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Guys, I usually kick off the Black Market with a lengthy introductory essay, an aggregation of my thoughts on the month in metal. But August … August kinda ate me alive. That is not to say that I don’t have thoughts, or that August didn’t generate enough thoughts to inspire an essay. I do! It… More »

I’ve spoken (a number of times) about it being a good year for non-Scandinavian black metal. As mentioned back in August, add England’s Winterfylleth to the list via their excellent second album The Mercian Sphere. The folky, progressive pagan/landscape black metal quartet features two members of expansive Manchester doom crew Atavist — there used to… More »

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Winterfylleth – “Whisper Of The Elements” (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in 2012, in a short review of the song "The Swart Raven," I wrote, "I've never understood why Winterfylleth aren’t one of the biggest…
Michael Nelson | August 5, 2014 - 10:53 am

Stream Winterfylleth The Threnody Of Triumph (Stereogum Premiere)

As I wrote when we premiered their track "The Swart Raven" last month: I’ve never understood why Winterfylleth aren’t one of the biggest black metal…
Michael Nelson | September 21, 2012 - 11:31 am

Winterfylleth – “The Swart Raven” (Stereogum Premiere)

I've never understood why Winterfylleth aren't one of the biggest (or bigger, anyway) black metal bands in the world. There's absolutely no reason why fans…
Michael Nelson | August 14, 2012 - 11:55 am