Muknal: EP Review

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

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

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

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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