Like a serpent slithering forth from some dark corner, Scar Echoes crawls forth, reptilian and threatening.
Listening to these eight tracks requires a willingness to enter a harsh world, but the payoff is worth it.
The albums that hit you this hard are few and far between, but the Finnish trio give us another worthy entry.
Perhaps we could call this atmospheric OSDM, but the atmosphere is one of blackest horror.
With veins of droning terror running throughout, The Wretched Sermon is a riff-filled manifestation of brutality.
The palette of feelings used to paint this musical landscape is rich and varied.
Jump in. Enjoy the chaotic ride. Catch your breath. Repeat.
With Vorga’s Striving Toward Oblivion, we will see this branch off of the black metal tree sprout into something epic and special.
Punishing down-tuned death metal riffs, belligerent drumming, and David Ingram’s trademark bellow.
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