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Colombian black metal band Evil Nerfal has been lurking in the underground for close to a decade now, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the group released their debut full length ‘Hail Black Metal... Vobiscum Buer...’.   With their roots in European and South American black metal, the group delivered a dose of scorching material that emphasized blistering riffing and speed.   Close to two years have passed since then and now the band is prepping their sophomore effort ‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’, due out January 9th on GrimmDistribution and Morbid Skull Records.  With this effort Evil Nerfal has let some death metal influences seep into their black metal and tightened up their production values without losing that unhinged and chaotic feeling from before.  Today we’re premiering the song Foedus Versus Deus (Against the Great Drone of History) so you can hear what these Colombian maniacs have to offer.


The instrumentals start things off with a bang, launching right into blasting drums and guitar work that swirls around the recording in a chaotic fashion.  It’s clear that Evil Nerfal’s intent was to keep the listener on edge and off balance, as the guitars change gears so frequently that it can be dizzying at times and there are a few moments where it sounds like the entire piece is on the verge of collapse.  But that rough around the edges feel is part of the appeal, as it captures the raw and unpredictable nature of South American extreme metal that’s been so prominent for all these years.  The overall tonality seems to be channeling just as much old-school death metal as black metal, and the sweeping solo that dominates the second half reinforces that.


One of the benefits of the improved production is that the vocal work comes through with full intensity, as Brannagh Bapheker’s lower pitched screams spread across the recording with a menacing presence.  While Foedus Versus Deus (Against the Great Drone of History) doesn’t emphasize vocals quite as much as some of the other songs on the album, each appearance allows the screams to maintain a razor sharp feel and jolt the listener back to attention with each word.  It’s a familiar style but Evil Nerfal does it justice and spreads their satanic gospel with just as much intensity and fire as one could possibly want.


‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’ channels equal amounts of black and death metal, weaving the two together with chaotic and unpredictable transitions.  It’s an album that’s designed to attack the listener, and given how much black metal falls into overly familiar patterns that unpredictability is welcome.  Evil Nerfal’s sophomore effort is out January 9th on GrimmDistribution and Morbid Skull Records.







So says the descriptor on Columbian melodic orthodox duo Evil Nerfal‘s Facebook page. Which is a fair warning of what you’re in for on ‘En Las Fauces Del Demonio (Taedium Daemoni)’, the teaser track from only their second album in their ten year existence, ‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’. From the raw militaristic intro to the melodic twists and turns, these demons have never cared what you think and don’t seem keen to start now. A solid track, full of promise and misanthropy. Full album drops January 9th next year.








We’re now slightly more than three weeks away from Christmas, and really, what says Christmas better than a reverent ode named “Fuck Off Jesus Christ“?


No doubt this song will ring from the PA systems of churches near and far and quickly become part of the caroling playlist of shopping malls and elevators. People “in the know” say that the Bible-thumpers who control our own U.S. Congress are planning to make it part of the introduction to their prayer breakfasts. Humble pilgrims trekking to see the face of Jesus miraculously formed by a donkey’s puckered asshole will have it in their heads as they put one foot in front of the other toward the barnyard shrine.


Well, not really. But we can dream, can’t we?


“Fuck Off Jesus Christ” may not fill the air waves in churches, malls, or make-shift shrines to imagined miracles, but it’s a damned good song that will pleasure your earholes. It comes from an album named Bellum Est Pater Omnium by the Colombian black metal band Evil Nerfal, an album that will be jointly released on January 9 by GrimmDistribution (Belarus) and Morbid Skull Records (El Salvador).


We are told that Evil Nerfal was born in Pasto, a city in southwestern Colombia, drawing inspiration from the likes of old Mayhem, Marduk, Sarcófago, Enthroned, and Denial of God. Their debut album, Hail Black Metal... Vobiscum Buer..., finally appeared in 2016, but the new record reveals the work of a band who have become more creative and more distinctive since those songs were recorded, and who also now incorporate elements of death metal and western classical music (among other things), but who are no less devoted to the tenets of Satanic and anti-Christian opposition.




The band’s dedication to their philosophical principles is of course unmistakably reflected in the title of this song we’re premiering, yet at the same time, the title could be misleading. Unfamiliar with the music, I assumed the song would be some kind of stripped-down, punk-fueled rough-housing or a full-throttle, straight-ahead black-thrashing rampage, but in either case something much more simplistic than what the song actually turned out to be.


And here, I think it’s relevant to quote one of the band’s explanations of what they sought to achieve in the album’s music: “It is intended that the reception of the disc involves a self-absorption in dementia, an aesthetic that immerses in the shadows of the subject, that within the repertoire of the undeground an ontological removal is provoked, an experimentation of satanic catharsis.”


In addition, the band have posited that the music is, “above all, polyphonic”: “full of nuances, harmonizations and superposition of musical figures; the voices are subject to this polyphonic game, since three styles are combined, this to highlight the possibilities that can be obtained from the black metal, an unfinished genre and always to be done”.




And indeed, “Fuck Off Jesus Christ” is a type of musical dementia — disorienting, head-spinning, unpredictable, yet managing to be cohesive and captivating despite (or perhaps because of) its unwillingness to follow a straight and simple path. The song’s tempo is in near-constant flux, and it includes contrasts between discordant, freakish, fret-jumping guitar maneuvers and rapid-fire frenzies of blasting percussion and vicious riffing, as well as a warm bubbling bass and a writhing, leaping, swirling guitar solo.


What was promised about the vocals is indeed proven true in this song as well; it combines predatory growls, blood-lusting howls, and even some clean vocalizations in an almost ecclesiastical style.



De uit Colombia afkomstige Black Metal band Evil Nerfal zag het levenslicht in 2007. De band brengt puur Black Metal in verlengde van acts als Mayhem (old), Marduk, Denial of God, Moonblood, Horna, Kult , Urgehal, Argar, Black Witchery, Revenge, Pactum, Isvind, Wolfsmond, Mütiilation, Besatt. Daarbij horen ook de typische satanische rituelen en occulte aankleding. Via GrimmDistribution/ Morbid Skull Records  brengt Evil Nerfal een gloednieuwe plaat op de markt: Bellum Est Pater Omnium. Liefhebbers van old school Satanische Black Metal mogen alvast beginnen watertanden.


Na een ijzingwekkende intro, gaat de put van de Hel open en zijn we vertrokken voor een tocht doorheen de meest duistere kant van onze ziel. Vocaal horen we vooral veel woede komen uit de strot van Brannagh Bapheker die door zijn verschroeiende stem de demonen uit de Hel naar aarde doet opstijgen, op een rituele wijze. Waardoor je als aanhoorder wordt meegesleurd naar die diepste kelder van de Hel. Hij gebruikt daarvoor niet enkele hartverscheurende growls. Eveneens cleane vocals, tot het vertellen van een verhaal als intro. Of gewoonweg het oorverdovende geschreeuw van demonische tot mythische wezens uit die Hel naar voor brengen. We komen het allemaal tegen in de stem van Brannagh


We waren eveneens onder de indruk van de loepzuivere gitaar en drumpartijen, die recht doorheen je hart boren. Telkens opnieuw. Evil Nerfal legt dus ook op instrumentaal vlak de lat enorm hoog, en laat geen seconde los. Tot de aanhoorder zijn demonen zelf strak in de ogen kijkt. Riffs die niet zomaar klieven, maar je ziel verbrijzelen. Drijven je nog meer tot absolute waanzin. Gerugsteund door snoeiharde drumsalvo's als mokerslagen, om je hersenpan tot moes te slaan. Voelen we prompt de vuurtongen van de hel onze hielzolen likken. Luister maar naar het instrumentaal meesterwerk Satanic Madness, Black Metal unleased


Bovendien hoor je duidelijk dat deze band een lange weg heeft afgelegd om tot dit perfecte black metal geluid te komen. Ondanks dat Evil Nerfal reeds is ontstaan in 2007 bracht de band, naast Bellum Est Pater Omnium hun debuut pas in 2016 uit. De lange weg naar de absolute top heeft hen bittere tranen gekost. Maar het eindresultaat mag er zijn. Hier wordt de perfecte Satanische Black Metal voorgeschoteld, van eenzaam hoog niveau. En dan hebben we het niet enkel over de instrumentale en vocale perfectie. Bovendien wordt hier een sfeer geschapen, die we in het genre niet elke dag tegen komen.


Het zal trouwens misschien opgevallen zijn dat  ik weinig of geen titelsongs hebben vernoemd in deze recensie. Bellum Est Pater Omnium is dan ook zo een schijf die je in zijn geheel moet zien en horen. Zoals het lezen van een spannend boek, dat je angstaanvallen bezorgt. En waarmee je niet kan stoppen om de ontknoping met een krop in de keel te lezen. Om daarna verweesd en totaal versuft achter te blijven in een donkere hoek van de kamer. Zo voelt Bellum Est Pater Omnium dus ook aan.


We kunnen dan ook besluiten:


Evil Nerfal brengt ons met Bellum Est Pater Omnium dus geen doorsnee Black Metal, dit is van het soort waardoor poorten van de Hel prompt open gaan. Waarna Demonen uit die Hel de wereld kunnen veroveren. Laat het ritueel beginnen!





Bringing us closer to the void. Bellum Est Pater Omnium is an album featuring ten tracks.

The amount of melodic and technical riffs in this release is impressive. Yes, definitely black metal at its roots, but the more you listen the more convinced of the complexity of music arrangements. You can clearly hear it in the song  "En las Fauces del Demonio" it is very evident that these are very talented musicians. Let's chat about drums.

With the majority of songs, the drum keep up with great intensity and offer interesting fills to keep you on your toes. The band had a previous album in 2016 that is also worth checking out.


In conclusion, if you want brutal and dark than look no further.





As the opening track titled "Coriolan (Overture)", played from the album "Bellum Est Pater Omnium", you would not think that it would end up being black metal after it finished. But that is just how Evil Nerfal likes it best, or at least best according to them. It is the genre of choice that only they, can craft well enough to fool any who hear their material, just as they had done with the opening number. After that track finished up of course, you are thrown together an array of tracks ranging from "In Endless Torment", "Foedus Versus Deus (Against The Great Drone Of History)", "En Las Fauces Del Demonio (Taedium Daemoni)", and "Agon (Bellum Est Pater Omnium)". This assortment being fair enough, rather aggressive in tone, but progressive in quality. In the way of how their style goes, it is your average sounding style of black metal music, varying between the likeness to that of Behemoth mixed with Immortal and some Mayhem. That is whom you get when listening in to Evil Nerfal's work. "Bellum Est Pater Omnium", is a decent piece of work, that has a lot going for it, energy, pacing, with even more instrumental content that will keep you at ease. All in all, Evil Nerfal's context is rather appealing because it is a style that mixes well enough, that you find it enjoyable no matter which way you hear it.





Evil  Nerfal  are  a  band  from  Columbia  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  and  plays  a  very  satanic  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2018  album  "Bellum  Est  Pater  Omnium"  which  was  released  as  a  joint effort  between  Grimm  Distrubution  and  Morbid  Skull  Records.


 A  classical  music  intro  starts  off  the  album before  going  into  a  heavier  direction  which  also  mixes  in  elements  of  death  metal  along  with  all  of  the  musical  instruments  sounding  very  powerful  and  when  the  music  speeds  up  a  great  amount  of  blast  beats  can  be  heard  along  with  the  vocals  being  mostly  angry  black  metal  screams.


  Throughout  the recording  you  can  also  hear  a  great  mixture  of  slow,  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  while  growls  are  also  used  at  times  along  with  the  solos  and leads  also  bringing  in  more  of  a  black/death  metal  style  as well  as  the  riffs  also  bringing  in  a  great  amount  of  dark  sounding  melodies.


  At  times  the  vocals  also  get  melodic  while  the  music  also  mixes  in  a  decent  amount  of  80's  and  90's  influences  without  losing  the  modern  touch  along  with  the  solos  and  leads  also  getting  more  melodic  as  the  album  progresses  and  when  tremolo  picking  is  utilized  it  also  gives  the  songs  a  more  raw  feeling,  acoustic  guitars  can  also  be  heard  briefly  and  when  spoken  word  parts  are  utilized  they  also  give  the  music  more  of  a  ritualistic  feeling  and  a  couple  of  the  later  tracks  are  instrumentals.


  On  this  recording  Evil  Nerfal  expands  on  their  satanic  black  metal  style  by  adding  in  more  death  and  traditional  metal  elements  this  time  around  as  well  as  getting  more  melodic,  the  production  sounds  very  raw  and  heavy  while  the  lyrics  are  written  in  a  mixture  of  Spanish  and  English  and  cover  Satanism,  Occultism,  Anti  Christianity  and  Misanthropy  themes.


  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Evil  Nerfal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  satanic  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  album.




Ad ampliare utilmente la già vasta geografia del black metal planetario troviamo i colombiani Evil Nerfal, al loro secondo full length dopo quello d’esordio risalente al 2016.


Come da abitudine, quando il genere proviene dal Sudamerica si dimostra per lo più del tutto privo di fronzoli, in questo caso sotto certi aspetti anche approssimativo nell’esecuzione ed ingenuo nel suo proporre istanze misantropiche ed antireligiose, ma altrettanto genuino e ricco di urgenza espressiva.

Valga un brano emblematico come Fuck Off Jesus Christ, blasfemo in maniera esplicita, a far capire dove voglia andare a parare il duo; così nel suo prosieguo l’album si snoda lungo coordinate prevedibili, a volte avvincenti (En las fauces del demonio), in altri casi molto meno (Satanic Madness Black Metal Unleashed), catturando l’attenzione in maniera piuttosto intermittente.

Bellum Est Pater Omnium non rappresenta qualcosa di imperdibile ma neppure un’uscita deprecabile: il duo di Bogotà conosce la materia e proprio l’approccio diretto e privo di mediazioni, anche a livello lirico, può costituire il principale motivo di interesse così come un elemento capace di tenere lontano l’ascolatore dai gusti un po’ più ricercati.





So this release starts out with a Overture written by Beethoven. The band is a black metal act hailing from Columbia. Their promo photo is a picture of the two band members donned in corpse paint and wearing the typical metalhead regalia. They're also standing in a tree. Then their first original song commences titled "Fuck Off Jesus Christ". I the reviewer reach over to the nearby cupboard for an airplane bottle of Crown Royal I've been saving for moments like this and I down the bottle. HAILS! A weaker person would be slitting their wrists.



So what EVIL NERFAL deliver in irony does not stand up to genre nuances. Wow strangely enough according to some info about the band I found they're all about nuances as well as vocal  harmonies and of course the whole approach to superposition. Yeah I hear ya and also this release reeks of kitchen sink metal. For those of you still out of touch with that genre term I'll explain. Kitchen Sink Metal is metal full of every fuckin genre take you can imagine.



EVIL NERFAL might have a foundation relying on black metal which at times they proceed well upon. It's their deviations from the genre that don't fit in as add ons. Instead it comes across as a band in influential turmoil. Are there hipsters in Columbia? I have to wonder since all of this sounds like a copy of Norway 1995, when the genre got all weird. Frankly these kids are not even close to being avant garde. The next small bottle is Captain Morgan. I've gave this five listens but the Captain can wait.




Columbian black metallers Evil Nerfal’s second record ‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’ is another Satanath release from early this year, and it is a torrent of raging, Satanic black metal that revels in its raging, magnificent evil. It is available right now, and is for fans of Darkthrone, Behemoth and Marduk.


The grand, classical intro builds the drama for the subtly titled ‘Fuck Off Jesus Christ’, which pours like magma from the speakers in scorching throes. Unlike a lot of South American black metal, Evil Nerfal doesn’t go for the ultra-necro, lo-fi approach. Instead, the likes of ‘In Endless Torment’ and the mesmerising fury of ‘En Las Fauces del Demonio’ paint with a denser, thicker palette. Much more in common with the likes of Behemoth than Beherit, ‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’ is a mature, multi faceted record of black metal at its most majestic and its most severe. In fact, the track you’d expect to be the most straightforward, necrotic monster ‘Satanic Madness Black Metal Unleashed’ is in fact probably the most flamboyant in character, with wonderful melodies flowing from blackened frets and an enticing atmosphere.


Unholy melodies and unhuman growls dance upon a roiling sea of vicious black metal, miasmic and darkly imperial. Evil Nerfal’s music is a beautiful symphony of fire and fury, and ‘Bellum Est Pater Omnium’ is an arcane conjuring of the grandest of the necro spirits. Totally essential listening.





Black Metal visceral, ríspido, diretamente da Colômbia, influenciados por bandas como Belphegor, Enthroned, Impaled Nazarene, Marduk, Setherial, Dark Funeral, Arkhon Infaustus, derramam todo o ódio contra o cristianismo em 10 hinos satânicos.


Solos de guitarra muito bem elaborados, melodiosos, calcados em influências do metal clássico dos anos 80, vocais rasgados muito competentes, bateria insana, baixo faz o acompanhamento necessário da escuridão sonora.




Material muito recomendado pra quem sente a nostalgia da época de ouro do black metal dos anos 90, onde o black metal era muito mais autêntico, sincero, obscuro, odioso do que nos dias atuais.




Summoning the forces of chaos through the primordial horror of sinister music under the cloak of Satanic and anti-Christian opposition, here comes a Colombian infernal horde armed with their brand new opus.




Forged in the deepest fires of Pasto, the capital of the department of Nariño in southwestern Colombia, in 2007 by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Brannagh Bapheker, but currently located in Pereira, the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda located in the foothills of the Andes, the demonic Black Metal act known as Evil Nerfal is unleashing upon the earth their second full-length opus, titled Bellum Est Pater Omnium, which translates from Latin as “war is the father of all”, summoning the forces of chaos through the primordial horror of sinister music under the cloak of Satanic and anti-Christian opposition, inspired by the early days of Mayhem, Marduk, Sarcófago, Enthroned and Denial of God.


Bellum Est Pater Omnium is an album that mixes European Black Metal elements from the 90’s with influences from old school metal made in South America, also including elements of Death Metal and western classical music. The result of this symbiosis is a Black Metal characterized by extreme intensity and speed, overloaded with contrasts of times (medium and slow speeds), polysemic in its riffs, versatile in the configuration of melodies and, above all, polyphonic, full of nuances, harmonizations and superposition of musical figures. Furthermore, the philosophical substratum that sustains the repertoire of lyrics of songs is based on the ontological configuration of evil, a poetic that evokes the cosmic supremacy of Satan, imbricated in knowledge, the anti-christian force, the anti-culture par excellence, while the strength of an inner experience that advocates for freedom in the opposition, in the experience, because Black Metal is a “consistent existential praxis”. And if none of this makes any sense to you, simply hit play and let you soul be darkened by the scorching music by Evil Nerfal.


An orchestral intro titled Coriolan (Overture) lets the curtains fall majestically for the furious and austere Fuck Off Jesus Christ, with Brannagh Bapheker extracting sulfurous riffs from his guitar while at the same time gnarling like a demonic entity. Furthermore, Purson Dominus crushes his drums ruthlessly, spreading sheer blasphemy and hatred in this devilish hybrid of Black and Death Metal. After such demented start we have In Endless Torment, another infernal creation by this Colombian outfit that might sound slower than its predecessor, but it’s still as dark as the pits of hell, with Brannagh once again delivering ominous riffs and bass punches while the beats by Purson alternate between a Doom Metal-inspired pace and the utter aggression from classic Black Metal.


The temperature rises once again in a hellish display of old school Black Metal titled Foedus Versus Deus (Against The Great Drone Of History), with the vocals by Brannagh bringing nuances of the rage of classic Death Metal, resulting in one of the best songs of the album without a shadow of a doubt; whereas En Las Fauces Del Demonio (Taedium Daemoni) begins as a diabolical march of extreme music led by the thunderous beats and fills by Purson, exploding into cataclysmic Black Metal to the growls by Brannagh. Moreover, the beauty of this song is the fact it’s sung in their mother tongue Spanish, sounding even more pulverizing, wicked and eccentric. And their sonic onrush of otherworldly sounds and noises goes on in the belligerent Agon (Bellum Est Pater Omnium), with both Brannagh and Purson firing sheer Black Metal through their instruments, summoning all the evil present in our decaying society.


Satanic Madness Black Metal Unleashed is an instrumental extravaganza led by Brannagh and his classic guitar riffs while Purson keeps the pace at a dark and demolishing level, setting the tone for the hard-hitting Sathanas Kingdom Rises, a demonic, chaotic devastation bred by the duo that will please all fans of underground Extreme Metal where Brannagh screams and growls like a beast nonstop, and with the merciless pounding drums by Purson making the whole song even more impactful. Then we have Vestigial (Manifiesto De Misantropía), their second blast of unrelenting Black Metal sung in Spanish, also presenting hints of the most vicious form of Death Metal in its blasphemous waves with Purson showcasing a great performance with his intricate, raging beats and fills, before an epic and orchestral outro named Egmont (Finale) puts a climatic end to this precious gem of underground extreme music.


You can join Evil Nerfal in their blasphemous and sulfuric quest for Black Metal by visiting their Facebook page and by listening to their music on SoundCloud, and if you want to show your true support to devilish Black Metal from the underworld you can purchase the scorching Bellum Est Pater Omnium (which by the way is available for a full listen on YouTube) from the GrimmDistribution’s BandCamp page, on iTunes, on Amazon or at Discogs. May Evil Nerfal continue to pave their path of obscurity, blasphemy and hatred for many years to come, proving high-end underground Black Metal is stronger than ever even in places far away from its birthplace Scandinavia.


Best moments of the album: Fuck Off Jesus Christ, Foedus Versus Deus (Against The Great Drone Of History) and Sathanas Kingdom Rises.





L’Amérique du Sud nous appelle ce jour afin de nous présenter une de ses hordes black metal underground avec Evil Nerfal, sévissant depuis 2007 et qui propose ce second album sorti chez Grimm Distribution en collaboration avec Morbid Skull Records.


Ici c’est un black metal aussi mélodique qu’agressif qui flaire bon l’old school qui nous est balancé.


Il est donc certain que si tu es, cher lecteur, un auditeur lambda, satanique est ta soirée lorsque tu écoutes cet opus.


Du blast des plus démoniaque et schizophrène se déchaîne comme pour exemple sur «En Las Fauces del Demonio (Taedium Demoni) ».


Le morceau est excellent et agrémenté de parties variées de manière très probante.


Les mélodies lacèrent et alternent rapidité pour venir ensuite sur des parties plus posées sans pour autant amener de répit


Un passage aux arpèges se voit suivit de lignes variant l’ascendant et le descendant avec brio.


Des cassures de rythmes puis la double qui mitraille à cœur joie afin d’imposer un côté des plus massifs.


Vocalement, le chant est bien malsain et old school. On pensera sur certains passages à Agathodaimon. On pourra apprécier aussi un final au chant clair incantatoire.


On accrochera aussi à « Vestigial (Manifiesto de Misantropia) » et cette fougue écrasante, hargneuse et énergique.


Le black metal est bien maîtrisé au point de vue mélodies qui se font riches au grès des différentes atmosphères.


Il y a quelque chose d’épique dans ce titre mais également ce côté qui vous écrase aisément au pavé.


Sur ce titre comme sur d’autres d’ailleurs, il y a ce côté à la Abigor qui ravira les amateurs dudit combo autrichien.


L’instrumentale de l’album « Satanic Madness Black Metal Unleashed (Instrumental) » se pose tel une ode au black metal d’antan de la scène scandinave avec ces mélodies très mélodiques et ces changements de rythmes variant blast beats et passages plus apaisés.


« In Endless Torment » fait également bien le boulot.


Principalement mid tempo, la double pédale se fait lourde, les mélodies de gratte et de basse hachées alors que la voix vocifère diaboliquement d’un ton caverneux. Progressivement le titre évolue vers un aspect plus heavy et se termine sur une note épique et guerrière.


On se prend aussi en pleine face l’explosive « Foedus Versus Deus (Against The Great Drone History) » et ses notes incontrôlées qui s’enchaînent inlassablement. L’ambiance est aussi violente que mélodique. Matraquage et découpe sont d’actualité sur une cadence infernale.


Une sympathique découverte colombienne avec Evil Nerfal qui sait proposer un black metal des plus méphistophéliques et avec de bonnes idées. Les ambiances varient efficacement et la Colombie ne sera pas cette fois symbole de la paix tant ce black metal s’avère guerrier.




Columbian Black Metal Band  Evil Nerfal are another act influenced by bands from their region. Blending that evil Thrash with Black Metal with hints of Death. Brings to mind bands like Witchtrap, Sarcofago, Inquisition mixed with Krisiun, Blasphemy  and Archgoat. They definitely have a killer infernal edge to their hellish metal attack. Vicious and an unholy passage to the gates beyond your demonic spells. Definitely a two thumbs up. You will feel the eternal blasphemic opus to extinguish the heavenly light!




El sonido de las gotas de agua cayendo en la iglesia abandonada era ensordecedor. Dentro, una potente luz esmeralda llenaba con su resplandor todo el lugar. En lo que una vez fue el altar, se había abierto una puerta dimensional. El joven que consiguió tal cosa se encontraba con los brazos abiertos, deseoso que el ente cósmico entrase en su cuerpo. Para él, el mundo carecía de sentido. A su alrededor tan solo veía dolor y violencia. Sin embargo, en esos momentos se sentía terriblemente feliz. Al fin todo lo que le afligía iba a desaparecer. Cuando la posesión se completase, el huésped tomaría control total, anulando por completo cualquier atisbo de su humanidad. Lo consumiría lentamente, pero sin dolor. Su vida no sirvió para nada, pero sabía que su muerte crearía un nuevo orden en el planeta….

Bienvenidos al universo de Evil Nerfal.


El 9 de enero de 2018, GrimmDistribution, Morbid Skull Records y Satanath Records, lanzaron el segundo L.P del combo de Black Metal Evil Nerfal titulado “Bellum Est Pater Omnium”.




El line up no queda muy claro. En el presskit no hay información sobre sus miembros. No obstante, y a juzgar por fotos promocionales, parece que lo forman cuatro personas. Sin embargo, por otras fuentes tan solo consta los nombres de Brannagh Bapheker (guitarra y voz) y Purzon Dominus (batería).


De fresco y bombástico podríamos calificar el disco de los de Colombia. Salvando las distancias, en ocasiones me han recordado a Dark Tranquillity en la época del “The Gallery” gracias a las guitarras veloces de corte clásico que introducen. Que esta última frase no os confunda. Estamos delante de un grupo de “Metal Negro” satánico, así que la oscuridad está más que asegurada. Otra cosa que me ha llamado la atención ha sido la producción. Ésta es completamente nítida, con lo que os aseguro que no perderéis ni una sola nota al escucharlo.




Las dobles armonías reinan en las “hachas”, sin olvidarse de los riffs a una cuerda o las disonancias propias del estilo que ejecutan. Asimismo, han tenido un buen detalle en introducir solos en los cortes.


Os toparéis con un doble registro vocal. Los predominantes alaridos escalofriantes les dan la mano a toques puntuales de clean vocals y coros macabros.


Ah, compañeros, ojo al bajo. No os digo más.


El trabajo de Purzon Dominus a los tambores sorprende por su capacidad de realizar unos blast beats que os cortarán la respiración. Hacía tiempo que no cataba unos “Golpes Relámpago” tan acelerados. Obviamente no dejan de lado los mid tempos.


Recalcaría “Fuck Off Jesus Christ” ya que con solo catar esta tonada os podréis hacer una idea de cómo se las gastan estos tíos.




Back in 2016 I interviewed EVIL NERFAL. I cannot remember based on what but there was something that made me want to know more about this Colombian black metal mob. Now it is time to face the new album. This is black metal that neither sounds totally 90s Norwegian nor Swedish. I have no idea if there is a Colombian black metal sound but this does blast away like there is no tomorrow. But wherever the sound come from this is rather good. It is not the most evil black metal I have heard but it still has a charm to it that appeals




The second release by this Colombian Black Metal squad brings us 10 more reasons to hate humanity. Their kind of occult, experimental, evil music or as they call it "Satan Elite Black Metal" has elements coming from the European and South American Black Metal leagues, Death Metal movement of the 90s and classical music. As their kind of honorable recognition towards the great geniuses of the history, they've picked 2 titles from Beethoven, one for the overture and the other one for the finale. So you'll find eight compositions of their own among those two classical ones, which are mainly about praising the dark forces and destroying all that is holy. Essentially anti-christian and anti-religious the tendency of their lyrics, but I am assured most of you knew it from the start, right? Some of their songs have been over-structured a bit and weren't played as precise as possible, and also due to the crystal clear sound production one can hear a few flaws there, but we talk about Black Metal, a style which is ideological in its prior form. The music they unleash upon the unprepared commonalty is mainly fast and relentless, but it has moments which are full of epic vocal parts and fine guitar harmonies. A must for all the darkened souls of experimental and occult types of Black Metal!




Колумбийский блэк-металлический вельзевул — EVIL NERFAL проживает в Перейра, и видимо эта местность была залита по колено кровью жертв древних южноамериканских культов. Ибо темный квартет легко собирает эманации ужаса, боли и особенно разрушения в свои холодильники, а потом черпает к каждому альбому сколько понадобится. Пока вышло два альбома, но по всему видно и особенно слышно, что колумбийцы уже приобрели необходимое реноме в подземном Царстве, дабы продолжать свою черную работу по наполнению компакт-дисков отборным зельем для страдания и далее просветления.

А надо сказать, что уже прошло 12 лет с того мрачного дня, когда музыканты впервые собрались для того, чтобы обсудить насколько быстро надо рубить магистраль в ад. Кстати, руководитель формации (я так думаю) Brannagh Bapheker, который подписал договор с мастером реальности на исполнение Vocals, Guitars, Bass, играет еще в нескольких выдающихся группах: Black Nergal, Darkness Almighty, Siniestra, Tormentor 666 (названия которых прямо-таки сочатся елеем и благочестием).

Внутри буклета изображены 4 музыканта, но костяк команды - всего два, остальные сессионно прибывают в места дислокации для проведения ритуалов в честь богов власти.

EVIL NERFAL исполняет более сорока минут зловещего, темно-намеренного и забойного материала, причем - что важно — исключительно внятного (для металлистов и блэк-металлистов), - где исполнение не прячется за шум и эмбиентальные структуры, которые призваны в определенных группах накинуть пепельное покрывало на технику игру музыкантов. Кому-то это надо: - и очень даже хорошо получается. А кому-то это без надобности, ибо это реальные исполнители, профессионально подготовленные для любых задач — как раз наш случай.

Потому мне интересно, кто исполнил классический кусок «Кариолан» Людвига нашего фон Бетховена. Скорее всего, это запись какого-то оркестра. Тем не менее - знаковое вступление, готовит слушателя к серьезному музыкальному продолжению. А оно и воспоследовало. Атомное, четкое в техническом плане записи, прямо оголенный клинок казачьей шашки смерто-опасно сверкает в воздухе. Ритм-секция EVIL NERFAL не сливается в один бум-бум (и не должна), а очень хорошо разложена саунд-инженером, - практически идеально. Это заметно, на фоне разного рода записей, когда музыканты не утруждаются найти нормального специалиста.

Струнник риффово и сольно добротно отрисовывает свои партии, и они ложатся в cвои окопы-дорожки, в любой момент готовые быть воспроизведены вашими акустическими системами. Только и ждут, дабы вгрызться и рвать теплое мясо... причем ведется эта атака очень непринужденно, брутально и точно. Композер EVIL NERFAL любит мид-темповые компо и чуть быстрее, именно здесь находит он себе широчайшее поле для черного маневра. Соляки то прячутся в темные углы компо, а то вдруг выползают кобрами на свет и полоумно ласкают взор диавольской красотой. Еще композер не в курсе, что можно долбать в одной теме весь альбом и спокойно дрейфует в темпах и в суб-жанрах (тру-блэк, прото-трэш блэк, эзотерический блэк, а то и блэк-метал инструментал).

Brannagh очень кстати и вокаллер здесь, да и не только здесь(думаю). Заметна его манера пения, а точнее голос располагается в широком диапазоне от расщепленного харш-гроула до адского скрима. При этом бодро иногда раскидывает вокальные слои по каналам, добавляя объема и атмосферы. А иногда вписывая свой голос в инструментальные пласты, замуровывая его там, получая в итоге демоническое воспевание...

Это совместный релиз GrimmDistribution и сальвадорских камрадов Morbid Skull Records. Те доподлинно в курсе всех актов endless torment EVIL NERFAL и не затянули с подписанием контракта.

Буклет шикарно оформлен, там же опубликованы эзотерические тексты группы. Includes OBI. Pit-Art CD.




Una portada evidente y que no engaña, por suerte y desde este punto sabemos que la banda no juega a dos puntas, musical y estéticamente. ¿El CD? Un hato de temas con actitud old-school con reminiscencias al sonido más crudo del black escandinavo, pero hay también algunas melodías que no dejan de ser agradables para quien no sea fanático de lo pesado y terminan por convencer a quienes si lo somos.

Hay sonidos sucios, pero la producción es limpia y profesional. por demás. Hay maquillaje en las caras de los músicos, pero es fácil imaginarse a la banda sudando sobre la escena.

Es notorio (lo menciono siempre), el arraigo que tiene el black y el death en el norte de Sudamérica, y si le damos una oportunidad al sonido de estos colombianos, veremos cómo esas guitarras suenan contenidas, arrancan y se detienen, los solos se dejan pasar sin ser melosos y los temas terminan por transmitir energía.

El disco se dejó escuchar y me deja la impresión de que llegué a entender el producto final. Cualquier duda, remitirse a la escucha previa antes de comprar. Pero si de buenas opciones extremas hablamos, queda ésta…




Evil Nerfal, from Colombia Pasto Nariño, active since 2007 a band of blunt black metal, where we can get songs in their lyrics such as Occult, Anti-Religion, Misanthropy. Black metal of sharp guitars and drums without giving us chance of anything, brutal and really incredible voices. Their members are: Brannagh Bapheker Vocals, Guitars, Bass Purzon Dominus Drums Remember that Colombians come under the label Tribulacion Productions. They start their album Bellum Est Pater Omnium of the year 2018 with: 1.Coriolan (Overture) 2.Fuck Off Jesus Christ 3.In Endless Torment 4.Foedus Versus Deus (Against the Great Drone of History) 5.In the jaws of the devil (Taedium Daemoni) And they continue with: 6.Agon (Bellum Est Pater Omnium) 7.Satanic Madness Black Metal Unleashe instrumental 8.Sathanas Kingdom Rises 9.Vestigial (Manifesto of misanthropy) 10.Egmont (Finale) Recommended for lovers of totally extreme genre, and all the darker music that represents it.




The album starts off and ends up with overtures of Ludwig Van Beethoven which are eternally glorious moments of European classic music, ever. All in between songs are aggressive style of black metal from this satanic Colombian black metal act. Also, part of this record has been inspired by other geniuses; Bach, Tchaikovsky, Chopin...


Fast songs and merciless drum blast beats are their way to manifest demonic side of the music that comes with very raw and harsh sound. But it`s just part of what they do because with terror and death upon the music they try to involve few melodies into momentum of the songs. They also try to reason their blood spilling and sharp guitar riffs, to be able to compose more complicated arrangements that still fits to their radical black metal. I even would like to compare some of their guitar varieties to classical music which are shortly represented by some dynamics, tempos in the tracks... However, it`s still sounds just like black metal.

Vocals (I think that those few experimental moments with "normal" vocals sound pretty cool) and music overall are ferocious but they succeed to escape from monotony of music while so many other albums don`t. Philosophical and very offensive content of the lyrics, the one  could close in one sentence - “All Hail To Darkness”. It`s general message of this album for those ones who might listen to it. A song with sweet tile - Fuck Off Jesus Christ reminds me of Sarcofago mixed with Marduk while other tracks are influenced by Mayhem, Sectasys but music still have identity of this Colombian band.


Content of this record is satanic and evil which, of course, is surrounded by South American shadows upon the concept of the music.