The love I have for Yellow Eyes is sprinkled well within the tunes without it being Yellow Eyes 2.0.
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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.
These songs are composed with perfection in mind, despite drawing from the messy rawness of traditional black metal.
Andromeda Anarchia: *let’s out an operatic ahhh* Music is so much fun.
These two tracks seem to exist nowhere. They are blank, bleak landscapes that hold nothing but a relentless wind that carries upon it sounds that cannot be described; a howling upon some unknown and unseen plane of existence.
I’m going to go ahead and say it from the get go. This album is fantastic.
…rough, energetic, profoundly moving, yet subtle, magnificent and significant like a perfect work of art.
an album to give a jolt of life to what’s left of these dreary November days
an album to get lost in with its echoing soundscapes laden with flaring visions of traipsing through ochre-hued wastelands.