The Thule Grimoires

The Ruins of Beverast - The Thule Grimoires
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A one-hour black metal odyssey from one of the most promising and eclectic underground metal acts. Don’t let this one slip by you folks; it’s goooooood.

The Ruins of Beverast caught many keen eyes, including mine, through their 2017 album “Exuvia”. One of the 2010s’ best and most ambitious black metal offerings, “Exuvia” showcased the band taking black/doom metal fundamentals and integrating a few extra nuts and bolts. Electronic undertones, tribal ... read more


The Ruins of Beverast or more commonly known as Alexander von Meilenwald return after 4 years, with RThe Thule Grimoires another solid addition to this already impressive discography and although i do find it a step down from, his 2017's Exuvia, Mellebwald still provides another very good atmospheric Black metal release and proves again how consistently engaging his music is.

Track Review

Ropes Into Eden 8/10
The Tundra Shines 7.5/10.
Kromlec'h Knell 7/10
Mammothpolis 6.5/10
Anchoress In ... read more


What would you do if you found yourself in the bleak, cold night of the world's northern-most forest in the dead of winter, and on that midnight air you heard a sound? It sounds like an animal; but not any animal that you've ever heard before. Its cries are hollow and wanting. Hungry. And each time you hear it, it is closer.

Would you run? Would you hide? Is there anything you can do to save yourself?

On The Thule Grimoires, The Ruins of Beverast stands to face down the beast. Come what may. ... read more

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Track List

  1. Ropes Into Eden
  2. The Tundra Shines
  3. Kromlec'h Knell
  4. Mammothpolis
  5. Anchoress In Furs
  6. Polar Hiss Hysteria
  7. Deserts To Bind And Defeat

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Added on: December 15, 2020