The creation of Hungarian multi-instrumentalist Ferenc Kapiller (otherwise known as Vvildr), Vvilderness is a folk-infused, post-black, thing off beauty. There are familiar snarled vocals, rapid-fire drums, and and sinister sounding guitars, but the black metal label kind of ends there. Beautiful melodies, acoustic guitars, and a truly uplifting atmosphere make Vvilderness something truly remarkable and … Continue reading 233: VVILDERNESS


A lot of bands that excite me do things differently with genres, and combine things into a singular, unified sound. In a way, Thy Catafalque is the opposite - it is erratic by design - in other ways it does the genre-blending thing in a more incredible fashion than anyone else, and is a must-listen for anyone excited by the rule breakers and envelope pushers in metal.