Category: Inquisition

Inquisition – Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith

The outward appearance of black metal, with its emphasis on Satanism, corpse paint, and the attempts to appear evil have made it difficult for me to take the genre seriously without viewing it as a gimmick. However, Inquisition is one black metal band that I have taken exception to. With origins in Colombia, the duo of Inquisition consists of Dagon on vocals/guitars and Incubus on drums. Recent Inquisition albums have had a thematic focus towards a form of cosmic Satanism, which continues to be the case with their newest release, Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith. (more…)