Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Nocturnal Majesty – Orgiastic Trilogy (1999)


Country: Italy

Tracklist
1. Aura Hate 04:51
2. The Trilogy Of A Star 04:59
3. The Whispering Voice Of Darkness 05:28
4. Neurotica 06:01
5. Splendid Horrors 10:51
6. The Devils Whore Symphony 03:07
7. Outro - Orgiastic Hymn 00:28

Nocturnal Majesty was an Italian (Florence, Tuscany) atmospheric black metal band that formed in 1998.
The band's only creation was a full-length album entitled "Orgiastic Trilogy
that was recorded in 1998 and relased through Unisound Records in 1999.
Nocturnal Majesty consisted of Acharach (Guitars, Drums), Vehenia (Keyboards) and Entities (Guitars, Bass).
The album featured some very good keyboard parts played by Vehenia 
who also contributed on the writing of the most songs.
All lyrics of the album were inspired by the "Necronomicon", "Satanic Bible" and "The Astral Magick Composition".
Acharach (died in 2008) was also an ex-member of Massacrator

a death metal band which evolved into Dark Lust in 1990 and finally into Necromass in 1992.

Saturday, 22 August 2015

December ‎– River Of Blood (7'' EP 1996)


Country: United States

Tracklist
1. River Of Blood 03:43
2. Venus In Chains 04:01

Solo project of New York City-based musician, producer, and visual artist Derek Rush.
Rush is often associated with dark underground music and bands (A Murder Of Angels, Compactor, Dream Into Dust

Loretta's Doll, Of Unknown Origin) using a combination of electronic and live instruments.
December after one cassette release in 1995 on his own Waking Dream label, was signed to Elfenblut Records
which released this 7" ep single limited to 1000 copies, before the project was abandoned.
Rush used for his short-lived project nihilistic lyrics combined with downtuned instruments 
such as acoustic guitars, white noise, strings, bass effects and unusual percussion.
The band reformed with additional members as Dream Into Dust.

Saturday, 1 August 2015

Sinoath – Still In The Grey Dying (Demo 1993)


Country: Italy

Tracklist
1. Forefather Of Human Faults 08:36
2. The Raising Stillness 07:25
3. Sinoath 07:45

Sinoath was formed in 1990 in Catania, Sicily.
The band was mainly influenced by fellow American death metal bands as well as the British. 
Their first demo "Forged In Blood" was released in 1991 and became substantially influential in extreme metal music.
The following demo "Still In The Grey Dying" was recorded in demo tape version in 1993 via Obscure Plasma Records 
and after re-printed on CD via Nosferatu Records in 1995.
In 1995 Sinoath signed to the Italian Polyphemus Records and released their first album "Research".
The band disbanded soon after.
In 2003 Sinoath reformed and re-released the EP "Forged In Blood" via Elegy Music with four live tracks bonus.
2007 was the year of their second album release entitled "Under The Ashes".