Aeon – Dark Order – Review

April 12, 2002

Aeon is here to deliver death metal fans into ecstasy. The sheer brutality that the band put to good use on this crisp and crushing release is overwhelming.

Total War – We Are – Review

February 22, 2002

Brutal, straight-ahead, old-school, necro-style black metal with no keyboards, few variations in breakneck pace and “slavering demon” vocal style.

Dark Funeral – In the Sign – Review

June 1, 2001

Originally, In The Sign… contained four songs, three of which were re-recorded for their full-length. This is the debut MCD, with two Bathory cover bonuses.

Diabolique – Butterflies – Review

June 1, 2000

Reverb-drenched guitar swirl, the pounding beats of bleeding wrist ballerinas, the pretentious ultra-smooth Goth croon, and lyrics Robert Smith’d think oblique.

Nocturnus – Etheral Tomb – Review

April 1, 2000

Razor-sharp, atmospheric venture into the realm of prog-death left by Cynic and Atheist. Clean guitars, multiple vocal stylings, and mood-setting keyboards.

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