The gigs are coming in thick and fast at the moment – here’s another one to look forward to:
(Avantgarde Music, 2014)
8/10 – Antti Mikonmäki
Sordide from Rouen, France features three members whom have been very active in the local extreme Metal bands since the nineties, but that’s where my knowledge of the Normandy-scene ends. I am however extremely positively surprised by this, their debut album.
6/10 – review by Susanne Sinmara
One day (quite a while ago) I received a vinyl album in the post – never having heard of the band, nor did I know why I got it sent, I contacted the band – and it turned out that it was sent in error. I agreed to review the album nonetheless, even though it’s not really music I would listen to normally.
Destructive Music will also interview Archgoat before their gig:
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Release: 15 December 2014
8/10 – Katie H-Halinski
Australia: land of AC/DC, kangaroos, and Ill Omen – a one-man musical project by an artist called IV. Now, one-man/one-woman projects aren’t exactly unheard of in extreme metal, particularly once we start edging into black metal territory. But they’re also a bit of a mixed bag. Some feel like pure and whole expressions of an individual’s musical perspective and worldviews. Some feel like they’re expressions of someone who’s just difficult to work with, and the music comes across as one-sided and vague.