Hailing from Norway, Linie Aquavit is a 41.5 % vol. aquavit distilled from grain and potatoes and flavored with a secret recipe of herbs, which possibly includes caraway, dill, anise, fennel and coriander. It owes its name on crossing the equator line (Linie) twice in order to mature.
Tags: aquavit, linie
Here are some beers on which I have stumbled upon during my journeys. Beers were considered a barbaric beverage by the people of Roman antiquity due to them being made by the Teutonic people. They still carry this aura of manliness with them, regardless if brewers flirt with the avant-garde in order to create a blue-ocean strategy for hipster consumers. The themes of war are also quite prevalent and stimulate the imagination! Thus, our site believes that beers also serve as a great parable for metal music. On this review we will feature two bitter ales from the once Roman city of Lindum, now called Lincoln.
Tags: Beers, Bomber County, Just Jane Bitter, Lincoln Tank Ale, Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire craft beers
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We have a fascinating story from the funderground, as a further indication that metal has decayed and metalheads, consumers and record companies are flies that reside inside its carcass. Four months ago, black metal band Batushka, a group of artists that flirts with Eastern Orthodox aesthetics, has split-up, yet under the guise of anonymity which they have been using for effect, the main songwriter and founder found himself outside of the band and the rest of the members grabbed the chance to present themselves as the true Batushka. However, the singer appears to have stolen all the right’s to the band’s music behind the rightful composer’s back and even prepared a new album under the same name. Now both Batushkas have released new songs. Let’s find out which is the real Batushka or the fake one! This is the video the self-proclaimed founder posted four months ago:
Tags: Batushka, eastern orthodox, Metal Blade, metalblade
O Mars! God of War! Infernal battles and bestial devastation have ensued on this week’s Sadistik Metal Reviews! Unholy wars between the true and the pretenders, the golden race and the plastic one. Which shall prevail?
Tags: Acherontas, Akrotheism, aosoth, aptorian demon, behemoth, dissection, dodsengel, isvind, katharris, mayhem, morbid angel, necromantia, nightbringer, richard brunelle, ulcerate, watain
(Join Ionnas as he dives into the final heap of contestants hoping to prove their worth, will there be any talent left or will he be forced to scrape the bottom of the barrel for any redeeming qualities. Either way every band here will have to face the harsh truths of reality.)
May the best survive!
Tags: mefitis, mlotek, mvrdvrcvltvr, putrid vision, savagez, song contest, steeped horsehair, tillian
In this article we shall see how Dawning manages to juggle various styles of doom and black metal while letting a fifteen minute song to mature as well as keep the listener hooked. Join us in this existential pilgrimage to Umunhum!
Tags: dawning, ildjarn, immortal, mount um + 1997 demo, Mussorgsky, necromantia, pilgrimage to umunhum, steve cefala
As you might have noticed, if you have been reading the comments in Brett’s latest tobacco review, Steve Cefala (Dawning, Pale Existence, Condemned to Live, Nothing Left, No God Only Pain) and his family members have been targeted by a cult named Victory Outreach. The police has been notified about these events.
Tags: cult, dawning, Steven Cefala, Victory Outreach
Celebrating Walpurgisnacht, Rob Darken’s (Graveland) folk brainchild Lord Wind has issued a new video clip on the 1st of May.
Tags: burzum, graveland, lord wind, rob darken
Has any painter ever depicted so sorrowful a look of love as Wagner does in the final accents of his Prelude? ~ F. Nietzsche
Parsifal is the final opera of Richard Wagner and the manifestation of four years of work. Here we shall attempt to briefly present from a structural perspective the use of contemplative silence and modulation in crafting great songs. The prelude contains all that the opus requires and it all unfolds like a flower from the bud.
Tags: bruckner, felix mendelssohn, howard shore, mahler, nietzsche, Parsifal, richard wagner
Unfolding shades of black, subtle contrasts between rhythmic assaults, dark ambiance and harmonic consonance are some of the factors that provide inspiration in this imposing soundtrack, which was designed to be programmatic and visually arousing by necessity.
Tags: Batman, bill ward, Dark Knight, Hans Zimmer, tangerine dream