Serpents Lair – Circumambulating the Stillborn (2015)


Author: Goldensundown

Band: Serpents Lair

Album: Circumambulating the Stillborn

Label: Fallen Empire Records


Fallen Empire seems to have a good ear for Northern European black metal given Serpents Lair’s label mates of Axis of Light, Death Fortress, Lluvia and at one point Mis├żyrming among others, so it wasn’t surprising that the two tracks on Serpent Lair’s 2014 demo release were quality. A random dive into Fallen Empire’s bandcamp led me to Serpent Lair’s 2015 debut studio release and I grabbed it expecting a similar quality, and for the most part Circumambulating the Stillborn delivers on this. Continue reading

Demo Roundup #1

Instead of a normal one album review, I’ve decided to show off some demos from earlier in the year I feel went undeservedly unnoticed

Bands: The Death Wheelers, Phrenelith, Axis of Light

Releases: See below

Reviewer: Goldensundown

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