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TOP 15 SYMPHONIC BLACK METAL BANDS

So if you know or don’t know, here’s a chance to hear some great symphonic black metal bands. If you don’t know what symphonic black metal is, symphonic black metal is a sub-genre of black metal that emerged in the mid to late 1990s, and incorporates symphonic and orchestral elements. Get ready to expand your mind and experience some amazing bands. THE ETERNAL BLADE TWILIGHT OPHERA NINNGHIZHIDDA DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE SHADE EMPIRE GRAVEWORM OBSIDIAN GATE MACTATUS BISHOP OF HEXEN IN LINGUA […]

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FINAL SACRIFICE – Aspirations & Endevours

While constantly looking out for new music, a deathcore band from Poznan, Poland catches my eye. The band is called Final Sacrifice. I have been following their music since their debut self-titled EP in 2009. They released a single titled “Affected” last year but now, they have brought chaos upon us with their latest release Aspirations & Endeavors. The EP starts with the track “Aspirations” which makes you feel as if you are caught out in a storm. You hear […]

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GRAVEWORM – Fragments Of Death

The Italian melodic black/death metal group Graveworm released Fragments of Death October 21st through Nuclear Blast Records. The album has been noted to be a mixture of the best of the last four releases as well as some old school roots and also noted to be a darker release than the past albums. The album’s main topic if you have not picked up on it yet is death in its thousand faces as reflected in the album art and title. […]

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NEXILVA – Defile The Flesh Of Innocence

Nexilva, a six-piece beast from Sunderland in North East England. They previously released a full length last year titled The Trials of Mankind which was a great first impression in my eyes but now they are back with Defile The Flesh Of Innocence. You can hear that Nexilva has progressed majorly in this seven tracks of technical brutality. Defile The Flesh Of Innocence begins with the ‘Intro’ which sounds to be a sound track but is the perfect eerie beginning […]

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WELCOME

Welcome to the new home of what was formerly Observe The Music. As some of you may know or may not know, Observe the Music was a blog about new bands, undiscovered bands and local music in all areas of the metal banner. The site was up and running strong for a while before being shutdown due to no time for posts or writers but now it has been reforged again and brought to a new home here at THE […]