It’s impossible to keep track of all the metal albums out there. Our “Listen to This” series aims to highlight some bands that deserve a little more attention. These are not full reviews. They are merely a quick paragraph or two about the band and the music.

Blot is another Norwegian viking black metal band that isn’t just another viking black metal band. Take the melodic stylings of Windir, Mistur, Cor Scorpii, etc. and crank the energy all the way up. Check them out:

If this tickles your fancy bits you’ll be happy that they have a second album in the works. It was supposed to be out in early 2018, but it looks like they have been touring a lot. Hopefully it will be out soon: