What immediately caught my ear about The Awakening was the mix of sludgey and different metal sub-genres together. As soon as I heard the first track, Maylene & the Sons of Disaster was the first thing that popped into my head. The riffs of “Ad Ostium” have that filthy, grimey feel that blends together with the more thrashy drums.Read More
Dimmu Borgir is a Symphonic Black Metal band, that formed in Oslo, Norway, back in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, a volcanic formation somewhere in Iceland. The name itself means “dark cities” in old Icelandic. In the many years since their original formation, there have been many line up changes, with guitarist Silenoz and vocalist Shagrath being the only original members. Including “Eonian”, they have released 10 Albums and 1 live dvd.
After quite a few delays, Dimmu Borgir released “Eonian” May 4, 2018, through Nuclear Blast. It was originally met with mixed reviews. What do i think? Read on and find out!Read More