Irkallian Oracle – Apollyon (2016)

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Author: Goldensundown

Band: Irkallian Oracle

Album: Apollyon

Genre: Black/Death Metal

Label: Nuclear War Now Productions

 

Irkallian Oracle comes as another band that I had originally covered during Fetid Dead’s first iteration, with their debut black/death onslaught Grave Ekstasis receiving high praise from me – and many other fans of the genre – as one of the best records of 2013 and one of the better black/death records released recently. So high hopes were in order when the mysterious Swedish outfit let loose last year that new material was on its way and now, Apollyon, the band’s sophomore effort has been dropped, but does it hold up to the debut? Continue reading

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