Waste of Space Orchestra

Waste of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis

For me, Waste Of Space Orchestra have been one of the most intriguing prospects of recent years, even before any musical output came from this collection of twisted Finnish minds. Initially commissioned to...

Sólstafir – Berdreyminn

The Icelandic cowboys of dark rock, Sólstafir, are back with 6th full length album; 'Berdreyminn'. I'm not going to tediously go into the band's long history and how they have progressed to get here, quite ...

Satyricon – Nemesis Divina

Revisiting old albums is always an interesting experience, nostalgia can often muddy the waters of judgement, yet there is no doubt context plays a role in the impact of any art. 2016 marks twenty years since t...

Mantar – Ode To The Flame

Mantar - a genre-melding metallic dyad from Germany - emerged a few years back with some interesting demo tracks and their début album 'Death by Burning'. Whilst their first effort boasted some stand-out tracks...

Borknagar – Winter Thrice

When a band's life has spanned over 20 years and various members have come and gone, one would often assume a linear progression and gradual adaptation of sound. Yet with Borknagar's tenth album ‘Winter Thrice’...