Magic has left me even before you

I often think about growing up and getting older. I used to think that that process affects only your body and thoughts. As years passing by I watched myself in retrospect. I’m headed back in times when I get wounded and then get ill, when I began to forget things and was so afraid that even started to do my diary job every day, when I was betrayed for the first time and suddenly understood that words can harm you harder than a metal pipe: they won’t leave traces or bruises but will rot inside of your soul. I used to think so… You getting older and starting to concern on different things: on the health, loans, and so on. Later I understood that ageing is not only about physical and emotional withering. It also affects your perception of the reality. And it terrifies me the most.

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Pure Wrath — “Ascetic Eventide” (2017)

I always knew that Indonesia can rock. This uncompromised and evil release from West Java by one man band Pure Wrath shook me to depths. While listening I thought that it is another Norwegian or American example of pure atmospheric black metal, but it turned out to be Indonesian release. “Ascetic Eventide” is so traditional and canonical release that I literally can’t even.

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A day at the Mon Repos park

This week started with an amazing one day trip to the neighbouring town called Vyborg. It is near the Finland border. I like the northern nature, but I’ve never been in Vyborg since that Monday. It is almost 2,5 hours by the train from the Saint-Petersburg, but nature is dramatically different! So we (I am and patootie) took a morning train and travelled through the country to the north.

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Rimruna — “Der Hatz entronnen” (2017)

It seems that I’ve found another greatest in its epicness black metal album! “I’m listening” to “Der Hatz entronen” and basically can’t stop to do that. I thought that its almost impossible to find a really good black metal release nowadays. But one of my favourite black metal communities shared a link to this album and I’ve immediately become a fan of Rimruna.

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