Al Necro

Al Necro

Journalist (Manila, Philippines)
- Provocateur/connoisseur of all things dark and grisly. Freelance author/published author addicted to metal of the highest order. Al Necro lives and writes in Manila, Philippines. Abandon hope, all ye who read Al Necro!
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Skeletal Remains has not only crafted their best release yet, but also what is thus far 2018’s best death metal full-length.
on Mar 23, 2018
Patriarchs of Evil, Varathron’s latest full-length album, is another great release from the legendary black metal band.
on Mar 21, 2018
Ritualistic and far from deplorably simple, Vacvvm presents a new high for Balmog’s body of work.
on Mar 07, 2018
Black Blood Invocation have been given another opportunity to prove just how much quality their prior recordings hold.
on Feb 26, 2018

7.5 / 10

Lightning-rod frontman Niklas Kvarforth is back with his progressive, folk-music-heavy brand of depressive black metal, and it is clearly more enthralling than the band's last release.
on Feb 14, 2018
Want heavy helpings of mid-tempo moshing and blasting black metal? Look no further than Lord of Pagathorn's latest full-length album, Daimono Philia, released by Woodcut Records.
on Feb 04, 2018

7.5 / 10

Under The Church's latest for Pulverised Records, is a breath of fresh air for crust/punk/old-school death metal fans who can't get enough of the style.
on Jan 08, 2018

6.5 / 10

Impassable Fears defies comprehension and stereotyping as it takes you on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of drone.
on May 20, 2017
To my ears, Colorado's Excommunion presents a merging of brutal death metal and atmospheric black metal styles. It works best to describe them as skullfucking brutal as their latest release, Thronosis, is predominantly just that.
on May 09, 2017

8.5 / 10

Sarcasm plays catchy, thrashy death metal that eludes genre tags that pertain to most Swedish death metal bands. Within the Sphere of Ethereal Minds is distinctly catchy, uptempo thrashing death metal that is exceptionally-written and well-played.
on Apr 04, 2017
Cult of Eibon does its own take on first wave black metal on Lycan Twilight Sorcery. There’s elements of old thrash metal, old school heavy metal, NWOBHM, all while vocalist Porphyrion howls and screeches in the iconic black metal style.
on Mar 26, 2017


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