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8 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Oh yeah, he's gonna love Ride for Revenge. Maybe some Bloodhammer, Barathrum or Black Mass Pervertor. Don't leave out Diaboli, Anal Blasphemy, Black Dawn, Forgjord, Lathspell, Sielunhollinen, Aegrus, Marras, Keres, Vargrav, Hautakammio, Korgunthurus...there's so many.

But for me the grand wizards of Finblack have been Azaghal for a long time now. Can't believe my boy Navy left them out. 

Well Archgoat are the true Kings of Finland but for 2nd wave stuff it's Azaghal.

I can't believe I left them out either. Great band.

And I do do like DDTM. It's a classic. Yeah it's aged poorly, the keyboards always sound cheesy as fuck to me. But if you want to understand black metal, it's mandatory listening.

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I've got some time to spare, so I guess I'll do another round.   Sykdom - Under Krigen: Sykdom is a newer Norwegian band that seems to be flying under the radar of most. That'

Let's see if I can revive the thread....   Forteresse - Métal Noir Québécois A very interesting Canadian atmospheric black metal project in the vein of Sorcier des Glacies, Wa

Volahn. Black Metal meets Tarantino. Just wait for the second half of the song:  

I think if there ever was a case of proving that there's a lot of intent and talent in black metal Funeral Mist would be my top pick. Both Marantha and Hekatomb are incredible works of art. Vicious, melodic, eerie, beautiful, dark and tons of repeat listen-value.

 

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Funeral Mist, one of the rare cases where a band's best album came 25 years after they/he formed the band. Of course they've only managed 3 full length albums in 28 years of existence, I guess that's because Marduk stays pretty busy and takes up all his time. But still it's rare when I don't prefer a bands' early works. The weirdest part is that I'm really not a Marduk fan at all but I thought Hekatomb was brilliant. Guess they don't let him write the songs for Marduk, but maybe they should. I'll have to go back and give Maranatha a spin sometime, that was the first one of theirs I heard, but it's been quite awhile.

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18 hours ago, ratpfink said:

Yeah I heard a couple tracks on bandcamp last night(whole album is not available to stream there yet) and it was an instant preorder. Great stuff!

Listened to it 3 times last night. I don't usually pre-order stuff but I'll probably grab it when it drops on Wednesday or shorty thereafter. 

 

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