Album Review: Anicon – “Entropy Mantra”

Anicon - Entropy Mantra

With one foot in tradition and another in exploration, Brooklyn’s Anicon have been steadily churning out some of the most engaging and ripping black metal in the past few years.  Never abandoning the tried and true foundations of the genre, each release has sought to fold a sense of adventure through melody, rhythm and counterpoint to create something that never fails to identify with with the genre while simultaneously push against it.  Entropy Mantra captures that sense in what feels like the band’s most realized album to date.   Continue reading