CANTO: Orange Goblin, pg.lost, Æolian, and More

Oh good. It’s dark by 4:00 PM now. I missed this!

  • Pg.lost have released an in-studio video performance of “Shelter” over at Decibel. That track is taken from Oscillate, which drops on November 20th through Pelagic Records.
  • Orange Goblin have had to reschedule their 25th anniversary tour as a result of the pandemic, but that won’t stop them from celebrating the occasion. As an alternative, they will be streaming two live shows, on December 18th and 19th in London. Get your tickets right here!
  • Literally nothing left in the inbox beyond singles and videos, so… the first comes from Cyrax, who dropped a lyric video for “Dorian Gray”, a track taken from Experiences, which is out soon through Wormholedeath.
  • And lastly, we have the new video from Æolian. This one is called “Golden Cage”, taken from The Negationist, which drops on November 20th through Black Lion Records.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Chrome Waves, Satan, Bleed Someone Dry, and More

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Been listening to A LOT of In Flames in recent days. Not gonna explain why just yet.

  • Chrome Waves, a project I caught onto after the release of A Grief Observed in 2018, just completed their second full-length. Where We Live will be out this coming September through Disorder Recordings. Here’s a teaser for those interested.
  • Satan has announced the upcoming release of Early Rituals, which will include a collection of their fully remastered demos. That will be available September 25th through Listenable Records.
  • Mörk Gryning also dropped a teaser for their upcoming new album, Hinsides Vrede, which drops on October 23rd through Season of Mist. Get an idea of what’s upcoming right here.
  • Bleed Someone Dry released a new lyric video today for “Mephistophelian”, which you can check out below. Unorthodox is available now through Wormholedeath / The Orchard.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Mastodon, Black Magnet, Sentencia, and More

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I guess I’m back in the regular routine again. How exciting.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Barishi, Epica, The Way of Purity, and More

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How is it only Tuesday?

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Album Review: Pimeä Metsä – “No Blood No Glory”

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Look, between you and me I understand: that album cover’s not doing anyone any favors. I don’t know if any other genre covers the range of content and quality in album art quite like metal does, and sure: there can be as much beauty in lo-brow pen scrawls as in slick professional-grade artwork. But man, this one ain’t much to look at. And I know I’m risking further aversion by telling you Pimeä Metsä plays Viking death metal in the vein of bands like Amon Amarth but they hail from Spain. But bear with me, because No Blood No Glory doesn’t care for things like borders or album covers and just want to keep it metal, keep it viking, and keep it fun. Continue reading