Unspeakable Cults


Autumn is traditionally a time for reflection, but no good will come from contemplation of the hideous fate already unfolding in the dark corners of the earth.  The season has been heralded by a fiendish exhumation and a grotesque series of public executions. Those who pray for a gentler world are fools, and the impotence of hope befits their idiocy.  Not even the dead are free from the cruel grasp of the Malefactor, as he unveils gruesome trophies from his personal ossuary dating back to 1997 and 2012, the inaugural years in a series recounting the awesome glories of the last three decades that will span the rest of the year.

Behold the Malefactor's unholy presence here. 

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Tuesday 9/24/2013 @ 11:00PM - 12:00AM
Tyr Grindavisan Valkyrja Metal Blade Brand new jams from those Faroese minstrels.
Unbirth Will of Atlantis Deracinated Celestial Oligarchy Amputated Vein Records 2013 slab of Italian death metal.
Saprogenic Below Death Expanding Toward Collapse Lungs Willowtip Brand new release.
Deus Mortem Receving The Impurity of Jeh Emanations of the Black Light Strych Promotions Serious 2013 AOTY contender...
Darkthrone Valkyrie The Underground Resistance Peaceville Another 2013 gem!
Saxon Stand Up And Fight Sacrifice UDR Thanks for the request!
Emperor Ye Entrancemperium Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk Century Kicking off our reflection on 1997, the most Malefactorageous album of all time.
Ulver Hymne II - Wolf And The Devil Nattens Madrigal Century Another titan from Hordaland.
Aeternus White Realm ...Beyond The Wandering Moon Hammerheart Brilliant showing from yet another Norwegian band on this list.
Borknagar Grimland Domain The Olden Domain Century Norway, 1997. End of story.
Marduk Kaziklu Bey (The Lord Impaler) Nightwing Osmose The first entry to escape Norway!
Pyrexia Confrontation System of the Animal Serious The sole non-Nordic, non-black metal entry among my distinguished list of favorites.
Relics of Humanity Fusion of Parallel Forms Guided By The Soulless Call Amputated Vein Records 2012 launches with some mighty Byelorussian dismal slammage.
Unfathomable Ruination Edges of Disfigured Atrocity Misshapen Congenital Entropy Sevared Another 2012 release that missed my scrutiny until after my best-of list had already been finished.
The Secret Agnus Dei Agnus Dei Southern Lord Crusty black metal, another mighty 2012 album from Italy.
Der Weg Einer Freiheit Lichtmensch Unstille Viva Hate 2012 German black metal for the thinking metalhead.
Sick Cannibalistic Torment Cannibalistic Torment Permeated Records One of many 2012 brutal death metal gems I had previously overlooked.
7H.Target Vortex Coming With Tetsuo Fast-Slow Demolition Coyote Monstrous debut of Russian cyberslams and worthy of top-10 placement.
Diabolic Extinction Level Event Subterraneal Magnitude Conquest 2001.
Power Trip Manifest Decimation Manifest Decimation Southern Lord 2013.
Wolf Hiding In Shadows Ravenous Century Media 2009.
Catacombs Fallen Into Shadow In The Depths of R'lyeh Moribund 2006 funeral doom epic.
The Gates of Slumber God Wills It Suffer No Guilt Deepsend Blood spilled upon the white tabard...
Nechochwen At Night May I Roam Azimuths To The Otherworld Bindrune Recordings True Indigenous folk/black/doom.
Wodensthrone Pillar of the Sun Loss Bindrune Recordings Our first contestant and returning champion for the Fall edition of "Who Loves England Most?"
Winterfylleth When The Woods Were Young The Mercian Sphere Candlelight Records The challenger!
Devour The Unborn Reanimated With Torture Consuming The Morgue Remains Ossuary Industries 2012 TXDM slammage.
Journey She Makes Me Feel Alright Look Into The Future