Nightbringer is one of the most consistently incredible American black metal bands going today. I’d easily hold them up as a shining example of how great American black metal can be (regardless of their European influences, more on that later). Not only are they consistent, they’re consistently interesting. You know with Nightbringer that you’re going to get a swirling mix of sinister and foreboding black metal, but how you get from A to B is anybody’s guess.

For example, on their fifth full-length, Nightbringer go full force and don’t stop for many breaks along the way. Instantly “As Wolves Amongst Ruins” starts up, there’s no lengthy instrumental intro, no slow build up, no easing you in to this nightmare. It just fucking starts, full force with Continue reading “Album Review: Nightbringer – Terra Damnata”