Watain – Trident Wolf Eclipse (Review)

Watain's Trident Wolf Eclipse Failure.

Watain's Trident Wolf Eclipse Failure. A brief, cacophonous, quasi war metal intro with Abbath-like vocals pronouncing some indecipherable gibberish, followed by minimalist and recklessly fast riffs could fool one into thinking Trident Wolf Eclipse is precisely an Immortal clone. In truth, there are mid-paced sections interspersed here and there, as well as a few stolen … Continue reading Watain – Trident Wolf Eclipse (Review)

Is Gorgoroth even Black Metal?

Gorgoroth, fake black metal for posers.

For all their talk of being the "only true black metal band", one has to wonder if the members of Gorgoroth even know what black metal IS given how utterly lame their music output has been, more closely related to the "blackened deathcore" of Watain than to Under a Funeral Moon or Hvis Lyset Tar … Continue reading Is Gorgoroth even Black Metal?

The Problem with “Orthodox Black Metal”

"Orthodox" "Black Metal" is pure shit.

The term "orthodox" black metal used here denotes not the original early Norwegian black metal scene, which spawned bands like Mayhem, Darkthrone and Burzum, but rather points to the living and evolving movement of imitation or gimmick bands lacking any musical ideas of value, spearheaded by shit bands like Watain, Deathspell Omega, Dark Funeral, Archgoat, … Continue reading The Problem with “Orthodox Black Metal”