Dutch death/black metal band Codex Mortis is about to unleash its debut album upon the world on the second of April and we were eager to check it out. Let’s dig in. Continue reading
Could this be the perfect time for a renaissance of The Notwist? It probably is but if you want to know for sure you will have to read this. Continue reading
Every relationship needs a healthy break sometimes, and after a prolonged one with Dutch sympho metallers Epica we’re ready to give them another try. Continue reading
Sweden’s Tribulation is back with a vengeance. Does the gloom actually become sound here? Let’s find out. Continue reading
In the Furrows Of Common Place is the first centerpiece of our 2021 playlists and we think it should be on yours as well. Here is why.
What the world needs now is love.. NO!… we need Viagra of course! Luckily we found some boys who can deliver just that.
We kick off the year with a deep dive into Nordic folklore, courtesy of Wardruna‘s Kvitravn. Continue reading
2020, in a lot of ways, was a massive clusterfuck of a year. As it gradually progressed, we were more and more trapped inside. Concerts and festivals were understandably cancelled or indefinitely postponed and with only one proper concert under our collective belts, we here at Sounds from the Dark Side have seen better, more productive and overall happier times. The upside, as always, is the same: at least we still have music. And because staying at home provides with a lot more time to actually sit down and listen to albums, we’ve extended this year’s album lists with an extra ten entries each, giving you even more stuff to check out. Here we go.