Noizr Zine: Reviews
Check 'Em All: Reviews of latest black metal, dark ambient and noise releases
Music from Adaestuo, Devathorn and Inferno, Mayhem, Mhönos, Revenge, Sjunde Inseglet, Venom
2018 in reviews. Top-15 albums by Dan Thaumitan
Our British editor and constant writer picks his 15 favourite records of 2018
Review of Glorior Belli’s "The Apostates" with full album stream
Billy Bayou’s back!
Review of Clandestine Blaze’s "Tranquility of Death" with full album stream
The ruination of all life and the 'Tranquility of Death'
Promos Review: Abstract Void, Eneferens, Stilla, Godless, Twilight Fauna, and Samskaras
Get up to date with the underground. What’s worth a listen and what isn’t?
Check 'Em All: Whoredom Rife, Druj, Thron, Demonbreed, Unleashed, and Selvans
New music from black, death and doom metal acts
Check 'Em All: Sulphur Aeon, CNTMPT, Odious Devotion, Sigh, and Shibalba
New music from ambient, death, black metal acts
Review of Svartidauði’s "Revelation of the Red Sword" with full album stream
'Within the bleak mid-winter' a beacon of blackened beauty
"Non Serviam": Review of Cult Never Dies’ biography about Rotting Christ
An exploration into the dedication and struggles of Greece’s biggest metal band
Report from Kyiv’s indoor-event Oskorei Midvinter Festival, feat. Cradle of Filth
Rounding out the line-up of the event were Dymna Lotva, Barkasth, YGG, Khors, and Nox Vorago
Exclusive: Review of Dirge’s "Lost Empyrean" with full album stream
"Lost Empyrean" will be released on December 14 via Debemur Morti Productions
Photo report from Somali Yacht Club’s "The Sea" album presentation at the Robust Evening
The event also featured such performing acts as Death Pill, Nug, and Takoe
Check 'Em All: Vhorthax, Infestum, Hecate, Lowered, and Wiegedood
New music from black metal acts
Photo report from Reka, White Ward, and Mother Witch & Dead Water Ghosts gig in Kyiv
The event took place on November 23 as a part of the Ukrainian mini tour of Reka and White Ward
Till Lindemann presents a collection of author poetry "Messer" in Kyiv
An autograph session with the celebrated musician was held in one of Kyiv’s galleries of contemporary art
Review of Craft’s "White Noise and Black Metal" with full album stream
New LP of Swedish act is highly recommended for fans of 'traditional' black metal
Photos from the Kyiv’s exhibition "Idols. The Art of Heavy Metal"
Sculptures and photographs from the exposition dedicated to heavy metal
All hell breaks loose. Review of Sargeist "Unbound" with full album stream
Finnish second-wave titans boast a return to form
Not so bohemian the Rhapsody is turning out to be: Two sides of the acclaimed movie about Queen
Review of Queen's biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Review of In the Woods… album "Cease the Day"
"Cease the Day" will be released on November 23 worldwide via Debemur Morti Productions
Photo report from Dirge, Hegemone, and Moanaa gig in Krakow
The event took place on October 21 as a part of Dirge’s tour in support of the upcoming album "Lost Empyrean"
World collides and bands end. Review of One Tail, One Head’s coup de grace
"Worlds Open and World Collide", is a solid offering of black metal, birthed straight from the traditions of the genre’s past
Ballad for other people's love. Review of Lennon and Ono’s film "Imagine"
1972’s "Imagine" is a movie which leaves mixed impressions after watching
Open the Gate of DSBM: Report from Ashen Dominion II fest feat. Psychonaut 4
The event, which also featured Galdur, Balfor, Nödutgång:Självmord, and KZOHH, took place on October 13 in Kyiv, Ukraine
The other side of Mgła. Review of Kriegsmaschine's "Apocalypticists" with full album stream
'Side-project' of Mgła makes a strong case for best album of the year
Infesting minds with stunning songwork. Infestus’ new album "Thrypsis" review
One of the most mature and sophisticated pieces of black metal this year
The Unsearchable Riches of Void. Bristol gig review
Returning from the abyss, UK innovators demonstrate their cult status
Feast for the soul. Report from Batushka’s gig in Kyiv
The Polish project is one of the few BM bands that can gather a full house respite repeat visits
"What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?". Review of 1914’s album "The Blind Leading the Blind"
The Great War invokes not so great music from 1914
Unrelenting atonal insanity from Poland. Review of Outre's "Hollow Earth"
Polish? Death/black? Behemoth?... NO! There’s a new kid in town
Review of Cultes Des Ghoules’ "Sinister, Or Treading The Darker Paths" with full album stream
Polish traditionalists release another album sure to please fans
I enjoyed you at your lightest. Review of Behemoth’s "I Loved You At Your Darkest" with full album stream
An enjoyable but safe record from the Polish superstars
Autumn melancholy. Review of Karg (Harakiri for the sky) album "Dornenvögel"
The LP will be released on November 16 via AOP Records
"Long is the way and hard, that out of Hell leads up to light". Review and stream of The Order of Apollyon’s album "Moriah"
The black/death metal band that’ll easily contest Behemoth in 2018
Short review of The Doors "Live at the Hollywood Bowl" concert movie
Impressions of the American rock band’s "best performance"
Review of Sektarism’s "Fils de Dieu" with full album stream
"End All Life/NoEvDia continues to be a label dedicated to pushing the boundaries of extreme music that is infused with dark occult themes"