Northward surprise with their ability to channel the fuzzed out euphoria of Forest and Branikald through the blasting melodies of Ukraine circa 2003. Mandatory.
This triptych of Canadian black metal might just lay claim to some of my favorite EP’s of 2011.
With Time and Tide Erodes Stone, Lake of Blood usurp the thrash/black foundations of their past in favour of an aggressive grandeur unmatched in modern day black metal. A conversation with guitarist Haagr, Nordic, Samael and Krajavic unveils an insider’s insight.