Album Review: Helrunar – “Niederkunfft”

Helrunar Niederkunfft album cover

As everyone knows by now, I’ve more or less laid claim to all new releases hailing from Deutschland. This week brings yet another such release. The guys in Helrunar come to us from the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany (pffft….Dortmund fans) and have been challenging our ears with foreboding, pagan black metal since 2001. Four years removed from their last full length, Sól, they return to us in 2015 with the unsurprisingly dark Niederkunfft, and certainly do not disappoint.

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