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Neige Et Noirceur – “Gouffre Onirique et Abîmes Cosmiques”

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Neige Et Noirceur – “Gouffre Onirique et Abîmes Cosmiques”

7.5/10

Canadian Ambient Black/Drone Doom Metal

Sepulchral Productions – 28/03/2014

Neige Et Noirceur are becoming regulars on the Destructive Music site and this year’s offering will take pride of place if their recordings from recent years are anything to go by. As mentioned in my last review, this is a Canadian one man project that combines ambient black metal with drone doom so as you can imagine, darkness very much the order of the day! “Gouffre Onirique et Abîmes Cosmiques” is Zifond’s fourth studio album and Sepulchral Productions have the honour of putting it out there!

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Review: Rauhnåcht – Urzeitgeist

 

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Rauhnåcht – Urzeitgeist

9/10

Hammerheart Records

I’ve come across this Austrian one-man band a few years ago and was instantly hooked on their versions of fellow Austrian’s Sturmpercht songs on their 2010 album, Vorweltschweigen. 4 years on, and Stefan Traunmüller – the man behind Rauhnåcht, also known from Wallachia, Golden Dawn and Sternenstaub – releases another album: Urzeitgeist. Musically this will please everyone into Falkenbach, Abigor, Amestigon, Wolves In The Throneroom, although Urzeitgeist definitely has its own unique style.

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Review: Dråpsnatt “Hymner till undergången”

 

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Dråpsnatt

“Hymner till undergången”

Nordvis Produktion

8 out of 10

This is the Nordvis Produktions re-release of 2010’s “Hymner till undergången” by Swedish atmospheric black metal duo Dråpsnatt which was originally released through Frostcald records is now being made available through CD digipack as well as vinyl.

Sometimes simple artwork really can tell of a whole saga! When you look at the cover art for the re-released “Hymner till undergången” you know instantly what kind of experience you are in for, or do you? This is a classic example of never judging a book by its cover! Continue reading

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You are about to release a split record with The Infernal Sea entitled “Insidious Art And Serpentine Rites”. Where did the name come from? Was there much haggling going on between the two bands over a name?

Hi Luke, a good question! We had quite a discussion over the name and soon realised there was no real common ground between the themes of our songs. So in the end we picked something which we felt sounded good and summed up both bands and their respective tracks. The ‘Insidious Art’ relating to The Infernal Sea and ‘Serpentine Rites’ relating to OCR.


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