Search


Categories

Latest updates...

ASPHAGOR - review
(April 19, 2018)
ANTLERS - review
(April 18, 2018)
NUCKIN`FUTS - review
(April 17, 2018)
SURVIVAL IS SUICIDE - review
(April 17, 2018)
PÁNICO AL MIEDO - review
(April 17, 2018)
EXEKUTION - review
(April 16, 2018)
GRAVEYARD - review
(April 16, 2018)
THE BLACK CANDLE - review
(April 15, 2018)
VARIOUS ARTISTS - review
(April 14, 2018)
FERAL - review
(April 09, 2018)
UNRAVEL - review
(April 09, 2018)
PERPETRATÖR - review
(April 06, 2018)
GOAT SEMEN - review
(April 05, 2018)
KOROIDIA - interview
(April 03, 2018)
NIHILI LOCUS - review
(April 03, 2018)
APOCRYPHAL - review
(April 03, 2018)
VENOMWOLF - review
(April 03, 2018)
MEGATHERION - review
(April 03, 2018)
PUNGENT STENCH - interview
(April 02, 2018)
JOHANSSON &... - review
(March 31, 2018)
BLOOD TSUNAMI - review
(March 31, 2018)
DEADLY CARNAGE - review
(March 31, 2018)
EVIL HATRED - review
(March 27, 2018)
SAXON - review
(March 25, 2018)

TUDOR
TUDOR
Ultra Black Metal
(NWN! Productions)
85:32min

Well, the title is a little misleading. This doesn't sound 'Black Metal' the way many, including myself, might think of it. This is primitive Death Metal with horrible production, sounding a bit like VARATHRON's "Procreation Of Unaltered Evil" to my ears; and that's its charm. The double LP includes the band's "Zombie" demo from 1990, and the "Skeletor" demo (yes, I said "Skeletor," He-Man), from 1991. Titles and lyrics are in Czech. Comparisons have been made of TUDOR to MASTER'S HAMMER, but I don't really hear it. The layout is impressive, though more could have been done by the band to make use of the space. The bio taking up one half the inside gatefold was a bit much, but the photo collage record sleeves are hella cool... but what's with the drummer's Tim Grabber stripey trousers? Crikey. For those (like me) who love early SAMAEL and VARATHRON.

Charles Keller

< back   |   print   |   report errors



© 2000 - 2017 - Voices From The Darkside   |   Page origin: Dec. 04, 2000   |   Site notice   |   Privacy policy