Hex Of The Day – Hymnr

It was the shuddersome cover (by the masterful David Thiérrée) of Russian black metal band Hymnr’s debut album Far Beyond Insanity (Saturnal Records) which stopped me in my tracks as I wandered the lonely highways of YouTube. HYMNR is an entity, a formation that spawned itself. The music, the story, and the concept of HYMNR is its own… Continue reading Hex Of The Day – Hymnr

Hex Of The Day – Nordgeist

I have no recollection of how I arrived at Nordwinter, the split with Russian black metal band Nordgeist and Norwegian black metal band Vinterkult. Though it was likely I was drawn in by the perfectly freezing, perfectly northern atmosphere the cover art exudes. I do, remember however, that when Norgeist’s track Voron started I had… Continue reading Hex Of The Day – Nordgeist