Much like the rest of the year so far, April has yielded a number of noteworthy black metal releases. Today’s selection of albums is an especially varied mix of bands, each delivering their own vision of metal’s darkest subgenre.
In light of its 25th anniversary and the upcoming release of their sixth album, this issue of Looking Back discusses At the Gates’ sophomore album With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness. Enter one of melodic death metal’s most challenging and enigmatic albums.
Taking some time to talk about the state of the website and how things are supposed to go this year as well as reflecting a bit on last year.
With the first month of the new year almost behind us, here’s a short list of anticipated releases for 2018. Not all of those are confirmed, but most of them are likely to come out within this year.
Just barely in time, as always, here’s Noise Vortex Top 10 Albums of 2017.
It is time for the third installment of Looking Back. This time the focus will be on De Praestigiis Angelorum, the debut album by french black metal trio VI, featuring members of renown outfits such as Aosoth and Antaeus.
Hailing from the italian countryside, one-man black metal band Chiral delivered a dreamy and melancholic style of black metal on the project’s third full-length release Gazing Light Eternity.
Turning to the past once again, this time we are going to take a look at one of the most controversial and boldest albums in black metal: Aesthethica by american four-piece Liturgy.
Introducing: Looking Back. Continue reading after the break for more information about this segment. The first entry to this series is about 2016’s instant classic Terminal Redux by american thrashers Vektor.
I won’t feign familiarity here because I’m actually new to Caskets Open, but Follow Nothing is one hell of an introduction to this band’s music.