When Death Shall Close Full-Moon Eyes: A Primer on Lithuanian Black Metal

  Shortly after attaining their independence following the collapse of the USSR, a collection of three small states on the southeastern shores of the Baltic Sea became ground zero for an exceptionally diverse and creative black metal scene that lasted from 1993 to 2002. Members of the extreme metal communities in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia launched themselves into a highly […]

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AOTW | 30 October – 1 November: Anubi – Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis

The featured album for this year’s SUNNbleach is a somewhat obscure black metal release from Lithuania called Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis. This is the only full-length release from the band Anubi, whose frontman Lord Ominous died in a boating accident in Lake Michigan in March 2002. Coming out in 1997, Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis merged the styles of […]

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