Tag Archives: Doom Metal

Solstice – To Sol a Thane (Demo, 2016)

It is a fool’s gold that makes rich a man now and your truth will buy you only the lonely walk to our hungry gallows – Solstice, ‘White Horse Hill’ For those in the know, Solstice have been one of … Continue reading

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A week of Sabbath: Sabotage

Sabotage is easily the original Black Sabbath‘s most focused and consistent album, and a logical culmination of all the progressive tendencies that had been steadily creeping into the band’s arsenal. When Sabotage is in metal mode, its aim is true and … Continue reading

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Atlantean Kodex – The White Goddess (2013)

When presumption is on the rise and Christian creed fades away When the crucifix is torn from walls and banished to the grave When the red coats march the new roads, our frontline the Danube When pestilence is raging, the … Continue reading

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The gothic in metal: MDB’s Turn Loose The Swans vs Opeth’s Orchid

The term gothic is commonly associated with surface trappings in popular perception but what it really signifies is a setting, and, more esoterically, a mood and the expression it finds. What we call ineffable is the gothic; that which falls outside … Continue reading

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