Stortregn – Impermanence

Reviewed: [March 2021] Released [2021 The Artisan Era] Rating [3.5/5] Reviewer: Peter Atkinson While “technical black metal” is often used to describe more esoteric, sometimes impenetrable acts like Deathspell Omega, Imperial Triumphant, Krallice or even Batushka, Switzerland’s Stortregn would certain fit the general tag while offering something with genuine teeth.…

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Parricide – Fascination of Indifference / Accustomed to Illusion / Crude

Reviewed: [January 2021] Released [2020 Awakening Records] Rating [3/5] Reviewer: Peter Atkinson While they ended their career in 2015 as essentially a grindcore band, Poland’s Parricide began life 20-some years earlier cranking out a death/thrash metal hybrid that echoed the likes of Obituary, Sepultura, Death, Massacre and Malevolent Creation. Formed…

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