  along  with  some  songs  also  adding  in  a  small  amount  of  classical  guitars.


  Spoken  word  parts  can  also  be  heard  briefly  along  with  one  of  the  tracks  also  introducing  clean  playing  onto  the  album  as  well  as  a  couple  of  songs  also  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  stringed  instruments,  a  later  song  is  also  an  instrumental  and  the  recording  also  closes  with  a  cover  of  Gates  of  Ishtar's  "Dawn  Of  Flames".  The  production  sounds  very  professional  while  the  lyrics  cover  darkness,  pain  and  sorrow  themes.


  In  my  opinion  Winter  Eternal  are  a  very  great  sounding  melodic  and  old  school  black  metal  solo  project  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Crossing  The  Blackest  Skies"  "Crown  Of  Stars"  and  "Isolation".  8  out  of  10.


http://winter-eternal.bandcamp.com/album/land-of-darkness


https://youtu.be/O8IhjBP0xQI

Roraima Interview

 

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

1  Roraima arose from an idea he had to fuse Black Metal with some melodies of Venezuelan music, It also includes the national instrument, the "Cuatro Venezolano." It was something experimental I started with themes instrumental until it took shape and style

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

2  This WR album adds vocals, compositions are faster and with more Atmospheric essence of Black Metal, but keeping the Venezuelan folk lines. There are also more presence of acoustic guitars that provide a certain natural environment.


3.The musical project started out as being instrumental before adding lyrics on later releases, can you tell us a little bit more about going into this musical direction?

3  Yes, at first it started as an instrumental project, I thought I should add more energy to Roraima and I decided to include the vocalist "T. Rodríguez" and myself in the clean voices, so that we could express our art more.

4.A lot of your lyrics deal with the ancestral heritage and folklore of your homeland, can you tell us a little bit more about your interest in this topic?


4  The idea is to rescue traditions and make them known to the world, we have a large number of stories told by our aborigines and also popular among the peoples of the country, it is something that fills me a lot and they are worthy of representing those stories in poetry.

5.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Roraima'?

5  Roraima is one of the oldest geological formation places in the world, where it brings many mysteries and a lot of energy, I wanted to pay tribute to that beautiful place located in Venezuela and very close to Brazil and Guyana. Each Roraima album is dedicated to the nature of the country, its flora, fauna and landscapes.


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

6  This cover is an image of the mountain "Waraira Repano", so called by the aboriginal ancestors and Also called in the city as "El Avila". This album is dedicated to that great mountain that is in me city and that I have visited a lot.

7.Currently there are only 2 members in the band, are you open to expanding your line up or do you prefer to remain a duo?

7  For now I work well as a duo, but I do not eliminate the possibility of including other members, whether national or international. Likewise, when the opportunity for a live event presents itself, I would look for musicians from session.

8.According to the facebook page you recently formed partnerships with 'Vacula' and 'Earth And Sky Productions', how did you get in contact with those labels?

8  I already knew them through the networks and they do an excellent production job on this new album that I wanted seek contact with them and they kindly accepted the proposal.


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

9  The reception has been very positive, in the first two albums that were instrumental there were obviously other types of fans who really liked that musical concept, after this new WR album, it has been more received, since its sound is more Atmospheric Black Metal and the integration of the voices gave a greater impulse. Something that draws a lot of attention from Roraima is the interpretation of the folk instrument of Venezuela.


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

10  I plan to further strengthen the folkcore of the compositions but keep the essence of Black Metal.Atmospheric, and will integrate more acoustic sounds. We will see how it will flow little by little since the ideas they come by surprise


11.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on the musical styles of 'Roraima'?

11  Of the musical styles it is mainly Venezuelan music as a base, its melodies open my mind to create some riffs and chords, artist from my country Vytas Brenner, foreign bands I like the essence of the Ulver's early albums, also Obtained Enslavement, Aeternus. They are bands that inspire their atmospheres.


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

12  Thanks for the interview to Occult Black Metal Zine, an honor for Roraima, you can listen to our albums at

www.roraima1.bandcamp.com

Let's keep the flame of Black Metal without religions.