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Album: Sombres Forêts – La Mort Du Soleil

July 15th, 2013

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Sombres Forêts
La Mort Du Soleil
Sepulchral Productions
09 July 2013

by Ollie Connors

Intense. Harrowing. Bleak. Just some of the terms that could be used to describe La Mort Du Soleil, the third full-length by Québecoise atmospheric black metal act Sombres Forêts. It’s not just shards of harsh guitar and abrasive howls of shrieked vocal that engulf the ears of the listener here; we are also privy to soulful, gentle piano and wistful, dreamy acoustic guitars, that aid this record in breaking down the parameters between grim, savage black metal and the rich textures and dynamic atmospherics of post-rock.

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Watch the final two parts of Vice’s ‘One Man Metal’ documentary

November 10th, 2012

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Got nothing on this weekend? Not at Warped Tour London because your music tastes are more along the lines of guys-lurking-about-in-their-basement-making-hell-noise rather than dayglo-big-fringed-pop-punk-muppets? Well, good news! The second and third parts of Vice’s much, much, much delayed One Man Metal documentary series are now online.

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Keepin’ it bleak with Noisey’s latest documentary: One Man Metal

October 8th, 2012

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Well, here’s one that slipped under our radar. We’ve been banging on about Vice’s On The Road series recently, but their sister-site, Noisey, has just started showing a new three-part documentary series titled One Man Metal, giving a somewhat more dramatic title to the sub-subgenre it is showcasing – that which more often than not gets referred to as Bedroom Black Metal.

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