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Dodecahedron – S/T

From the land with magical smoking coffee shops and endless tulip fields, comes a new addition the the ever growing field of un-orthodox and experimental black metal. Dodecahedron is a geometrical figure with twelve regular pentagonal faces.
Dodecahedron, formerly known as Order of the Source Below, is a new experimental black metal band, with some melodic elements and interesting drum work. Though some claim that they are avant-garde, I do not agree; they are not challenging and innovate for me to be in the same realm with, for example, Solefald, Pyramids, Meshuggah. Continue reading


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Reaktor 4 – S/T

No, I’m not going to write about the reactor that blew up at Chernobyl, that’s what the band does much better than I ever can! Reaktor 4 is a quite new band from the little Swedish town of Strömstad. So far they have only released this album in 2009 and what I know they haven’t released any other material. It’s a shame because this is one of the best industrial black metal album I have ever heard! Continue reading

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Bosse-De-Nage – II

Now here we have some quality experimental black metal, and one of the most brutal and blasphemous names ever!

Bosse-De-Nage are based in San Fransisco, and as a side note, they recorded their first album in a single day session! As you probably can guess, this is not your typical black metal affair, but not so much the most far out and experimental black metal either… It more flips some of the elements that makes up BM and takes it into new soundscapes.  Continue reading

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Distorted Cognitions – Incipient/Proletariat

Want to listen to some harsh and violent experimental black metal, but don’t have the guts to listen to Abu Lahab? Then check this album out!

Distorted Cognitions is a experimental black metal band by McWilliams, and revolves around philosophic and scientific themes. It was founded in 2006 and released the fist album in 2008, in a limited edition of fifty copies.

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