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This album is a masterpiece that will continue to unsettle me for years to come. Take note.
Miasmic Purple Smoke (the album) is a sometimes caustic, sometimes psychedelic, always crushing journey of mesmeric riffs and ponderous rhythms.
Harsh earworms crawl through the sand of the listener’s psyche like shai-hulud in your brain, disturbing, disrupting, and defiling as they sizzle unnatural pathways.
Zenith flies deep into the furthest reaches of space. Will you take the voyage?
Agma is a dark journey into the psyche. Punishing attacks lay over an ominous atmosphere that completely envelopes the listener.
Thanks for showing us that the bare knuckle style is far from played out. We just need experts to show us the intricate brutality.
Drawing heavily from old school, more thrash influenced death metal, they reject the caveman riff revival in favor of something more sinister.
Lähdön Aika may be tapping into the immense power of the earth itself, or maybe the consciousness of communal humanity.
Vergezicht captures the sound of the Gelderland scene. Long, winding, and hauntingly medieval sounding tracks take the listener on a journey.
The Starway Eternal absolutely rips from note one until the final fade.
Ward of Roses wraps so many different things neatly into its palm, and it maintains its level of interest and intrigue from front to back with how well all of these different elements mix together. The vocal performances from both singers are utterly superb, and the instrumental performances are so damn tight.
Abominion joins the party as a worthy successor to the prior releases, staying the course of magnificently grim blackened doom, while evolving in ever more spiteful directions.
This album is a much needed throat punch to the decadence and oppression of modern society. Plus, it absolutely rips!
Each spin of the album immerses me anew in the comfortable/painful waters, ebbing and flowing through the labyrinthine artwork playing through my speakers.
Above all, Ruin is a transcendent album in which to lose oneself.
The nine tracks form a very complete album, going from strength to strength, and truly pulling the listener into the clutches of the mighty riffs.
There’s a lot going on between both records. The lyrics were written in a way that fuses both records together so people can, if they want to, dissect the songs and see if they can crack the mystery of the whole concept/story that’s been written for A Sire and Lurkers.
Aporia, the band’s sophomore album seems at its surface to be your ordinary black metal album. But after a proper listen, one begins to recognize the heavy sludge, doom, and drone influences that add loads of interesting sections on the album.
It’s deep horror, rising up from the bowels of the hidden void beneath – beyond – outside our world.
Everything here is to the point and meaningfully composed, a direct upgrade from the debut.
Band - Worm Album - Foreverglade Country of Origin - USA Genre - Death/Doom Release Date - October 22, 2021 Label - 20 Buck Spin Author - Rz Talk about a fourth quarter surprise! Worm’s Foreverglade has been one of my most anticipated releases of the year since...
Hold tight through the gallop, then relax into the deep.
Ominous keys frame the strange sense of unease rippling through this offering to the spirits of harmony. Pushed behind the theatrically strange vocals, rhythmic riffing adds to the trancelike subtleties of terror swimming like sharks beneath the surface.
Pressing ‘play’ and the album begins… I hear the melancholy and the vibe of longing for something in the music almost immediately