Category: Manes

Manes – Be All End All

It seems that the members of Manes have forgotten to take their medication and have released their first album of new material since 2007’s How the World Came to an End. In fact, Be All End All was in production in 2008, but the band instead went into hiatus. Finally, in 2013, the band got back together and decided to finish up this album. Be All End All continues to see Manes explore their psychotic brand of experimental music that features trip-hop, electronics, glimmers of metal, along with various other genres. (more…)

Manes – How the World Came to an End

Manes began as a black metal band in the 1990s, but, as like several Scandinavian black metal bands, they have taken a more avant-garde direction. Manes’ previous album, Vilosophe, shocked and divided the fanbase; How the World Came to an End continues in that direction. The songs on this album cover quite a bit of ground. Electronics, jazz, trip hop, and hints of metal are among what can be expected throughout much of these songs, at the same time enveloped in a very dark atmosphere. Listening to this album (more…)