ALBUM REVIEW: Upon Stone – Dead Mother Moon

Look alive kids, it’s time for America’s favorite game: initial impressions. Not going to lie, there was some editorial concern when noticing the album art for Upon Stone’s Dead Mother Moon (Century Media). When presented with an image depicting an armored warrior with broadsword in hand and the full moon lighting him from behind, I had some thoughts. Worst case scenario is this is some Dungeons & Dragons inspired Power Metal nonsense. Best case scenario, it’s very Castlevania by way of airbrushed art on the side of a van.Continue reading

Diabolical and Batushka Book The “Black Liturgy Pilgrimage” Tour This Spring

Following the very successful Black Rituals tour in northern/central Europe this fall, Diabolical and Batushka will reunite for another tour in 2022 to do another European tour, this time focusing more on the southern regions of the continent. The “Black Liturgy Pilgrimage” will see Diabolical celebrating 25 years as a band, Diabolical are preparing a special set with songs that haven’t been performed live in recent years, but also new material.

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