- Written by Samoht
After a long hiatus spanning more than a decade UK doom veterans Solstice,are finally back with a new EP. Paul Kearns, the friendly Irishman behind the mic, talk about about their long overdue return.
“Ye Are Gods” was one of the weirdest albums I ‘d heard that year, yet its sacral hymns were also strangely alluring. with no small degree of anticipation I awaited the follow up ‘Quaternity’, but first I wanted to go back to their performance on Roadburn.
Makoto Fujishima not only runs the highly respected, Japanese dooml abel Weird Truth Productions , he is also deeply involved in his own musical project, Funeral Month that has delivered some of the heaviest extreme funeral doom ever to come out of the land of the Rising Sun on their debut ‘Dense Fog’
Seamlessly shifting between drone doom, death and back ,England’s Abyssal seemed to come out of nowhere with ‘Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius’ as one of the most intriguing extreme metal releases that have graced this year already. Although the band itself remains shrouded in mystery, they were all too eager to share their thoughts on the music.
Even in a remote place like Iceland, it seems that the the retro rock bug has started to catch on. Proof of this, is a young band called The Vintage Caravan whio have just rekleased their album ‘Voyage’ on Nuclear Blast. We managed to get drummer, Gaui, away from his drumkit for a few questions.
Mark Janssen is de laatste maanden niet enkel druk in de weer geweest met de jubileumDVD van Epica Er ligt immers ook een nieuwe MaYanplaat in de bakken: ‘Antagonise’ Oud After Forever toetsenist zorgt ook deze keer weer voor het orchestrale elan. Zowel Mark als Jack Driessenkonden we even strikken voor een virtuele babbel.