Tagged: black metal

Episode #61: Prelude to a Thousand Heartless Wars 0

Episode #61: Prelude to a Thousand Heartless Wars

Again, the show is temporarily retitled "The Siblings of Metal" this month as SonOfOdin is joined by the Mighty English Valkyrie, Explodey Jo! We talk new albums from Ex Deo and Pallbearer, along with a female-fronted Colombian thrash metal act called Lucifera. Finally, we talk about shifting band styles as...

Episode #59: Occult Tales of the Funeral Guardians 0

Episode #59: Occult Tales of the Funeral Guardians

SonOfOdin goes "all in" for Black Metal History Month with four albums comprising the various subsections of the black metal genre. In the epic blackened folk section, it’s the Scottish band Saor. In the blackened death section, it’s Australian solo project The Furor. The indie act, Theosophy, provides a Russian...

Episode #58: Together By the Power of Snake Ashes 0

Episode #58: Together By the Power of Snake Ashes

SonOfOdin flies solo this month, opting for new albums chosen by the folks in the Facebook Group. To that end, he looks at the newest albums from American thrashers Testament and Swedish melodeath pioneers Dark Tranquillity. The indie segment features Irish black metal from Aeternum Vale. Finally, Heavy Metal Valhalla...

Episode #53: Stolen Vessels for the Miserable Demimonde 0

Episode #53: Stolen Vessels for the Miserable Demimonde

Life throws a wrench into the episode’s format, but nothing can stop the metal! The show features discussion on new albums from Oracles and Be’lakor, two very different takes on the melodic death metal subgenre. Also, there is an advance EP listen from an odd black metal/hardcore hybrid called Calligram....

Quick Shots #20: Eternal Gods 0

Quick Shots #20: Eternal Gods

SonOfOdin is in a blackened folk mood this month with new albums from Finland’s Moonsorrow and Austria’s Bifröst. The bonus track shifts the ancestry from Scandinavian to Celtic with Spain’s Briargh.

Quick Shots #19: Lä Fire 2

Quick Shots #19: Lä Fire

SonOfOdin closes out SoMP Year 4 with a pair of releases from blackened thrashers Deströyer 666 and the experimental duet Zā Lä Thü, along with a bonus track from the technical deathcore band Within Destruction.