Over a month after its release, we finally sit back and take a good, hard look at Exile Amongst the Ruins, the ninth album by Irish black/pagan ensemble Primordial. Was it worth the long wait? Continue reading
Orphaned Land is back. Not better than ever perhaps, but veering dangerously close to past glories. We, of course, had opinions. Continue reading
Get ready to be transported into the wonderful world of Tolkien, because Austria’s Summoning are back with their eighth full-length effort. We took the plunge. Continue reading
Black metal on a Saturday night in Utrecht’s De Helling? Don’t mind if we do. Greece’s Rotting Christ headlining? All the more reason to make the trip on a very dreary January evening. Here’s what we thought. Continue reading
What to say about 2017? Well nothing really, so just google ‘2017 in a nutshell’ if you want to find out what other truly important people are saying. As always we only concentrate on the music here. So rest assured music fans who follow Sounds from the Dark Side, you’re in good hands here.
*dreamy harp flashback sound*.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds has just released its third record. We examine. Continue reading
Battle Beast‘s Anton Kabanen is back with vengeance, and a new-ish kind of beast. We take a look at its debut album Berserker.