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Metal Hammer Reviews Black Anima

Black-AnimaUK magazine Metal Hammer, has reviewed Lacuna Coils new album Black Anima, which was released yesterday.  In the article, reviewer Sophie Maughan says: 
“Tapping into an immersive amalgam of past sounds and unexplored territories, diehards and new fans alike will find much to love as the album alternates between polished, memorable hooks and arresting sonic bite.”

The review concludes with “Two decades on, Black Anima sees Lacuna Coil at their heaviest and most darkly cinematic to date.”

Metal Hammer awards the album 4/5.  You can review the full review at loudersound.com here.  

 

Kerrang Reviews Black Anima

Black-AnimaKerrang! Magazine has reviewed Lacuna Coil’s new album ‘Black Anima’.  In the review, Paul Travers comments:

“They’ve forged their own instantly recognisable sound, but even 20 years on they keep refining and improving, and Black Anima is the best thing they’ve done in a long while.” 

Reflecting on the combination of heaviness and melody on the album, as well at the keyboards contributed by Marco ‘Maki’ Coti Zelai, the review concludes: 

 “It’s a masterful combination of dark beauty and aggression, and still no-one does that better than Lacuna Coil.”

Kerrang! give Black Anima 4/5 heck out the full review at Kerrang.com

Check out our own review of Black Anima here.

 

 

Lacuna Coil in Powerplay Magazine

powerplay224UK Metal and Rock magazine ‘Powerplay‘ chats with Lacuna Coil singer Cristina Scabbia in the October issue.  In the article Cristina speaks to Elinor Day about the creation of the bands new album ‘Black Anima‘, the darker side of Lacuna Coils music, and the celebrations marking the 20th year of Lacuna Coil.  Reflecting on the writing of their book ‘Nothing Stands In Our Way‘ Cristina ends by saying: ‘now we start again with the same passion and excitement and do something new!’

Powerplay later reviews Black Anima and gives it the coveted Album of the Month award, commenting ‘..this is another triumph from one of metal’s most varied and consistently excellent bands; with ‘Black Anima’, Lacuna Coil have truly completed a masterpiece’ and awarding it 10/10.

Read the full article and review in Powerplay issue 224, available now. 

Black Anima will be released on 11th October and you can read our own review of the album here