Scum – Gospels for the Sick – Review

March 3, 2006

Puree of Casey Chaos (Amen), Samoth & Faust (Emperor), Cosmocrator (Mindgrinder), and Happy Tom (Turbonegro) tastes sour, when it should be extreme metal gold.

Thou Shalt Suffer – Somnium- Review

June 1, 2000

Ihsahn and Samoth began Thou Shalt Suffer before Emperor. Some scary/beautiful moments of traditional classical, but it’s really just a guy experimenting.

Peccatum – Oh, My Regrets – Review

June 1, 2000

Like Celtic Frost did on Into the Pandemonium, Peccatum accomplish the same eerie vibe, throwing in some blasting black metal riffs to add to the confusion.

Identity Four – Review

November 1, 1998

If you’re into heavy music and have never heard of Century Media, you aren’t very into heavy music.

Firestarter – Review

November 1, 1998

Firestarter could be your foot in the door that, once opened, allows a beautiful darkness into your life.

In Memory of Celtic Frost – Review

May 1, 1996

Despising over half these “tributes” inspired me to pull out the originals, and reminded me many bands aren’t good at being themselves, much less Celtic Frost.