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…pure crusty punk rock infused metallic joy.
They are a jewel and they play with energy conveying a fiery presentation that completely revels the listener making them ready to push past what could be considered inside the domain of solace.
Shrewdly situated and controlled impact beats summarize to a savagely dim and audaciously fierce methodology.
“So, in essence, the whole concept of Mystras is about reclaiming.”
What truly cements this release as an overwhelming artful culmination is the feeling behind it.
Regardless of which side sounds more your style, I recommend brewing a pot of chamomile tea prior to listening. You may need it to calm your nerves.
This sounds like one of the best basement punk shows I never got to see,…
Mighty warriors walk this land of heathen beauty, while the earth and elements hold their own battles of life, death, existence, and the void.
…they are straightforward, no frills, downright filthy rock and roll.
On the contrary, these guys are nothing more or less than prog-metal alchemists,…
…for those who don’t want to push those boundaries and want to be reminded of how black metal is supposed to sound, then this album will be a perfect fit for you.
What a monstrous statement these three songs make!
JGilbert interviews Ulcerate
To Crown All Befoulment strives to take the throne for unremitting nihilism and sonic annihilation of 2020 with it’s infernal, terror-inducing, and lethal combination of black metal, death metal, and bestial/war metal.
Astonishing twirling sounds and gusts of psych commotion envelope the splendid and absolutely shaking tracks on each through and through.
The album is heavy! Sometimes that’s in a musical sense, sometimes in an emotional sense, but mostly it’s heavy in both senses.
Aara honestly sounds like no other band I’ve ever heard, despite some similar elements to a few groups.
Band - Esoctrilihum Album - Eternity of Shaog Country of Origin - France Genre - Black/Death Metal Release Date - May 22, 2020 Label - I, Voidhanger Records Author - Joel Sublett, Jr. With a mix of brutality, dark atmosphere, confusing, yet proficient...
…rough, energetic, profoundly moving, yet subtle, magnificent and significant like a perfect work of art.
You should never forget your roots and this album does a pristine job of reminding us that this is what it’s all about.
Always a slave to the music, always needing to hear the unimaginable until it becomes everlasting after death.
…there is a ray of hope in the black metal inspired character of the Microsoft exclusive game Bleeding Edge… Nidhoggr!
…typical descriptors such as “melodic” do not even begin to describe the immaculate, celestial magnificence of UNREQVITED’s God-tier blackened cinematic atmosphere.
…metal-adjacent, and utterly, mind-blowingly impossible to describe, though I will attempt to do just that in this feature article.