Articles by Al Necro

Al Necro
About Al Necro (9 Articles)
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 Richmond, Virginia. Abandon hope, all ye who read Al Necro!

Tomb Mold – Primordial Malignity

April 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Death metal, like all genres of music, is constantly evolving. Whether bands seek to pay tribute to an older style of the music, they inevitably add something intangibly [...]

Mord’A’Stigmata – Hope

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Two years after reviewing Mord’A’Stigmata’s previous release, an EP called Our hearts Slow Down, I now have the pleasure of writing about their latest full-length [...]

Blood Moon – Through the Scarlet Veil

February 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lithe ritual black metal will always come at a premium.  Thankfully it won’t come in the form of costs, as a download of Blood Moon‘s latest LP, Through the [...]

Miserist – Miserist

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dark soundscapes: movie soundtracks often fit the description, but so do some metal albums. Name experimental black/death metal band Miserist’s self-titled EP amongst those [...]

Cioran – Bestiale Battito Divino

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Padua, Italy’s Cioran must have been influenced by the somewhat obscure works of philosopher Emil Cioran, whose work focused on emptiness and despair. The band Cioran [...]

Ysengrin & Sartegos – Resvrrezionespiritval

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ysengrin is one of my favorite bands. The duo from Normandy, France has just released its latest music via a split with fellow black/death metallers Sartegos from Spain. Both [...]

Spectral Apparition – Manifestation

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Swirling black/death metal lovers must rejoice. Similar in some aspects to one of the genre’s elite bands, Mitochondrion, the band Spectral Apparition has just left me flat [...]

Obscure Evil – Midnight Forces

December 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rocking old-school metal is always fun! Caligari Records has just released old-school metal-obsessed band Obscure Evil’s latest on cassette tape called Midnight Forces. [...]