Muknal: EP Review

Posted by on Aug Fri, 2014 in Album Review, Black Metal | 0 comments

Muknal: EP Review

Although modest in length, clocking in under 20 minutes, this EP released by Muknal in 2012 is a real gem for fans of underground black and death metal. The first track, Cruciation, is chock full of tremolo riffs and wicked pick sliding. These caustic musical elements, juxtaposed over  atmospheric and haunting vocals, results in an expansive and dissonant soundscape. The shifts in tempo and key are natural and flow well, but it makes it difficult … read...

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Let’s Try This Again

Posted by on Jun Tue, 2012 in Death Metal | 0 comments

Last post was super-false, but my computer bit the dust, so I had to use an ancient monstrosity that runs slower than hell. Anyway, now that my horrible incident of terror is over, I can bring you a (slightly) higher quality of writing. It’s still going to consist entirely of random stuff I should have said a long time ago, and in a more aesthetically articulate manner, but I’m too fat, lonely, and poor to care. First of … read...

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Top 4 Metal Album Covers

Posted by on Mar Sun, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Let’s face it, we kind of earned our reputation for corny album covers. For every masterpiece worthy of a full back tattoo, there are a zillion neon gory monstroties created by a graphic-designs drop out. For your sake, I have sifted through the good, the bad, and the ugly to give you four of my favorites. Let’s start it out with numba 4. 4. Last Of Lucy – Euphoric Obsession Cow holy, this is as psychedelic and morbid … read...

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