Tagged: Black Metal

From the Very Depths 0

Venom – From the Very Depths – 2015

I think that From the Very Depths, was the first album that I really listened to after I was discouraged by one of the more commercial albums where Cronos wasn’t present. I can’t remember which one though. But back in the day I really didn’t like it. But on the other hand, I didn’t really like the Black Metal album back in the day either. And, I don’t know why I started to listen to...

Black Metal 0

Venom – Black Metal – 1982

Black Metal was the first album I ever heard with Venom and I think that the anecdote I wrote about in the Welcome to Hell review was actually about this album. It’s not hard to recognize the sound created on the first album and the quality is still pretty bad. Yet, it’s lightyears apart. You can actually hear what’s going on, on this album. I’ve always loved the title track and I believe that is...

Welcome to Hell 0

Venom – Welcome to Hell – 1981

Not at all bad and Welcome to Hell is an interesting piece of Venom history. Add to that, that they may have the coolest logo ever! My personal opinion of course but I really love this album cover. But even if itä’s not musically bad in any way, the sound quality is so bad it’s almost painful to listen to it. Ok, it was made in the early ’80’ and it was legendary recorded in...

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Transilvania – Of Sleep and Death – 2021

It’s not always easy putting a label on the more extreme kinds of metal. I’m actually not sure if Transilvania qualifies as Death- och Black Metal. There are deep growl/hissing vocals which I really don’t like. But the music is pretty nice. Not so riff-based but certainly aggressive. Toe aggressive for me to really enjoy it. Needless to say, I didn’t even try to hear the lyrics and it soon become too monotonic for me....