27 December 2014

Best of the year list and mail order update.

As it's commonly done, I have decided to publish a "best of the year" list. Here is my top ten (in alphabetical order) of what we stocked in 2014:

BEFORE GOD "Wolves Amongst the Sheep" CD
BILSKIRNIR "Wotan Redivivus" CD
BLESSED IN SIN "Eritis Sicut Dii" CD
GOATMOON "Voitto Tai Valhalla" CD
IRON WOODS "Self titled" CD
MEGALITH GRAVE "Black Enmity" MC
MISCHIEVOUS AUGURY "Immortal Land" CD
PLAGA "Magia Gwiezdnej Entropii" CD
SANCTUAIRE "Helserkr" MC
SPEAR OF LONGINUS "Domni Satnasi" CD

Mail order update.

AESIR "Runatal" MC
-Argentinian Heathen Black Metal, their fifth album.

AKITSA "La grande infamie" T-SHIRT (Small, Medium, Large and X-Large) *$18.00 CAD
-Gildan Heavy Cotton black T-shirt with professional silk screened print on front.

ANCESTORS "In Death" MC

-The black embrace of eternity is a violent, swirling cacophony with focus given to refining compositional structures to mirror both the nuances of lost remembrances and to glorify the hallucinatory nature of despair.

ANGEST HERRE/HORDAH BLAASTHIIR "Suite neurasthenique pour la pendaison" MC

-A beautiful, yet unknown masterpiece of depressive Black Metal from France.

ANGEST HERRE "Cendre des cieux" MCD

-Depressive Black/Doom Metal produced by Ogmios Underground.

ARGHOSLENT "Hornets of the Pogrom" MC

-Back in stock! A mandatory album, highly recommended!

ARMED DEATH "Resurrection of the Past" MC

-Old school Death Metal from Greece.

ASTHENIE "Absolu Matricide" MC

-Troubled and deviant raw Black Metal from France.

ASTHENIE "Oraison funebre par le sang et la maladie" MC

-Asthenic Black Metal from France, rehearsal and live tracks.

ASTHENIE "De la priere au charnier" MC

-Asthenic Black Metal from France featuring a member of Angest Herre.

ASURAS "Self titled" MC

-Seven true Black Metal spells to shatter the trembling pillars of creation one last time, highly recommended!

AZEL'S MOUNTAIN "Self titled" MC

-Raw Heathen Black Metal from Poland.

BAISE MA HACHE "Le grand suicide" CD

-Debut full-length album of one of the best new French Black Metal horde, highly recommended!

BATTLE DRAGORATH "Eternal Throne" CD

-Tolkien-inspired Black Metal landscapes with the intro and outro written and performed by Vinterriket.

BEFORE GOD "Wolves Amongst the Sheep" CD

-Reissue of this 1998 Pagan Death Metal masterpiece.

BELETH "Total Satanic Onslaught" MC

-True old school and arrogant raw Black Metal from Poland, highly recommended!

BETWEEN STARS AND EMPTINESS "Dialogues Between Stars And Emptiness" MC

-A travel through stars and space.

BLESSED IN SIN "Eritis Sicut Dii" CD

-After 12 years of silence here is the new studio album of the mighty French Black Metal band, mandatory!

BLOOD STRONGHOLD "The Immortal Past" MCD

-24 minutes of medieval, archaic heathen Black Metal from Poland and Australia.

CAVERNE "Chants des heros oublies" MC

-French Black Metal.

CELESTIA "Delhys-Cates" MC

-Tragic and atmospheric French Black Metal.

CELESTIA "Frigidiis Apotheosia" MC

-A journey into realms of dark romantic Black Metal melancholy.

CELTIC DANCE "Terror Romanorum" EP-One new song and a re-recorded track of Portuguese  Pagan Black Metal.


CIEL NOCTURNE "Season of Solitude" MC

-Raw Black Metal from France in the vein of Peste noire, Autarcie, etc. Released by Drakkar Productions.

CONCUBIA NOCTE "Sekerou Peruna a Kladivom Thora" MC

-Combinations of symphonic folk elements and raw Black Metal from Slovakia.

DAPNOM "Explosition II" MC

-Dark ritualistic Ambient recorded live in Paris.

DODSFERD "The Breath Of Chaos" EP

-Greek misanthropic, negative Black Metal in the vein of to Judas Iscariot, Sad and Sargeist.

DRAKONHAIL "La nuit de Drakonhail" CD $16.00 CAD

-The 2007 demo on CD.

DROWNING THE LIGHT "Lost Kingdoms of a Dark Age" MCD

-Cruel, melancholic and hateful Black Metal in the vein of the old cults.

DYSTER "Reflet d'outre-tombe" MC
-One-man depressive Black Metal project of Nokturn from Ciel Nocturne, Svartkrig, etc.

ENTSETZLICH "Blackened Moon Winter Decay" MC

-Ambient Black Metal from Australia.

ENTSETZLICH "Eternal Funeral Cries" MC

-8 tracks of weird and eerie Australian Black Metal with ambient and noise influences.

ERIS "Self titled" MC

-Tortured, disturbed and alienated Ambient music.

FEU GREGEOIS "Guerres Franques" MC

-Celtic atmospheric Black Metal with vocals recalling the mighty Hate Forest.

FROST "Maitre des illusions" MC

-Over 40 minutes of melodic and desolated Black Metal from Quebec, Canada.

FROST "Maitre des illusions" CD

-Over 40 minutes of melodic and desolated Black Metal from Quebec, Canada.

GOATMOON "Voitto Tai Valhalla" CD

-If you need a description, you don't need it.

GRAFVOLLUTH "Black Metal Against Time" MC

-7 tracks of pure war/pagan influenced Black Metal.

GRAFVOLLUTH "Natural Selection Extermination" MC

-Compilation of the early material of this heathen Black Metal horde hailing from the United States of America.

GRAVE UPHEAVAL/ENCOFFINATION "Split" EP

-Atmospheric Doom/Death anthem meets abyssal Death Metal gospel with obscure vibe of Doom metal.

HEATHEN HAMMER "Kinship Destiny" CD

-American heathen Black Metal debut release.

HEATHEN HAMMER "Clandestine Oath" CD

-A stunning combination of D-beat and heathen Black Metal.

INEPTIE LUMINESCENTE "Archive III: 1537-CELF" MC

-Darkened suicidal Black/Doom/Ambient Metal.

INFERNO "Omniabsence Filled By His Greatness" MC

-Dissonant passages with a settle use of hateful psychedelia, the compositions became more demanding but are still straightforward Black Metal.

IRMINSUL "Self titled" CD

-Swedish folkloric Black Metal released by Purity Through Fire.

IRMINSUL "Fader" CD

-Epic viking Folk Metal from Sweden.

IRON WOODS "Self titled" CD

-Superior Pagan Black Metal influenced by Graveland, Falkenbach, etc. Highly recommended!

JOYOUS DEATH ZINE #2 $6.00

-Featuring interviews with Ephemer, Autarcie, Black Witchery and more.

KLADOVEST "Winterwards" MC

-Their fourth and coldest album of Depressive heathen Black Metal.

KRISTALLNACHT "Blooddrenched Memorial 1994-2002" CD

-Back in stock! A true underground Black Metal classic that is utterly mandatory, highly recommended!

LASCOWIEC "A Warcry Rises Above the Frozen Lands" MC

-Unreleased album recorded between 2004-2013.

LASCOWIEC "Winds of Victory" MC

-Unreleased album recorded between 2004-2013.

LIKVANN "Furet og Vaerbitt" MC

-Lo-fi and grim hateful Black Metal from Norway.

LUEUR SPECTRALE "Ce que l'on ne voulait voir" MC

-Darkened depressive ambient Music from France.

LUEUR SPECTRALE "Ceux qui rampaient dans les ténèbres" MC

-Sickened and noisy Dark Ambient from France.

LUNAR AURORA "Andacht" CD

-Superior German Black Metal art, Mercenary Musik version.

MALUM "Self titled" MC

-Cult and raw Black Metal from Finland.

MANIFESTING "Descension Through the Seven Forbidden Seals" MCD

-True Death Metal laden with atmosphere and mysticism.

MEFITIC "Devouring Torment" MC
-Somber and morbid Italian Black/Death Metal with a unique dark voice.

MENEGROTH "Self titled" CD

-Militant Black Metal from Switzerland, released by Bergstolz Records.

MISCHIEVOUS AUGURY "Immortal Land" CD

-Chilean Doom/Death Metal in the old vein.

MORTAL MUTILATION " Demon's Lust 1991 - 1994" CD

-Obscure and satanic Death Metal, highly recommended!

NECROPOLE "Atavisme..." MC

-23 minutes of glorious, cold unrelenting Black Metal in the purest French vein.

NEFTARAKA "Unlight" EP

-Two tracks of raw and cold Black Metal hailing from Malaysia.

NOCNITSA "Reveling Of Foul Spirits" MC

-Rotten, imperial Black Metal in the vein of Paragon Impure and Horna.

NOXEN/LUEUR SPECTRALE "Diary of a Schizoid"MC

-Filthy and alienated schizoid Dark Ambient.

NOXEN "Tribute to Ogmios" MC

-This demo is a tribute to Ogmios Underground.

ORDER OF THE DEATH'S HEAD "Pogrom Ritual" MC

-Radical Black Metal from France, highly recommended!

ORDO TEMPLI AETERNAE LUCIS/BLESSED IN SIN "Tu Fui Ego Eris" CD

-Brand new split of these both French Black Metal legends, highly recommended!

PESTE "Nos Somos A Peste!" EP

-Portuguese Rotten Black Metal.

PESTIFEROUS "From Beyond the Sleep of Death" MC

-Compilation of demo and unreleased material of this Finnish Black Metal horde.

PETRICHORUS "Beyond the Ancient Bluffs" MC

-Atmospheric and progressive Heathen Black Metal.

POGROM "Mort au peuple" CD

-Selfish misanthropic Black Metal from France.

PROFANE PRAYER "Tales of Vagrancy and Blasphemy" LP

-Remorseless old school Greek Black Metal featuring an ex-member of Rotting Christ.

PROFEZIA "Black Misanthropic Elite - Moon Anthem" MC

-Harsh and misanthropic Black Metal from Italy.

RECLUSE "The Black Famine" CD

-unyielding and uncompromising Black Metal played in the old tradition.

REGNUM "Ye Now Are Sorrowful" MC

-Strictly limited pro-tape with restored sound and new artwork and the first of five tapes in a re-issue series to come, highly recommended!

ROTTEN AGE "Zgnilizna Dziejow" MC

- Fast and aggressive Black Metal from Poland.

SADOKIST "Rehearsal Tape" MC

-Bestial Black Thrashing Metal released under the banner of Wolfsvuur Records.

SALE FREUX "La melancolie des pennes" CD $16.00 CAD

-French underground Black Metal, released by France d'Oil Productions.

SATURNIAN MIST "Self titled" MC

-Finnish occult Black Metal debut demo released by Drakkar Productions.

SCHATTENTHRON "Der alte Thron, siechend im Schatten" CD

-Melancholic and atmospheric German Black Metal, highly recommended!

SCORN "The Midnight Funeral" MC

-Twisted Black Metal released under the wings of Drakkar Productions.

SEALED IN BLOOD "Death is the Part of Life" MC

-Dark Ambient in the old Cold Meat Industry style from Poland.

SEGES FINDERE "Weaponize to Humanicide" EP

-Bestial war Black Metal band from Brazil.

SELBSTMORD "Dawn of a New Era" CD

-Back in stock! Extremely hateful and raw Black Metal from this mighty Black Metal horde from Poland.

SLAVIA "Strength and Vision" MC

-Distortion-drenched nordic Black Metal featuring members from Taake, Disiplin, Gaahlskagg and more.

SOMBRE PRESAGE "Integrisme" MC

-Abstract noise in the grimmest Dark Ambient tradition.

SOMBRE PRESAGE "Errance" MC

-Minimal Dark Ambient tied to the Metal scene like Aghast.

SOMBRE PRESAGE "Necrodrone" MC

-Fundamentalist Dark Ambient from France.

SORCIER DES GLACES "Ritual of the End" CD

-A strong piece of cold and haunting Black Metal.

SVARTFELL "The Sentence of Satan" MC

-Raw and necro misanthropic Black Metal featuring a member of Vermeth.

USVED "Uloc'h" Double MC $18.00 CAD

-Four hermetic hymns of archaic, pitch Black Metal from the foggy moors of ancient Keltia, evoked during the pagan summer solstice MMX on eight analogue tracks.

VEIL "Sombre" CD

-Fantastic atmospheric Black Metal masterpiece with some acoustic parts, reminds of Burzum, Xasthur or early Primordial.

VIHA "From the Mist..." MC

-Finnish Black-Metal somewhere between the their country mates Warloghe's genre and the old Black Legions style, highly recommended!

VINTERRIKET "Retrospective" MC

-Compilation featuring remastered old tracks and rare songs from 2002-2004.

VINTERRIKET "...durch neblige Walder 2007" MC

-Cult Ambient from Germany, Frostcald Records version.

VULTYR "Monument of Misanthropy" MC

-Old school Black Metal from Finland.

VULTYR "Bleed for Vultyr" MC

-Old school Black Metal from Finland.

VULTYR "Leviathan Dawn" MC

-Old school Black Metal from Finland.

VULTYR "Philosophy of the Beast" MC

-Old school Black Metal from Finland.

WARAHRAAN "Stellar Shine" MC

-Cosmic Ambient from Ireland.

WINTER DELUGE "As The Earth Fades Into Obscurity" LP

-Aggressive but melodic Black Metal from New Zealand.

WOLFTHRONE/SILBERBACH "Parto De Fuego/Symphony of Soul Demise" EP

-A powerful blend featuring two amazing unholy Black Metal songs, highly recommended!

XUL "Regie Sathanas" MC

-Raw Swedish possessed Black Metal recalling early Marduk, highly recommended!