Live Reviews


Numenorean & Gaerea – Haarlem, 2019

I'm a new fan of Numenorean. Though it had only been a couple of months since I discovered their excellent 2019 album Adore, I...

Sólstafir performing Köld – Utrecht, 2019

10 years ago, Sólstafir released Köld, their third album, and what proved to be the beginning of the band's move towards a more atmospheric,...

Wacken Open Air 2018 Review

Unlike previous years, which were largely shaped by different amounts of rain (from intermittent to "OH MY GOD, PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!"), 2018 promised...


Deserted Fear Story

When she made a credible accusation of sexual assault against a member of Deserted Fear, Fiona thought that the band would cut ties with him. Soon after, however, he was back on stage.

Singing From Evil’s Perspective

As the western world comes to terms with some of its foundational horrors, should we give up on those stories?