Tag Archive for fallen

‘darkness surrounds me forever’

Burzum – Fallen (Byelobog Productions, 2011) Burzum is the solo project of Varg Vikernes and Fallen is his second album since being released from prison for murdering Øystein Aarseth.  I still consider this a black metal album as I understand black metal to be defined today, even though Varg has disassociated himself from the Norwegian scene he helped build.  It’s… Read more →

4X: Extreme Essentials

Dimmu Borgir – Abrahadabra Taking symphonic metal to a new level, this album features more than 100 musicians including the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Schola Cantorum Choir.  This might be my favorite extreme release of the year. Dimmu Borgir – Gateways Reviews: Absurd History 4.5/5 Metal Storm 8.0 Angry Metal Guy 3.5/5 Iron Maiden – The Final Frontier The British… Read more →