Tag : avant-garde black metal

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An Interview With Imperial Triumphant

Clayton Michaels
As a general rule, I don’t like word association games – you know, those ‘I’m going to say a word, and you say the first
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An Interview with Acherontas

Clayton Michaels
Black metal isn’t exactly a genre known for conceptual trilogies (Ulver’s so-called ‘black metal trilogy’ doesn’t count – not conceptual). Deathspell Omega had their ‘metaphysical
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Track Premiere: 夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) – “Never Ailments on Oneself”

Clayton Michaels
In layman’s terms, the Second Law of Thermodynamics states in part that any isolated system naturally tends towards entropy, or the denigration of the system
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Album Stream + Interview: Dunnock – little stories told by ghosts

Clayton Michaels
The first sentence of the “About” section in the promo materials for Dunnock‘s second full-length little stories told by ghosts starts off by saying,”Hermetic San Francisco Bay Area duo
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Track Premiere: Abduction – “La Grande Illusion”

Clayton Michaels
Something there is about French black metal… Whether it be Les Légions Noires and the roots of what’s now called vampyric black metal, bands like Amesoeurs/Alcest/Les Discrets