Tag Archives: Ambient Metal

Music Review: Nechochwen – OtO (2012)

Nechochwen is a diverse band encompassing various genres of music, with some of them not even being metal. You can hear echoes to ambient black metal, folk metal, classical guitar and much more in their sound. Think of a mix between Opeth and Karl Sanders’ solo work and you will get an idea of what

Metal Review – Nargaroth – Spectral Visions of Mental Warfare (2011)

Nargaroth, aka the artist formerly known as Kanwulf but nowadays called Ash, has long been known for bringing his raw blend of black metal to us for years. With the release of Spectral Visions of Mental Warfare, we see another glimpse into his soul with a personal-sounding ambient release. This release will not have you

Metal Review – ISOLATION – Closing the Circle (2011)

Five years after ISOLATION released their first demo, Striding on the Path of Nihil, Eisenwald Tonschmiede finally presents their debut album titled Closing the Circle. ISOLATION is an atmospheric rock/metal band with the majority of their vocals sung cleanly with occasional harsh vocals. Vocally, and musically, Closing the Circle is a solid release by ISOLATION

Metal Review – ECHTRA – Paragate (2011)

Based out of Oregon, ECHTRA is a one-man atmospheric blackened drone project and Paragate is its second release. With the release of this year’s Paragate, you really get to delve into the soul of a musician who plays from their heart and soul and tells a story. From the press release itself, it states that

Metal Review – Blackwolfgoat – Dronolith (2011)

Blackwolfgoat is the solo project from ex-Hackman/Milligram guitarist Darryl Shepard. He sets forth an ambient metal / drone metal type sound on both the debut release and the 2011 release, Dronolith. While Dronolith’s sound mimics a lot of what Dragonwizardsleeve did, it does add some progressiveness into the mix. I will warn you ahead of

Metal Review – Heirs – Fowl (2010)

Heirs’ latest release, Fowl, seems to be a contradiction in terms to say the least. They speak of the filth of humankind, but speak of it in such a beautiful way. Fowl is a somber-sounding release of very melodic inspired Metal. The tones go as far as Black Metal at times and as mellow as