Best of Q4: Manny-O-War’s List

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I feel like Q4 gets a really raw deal. Between October 1 and December 31 a bunch of albums get released. Some of them are stellar and will populate the Holy Grail of lists, the year end list. Other albums may be terrific in their own right but may not rise to the level that gets them on all the end of the year lists. Thus, I dedicated a few extra moments of my less than valuable time to put together a top 9 for the 4th Quarter of 2015. Continue reading

Album Review: Kvltist – “Catechesis”

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News flash: German black metal horde Kvltist isn’t going to change the way you see the world. It might not even drive you to murder anyone (even those you already dislike). It will, however, provide you with a 100% enjoyable listen centering on themes of the occult, satanic worship and general devotion to the dark arts. The duo (comprised of MZI and Amon) are supported throughout by a number of guest vocalists adding to the chaotic delivery typical of such dark black metal. In short, Catechesis is a perfect example of why black metal is still alive and well.

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