This roundup reflects what the author finds noteworthy and enjoyable among the April releases. We hope our readers discover cool music in these lists that they perhaps would otherwise overlook. With highlights from White Ward (Post-Black Metal from Ukraine), Abbie Falls, Within Destruction and many more.
A quiet, somewhat meditative intro unleashes the full force of a tornado: “Your Highness” by Bloodred Hourglass, to be released October 22nd! Expect the unexpected and BRHG will still surprise you – for the better if not the best! It is full of breaks and unexpected elements, still adding to a harmonic sound that you wish would simply never end.
Solacide's fantastic new album “Fall From Eternity” is inspirational, deep, and diverse. The band from Lahti takes us on a journey fighting our demons or battle with Vikings alike.
A perfect live experience: Jinjer is touring continental Europe again. They present their just recently release album Wallflowers and two support acts: Hypno5e from France and Space Of Variations from their home Ukraine.
May the fourth is gone, June the fourth has come, and with it the force of Van Canto’s new release “To The Power of Eight”. Besides the review, we met Stefan Schmidt for a relaxed interview!
Abstrakt's second full-length album "Uncreation" is a baroque abundance of operatic soundscapes meeting Black Metal which merely the soundtrack for the outstanding lyrics!
Interview with Crimson Sun vocalist Sini Seppälä and keyboard player Miika Hujanen at the Dark River Festival about handling the situation and being privileged to play on a festival at all in corona summer 2020.