Tag Archives: French Metal

Metal Review – Aurvandil – Yearning (2011)

From the icy mountaintops of … France? Work with me here. I am describing a black metal album. Anyway, back to the review. Aurvandil is a French black metal/pagan metal band that has the aura of a Norwegian black metal band and paints the perfect atmosphere of what a traditional black metal sound truly is.

Metal Review – Ommatidia – In This Life, or the Next (2011)

From the ashes of The Old Dead Tree comes Ommatidia, who bring a sound very similar to The Old Dead Tree. Ommatidia has a sound similar to a lot of gothic metal bands that I really enjoy, namely Paradise Lost, Katatonis and My Dying Bride. The problem with what Ommatidia’s In This Life, or the