All posts by Daniele Zennaro

Music was a puzzle. A vast, incomprehensible mystery, which allowed initiates at best a glimpse of the magic world to interdapt. There were new scales to discover. New conjunctions of notes to reveal. Melodies of universal malice. Symphonies of Sickness.

Slovakian folk horror: Malokarpatan interview!

Last halloween brought a new sensation in the black metal world: On october 31th of 2017 Nordkarpatenland was released. If you like this genre and but you’re tired of avarage black and white facepainted bands, Malokarpatan it’s the name for you. Hailing from Bratislava, their music it’s a great mix of Master’s Hammer, Tormentor and ...

Attila Csihar (Mayhem, Tormentor, Sunn O))), Void ov Voices)

One year ago I had the great pleasure to interview the mighty Attila Csihar for La Repubblica XL. Mayhem was on tour for the 25th anniversary of De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas and they were about to play in Rome. I called him two weeks before the show and I had a nice chat with him, ...

Night Viper (Tom Sutton)

In these last years many new heavy metal bands have tried to bring back the sound of the classic records of the eighties. Most of them are just boring clones of Iron Maiden or Judas Priest, but fortunately others have something more to say. Night Viper demonstrated that is possible to play that same kind ...

Five death metal releases that deserve your attention

2018 is not ended yet and It’s too soon for a proper top 10 of the best releases of the year. In the meantime, here are 5 records that prove how death metal can still take new prisoners even after more than thirty years from its birth.     DEMONOMANCY – POISONED ATONEMENT (Invictus Productions) ...

Darragh O’ Laoghaire (Invictus Productions/Vircolac)

Ireland is a place that gave to metal more than you can expect. Since 1999, invictus Productions has a key role in the extreme scene, that gained respect thanks to high quality releases and bands that you can recognize for their unique style and personality. If you followed the underground in the last years you ...

Kimi Kärki (Lord Vicar, Reverend Bizarre)

If you’re into doom metal you probably already know who Kimi Kärki is. Or if you don’t, you surely remember a power trio from Finland named Revered Bizarre, with a man called Peter Vicar as guitar player, that spawned some of the most heavy and slow riffs in the genre. Since more than 10 years ...

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