The Wolves of Avalon-Interview With Metatron by Steve Earles
Metatron has long been a positive fixture on the British metal scene. With The Meads of Asphodel, he has created a variety of acclaimed releases. Wishing to explore different areas and emotions to The Meads of Asphodel , Metatron also formed The Wolves of Avalon, who released a fine album in 2011, ‘Carrion Crows Over Camlan’. With the recent release of their second album, ‘Boudicca’s Last Stand’, Metatron met me to tell me of his latest release and other matters…
9.5/10 – Review by Susanne Sinmara
W.T.C.Productions – 27 February 2015
Greek Black Metal has a certain flavour, and if it is lanced with occult themes, it is a rather distinct flavour. ACHERONTAS have been going for quite some time, having risen from the ashes of Stutthof. They have consistently put out excellent albums since 2007, and a lot of splits with bands like Leviathan, Drowning The Light, Nightbringer, and a live album in 2014.
8/10 – Susanne Sinmara
Hibernacula Records, March 2015
There’s a crop of new and good black metal bands coming out of the UK at the moment, and one to look out for is TERRA from Cambridge. This is their first, self-titled album, out on Hibernacula Records in March 2015.
I caught Swedish trad metal band PORTRAIT last week just before they hit the stage with Malthusian, Winterfylleth and Primordial at their London gig. A slightly exhausted guitarist Christian Lindell answered a few of my questions:
Review & Pictures: Sinmara
After the rather delectable last albums from both PRIMORDIAL (Where Greater Men Have Fallen) and WINTERFYLLETH (The Divination of Antiquity), both bands graced a pretty crammed Islington Academy on this cold February day.