In the case of Cult Burial’s Reverie of the Malignant, it is clear that they do not struggle to find a footing within these seemingly disparate styles. They thrive in the liminal space between them.
The weight of the subject matter, the strength of the composition, and the rugged excellence of the playing make this an album worth many repeat spins.
This album could probably beat up your dad and older brother combined.
intensely vicious, savagely raw, and pretty weird.
Audiophiles rejoice; this is the best sounding black metal album to date
Altar of the Dying is truly relentless. Expect to be brutalized by the full 23 or so minutes.
We have been exploring odd timings with this album, but not in the prog metal sense of it. Our songs remain direct and straight to the point, so you can always headbang to them.
I like traditional heavy metal mixed with black metal and I like black metal mixed with death metal, but it’s a rare thing to mix all three successfully.
Some words on a recent live music experience.