Kull – Exile

Kull - ExileBe prepared: as we review Kull’s debut album Exile, we might also mention Bal-Sagoth once or twice. Continue reading

Summoning – Old Mornings Dawn (2013)

Summoning - Old Mornings DawnTo be very honest, I did not expect a new album from the Austrian ambient black metal duo Summoning anymore, not after the seven years of silence that followed the sublime Oath Bound. So when the news broke that Old Mornings Dawn was on its way, it came quite out of the blue. Will our favourite Tolkien-inspired black metal band be able to top what many people still regard as their finest hour, or does Old Mornings Dawn fall flat in that regard. Here, we find out. Continue reading