Album Review: SAMAEL Hegemony

Posted by | October 15, 2017

We can likely all agree that Samael will never be the same band that released the genre-defining Worship Him over a quarter century ago. That being said, we are likely the closest we are ever gonna get to that happening with their brand new, eleventh full-length effort, Hegemony.

| October 15, 2017
Black Metal Chronicles Essential Black Metal Listening

Essential Black Metal Listening: DARKTHRONE Under a Funeral Moon

Posted by | June 30, 2017

Darkthrone’s 1993 album, Under a Funeral Moon, represents the true essence of black metal. You can largely determine how you feel about black metal by how you respond to this album. Its 39 minutes of morbid darkness contains everything devotees love about 2nd-wave black metal, and thus represents everything its detractors hate.

| June 30, 2017