DEATH APOCALYPSE: Scars To The Flesh Release year: 2022Label: Human Noise Records German death metal trio Death Apocalypse were formed in 2019, but the members have been active in bands already during the 90’s and are as such no newcomers. … Continue reading Scarred flesh and death apocalypse
B-SQUADRON: Everything You Hate Release year: 2022Label: Rebellion Records One of the newer crop of UK oi! bands – relatively speaking – B-Squadron have prior to this released one album, one 7″ and taken part in some compilations. Considering their … Continue reading B-Squadron and things you hate
T_ERROR 404: New Game, Old Rules Release year: 2022Label: Steinklang Industries Apparently this album has an interesting story behind it. Russian T_Error 404 and long-running cult industrial label Steinklang Industries had a mutual interest to co-operate. The only hitch was … Continue reading T_Error 404 mastering the rules
ORDO ROSARIUS EQUILIBRIO: La Fleur Du Mal Release year: 2022Label: Out Of Line Music As with their 2019 album Let’s Play, Swedish apocalyptic romanticists Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio offer an advance taster for their forthcoming album in the form of an … Continue reading Are roses a flower of evil?
KANNONAU: Kannonau Release year: 2006/2022Label: Misty Circles/Steinklang Industries Not long ago, I touched upon the subject of Italian neofolk in my review of Rose Rovine E Amanti’s album Sogni Visioni E Premonizioni (reviewed here): one of the few local scenes, … Continue reading Kannonau’s past and present
INFESTED ANGEL: Submit To Death Release year: 2022Label: self-released Hailing from Birmingham, England – the birthplace of heavy metal, considering both Black Sabbath and Judas Priest came from there – Infested Angel are a relatively newcomer death metal trio. Submit … Continue reading Submit to infestation
RIMTHURS: Thursamál Release year: 2022Label: A.D.G. Records Though the genre evolves, refuses to stay still and constantly finds new ways to manifest itself, the past is always alive in black metal. And whilst, certainly, throwbacks to the nascent years of … Continue reading Going traditional with Rimthurs
V/A: Chaos In Basque Country, 1. Bolumena Release year: 2021Label: Tough Ain’t Enough Records I’ve already touched upon what an eccentric but delightful oddity it is, that the strongest oi! scene of today is in the Basque Country. This autonomous … Continue reading Oi! in Basque Country
CURRENT 93: If A City Is Set Upon A Hill Release year: 2022Label: HomAleph Current 93 are, of course, legends and icons of industrial, post-industrial, neofolk, apocalyptic folk and experimental music of all stripes. Throughout their lengthy discography, the group … Continue reading Is Current 93’s city set upon a hill?
SHRINE & MYTRIP: Descent Release year: 2022Label: Amek/Corvus Records And we return unto Shrine, whose 7″ EP Distorted Legends, pt. 3 we reviewed just last week (read here). We’re sticking to the shorter format this time around as well, but … Continue reading Descending with Shrine and Mytrip