Tag Archives: Atmospheric Metal

Metal Review: Majalis: Cathodic Black (2013)

Tobias Netzell and Bjorn Pettersson from In Mourning have created a new side project entitled Majalis and their debut 3 song EP “Cathodic Black” is upon us. Majalis mixes various elements of atmospheric metal including doom metal and progressive metal. Clocking in at just under 26 minutes, and containing 3 songs, “Cathodic Black” is a

Agalloch Re-Issuing “Pale Folklore” Album On Vinyl

With the participation of The End Records, Agalloch is excited to announce an official vinyl re-release of debut album “Pale Folklore” on 180 gram white vinyl with completely redesigned gate-fold packaging. The band comments: “Originally released on Profound Lore in 2005 in a very limited quantity, this album has never been officially released in Europe

Metal Review: Nine Covens – On the Coming of Darkness (2011)

Candlelight Records offered the following on recently signed Nine Covens: “Featuring current and ex-members of some of the key extreme bands from the last decade, Nine Covens came together to explore the darker, more brooding aspects of black metal, and in doing so, have created a virulent, belligerent and passionate account of the weakness that

Anathema Release Video for Untouchable (Part One)

The video for Untouchable (Part One), the opening track from the atmospheric metal band Anathema’s recent album Weather Systems, can be seen below. The video was edited together by Lasse Hoile, the acclaimed director and filmmaker, best known for his work with Steven Wilson and Porcupine Tree. Please upgrade your browser Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Borgne – Royaume des Ombres

While I love black metal, and am actually open to more recent bands’ spin on black metal, I do realize that it is a hit or miss genre at best. The bands that hit, bring it hard and heavy and make an album that means a lot to me. The ones that miss, end up

Agalloch: Faustian Echoes EP Streaming in its Entirety

AGALLOCH have made their new EP, Faustian Echoes, available for streaming at their Bandcamp page HERE. This EP will be available as a digital download at the Bandcamp site starting on July 11th when the band begins their Summer tour in Portland, Oregon [see complete routing below]. The LP and CD versions will be released

AGALLOCH: U.S. Tour Dates Announced Band Set to Release Faustian Echoes EP

“We fumed and screamed in our mountain nook, mad drunken Americans in the mighty land. We were on the roof of America and all we could do was yell, I guess—across the night, eastward over the Plains…” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road Portland  musical enigmas AGALLOCH are pleased to announce a month-long bout of